The 2021 global Gallup report ranked countries in terms of both positive and negative emotions—including sadness, enjoyment, smiling and feelings of respect.
While promoting democracy and good governance may sound like a thing of the past, Western democracies—especially in Europe—need to get serious about defending themselves against kleptocrats and their cronies.
The former Detroit mayor said he dropped to his knees when he learned that Trump was freeing him from prison in one of his last acts in office.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in a statement that Berisha, 76, is accused of misappropriation of public funds and interfering with public processes, among other acts of corruption.
A Moscow court restricted the activities of his Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny's nonprofit organization on Tuesday. It is forbidden from using media or the internet to distribute content or organize rallies, participate in elections or use bank deposits.
"Sounds like a scene out of 'The Sopranos' and not something the acting superintendent of the New Jersey State Police should be doing," one state official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, told Newsweek.
Observers on both sides of the Atlantic have wondered if the "blueprint" for Trump's demise could be seen in the former French president's corruption trial.
We must have greater transparency around public spending, stronger international cooperation to prosecute bribery and global governance of tax abuse and money laundering.
Nearly a quarter of poll respondents said that even if the corruption allegations against Putin are true, the president has still improved their lives.
President Vladimir Putin has denied opposition figure Alexei Navalny's film alleging the Russian leader owns an opulent coastal "palace."
Perdue was investigated for potential insider trading after investing hundreds of thousands in a pharmaceutical company and producer of personal protective equipment following a January 24 closed Senate briefing on the coronavirus epidemic.
Many Republicans praised Trump for granting Flynn clemency, while Democrats felt the pardon was an act of corruption.
The R&B singer failed to receive any nominations for the 2021 awards despite the success of his hit "Blinding Lights" this year.
"Crooked Kelly Loeffler thinks the law shouldn't apply to rich people like her," said the video released by Really American.
President Donald Trump ran on a promise to "drain the swamp." But in a few short years, he has come to embody it.
"I have heard Joe Biden say that he has never discussed business with Hunter," Tony Bobulinski said Thursday. "That is false."
"We need someone who will put the interests of the American people over the interests of themselves, and that person is Vice President Joe Biden," Trump Jr. is edited to say in the ad.
Trump has long alleged that the Bidens used Joe's role as vice president to benefit his son's business dealings in the Ukraine.
Curated journalism has been derided as inferior to original reporting—but in an era when news are coming so thick and fast, a discerning journalist weaving reportage into a coherent narrative can play a vital role.
Alexander Vindman compared his fate to the "dozens of other lifelong public servants" who were ousted from the Trump administration for upholding American values.
A federal grand jury has handed Los Angeles City Council member Jose Huizar a 34-count indictment, with charges related to bribery and corruption that could lead to him spending 30 years behind bars.
Stone was set to serve 40 months in prison after he was convicted last year on federal charges of witness tampering and making false statements to Congress.
Each stands accused of soliciting bribes from local businesses and individuals in exchange for special permits and waivers.
"We have taken [this information] very seriously. We have reviewed the audio tapes and followed through with an investigation. At this time, there is nothing but hearsay and uncorroborated information, " Westchester District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. said in a statement to Newsweek.
In response to the news, some have called for an outright prohibition on stock ownership by members of Congress.
CNN host Anderson Cooper took Rod Blagojevich to task Friday, after the former Illinois governor compared himself to Nelson Mandela and insisted that he had been a "political prisoner" freed by clemency from President Donald Trump on Tuesday.
President Donald Trump boasted about his "strong" relationship with scandal-plagued Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Friday, after cancelling plans to reinstate steel tariffs on the country.
"You really want the American people to believe this guy cares about corruption?" the CNN host asked Congressman Mike Johnson.
The president previously described a construction project in Istanbul as "a little conflict of interest" in his dealings with Turkey.
The impeachment of President Donald Trump has focused on evidence of a quid pro quo over his request for investigations into political rivals.