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South Africa's Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption

South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country's new parliament voted him to lead the country for ...

South Africa's Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption

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South Africa’s Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country’s new parliament voted him to lead the country for a five-year term...
18:48, 05/22/2019

South Africa starts voting amid corruption, unemployment JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africans have started voting in presidential and parliamentary elections amid issues of corruption and unemployment. Wednesday’s vote comes 25 years after the end of ap...
11:00, 05/08/2019

Why Ramaphosa Needs Decisive Win in South Africa Vote South Africa’s national elections on May 8 are critically important to the future of the continent’s most advanced economy. Opinion polls suggest the ruling African National Congress party will likely...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Cyril Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa’s president South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday urged the country to pursue “an extraordinary feat of human endeavor” as he was sworn in for a five-year term....
16:36, 05/25/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa to announce new cabinet at 8 p.m.: presidency South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa will announce his new cabinet at 8:00 p.m. local time (1800 GMT), his spokeswoman said on Wednesday, two weeks after his ruling African National Congress (ANC)...
18:12, 05/29/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa faces obstacles to reform Even with a decisive election victory for South Africa’s ruling party this week, the country’s President Cyril Ramaphosa could still struggle to push through the tough reforms needed to galvanize Afri...
15:00, 05/06/2019

Ramaphosa takes oath as South Africa’s president PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Cyril Ramaphosa has been sworn in for a five-year term as South Africa’s president. He took the oath of office on Saturday in front of some 30,000 people at a stadi...
11:48, 05/25/2019

Ramaphosa is "last hope" for South Africa, Chinese diplomat says South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is the "last hope" for Africa's most advanced economy, but his government must turn incentive policies into laws to secure more Chinese investment, a senior Chi...
20:12, 07/29/2019

South Africa swears in Cyril Ramaphosa as president The 66-year-old was unanimously elected as president by parliament after his African National Congress won the legislative vote on May 8. The new president faces a huge challenge to revive the country...
13:48, 05/25/2019

South Africa counts votes as Ramaphosa's ANC looks to retain power South African elections officials counted ballot papers in the early hours of Thursday, a day after a vote seen as the toughest test yet for the African National Congress (ANC) party 25 years after it...
05:24, 05/09/2019

Cyril Ramaphosa hails 'new era' as he begins South African presidency New leader says country’s challenges can be solved as he is sworn in for five-year termCyril Ramaphosa told South Africans on Saturday that “a new era” had dawned as he was sworn in for a five-year te...
17:00, 05/25/2019

Cyril Ramaphosa Sworn-In As President Of South Africa Vowing "New Era" Cyril Ramaphosa vowed a "new era" Saturday after he was sworn in as president of South Africa at a colourful ceremony in the capital, as he looks to revitalise his push to revive the economy and fight...
02:00, 05/27/2019

South Africa's Economic Slump Challenges President Ramaphosa The South African economy shrank sharply early this year, underscoring the steep challenges facing South African President Cyril Ramaphosa as he embarks on his new term....
23:12, 06/04/2019

NEWSMAKER-South Africa's Ramaphosa targets reforms after election win South African President Cyril Ramaphosa led the African National Congress (ANC) to victory in Wednesday's election, but a drop in its share of the vote underlines the challenge he faces restoring conf...
17:36, 05/11/2019

South Africa election: ANC hails Ramaphosa for staving off defeat Party set for reduced majority but officials say president saved it from a crushing lossPresident Cyril Ramaphosa saved the African National Congress (ANC) from a crushing defeat in this week’s genera...
19:24, 05/10/2019

South Africa Lawmakers Re-Elect Cyril Ramaphosa As President South African lawmakers on Wednesday re-elected Cyril Ramaphosa as the nation's president, two weeks after the ruling ANC party returned to power in legislative elections....
21:24, 05/22/2019

South African lawmakers elect Ramaphosa as state president South African lawmakers on Wednesday elected Cyril Ramaphosa as state president in the first sitting of parliament since the ruling African National Congress won a majority of parliamentary seats in a...
18:36, 05/22/2019

Departures at South African state firms could drag out Ramaphosa's reforms President Cyril Ramaphosa's mission to fix two of South Africa's most troubled state companies, power firm Eskom and South African Airways (SAA), could take longer than planned after their chief execu...
10:12, 06/04/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa retains Mboweni, Gordhan in new, leaner cabinet South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday retained Tito Mboweni as finance minister in a new, leaner cabinet, following on from a pre-election pledge to reform and revive an ailing economy...
04:36, 05/30/2019

