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    Corruption Trial of French-Israeli Tycoon Begins in Switzerland

    Swiss prosecutors have accused the billionaire Beny Steinmetz of securing lucrative mining deals in the West African country of Guinea with bribes. Mr. Steinmetz has denied the charges.

    Corruption Trial of Ex-President Sarkozy Opens in France

    Nicolas Sarkozy is the first French head of state since 1945 to attend his own trial. He is accused of trying to obtain confidential information from a judge by offering to help him land a job.
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    138,289,509
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on April 14, 2021 3:21 pm
    Italy
    3,793,033
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on April 14, 2021 3:21 pm
    Spain
    3,376,548
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on April 14, 2021 3:21 pm
    Iran
    2,118,212
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on April 14, 2021 3:21 pm
    Germany
    3,052,516
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on April 14, 2021 3:21 pm

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