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Lithuania detains 26, including judges, in corruption probe

Added: 20.02.2019 16:05 | 13 views | 0 comments

A Lithuanian official says 26 people, including eight judges in different courts, have been detained in a corruption probe, suspected of "large-scale bribery, trading in influence and abuse of powers in the court system."

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Lithuania arrests eight top judges in anti-corruption crackdown

Added: 20.02.2019 15:46 | 11 views | 0 comments

Lithuania detained 26 people including eight top judges in an anti-corruption probe on Wednesday, and the Prosecutor General said he would seek to review some verdicts issued by the judges.


Fang Fenghui: China's ex-top general jailed for life

Added: 20.02.2019 13:16 | 0 views | 0 comments

Many officials have been jailed in what President Xi Jinping says is an anti-corruption drive.

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South Sudan rife with human rights abuses, says UN report

Added: 20.02.2019 12:30 | 10 views | 0 comments

A U.N. report says the "lawless" activities of South Sudan's national security and military intelligence risk turning the war-torn country into a police state run on fear and corruption.

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Former top Chinese general sentenced to life for corruption

Added: 20.02.2019 10:38 | 10 views | 0 comments

A former top Chinese general has been given a life sentence for taking and distributing bribes and possessing a large amount of property whose origins he could not account for.

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Senior Chinese general jailed for life for graft

Added: 20.02.2019 10:24 | 0 views | 0 comments

A Chinese military court sentenced a senior general who had been chief of a top defense department to life in prison on Wednesday after finding him guilt of corruption, state news agency Xinhua reported.


Serious Crimes Unit Will Investigate Heavily Armed Foreigners Arrested In Haiti

Added: 20.02.2019 4:47 | 12 views | 0 comments

Haiti's Prime Minister Jean-Henry Ceant said the serious crimes unit would be investigating the arrest of several foreign nationals, including American military veterans, who were in possession of several semi-automatic weapons earlier this week. Ceant also said the investigation was turned over to the Judicial Police Department, which is the detective division which works on organized and transnational crime in the Caribbean nation. The individuals were arrested while driving on Sunday in two separate vehicles in the capital of Port-au-Prince, which has been rocked by major protests this month since Feb. 7 calling for the resignation of President Jovenel Moise due to corruption scandals and...

Netanyahu and the allegations of corruption

Added: 20.02.2019 2:16 | 6 views | 0 comments

Middle East Correspondent Tom Bateman explains the allegations of corruption against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, claims he himself denies.

Jailed Citgo executives in limbo in Venezuela

Added: 19.02.2019 23:58 | 21 views | 0 comments

Six executives from the Houston-based Citgo oil company, five of them Americans, have spent 15 months jailed in Venezuela on what their families say are trumped-up corruption charges. (Feb. 19)


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