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[Ticker] Romanian minister demands anti-corruption prosecutor fired

Added: 23.02.2018 7:54 | 1 views | 0 comments

Romania's social democrat justice minister, Tudorel Toader, called on Thursday for the country's chief anti-corruption prosecutor, Laura Codruta Kovesi, to be removed from her post when presenting a 36-page report on alleged abuses by prosecutors. The speech triggered new street protests. Romanian president Klaus Iohannis rejected Toader's report, saying it "lacked clarity". Iohannis has the final say on firing any senior prosecutor.

No, a new court filing doesn't suggest that Michael Flynn is about to be exonerated

Added: 22.02.2018 17:28 | 19 views | 0 comments

Nor does it hint at endemic corruption in the FBI.

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European Central Bank puts onus on Latvia in graft probe

Added: 22.02.2018 14:44 | 3 views | 0 comments

The European Central Bank says it doesn't have the power to investigate money laundering in individual nations, a thinly veiled hint that it is up to member state Latvia to clear up its ongoing corruption scandal.


Indonesian president pays $800 for Metallica gift

Added: 22.02.2018 13:39 | 4 views | 0 comments

Metalhead president is hailed for buying back gift in fight against corruption.


[Ticker] Greek parliament to open probe on PMs and EU commissioner

Added: 22.02.2018 9:28 | 6 views | 0 comments

The Greek parliament decided on Thursday to open an inquiry over allegations of corruption by Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis. Among the 10 people named are two former prime ministers, Panagiotis Pikrammenos and Antonis Samaras, the governor of Greece's central bank Ioannis Stournaras, . The investigation is supported by prime minister Alexis Tsipras, while opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis accuses Tsipras of targeting opponents.

Corruption report: Hungary gets worse, Italy makes progress

Added: 22.02.2018 8:30 | 4 views | 0 comments

Italians, Czechs and Latvians perceive less corruption than a few years ago in Transparency International's annual ranking. The Berlin-based NGO said Finland was a 'worrying case', whilst Bulgaria - which holds the EU presidency - is EU's most corrupt.

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Panama company pleads guilty to bribing Costa Rican soccer official

Added: 21.02.2018 23:47 | 10 views | 0 comments

A Panama-based company on Wednesday pleaded guilty to bribing a Costa Rican soccer official and was ordered to pay a fine and restitution totaling $1.4 million, the latest penalty imposed in the U.S. prosecution of corruption in international soccer.


Pakistan Supreme Court bans ex-PM Sharif as party head

Added: 21.02.2018 22:17 | 3 views | 0 comments

Pakistan's Supreme Court bars Nawaz Sharif from heading the country's ruling party amid corruption allegations.


The yearly Corruption Perceptions Index just came out. Who got the gold medal?

Added: 21.02.2018 19:48 | 21 views | 0 comments

It takes time for real-world events to filter into this poll of polls.

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