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Peruvian President Kuczynski resigns amid corruption scandal

Added: 21.03.2018 21:48 | 5 views | 0 comments

Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, ensnared in a corruption scandal involving Latin America's largest construction firm, announced his resignation on Wednesday.


Aide: Peru's president resigns ahead of impeachment vote

Added: 21.03.2018 19:42 | 12 views | 0 comments

Embattled President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has offered his resignation to Peru's congress ahead of a scheduled vote on whether to impeach the former Wall Street investor on corruption charges, according to a presidential aide.
Kuczynski will announce his decision in a televised address to the nation...


Cynthia Nixon's political debut puts gay rights in spotlight

Added: 21.03.2018 19:02 | 16 views | 0 comments

In her first appearance as a New York gubernatorial candidate, "Sex and the City" star Cynthia Nixon hammered her Democratic opponent Gov. Andrew Cuomo on the crumbling subway, the "cesspool" of corruption in state government and inequality across the state. But she couldn't escape what she didn't...

Whistleblower fears for life as US arrest Malta bank chair

Added: 21.03.2018 8:26 | 1 views | 0 comments

US authorities have arrested the chair of the Maltese-registered Pilatus Bank for tax evasion. The bank facilitated political corruption in Malta but its whistleblower is now facing jail in Malta and fears for her life.

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Ex-New York State Assembly Speaker Silver loses bid to avoid retrial

Added: 20.03.2018 21:46 | 24 views | 0 comments

A federal judge on Tuesday rejected former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's bid to dismiss his indictment on corruption charges, clearing the way for a possible retrial after his earlier conviction had been thrown out.


China's anti-corruption campaign expands with new agency

Added: 20.03.2018 12:33 | 3 views | 0 comments

It will supervise millions of civil servants - but critics call it a "systemic threat to human rights".


Saudi billionaire Alwaleed bin Talal says of Ritz ordeal: 'I forgive and I forget at the same time'

Added: 20.03.2018 9:31 | 10 views | 0 comments

March 20, 2018 5:31 PM
RIYADH (AFP) - Billionaire Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal says all is forgiven after his three-month detention in an anti-corruption crackdown, dismissing speculation he had forfeited control of his assets in exchange for his freedom.


Score McCabe's Ouster as a Victory for President Trump

Added: 19.03.2018 18:07 | 17 views | 0 comments

, Boston Herald
G-man down. And for good reason. President Trump put it succinctly in a tweet yesterday:As the House Intelligence Committee has concluded, there was no collusion between Russia and the Trump Campaign. As many are now finding out, however, there was tremendous leaking, lying and corruption at the highest levels of the FBI, Justice & State, adding a #DrainTheSwamp for good measure.The president is right and Andrew McCabe finally ran out of luck Friday night when Attorney General Jeff Sessions gave him his walking papers.

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Arrest call for former S Korea President

Added: 19.03.2018 10:15 | 30 views | 0 comments

South Korean prosecutors say they have requested an arrest warrant for former President Lee Myung-bak over corruption allegations.


Russian Election: Vote rigging and manipulation claims as Putin sweeps to landslide

Added: 19.03.2018 7:50 | 17 views | 0 comments

VLADIMIR Putin won a landslide victory last night for a fourth term as Russia’s president, despite widespread allegations of vote fixing and electoral corruption. An exit poll showed he had 73.9 per cent of the vote – an increase on his 64 per cent share in 2012.


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