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Russia has rejected US and EU calls to free detained opposition protesters.

REUTERS/Maxim ShemetovMOSCOW - The Kremlin on Monday rejected calls by the United States and the European Union to release opposition protesters detained during what it said were illegal demonstrations on Sunday and accused organizers of paying teenagers to attend. Police detained hundreds of protesters across Russia on ...

- Business Insider - US

Hundreds detained across Russian cities during Alexei Navalny's anti corruption protests.

The European Union is calling on the Russian authorities to release demonstrators detained during protests in Moscow, Saint Petersburg and Vladivostok.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

South Korean court to decide whether to arrest ousted president Park.

SEOUL - A South Korean court will hold a hearing on Thursday to decide whether to arrest ousted president Park Geun-hye and hold her in a cell for up to 20 days while she is investigated on charges of taking bribes and abusing presidential power.

- Reuters - US

At Least 500 Demonstrators Arrested In Moscow.

Thousands of Russians protested against corruption in what appears to be the largest public demonstrations in the past few years. The crowds gathered to protest government corruption, many calling for Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev's resignation. The main leader of the anti-corruption movement, Alexei Navalny, was detained.

- NPR - US

Russian Opposition Leader Arrested as Police Clear Anti-Corruption Protest.

Russian protesters have demonstrated by the thousands in cities across the country in support of a call by Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny for accountability among Russia's elite. More than 100 people were detained around Moscow’s Pushkin square, including Navalny, for protesting without permission. VOA's ...

- Voice of America - US

Brazilians take to the streets to support corruption investigations and jailing politicians.

Brazilians furious at corruption demonstrated on Sunday in support of a politically explosive probe into high-level embezzlement and bribery, but turnout was lower than at previous protests. The long-planned day of nationwide demonstrations kicked off in the capital Brasilia and Rio de Janeiro, before shifting to the ...

- MercoPress - FK

Russian police detain opposition leader, hundreds of protesters.

MOSCOW/YEKATERINBURG, Russia, - Police detained hundreds of protesters across Russia yesterday, including opposition leader Alexei Navalny, after thousands took to the streets to demonstrate against corruption and demand the resignation of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.

- Stabroek News - GY

South Korean prosecutors push to arrest ousted president.

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean prosecutors said Monday that they want to arrest former President Park Geun-hye over the corruption...

- Townhall.com - US

India- Russia anti-corruption protests: Putin's opposition leader amongst hundreds arrested.

India- Russia anti-corruption protests: Putin's opposition leader amongst hundreds arrested...

- MENAFN - JO

Russian police detain opposition leader, hundreds of protesters.

Police detained hundreds of protesters across Russia on Sunday , including opposition leader Alexei Navalny, after thousands took to the streets to demonstrate against corruption and demand the resignation of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.

- EurActive - UK

Prosecutors in South Korea seek arrest warrant for ousted President Park.

A South Korean court will review prosecutors' request for an arrest warrant for ousted President Park Geun-hye. Park faced questioning last last week over a corruption and power abuse scandal that led to her impeachment.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

World › Nationwide protests bring thousands to Russia's streets

Russia's opposition, often written off by critics as a small and irrelevant coterie of privileged urbanites, put on an impressive nationwide show of strength Sunday with dozens of protest across the vast country. Hundreds were arrested, including Alexei Navalny, the anti-corruption campaigner who is President Vladimir ...

- Japan Today - JP

World › S Korea prosecutors seek arrest of ex-President Park

South Korean prosecutors sought an arrest warrant on Monday for ousted president Park Geun-Hye, they said, days after questioning her over the corruption and abuse of power scandal that brought her down. Park, 65, had her removal from office confirmed by the country's top court earlier this month, ending her…

- Japan Today - JP

Court to consider arrest warrant for Park Geun-hye

A South Korean court will hold a hearing on ousted leader Park Geun-hye's arrest warrant on Thursday, which covers charges such as bribery.

- ABC News - AU

MACC has identified individual who tried to bribe Johor Sultan

UPDATED 2.50PM | MACC gives assurance that action will be taken against the person who offered RM2m to the Ruler for a 'Tan Sri' title.

- Malaysiakini - MY

South Korean Prosecutors Seek to Arrest Park Geun-hye

Prosecutors requested a warrant for Ms. Park, who was removed from office as South Korea’s president this month, on charges of bribery and abuse of power.

