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US Arrests Former Senior UN Official for Bribery

A former United Nations General Assembly president was arrested in New York and charged with accepting over a million dollars in bribes and committing tax fraud in a multi-year scheme to promote the interests of a Chinese businessman. John Ashe, 61, was Antigua and Barbuda’s ambassador to the U.N. from 2004 until his election as the president of the 68th session of the General Assembly in 2013.  He was arrested Tuesday morning at his home in a New York City suburb, authorities...

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