Wednesday, March 29, 2023

All posts tagged "Corruption"

  • Putin: Russia Must Improve Anti-corruption Measures

    MOSCOW – Russia President Vladimir Putin says the country needs to improve anti-corruption measures and address both low-level bribery and high-level graft. In a meeting with his cabinet on Tuesday, Putin said the country’s law enforcement bodies...

    • Posted January 26, 2016
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  • Nigeria: Minister Alleges $9 Billion Stolen from Economy

    LAGOS, Nigeria – Fifty-five people, including former governors, Cabinet ministers and government workers, stole $9 billion dollars from Nigeria’s treasury, the information minister claimed Monday. Lai Mohammed made the allegations as he kicked off a “national sensitization...

    • Posted January 18, 2016
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  • Former Mexico Politician Held in Spain on Suspicion of Fraud

    MADRID – A Spanish court has ruled that a prominent former Mexican politician who was arrested on a Spanish warrant should be held in custody while officers investigate alleged corruption. Former Institutional Revolutionary Party chief Humberto Moreira...

    • Posted January 16, 2016
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  • Trinidad Faces Downturn as Energy Prices Collapse

    PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – During the good times, earnings from natural gas and oil exports made the tiny Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago one of the richest countries in the Western Hemisphere. The collapse in world oil...

    • Posted January 14, 2016
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  • 8 Reasons China and its President are off to a Rocky 2016

    BEIJING – Barely more than a week into 2016, Chinese President Xi Jinping is having a rough time of it, with challenges ranging from a plummeting stock market to new provocations from obstreperous ally North Korea. While...

    • Posted January 11, 2016
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  • Swiss Hand Over Evidence To US Authorities In FIFA Case

    BERN – Swiss authorities handed over bank documents related to the FIFA corruption scandal to their American counterparts on Wednesday. The Federal Office of Justice said the package of evidence will be used in the criminal investigation...

    • Posted December 31, 2015
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