Showing posts with label corruption. Show all posts
Showing posts with label corruption. Show all posts

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Friday, June 1, 2018

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Spain's PM Will Not Resign Ahead of No-Confidence Vote

Spain's PM Will Not Resign Ahead of No-Confidence Vote
Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is currently under investigation over allegations of corruption and other forms of wrongdoing by his party. This morning, he addressed the country's lower house of parliament as a part of two-day proceedings, which will conclude with a vote over the official's future in the government.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Des milliers d'Ukrainiens manifestent à Kiev en soutien à Saakachvili

ex-président géorgien Mikheïl Saakachvili
Plusieurs milliers de partisans de l'opposant et ex-président géorgien Mikheïl Saakachvili ont manifesté dimanche à Kiev pour exiger son retour en Ukraine et demander la démission du président ukrainien Petro Porochenko.

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Bulgarie: véto présidentiel sur la loi anti-corruption exigée par Bruxelles

Le président bulgare Roumen Radev a mis son veto mardi à une loi anti-corruption que réclamait la Commission européenne, mais qu'il juge trop faible pour donner des résultats.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Brazil's lower house votes again to reject Temer corruption case

President Michel Temer
Brazil's lower house on Wednesday voted not to pursue corruption charges against President Michel Temer. It's the second time lawmakers have voted to absolve the president of wrongdoing.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Germany Signs Off on Deal to Send Israel Three Advanced Subs : Reports

Germany Signs Off on Deal to Send Israel Three Advanced Subs
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government approved a deal to sell the Israeli Navy three submarines costing up to $1 billion each, overcoming reservations about dealing with Israeli officials closely connected to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is facing corruption charges.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Azerbaijan accused of $2.9bn money-laundering scheme

Azerbaijan's ruling elite  ran a secret 2.5 billion euro ($2.9bn) slush fund to pay off European politicians and launder money
Azerbaijan's ruling elite  ran a secret 2.5 billion euro ($2.9bn) slush fund to pay off European politicians and launder money, according to an investigation by a group of European newspapers.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Corruption charges filed against Brazilian President Temer

Brazil's Public Ministry said the attorney general has charged President Michel Temer with corruption after an investigation revealed hefty bribe payments.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Lula says he is preparing to run for president again

The former president of Brazil said on Wednesday that he was preparing to return and run for president during a brief speech to his supporters after testifying in court on corruption charges.

Monday, March 27, 2017

S. Korean prosecutors seek to arrest ex-president Park

South Korean prosecutors on Monday sought to arrest former President Park Geun-hye for fear of destruction of evidence over a corruption scandal that led to her impeachment.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

EE.UU. acusa a dos familiares de Ban Ki-moon de cohecho

Un Tribunal de Justicia de Manhattan, Nueva York (EE.UU.) ha presentado este martes cargos contra el hermano y el nieto del exsecretario general de Naciones Unidas (ONU), Ban Ki-moon, por varios casos de soborno, informa Reuters.

Sunday, November 20, 2016

South Korea Prosecutors Implicate President Park in Friend’s Corruption Case

South Korea’s prosecutors suspect President Park Geun-hye played a part in the corruption scandal surrounding her long-time friend Choi Soon-sil who was indicted on Sunday, local media said.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

India: Demonetisation takes its toll on the poor

Endless lines outside banks have become the norm in India, as millions of people queue to deposit or exchange the 500 and 1,000 rupee notes that since last week have become officially worthless.

Sunday, November 13, 2016

India raises withdrawal limit as rupee anger mounts

The Indian government has raised the limit on cash withdrawals following widespread public anger about the surprise abolition of 500 ($7.6) and 1,000 rupee notes last week.

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Millions scramble for new banknotes following India currency withdrawal

Millions of people in India rushed to banks and ATMs after the country pulled all of its 500 and 1,000 rupee notes out of circulation.

Former Georgian president creates new political party in Ukraine

Georgia's former President Mikhail Saakashvili, who has recently resigned as governor of Ukraine's southern Odessa region, on Friday announced the establishment of a new political party under his leadership in Ukraine.

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