- International NY Times - US

S Korea prosecutors seek Park Geun-hye arrest

Scandal-hit figure faces charges of bribery, abuse of power and leaking state secrets

- Financial Times - US

US condemns detention of protesters in Russia, calls for their release

The United States has condemned the detention of protesters against corruption across Russia, has called for their release, and has promised to monitor the situation. “The United States strongly condemns the detention of hundreds of peaceful protesters throughout Russia on March 26. Detaining peaceful protesters, ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Reuters: South Korea prosecutors seek arrest warrant for ousted president Park

South Korean prosecutors said on March 27 they will seek an arrest warrant for ousted president Park Geun-hye, which would see her held in a cell for up to 20 days while being investigated on charges of taking bribes from big businesses. The post Reuters: South Korea prosecutors seek arrest warrant for ousted president ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

News24.com | Where is our moral indignation about corruption?

In order to ensure that corruption is completely uprooted from our society, citizens need to take a moral stance that will boost the anti-corruption legal framework we have in place, writes Ralph Mathekga.

- News24.com - ZA

Arrest warrant against ousted South Korean ex-President Park pending

South Korean prosecutors sought an arrest warrant on Monday for ousted president Park Geun-hye, they said, days after questioning her over the corruption and abuse of power scandal that brought her down. Park, 65, had her removal from office confirmed by the country's top court earlier this month, ending her executive ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Brother of Chinese former police chief facing death seeks retrial for him

At first blush, the plight of former Chinese police official Zhao Liping might not win much sympathy. When a court sentenced Zhao, who had wielded enormous power over his fellow citizens, to death for murder and corruption, state media hailed the ruling as evidence of equality before the law. Reports called it a milestone ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Profile: Alexei Navalny, opposition leader

Kremlin critic, detained in anti-corruption protests, has become Russia's most visible face of opposition.

- Al Jazeera - QA

South Korean prosecutors will seek arrest warrant for ousted former president Park Geun-hye

South Korean prosecutors sought an arrest warrant on Monday for ousted president Park Geun-hye, they said, days after questioning her over the corruption and abuse of power scandal that brought her down. Park, 65, had her removal from office confirmed by the country’s top court earlier this month, ending her executive ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Hard graft puts young dairy farmer in enviable position

On the surface, South Canterbury dairy farmer Arjan Van't Klooster leads a charmed and enviable life.

- Stuff - NZ

South Korean prosecutors request warrant to arrest former president

South Korean prosecutors asked the courts Monday to issue a warrant for the arrest of Park Geun-hye, the former president who was impeached earlier this month in connection with a corruption and influence-peddling scandal. This comes after prosecutors grilled Park for 14 hours last week, the first...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

S.Korea prosecutors seek arrest of ex-president Park

SEOUL, Korea, Republic of, Mar 27 - South Korean prosecutors sought an arrest warrant on Monday for ousted president Park Geun-Hye, they said, days after questioning her over the corruption and abuse of power scandal that brought her down. Park, 65, had her removal from office confirmed by the country's top court earlier ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

EU Urges Russia to Release Protesters 'Without Delay'

The European Union urged Russia "to release without delay" what it said in a statement were "peaceful demonstrators" detained a day earlier during nationwide protests against corruption, AFP reported. On Sunday Russia's main opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, has been arrested at an anti-corruption protest he organised ...

- Novinite - BG

Russia protests: Opposition leader Navalny and hundreds of others held

Alexei Navalny is one of at least 500 people detained in anti-corruption protests across Russia.

- BBC - UK

Opposition leader among hundreds arrested at Moscow protest

Police detain Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny during an unauthorised anti-corruption rally in central Moscow The post Opposition leader among hundreds arrested at Moscow protest appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

South Korea prosecutors push to arrest ex-leader

SEOUL, South Korea " South Korean prosecutors said Monday they want to arrest former President Park Geun-hye for the corruption allegations that triggered a huge political scandal and toppled her from power.The move comes after...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

South Korea prosecutors push to arrest ex-leader

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean prosecutors said Monday they want to arrest former President Park Geun-hye for the corruption allegations...

- Townhall.com - US

WATCH: World News 03/26/17: Thousands March in Anti-Corruption Protests Across Russia

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- ABC News - US

U.S. State Department condemns Russian crackdown on large, peaceful protests

Russians turned out on Sunday for anti-corruption demonstrations in Moscow, St. Petersburg, and about 100 other cities throughout Russia, in the biggest show of force since a wave of anti-government demonstrations in 2011 and 2012. Anti-corruption crusader Alexei Navalny, whose Foundation for Fighting Corruption called for ...

