A Ukrainian leader on the run, his mansion, and a 15-year-old corruption case.
I was one of Ashraf Ghani’s chief campaign strategists, and no, we did not steal the Afghan election. We won it fair and square -- with Facebook, road rallies, and people power.
Why the memory of a mass hostage-taking -- and the botched rescue attempt that followed -- continues to haunt Russia.
Ukraine's new rulers hope to clean up a country that is among the most corrupt in the world. But they don't have a chance if the Western banks keep accepting money stolen from Ukraine.
An ascendant populist movement is shining a light on government corruption. In response, the ruling ANC is resorting to slurs to remind voters that it is the party of the people.
China's anti-corruption campaign trains its sights on online gift-giving.
After years of pursuing peace and stability, Kenya's political factions are returning to bare-knuckle politics.
Moldova could be the Kremlin's next target. But Europe isn't ready to come to the rescue.
After fleeing their homes and surviving a perilous Mediterranean crossing, African migrants in Italy are falling prey to labor gangs.
The revolutionaries of the Maidan wanted to end crony capitalism. But it's back with a vengeance.
Africa's Ebola outbreak isn't just a health care problem. It's also about a crisis of governance.
On Weibo, a provincial anti-graft official has dared to call out the current and former heads of a powerful regulatory body.
The years of easy growth are over. Turkey can only sustain its economic success by undertaking bold reforms. The second in our series of Lab Reports on Turkey.
Georgia's ex-president stands accused of abusing his power. His friends in the West should let the law run its course.
Former security czar Zhou Yongkang was deposed because he lost a power struggle, not because he was corrupt.
How China's once-feared top security chief Zhou Yongkang became just a sad old man.
China reacts to the downfall of its once-powerful security czar.
Four years after a devastating earthquake, Haiti remains a mess. It's time to bring Haitians from all walks of life into a national conversation about the country's future.
India prides itself on its respect for democratic values. So why are civil society groups under attack?
Chinese netizens rejoice after once-swaggering state news anchor Rui Chenggang gets detained in a corruption probe.
Match-fixing by soccer players is the least of the sport’s problems.
Afghan banks dodged an international black mark Friday when a watchdog organization gave the government another shot at cleaning up its corrupt banking system.
Lessons from a lifetime of political activism.
As accusations of voter fraud fly, Afghanistan’s presidential race is ripping the country apart.
Why did it take two administrations to learn that Baghdad doesn’t work like Washington?
Corruption, fraud, and match-fixing all go together in Africa’s biggest oil pit.
Tunisia's media sector still has a long way to go before it can serve as a bulwark of democracy. The third in our series of Lab Reports on Tunisia.
How Azerbaijan's dictator woos the United States and Europe.
Post-revolutionary Tunisia has made great strides toward democracy. Now it needs to deliver on promises of economic growth. The second in our series of Lab Reports on Tunisia.