Former UN General Assembly head charged with taking $1.3 million in bribes from Chinese businessmen

A former president of the UN General Assembly, John Ashe, was arrested on Tuesday and charged with taking $1.3 million in bribes from Chinese businessmen in a corruption scandal that stunned the world body. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said he was “shocked and deeply troubled” by the charges, which were unprecedented in the UN’s 70-year […]