In South Africa Election, Ramaphosa Faces Verdict From Disillusioned Voters Many question whether the president can outflank party rivals and root out the corruption that has come to define the party of Nelson Mandela, the African National Congress....
07:36, 05/08/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa says finding he misled parliament 'deficient' in fact and in law South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Friday the anti-corruption watchdog's finding that he deliberately misled parliament about donations to his party election campaign was "unfortunate" a...
17:24, 07/19/2019

South Africa's opposition party calls for release of report on Ramaphosa South Africa's main opposition party called on Monday for the graft watchdog to release a report into allegations President Cyril Ramaphosa misled parliament over a donation to his 2017 election campa...
15:00, 06/10/2019

Promising jobs and justice, Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa's president Trade unionist-turned-businessman Cyril Ramaphosa was sworn in as South Africa's president on Saturday, vowing to create jobs and tackle deep-rooted corruption that has strangled economic growth....
21:00, 05/25/2019

The Guardian view on South Africa’s elections: Ramaphosa needs a mandate | Editorial The president inherited a country on the ropes. The stakes are highIt is 25 years since Nelson Mandela cast his vote for the first time, in the elections crowning South Africa’s journey from apartheid...
03:12, 05/06/2019

Cyril Ramaphosa's Party Wins South Africa Elections With Majority South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's ruling ANC won re-election on Friday with an absolute majority in parliament, results showed, but with diminished support, complicating economic revival and.....
00:00, 05/11/2019

Fight to Revive South Africa Awaits Ramaphosa After Bruising Election His election secured, the real fight begins for South African President Cyril Ramaphosa to protect his economic-overhaul plans—and his job—from party infighting....
16:36, 05/10/2019

‘Trust in Cyril Ramaphosa’? South Africa Election Tests A.N.C. Leader’s Strength Many question whether the president can outflank party rivals and root out the corruption that has come to define the party of Nelson Mandela, the African National Congress....
21:12, 05/22/2019

South Africa's graft watchdog finds Ramaphosa deliberately misled parliament South Africa's anti-corruption watchdog said on Friday that President Cyril Ramaphosa had "deliberately misled" parliament about a 500,000 rand ($35,900) donation he received for his 2017 election cam...
17:24, 07/19/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa seeks review of 'flawed' graft watchdog report South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday said he will seek an urgent judicial review of what he described as an irretrievably flawed report in which the country's graft watchdog said he misle...
23:00, 07/21/2019

South Africa: Ramaphosa denies graft allegations linked with campaign funding South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has pledged to battle a report accusing him of misleading lawmakers on campaign funding. A state watchdog body has linked Ramaphosa's campaign to money launderi...
07:24, 07/22/2019

South Africa's graft watchdog tells Ramaphosa to discipline minister Gordhan South Africa's anti-corruption watchdog said on Friday that President Cyril Ramaphosa should discipline Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan for establishing an "intelligence unit" while serving...
17:24, 07/05/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa wins court case against anti-graft watchdog South African President Cyril Ramaphosa won a court case against the anti-corruption watchdog on Thursday over a matter concerning ally Pravin Gordhan, ahead of a fresh battle over findings against th...
16:00, 08/08/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa dealt twin blows in anti-graft fight South African President Cyril Ramaphosa suffered two major setbacks on Friday, when he was accused of misleading parliament and his predecessor Jacob Zuma won significant concessions from a corruption...
20:12, 07/19/2019

Mexico’s crackdown on migrants sends some heading south Mexico’s efforts to slow Central American migration across its territory is showing some bite as some people turn around to head south in the face of increased enforcement, while government officials ...
06:24, 06/18/2019

Mexico’s border crackdown sends migrants south Mexico's efforts to slow Central American migration across its territory showed some bite as people turned around to head south.        ...
12:48, 06/21/2019

South African corruption fighter seen amplifying ANC battles To allies of President Cyril Ramaphosa, South Africa's anti-corruption watchdog is a wrecking ball who is abusing her office and could derail efforts to clean up government and turn the economy around...
09:48, 07/30/2019

South Africa's Zuma denies being 'king of corruption' Ex-President Jacob Zuma has appeared in court, claiming to have been the victim of a campaign of vilification. He faces corruption charges over military equipment he sold as a minister in the 1990s....
14:12, 07/15/2019

