Weekly Roundup: Portugal Detains Former Prime Minister for Possible Laundering, South Sudan Warns of Sanctions Consequences, and More

Portuguese authorities detained former Prime Minister Jose Socrates at Lisbon Airport Friday on suspicion of corruption, tax fraud and money laundering, the BBC reported.  Though details of the investigation are scarce, Portuguese media reported that his driver, Joao Perma, made a number of road trips carrying cash to Paris, where Socrates is now employed at a pharmaceutical company. More South Sudan warned the U.N. Security Council Tuesday that additional sanctions backed by the United States could further fuel confrontation, Reuters reported. American officials said earlier this month that they would draft a resolution to establish sanctions against the nation, which...