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[Ticker] Spanish PM denies knowledge of party corruption

Added: 27.07.2017 7:33 | 5 views | 0 comments

Spanish prime minister Mariano Rajoy told a Madrid court on Tuesday that he "never heard anything" about corruption in his Popular Party (PP) because he was "not in charge of accounting" in the party. Rajoy was heard at the National Court as a witness in the so-called Gürtel case, in which 37 PP officials and businessmen stand accused of bribery, money laundering and tax evasion.

Pennsylvania mayors charged in pay-to-play corruption case

Added: 26.07.2017 20:45 | 7 views | 0 comments

The mayor of Allentown, the third largest city in Pennsylvania, is among the latest officials charged in a long-running federal corruption investigation, according to indictments unsealed on Wednesday.


U.S. corruption indictment of Pennsylvania mayor unsealed

Added: 26.07.2017 18:13 | 8 views | 0 comments

The longtime mayor of Allentown, the third largest city in Pennsylvania, has been charged with corruption in a pay-for-play scheme, according to a federal indictment unsealed on Wednesday.


Spanish Soccer Federation President Is Suspended

Added: 26.07.2017 5:59 | 22 views | 0 comments

The action by Spain’s top sports authority, the Higher Council of Sport, came a week after Ángel María Villar was arrested in a corruption inquiry.

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Afghan Leader Struggles to Build Working State Amid Dysfunction

Added: 26.07.2017 4:01 | 9 views | 0 comments

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani faces growing opposition in his fragile unity government and Taliban insurgents are inflicting mounting casualties. But he says in an interview he is determined to stay focused on building the machinery of state in a country plagued by chaos and corruption.

House Passes Sanctions Bill Curbing Trump's Power

Added: 26.07.2017 2:54 | 4 views | 0 comments

The bill aims to hit Putin and oligarchs close to him by targeting Russian corruption, human rights abusers, weapons sales and energy exports.


Corruption, lax prosecution fuelling human smuggling trade into the US

Added: 25.07.2017 9:22 | 5 views | 0 comments

July 25, 2017 4:22 PM
WASHINGTON - A typical pattern in Mexico of corruption and lax prosecution, fuelled by money, has been helping to facilitate the rampant smuggling by criminal networks of migrants from Central America to the United States.


Rio Tinto facing probe over Guinea deal

Added: 25.07.2017 9:00 | 2 views | 0 comments

Probe is "into suspected corruption in the conduct of business in the Republic of Guinea".


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