South Africa's Zuma to face corruption inquiry Former South African president Jacob Zuma will be questioned at a public inquiry into state graft on Monday, a dramatic fall from grace for a politician who has cast a long shadow over the country's p...
09:24, 07/15/2019

2 South African Presidents Are Called to Account on Corruption President Cyril Ramaphosa was accused on Friday of misleading Parliament about a campaign donation after his predecessor, Jacob Zuma, was called to testify in a corruption hearing....
19:36, 07/19/2019

South Africa votes with corruption, jobs as big issues South Africans are voting in presidential and parliamentary elections, with signs of a relatively low turnout amid some saying they are disillusioned by widespread corruption and unemployment...
19:00, 05/08/2019

South Africa’s ex-president denies corruption at inquest Former South African president Jacob Zuma has denied corruption allegations against him, saying the charges are part of an international intelligence conspiracy that started more than 25 years ago to ...
21:12, 07/15/2019

‘SEC on CBS’ schedules starts with Alabama-South Carolina Alabama at South Carolina on Sept. 14 will start CBS’ SEC football schedule this season; Notre Dame’s trip to Georgia the next week positioned to be prime-time game for network...
20:00, 05/29/2019

In Mexico's South, Police Check Buses, Trains in Migrant Crackdown Growing numbers of illegal immigrants are being detained along the key routes used by asylum seekers and human smugglers as President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, under heavy pressure from President T...
13:36, 06/11/2019

‘State capture’: the corruption investigation that has shaken South Africa Gavin Watson was a hero of the struggle against apartheid. But this once-powerful businessman is now caught up in a sweeping inquiry that goes to the heart of how a nation is run. By Mark GevisserOn 1...
13:36, 07/11/2019

South Africa's Zuma tells corruption inquiry there is conspiracy against him Former South African president Jacob Zuma told a corruption inquiry on Monday that there was a conspiracy against him and that his enemies had subjected him to a "character assassination" because they...
14:12, 07/15/2019

South Africa's Former President Offers Fiery Defense in Corruption Probe Former South African President Jacob Zuma forcefully defended himself at a corruption inquiry, denouncing more than two decades of allegations against him as a smear....
18:36, 07/15/2019

Anger at corruption dents faith in South African president, ANC before poll Struggling farmer Meshack Ncongwane was a life-long supporter of South Africa's governing African National Congress, but says the party won't get his vote in parliamentary and provincial elections nex...
13:36, 05/01/2019

South Africa's ruling ANC vows to act on corruption; EFF promises radical reforms South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) will kick-start the economy and deal with corruption, it vowed on Sunday, three days before elections at which its overwhelming majority faces its...
17:24, 05/05/2019

Heat wave before summer even starts grips Deep South COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A scorching heatwave weeks before summer starts continues in the Deep South. High temperatures were at least 100 degrees Fahrenheit (37.8 Celsius) on Sunday in Charleston and Col...
21:48, 05/27/2019

South Africa’s Deputy President, Accused of Corruption, Faces Uncertain Future David Mabuza postponed his swearing-in to the National Assembly to address allegations of graft, leaving it unclear whether he could continue in his post....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Zuma tells South Africa corruption inquiry he is victim of foreign plot Former president is appearing before committee investigating allegations that he presided over vast corruption networkSouth Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma has told a judicial inquiry into corrup...
14:48, 07/15/2019

South African corruption inquiry adjourns after Zuma’s lawyers say questioning unfair A South African judge adjourned until Friday morning a public inquiry into state corruption, after lawyers for former President Jacob Zuma said he was being questioned unfairly....
17:36, 07/17/2019

South Africa’s Middle Class Sours on Mandela’s Party, Tainted by Corruption President Cyril Ramaphosa is pushing to win back the support of black middle-class voters in Wednesday’s election, but many are outraged over the endemic corruption in the African National Congress....
21:12, 05/22/2019

Former South African president Jacob Zuma dismisses corruption hearings as a ‘conspiracy’ Zuma, long accused of rampant corruption, denied allegations that he had allowed wealthy business executives to control government appointments and gain access to state coffers....
21:12, 07/15/2019

ANC corruption is a major cause of South Africa’s failure – and the polls will show it | William Gumede The post-apartheid consensus has collapsed. The ANC must renew itself, or become a spent forceWhen South Africans go to the polls today, it could be the last time the governing ANC wins an overall maj...
08:48, 05/08/2019

