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TURKEY: THE FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION
Transparency International has just issued another reminder about a chronic problem which has troubled us for years. Turkey does not get good marks on corruption indexes. There’s no need to go back into ancient history, but our country has long been afflicted by this malady.  Once upon a time we ...
LEBANON: STOPPING SECRECY ONE LAW AT A TIME
Lebanon is set to become the 95th country to adopt an access to information law that would empower its citizens to participate and question public and political affairs more closely.Transparency International’s chapter in Lebanon, the Lebanese Transparency Association (LTA), has been instrumental in bringing the issue of access to information ...
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone charged in $44 million bribery ...
LONDON –  Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone has been charged by German prosecutors with paying a $44 million bribe, placing his future as head of the motor sport series in doubt.The 82-year-old British billionaire has been under investigation since a German banker was convicted of taking the payment from him ...
Perception of corruption on the rise in Arab Spring countries
Perceived corruption has risen in several Arab Spring countries in the past two years, according to a new survey by Transparency International.The findings by the anti-graft watchdog suggest the wave of uprisings in the region since late 2010 have done little to curb levels of bribery and other corruption.A total ...
BRITISH REPORT: MONEY LAUNDERING AND OFFICIALS’ CORRUPTION DEPRIVE IRAQ FROM ...
6-28-13 Shafaq News: A report issued by the International Center for Development Studies headquartered in the British capital London , confirmed on Friday that Iraq, in which its budget reached to nearly 119 billion $ for this year does not have but what it is converts by the International Monetary ...
Egypt government blames rumors, corruption for fuel shortages before weekend ...
CAIRO –  Egypt's embattled government on Tuesday blamed rumors and corruption for an acute fuel shortage that has had drivers waiting in long lines to fill their gas tanks — straining already taught nerves ahead of planned mass demonstrations this weekend demanding the resignation of the president.Four Cabinet ministers lined ...
China announces anti-graft investigation into former vice governor as crackdown ...
By Associated Press, Published: June 24 BEIJING — Chinese anti-graft authorities announced an investigation into a former vice governor, making him latest senior provincial official to be ensnared in a crackdown that the country’s new leadership hopes will show its determination to root out widespread graft.The Ministry of Supervision said on ...
Brazilians angry over taxes, corruption take to streets
USAtoday, SAO PAULO, Brazil -- Protests sparked by a bus-fare increase have swelled into massive demonstrations of Brazilians -- from the poor to professionals -- who have been simmering over corrupt government services, crime and massive spending on soccer's World Cup."I'm not exactly here for the bus prices. I'm here mainly ...
France Telecom-Orange boss questioned in corruption case
The chief executive of the telecoms firm, France Telecom-Orange, has been held in custody for questioning in a corruption case.Stephane Richard, who previously worked in the French Finance Ministry, was quizzed over his role in a 2008 payment made to the businessman Bernard Tapie.Mr Richard denies any wrongdoing.Christine Lagarde, the ...
Chinese former minister Liu Zhijun's trial on corruption charges begins
China's former railways minister Liu Zhijun went on trial on Sunday charged with corruption and abuse of power, state media said, in a case seen as demonstrating President Xi Jinping's resolve to crack down on graft.State radio said the trial had begun at a Beijing courthouse under heavy security. If ...
China's former railway minister goes on trial for corruption
BEIJING (AP) - Chinese state media and a defence attorney say Liu Zhijun, a former railway minister, will go on trial on Sunday for charges including graft and abuse of power.The official Xinhua News Agency said on Saturday that the Beijing Second Intermediate People's Court confirmed that it will hear ...
IMF chief to get court grilling in French corruption probe
PARIS, May 22 – International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde will be grilled Thursday by prosecutors investigating a huge state payout to a disgraced tycoon during her time as French finance minister.Lagarde will appear before the Court of Justice of the Republic (CJR), which probes cases of ministerial misconduct, to ...
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