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Romanians demand probe of riot police after violence at protest

Added: 14.08.2018 16:52 | 3 views | 0 comments

More than a hundred Romanians and rights groups have filed criminal complaints against riot police over the past four days for their violent response to an anti-corruption protest in the capital Bucharest on Friday, prosecutors said.


Crisis in Venezuela Creates Growing New Threat Across The Caribbean: Pirates

Added: 13.08.2018 19:20 | 17 views | 0 comments

Analysts warned on Monday the ongoing economic and political crisis roiling Venezuela and other Latin American countries were causing an increase in piracy in certain spots in the Caribbean, according to The Tampa Bay Times. Experts said certain criminal acts appeared to be directly or somewhat related to the ongoing corruption in their home countries, especially off the Venezuelan coast where more than a million people have fled the country in recent years as it struggles with widespread food and medicine shortages during hyperinflation. "It’s criminal chaos, a free-for-all, along the Venezuelan coast," said Jeremy McDermott, co-director of Insight Crime, a nonprofit organization that...

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Omarosa releases another Trump recording, threatens to 'blow the whistle' on White House corruption

Added: 13.08.2018 13:50 | 18 views | 0 comments

Former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman released another audio recording Monday that she says features President Donald Trump, as she threatened to "blow the whistle" on White House corruption.
The recording, , is purportedly a phone conversation between...


[Ticker] Thousands rally in Bucharest against government for second night

Added: 13.08.2018 7:53 | 10 views | 0 comments

Around 40,000 Romanians flooded the capital Bucharest on Saturday for a second night of anti-government protests, following violent clashes injuring more than 400 people on Friday. Romania's president Klaus Iohannis condemned Friday's "brutal intervention of the gendarmerie" while the crowds were blowing horns and shouting "resignation", Reuters reported. Protesters are angry over widespread corruption, low wages and attempts by the governing Social Democrats (PSD) to weaken the judiciary.

Sharif appears before Pakistan court in remaining 2 graft cases

Added: 13.08.2018 6:56 | 21 views | 0 comments

Pakistan's deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif today appeared before an accountability court hearing corruption cases against his family, the first court appearance in the remaining two graft cases following his incarceration.


Hundreds Injured in Romanian Antigraft Protests

Added: 12.08.2018 21:31 | 8 views | 0 comments

Tens of thousands of Romanians took to the streets of the capital over the weekend in anticorruption protests, as opposition politicians warned the health of the country’s young democracy was at risk.

Thousands rally to demand Romanian government resignation

Added: 12.08.2018 21:18 | 11 views | 0 comments

Thousands took part Sunday in a third night of protests in Bucharest against alleged government corruption, two days after a crackdown on a mass demonstration left hundreds injured.


Iran arrests 67 people for suspected financial crimes as supreme leader calls for action

Added: 12.08.2018 17:18 | 21 views | 0 comments

Iranian authorities have arrested 67 people in a drive against financial crime, the judiciary said on Sunday, as the country faces renewed US sanctions and a public outcry against profiteering and corruption.


Romanians protest government corruption for second straight day

Added: 11.08.2018 21:56 | 11 views | 0 comments

Thousands of Romanians staged another anti-government protest Saturday a day after a previous demonstration turned violent, leaving 455 people, including three dozen riot police, in need of medical treatment.


Thousands surround Romania's government headquarters for second day of corruption protests

Added: 11.08.2018 21:38 | 20 views | 0 comments

Tens of thousands of Romanians held another anti-government protest Saturday a day after a previous demonstration turned violent, leaving 455 people in need of medical treatment.
Protesters carrying Romanian, European Union and other flags rallied Saturday outside government offices in Bucharest,...


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