World Cup countdown starts for South Africa, Australia at Ellis Park South Africa and Australia ramp up their World Cup preparations when they clash in their opening game of the shortened Rugby Championship season at Ellis Park on Saturday, for which both sides have ma...
17:36, 07/18/2019

Mexico’s border crackdown sends some Central American migrants heading back south Mexico's efforts to slow Central American migration across its territory showed some bite as people turned around to head south.        ...
23:36, 06/18/2019

South Africa’s ruling ANC cruises to election win, but support declines amid anger over government corruption The ruling African National Congress has cruised to the victory in South Africa’s presidential and parliamentary elections, albeit the support for the party has declined compared to five years ago due...
14:48, 05/10/2019

Israel Folau starts legal action against Rugby Australia and the New South Wales Waratahs Israel Folau has formally begun legal proceedings against Rugby Australia and the New South Wales Waratahs following his dismissal for a code of conduct breach....
15:00, 08/01/2019

'SEC on CBS' schedules starts with Alabama-South Carolina Alabama at South Carolina on Sept. 14 will start CBS' SEC football schedule this season; Notre Dame's trip to Georgia the next week positioned to be prime-time game for network   ...
20:36, 05/29/2019

Imran Khan Starts Sweating When PM Modi Starts Speaking: Yogi Adityanath Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Friday said that Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan sweats when Prime Minister Narendra Modi starts speaking in election meetings across the country....
03:24, 05/04/2019

US housing starts fall in May, but starts for the prior two months were revised higher Housing starts fell in May, but building permits increased, suggesting that the housing market was drawing some support from a sharp decline in mortgage rates....
19:48, 06/18/2019

|PresidentialcouncilwillstraightenoutSOEs-Ramaphosa The Presidential State-owned Enterprise Council will work to create better coherence between government's ailing entities to fine-tune each one's mandate and sharpen efficiencies, President Cyril Rama...
07:48, 06/21/2019

|Ramaphosa'stop7quotesasheintroduceshisnewdawn President Cyril Ramaphosa put the economy centre stage in his address to the nation on Wednesday night when he announced a leaner national executive, cutting the number of ministries from 36 to 28. He...
04:12, 05/30/2019

|Ramaphosa:GovtcastingwidenetforInfrastructureFund Asked about the China Development Bank, President Cyril Ramaphosa said consideration would be given to source funding from a number of international finance institutions, both state-owned and private....
03:24, 07/24/2019

|Ramaphosa'stakeonEskomcrisiswasattheheartofSONA-economist Acknowledging that Eskom's finances are in dire straits was one of the most important issues addressed by President Cyril Ramaphosa in SONA, says an economist....
04:00, 06/22/2019

|Ramaphosa'srescuemission:Presidentmeetsexecsfromover20SOEs Following the recent resignations of Vuyani Jarana and Phakamani Hadebe, President Cyril Ramaphosa has met with chief executives of the country’s state-owned companies to where the hurdles they face i...
20:24, 06/05/2019

|WewillnotabandonB-BBEE-Ramaphosa President Cyril Ramaphosa has told MPs that while the pace of investment and economic transformation has been slow, it has not been insignificant, and the African National Congress-led government will...
21:48, 07/18/2019

|Ramaphosa's3keypost-electioninvestorissues With the election process completed, investors' focus will now shift to President Cyril Ramaphosa's ability and political will in addressing issues of concern, says the chief economist at Citadel....
21:48, 05/16/2019

|LordPeterHain:InvestorsbewilderedbyattacksonGordhan,Ramaphosa International investors are "bewildered" by attacks on President Cyril Ramaphosa and Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan, Lord Peter Hain told Fin24 on Tuesday....
17:48, 07/31/2019

|Fitforapresident:Ramaphosa'sproudtailorhopeslocalswillfollowsuit It took a day to make the suit worn by President Cyril Ramaphosa for his State of the Nation Address, and the company that created it hopes the nation will be inspired to buy locally-made goods....
14:00, 06/21/2019

|Ramaphosa:TheNPAmustprosecuteVBSMutualBanklooters,notme President Cyril Ramaphosa said he knows there is growing impatience across the nation for justice to be administered on those behind the looting of VBS Mutual Bank....
17:00, 08/22/2019

|Ramaphosa:PolicyonSARB'hasnotchanged' President Cyril Ramaphosa has issued a statement reaffirming the mandate of the South African Reserve Bank and describing the current spat as "not helpful"....
18:12, 06/06/2019

