The US Securities and Exchange Commission has arrested Raj Rajaratnam, founder of the Galleon hedge fund, for his alleged part in a $20 million insider trading scheme. Former and present executives from IBM, McKinsey and Intel have also been charged.
With Afghanistan's UN electoral watchdog poised to announce within days the result of a vote-rigging probe into the August 20 presidential ballot, we look back at the build-up to one of the country's most disputed votes.
Gabon's constitutional court has started to recount the votes in the presidential election held on August 30.
Opposition candidates Andre Mba Obame and Pierre Manboundou hope the recount will cancel the disputed election of Ali Bongo.
Gabon's constitutional court has announced a recount of all of the votes in the presidential election held on August 30. Scheduled for September 29, the recount was prompted by official challenges from opponents of president-elect Ali Bongo.
Full preliminary results for Afghanistan's disputed Aug. 20 presidential election give incumbent Hamid Karzai (pictured) 54.6% of the vote, to rival Abdullah Abdullah's 27.8%. Final results could be weeks away due to a recount order.