A top government official in Bahrain arrested in connection with corruption had allegedly pocketed BD12,000 ($31,633.9) for dropping human trafficking charges against a restaurant.
The Bahraini, who was the director of inspections
Najaf is far from Baghdad's palaces and the battlefields of northern Iraq. Its mud-brick houses, dirt alleys and concrete office blocks project little in the way of strength or sway. But it is here, where Iraq's most influential clerics
The Philippines has denied it was spying on Qatar, after three Filipinos were convicted of espionage.
One man was sentenced to death and two to life in jail after they were found guilty of leaking informa
A call has gone out to banks in Bahrain to maintain low interest rates and support the economy, following an announcement by His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa last week.
India voiced firm opposition on Tuesday to EU plans to impose a scaled-back carbon charge on flights over European airspace while a senior US lawmaker said the EU proposal runs afoul of a law intended to shield US airlines from such charges.
Facebook said it will start charging businesses to run Offers on its social network, turning a previously free service into a potential revenue generator at a time when Wall Street is demanding new sources of growth and profit
Kuwait's finance minister resigned on Thursday after opposition lawmakers accused him in parliament of failing to deal with alleged financial irregularities in his departments.
Mustapha Al-Shamali, who served as finance minister from 2007
Indian police charged the daughter of a key ally in the coalition government in one of the country's biggest corruption scandals on Monday, putting a strain on the Congress party-led government as it fights major state elections.
Dutch electronics maker Philips and South Korea's LG Display said on Monday they had received a charge sheet from the EU's executive arm about suspected price-fixing on LCD panels.
The European Commission said earlier that it had s
Canadian police, acting on a tip from the United States, has charged an Iranian-born man with trying to illegally export nuclear technology to Iran.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said on Friday Toronto resident Mahmoud Yadegari had obt