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[Ticker] Council of Europe slams Romania's anti-corruption record

Added: 18.01.2018 10:18 | 0 views | 0 comments

Romania has made "very limited progress" in reforms to fight corruption, the Council of Europe has said. In a, the institution's anti-corruption body, the Greco, said that Romanian authorities have implemented only two of the 13 recommendations it made in 2016. The Greco calls among others for more transparency, and an improvement in MPs' declarations of assets and interests.

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Czech Republic in chaos after government resignation over PM corruption claims

Added: 17.01.2018 20:26 | 0 views | 0 comments

The Czech Republic has been plunged into chaos after its minority government resigned in the wake of corruption allegations which have engulfed newly instated prime minister Andrej Babis.


Cyprus, Malta, and Russia gang up on whistleblower

Added: 17.01.2018 15:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

Cyprus has put out an EU arrest warrant against a whistleblower on high-level corruption in Malta, joining Malta itself as well as Russia in the hunt.

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South African lawyers demand $130m refund from firms

Added: 16.01.2018 19:57 | 0 views | 0 comments

The money is linked to a corruption-plagued consultancy deal involving state power company, Eskom.


Former Atlanta city official gets 2 years in bribery probe

Added: 16.01.2018 18:31 | 0 views | 0 comments

A former high-ranking Atlanta city official has been sentenced to just over two years in prison after pleading guilty in an ongoing corruption investigation.


U.S. top court rejects former New York lawmaker Silver's appeal

Added: 16.01.2018 14:54 | 0 views | 0 comments

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected former New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's bid to avoid a retrial on corruption charges after his 2015 conviction was thrown out by a lower court.


Peter Hain accuses London law firm of 'whitewash'

Added: 16.01.2018 12:56 | 0 views | 0 comments

UK peer Lord Hain accuses Hogan Lovells of failing to properly probe corruption at South Africa's tax agency.


Riyadh Ritz-Carlton to reopen after being used as prison in corruption purge

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January 16, 2018 9:02 AM
RIYADH (NYTIMES) - The Ritz-Carlton in Riyadh, the 492-room hotel converted into a posh prison for privileged Saudis swept up in what the government calls an anti-corruption campaign, appears set for a public reopening next month (Feb).


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