- The Week - US

As Protests Sweep Russia, Top Putin Critic Is Arrested

Protests against Kremlin corruption swept across Russia on Sunday, with thousands gathering in one Moscow square alone where opposition leader Alexei Navalny was arrested, reports CNN . Navalny sought to downplay his arrest—though between 100 and 200 were said to have been detained—tweeting, "Today we are discussing ...

- Newser - US

S. Korea prosecutors push to arrest ex-leader over scandal

South Korean prosecutors said Monday that they want a court to issue a warrant to arrest former President Park Geun-hye on corruption allegations.

- FOX News - US

Prosecutors seek arrest of ex-president Park Geun-hye

Former president accused of bribery, leaking government information, and abuse of power, in scandal brought her down.

- Al Jazeera - QA

South Korean Prosecutors Reportedly Want To Arrest The Former President

Park Geun-hye, the country's first female president, was forced from office earlier this month after a corruption scandal. View Entire Post ›

- BuzzFeed - US

Wave of corruption protests sweeps Russia; Navalny arrested

Thousands of people crowded into Moscow's Pushkin Square on Sunday for an unsanctioned protest against the Russian government, the biggest gathering in a wave of nationwide protests that were the most extensive show of defiance in years.

- Newsday - US

Protests nationwide bring thousands to Russia's streets

Russia's opposition, often written off by critics as a small and irrelevant coterie of privileged urbanites, put on an impressive nationwide show of strength Sunday with scores of protest rallies spanning the vast country. Hundreds were arrested, including Alexei Navalny, the anti-corruption campaigner who is President ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Russians protest in thousands against corruption

Activist Alexei Navalny held as estimated 20-30,000 demonstrators defy police ban

- Financial Times - US

S Korea prosecutors seek ousted president's arrest

Scandal-hit figure faces charges of bribery, abuse of power and leaking state secrets

- Financial Times - US

Russian Police Detain 17 from Navalny's Anti-Corruption Group

Russian police on Sunday detained 17 people who work at an anti-corruption foundation headed by opposition leader Alexei Navalny, a director of the fund and Navalny's press secretary told Reuters.Earlier on Sunday police detained Navalny, who wants to run against President...

- Newsmax - US

'Shame!' Hundreds arrested at unsanctioned anti-corruption protests across Russia

It was a nationwide show of defiance not seen in years, one the Kremlin had tried in vain to prevent with bans and warnings

- National Post - CA

Hundreds arrested as anti-corruption protests sweep Russia

Tens of thousands of people rallied, and hundreds were detained Sunday in Russian cities during massive, mostly unsanctioned rallies organized by anti-corruption whistleblower and opposition leader Alexei Navalny. The demonstrations were the largest in Russia in years and came three weeks after...

- Los Angeles Times - US

South Korean prosecutors want to arrest ousted President Park Geun-hye for corruption

South Korean prosecutors said Monday that they would seek to arrest disgraced former President Park Geun-hye on multiple charges, including bribery and abuse of authority, related to a widespread corruption investigation. The prosecutors said they plan to ask a judge here to detain Park pending...

- Los Angeles Times - US

Russians Take To The Streets In Nationwide Anti-Government Protests

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is among hundreds who were arrested in Moscow and other cities on Sunday, as tens of thousands took to the streets to protest against government corruption.

- NPR - US

South Korean Prosecutors Seek Arrest Warrant For Ousted President Park Geun-hye

If approved, the warrant would arrest Park in connection with the corruption scandal that's gripped the nation for months. But prosecutors argue that the evidence could be destroyed in the meantime.

- NPR - US

Police arrest hundreds and opposition chief Navalny at Moscow anti-corruption rally

Police detained hundreds of protesters across Russia on Sunday, including opposition leader Alexei Navalny, after thousands took to the streets to demonstrate against corruption and demand the resignation of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.

- France24 - FR

Russian police detain opposition leader, hundreds of protesters

March 26, 2017, 9:09 PM In the biggest wave of anti-Kremlin demonstrations in six years, Russian police Sunday detained hundreds of protesters across Russia, including opposition leader Alexei Navalny. They were rallying against corruption and demanded the resignation of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, just a year before ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

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