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Former UN Official Among 6 Charged in Bribery Scandal

A former president of the U.N. General Assembly was arrested as part of a wide-ranging corruption scandal involving a Chinese businessman seeking to win influence in real estate deals. Authorities allege that John Ashe, the U.N. ambassador from Antigua and Barbuda who served as assembly president in 2013, took more than $1.3 million in bribes from Chinese businesspersons, in part to push for a multimillion-dollar U.N. conference on building in Macau. He faces charges of conspiracy,...

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