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World - War in Ukraine
2/1/2023 3:46:25 PM
Ukraine on Wednesday expanded a clampdown on corruption with coordinated searches of residences linked to a high-profile oligarch and former interior minister, and tax offices in the capital, a senior official said.

World - International
12/22/2022 2:04:57 PM
A Greek MEP at the center of a graft scandal rocking the European Parliament and linked to Qatar protested her innocence in a Belgian court on Thursday and asked to be released from detention.

Egypt - Society
12/15/2022 7:15:35 PM
Egypt launched on Wednesday the third phase of the National Strategy to Fight Corruption (2023 – 2030) during a ceremony at the headquarters of the Administrative Control Authority (ACA) — the country's highest anti-graft body.

World - International
12/11/2022 3:40:13 PM
Four suspects have been charged and remanded in custody in a Belgian investigation into alleged corruption at the European Parliament tied to Qatar, prosecutors said Sunday.

World - International
12/10/2022 6:02:37 PM
The arrest of a European Parliament vice-president and four others linked to a corruption probe implicating World Cup hosts Qatar sparked calls Saturday for the bloc's MPs to be held to higher standards.

World - International
10/16/2022 9:49:05 AM
President Xi Jinping kicked off China's five-yearly Communist Party Congress on Sunday with a wide-ranging speech defending Beijing's zero-Covid approach, hailing its anti-graft efforts and reasserting its ambition to absorb Taiwan, by force if necessary.

World - Africa
7/31/2022 5:33:34 PM
South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa said Sunday his party remains committed to anti-graft rules under which members charged with corruption or other serious offences must quit as he faces challenges to his leadership from within the movement.

War in Ukraine - Economy
7/20/2022 12:40:08 PM
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's dismissal of senior officials is casting an inconvenient light on an issue that the Biden administration has largely ignored since the outbreak of war with Russia: Ukraine's history of rampant corruption and shaky governance.

Sports - Africa
11/30/2021 7:29:07 PM
Kenya's suspended football chief was charged with corruption on Tuesday and accused of embezzling millions of shillings, less than a week after the state dropped a graft case against him.

World - International
10/10/2021 7:35:09 PM
Austria's top diplomat Alexander Schallenberg on Sunday said an "enormously challenging task" awaited him after embattled Chancellor Sebastian Kurz named him as his successor in a spectacular leadership change in the EU member.

World - International
10/9/2021 8:35:23 PM
Austria's Sebastian Kurz on Saturday announced he was stepping down as chancellor following pressure on him to resign after he was implicated in a corruption scandal.

World - Region
8/23/2021 3:36:51 PM
The item weighs just 70 grams (2.5 ounces) but bears traces of cuneiform writing -- the oldest recorded in the world -- and is listed as "Property of a West Sussex, UK, gentleman"

World - Region
6/18/2021 12:46:59 PM
An Iraqi anti-graft police officer was shot dead outside his home Friday, a police official told AFP, in the second such murder in the country's south over the last month

World - Region
5/28/2021 4:31:34 PM
Iraq's two largest and key commercial ports, Umm Qasr and Khor al-Zubair, have come under scrutiny amid anti-corruption measures to tackle widespread graft

World - Region
5/25/2021 5:22:56 PM
The top court, charged with interpreting Iraq's post-2003 constitution, had previously granted parliamentarians sweeping immunity with few exceptions

World - International
2/13/2021 10:22:01 PM
Protesters had gathered at a park in central Nicosia where they were surrounded by dozens of police in riot gear

Egypt - Politics
12/9/2020 9:10:46 PM
'Today, we celebrate International Anti-Corruption Day and tomorrow is Human Rights Day. This stresses the link between combating corruption, and the right to live in an environment that is marked by integrity'

World - International
11/21/2020 9:11:00 PM
Though he is not the first modern head of state in the dock -- his predecessor and political mentor Jacques Chirac was convicted of embezzlement -- Sarkozy is the first to face corruption charges

World - Africa
11/16/2020 2:34:08 PM
The former president sat with his legal team while his lawyer Muzi Sikhakhane told the head of the inquiry that some of his comments made his impartiality doubtful

World - Region
10/20/2020 7:13:51 PM
Supporters of the bill, due to be discussed by parliament on Tuesday, say it will allow the media sector to grow and help establish more news channels and create more jobs

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