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Airbus agrees to settle corruption probes with US, France, UK

Airbus agrees to settle corruption probes with US, France, UK

Airbus has agreed in principle to a settlement with French, British and US authorities over an investigation into allegations of bribery and corruption, it said on Tuesday.

Nigeria files graft charges against ex-minister over oil scandal

Nigeria files graft charges against ex-minister over oil scandal

Nigeria's anti-graft agency said Tuesday it had filed corruption charges against a former justice minister over a $1.3 billion dollar oil scandal involving international majors Shell and Eni.

GOPAC Chairman: Doha Conference strengthens efforts of international partnership against corruption

GOPAC Chairman: Doha Conference strengthens efforts of international partnership against corruption

HE the Chairman of Global Organisation of Parliamentarians Against Corruption (GOPAC) Dr Fadli Zon affirmed that the 7th Global Conference of Parliamentarians Against Corruption ...

Eight dead in renewed Iraq protests as thousands hit the streets

Eight dead in renewed Iraq protests as thousands hit the streets

Eight demonstrators died in renewed rallies across Iraq's capital and the south on Friday, with the first reported use of live rounds in this wave of protests.

Philippine drug war chief quits amid narcotics scandal

Philippine drug war chief quits amid narcotics scandal

The Philippines' top policeman, who leads the nation's deadly drugs crackdown, quit on Monday as he faces allegations of protecting officers accused of selling a huge haul of seized narcotics.

‘Qatar is serious on campaign vs corruption in sports’, says SIGA chairman

‘Qatar is serious on campaign vs corruption in sports’, says SIGA chairman

The chairman of the Sport Integrity Global Alliance (SIGA), former Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini, has lauded Qatar for hosting the ‘Doha 2019 Inter-regional Sports Integrity Summit’ ...

Opening of Sri Lanka's tallest tower marred by corruption allegation

Opening of Sri Lanka's tallest tower marred by corruption allegation

The grand opening of Sri Lanka's tallest tower was mired in controversy on Monday when President Maithripala Sirisena said one of the Chinese firms contracted to work on the project ...

EU Commission green-lights petitions on corruption, bees, climate

EU Commission green-lights petitions on corruption, bees, climate

The European Commission on Wednesday approved three petitions aimed at garnering cross-EU support for proposals to reduce corruption in new member states, protect bees and boost climate action.

Two Vietnam former ministers face death penalty over bribe charges

Two Vietnam former ministers face death penalty over bribe charges

Two former Vietnamese information ministers have been charged with corruption, state media reported Tuesday, a charge which in the country carries the death sentence.

Former Indian minister to stay in custody over alleged corruption

Former Indian minister to stay in custody over alleged corruption

India's Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has been granted four days to question leading opposition party politician and former finance minister P Chidambaram for his role in a case of alleged corruption ...

Pact signed with UN body to make Doha anti-corruption training centre

Pact signed with UN body to make Doha anti-corruption training centre

HE the Attorney General of Qatar and the United Nations Special Advocate against Corruption, Dr Ali bin Fetais al-Marri, and Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of UNITAR, Nikhil Seth, signed a partnership

S.Africa's Ramaphosa misled parliament: watchdog

S.Africa's Ramaphosa misled parliament: watchdog

South Africa's ethics watchdog on Friday said President Cyril Ramaphosa misled parliament last year over a 500,000-rand ($36,000, 32,000-euro) donation to his campaign fund from a company facing extensive corruption allegations.