Gulf Times - 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.

France's Sarkozy loses bid to avoid corruption trial

France's Sarkozy loses bid to avoid corruption trial

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Wednesday lost his final bid to avoid standing trial on charges of corruption and influence peddling, his lawyer said.

Sudan's Bashir to appear in court on graft charge

Sudan's Bashir to appear in court on graft charge

Ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir will appear in court next week to face charges of corruption and possessing foreign currency, the country's acting prosecutor general told reporters on Saturday.

Thousands protest price hikes, corruption in Liberia

Thousands protest price hikes, corruption in Liberia

Thousands of people took to the streets of Liberia's capital Monrovia Friday to protest rising prices and corruption, posing a key political test for President George Weah.