The Russian president said he is "proud" of his implicated friend.
The major leak about offshore dealings leads to Syrian leader Assad and former Egyptian leader Mubarak.
Petro Poroshenko registered an offshore company on the day of a bloody defeat for Ukrainian forces.
The court ruled on Thursday to take a corruption investigation away from a crusading federal judge.
Hesham Geneina came under fire from senior officials after he alleged widespread graft in Egypt.
Police said 2,500 people demonstrated outside the presidential palace in the capital of Brasilia.
Critics slammed Lula's return as a desperate attempt by President Dilma Rousseff to shore up support.
But global investors are worried that authorities are being overzealous.
The princess answered questions for 20 minutes but denied all wrongdoing.
The nonexistent workers were removed from the state payroll following an audit launched in December.
Some 20 people died in stampedes at a recruitment drive by Nigeria's immigration service in 2014.
Two years on from the Maidan protests, Kiev's politicians are turning on each other.
In a plea agreement filed Wednesday, Lee Baca admitted to making false statements to the FBI about a conspiracy to cover up inmate abuse.
Brazil now joins India, Burkina Faso and Thailand at 76th place on the list.
Forty-two percent agree a coup has taken place via changes of law that favor corrupt officials.
Information minister Lai Mohamed said ex-ministers and bankers were among those responsible.
The world No. 2 says the scale of the alleged match-fixing offenses has surprised him.
An investigation into corruption has alleged match-fixing by players in the world's top 50.