|Ramaphosa'sSONAwaslittlemorethandreamsandWakanda-Maimane Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane called President Cyril Ramaphosa's latest State of The Nation Address fanciful with lofty dreams, but unimaginative in terms of how Ramaphosa seeks to realise ...
11:24, 06/25/2019

|DanielSilke:Ramaphosa’srealbattleswillstartafterhewins Fundamentally, the hard work for the president will only begin after he wins the election. And much of that work will be within his own party, says Daniel Silke....
20:12, 05/06/2019

|Ramaphosa'sbigtask:NamealeanCabinetwithoutworseningANCdivisions The pressure is on President Cyril Ramaphosa to unveil a downsized Cabinet, possibly of around 30 ministries, to signal that government is serious about cutting spending....
07:12, 05/13/2019

|Ramaphosa'sCabinet:Thegood,thebadandtheinterestingfortheeconomy You could almost see markets tick up when President Cyril Ramaphosa made his Cabinet announcement on Wednesday: as soon as he confirmed that Tito Mboweni would stay on as finance minister and Pravin G...
09:48, 05/31/2019

Ramaphosa names cabinet for his 'clean-up' South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has picked a new Cabinet that is largely devoid of the taint of corruption and incompetence — and warned that ministers will be "closely monitored."...
00:48, 05/31/2019

|Ramaphosa:Wewillruna'cleanshop'inourNHIFund President Cyril Ramaphosa says government will keep a "hawk's eye" on finances for the National Health Insurance fund to safeguard it from corruption....
22:12, 08/22/2019

|MarketsLIVE:Ramaphosa'sbattlewithMkhwebanewillcontinuetoweighonmarketsentiment-economist The ongoing battle between the public protector and the president will continue to weigh on sentiment, further delaying investment decisions and putting more downside risks to our 0.5% growth for the ...
09:36, 08/13/2019

|Foreigninvestorshave'nothingtofear'fromlandexpropriation-Ramaphosa President Cyril Ramaphosa has said that the government would not ask foreign investors to put money into SA and then 'tomorrow take your land away', saying this was 'not something that any sensible pe...
14:24, 05/15/2019

Ramaphosa asks court to seal certain documents in legal battle Lawyers for South African President Cyril Ramaphosa have asked a court to not make public certain information contained in the record of the country's corruption watchdog because it was obtained unlaw...
23:00, 08/10/2019

Ramaphosa asks court to seal certain documents in legal battle: reports Lawyers for South African President Cyril Ramaphosa have asked a court to seal financial records held by the country's corruption watchdog because they were obtained unlawfully, online news site Times...
17:36, 08/09/2019

Jacob Zuma relishes his day in court as Cyril Ramaphosa faces ‘very dark hour’ As South Africa’s former president appears before a corruption inquiry, there are fears he could stir up trouble for his successorJacob Zuma, South Africa’s former president, will make an unprecedente...
17:48, 07/14/2019

UN launches ‘South-South Galaxy’ knowledge-sharing platform in Buenos Aires When countries of the Global South forged an historic technical cooperation deal among themselves 40 years ago, digital technology was a thing of the future, but developing nations have come a long wa...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Inside the Crackdown in Kashmir A week after India stripped Kashmir of its autonomy and imposed a communications blackout, we spent Eid in Srinagar, where security forces are stopping people from moving and speaking freely....
17:48, 08/14/2019

Sudanese vow to keep up protests after crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudan’s pro-democracy movement vowed Thursday to press its campaign of civil disobedience until the ruling military council is ousted and killers of protesters are brought to justice...
00:36, 06/08/2019

At least 50 killed in Sudan crackdown At least 50 people are dead and 326 injured after troops stormed the main camp of pro-democracy protesters in Sudan's capital Monday, according to the Central Committee of Sudan Doctors (CCSD)....
07:24, 06/05/2019

South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets....
08:48, 05/30/2019

South Korea Dispatch: Running Out of Children, a South Korea School Enrolls Illiterate Grandmothers As the birthrate plummets in South Korea, rural schools are emptying. To fill its classrooms, one school opened its doors to women who have for decades dreamed of learning to read....
18:36, 04/28/2019

What is ‘South-South cooperation’ and why does it matter? This week in Argentina’s capital, Buenos Aires, over one thousand people, including high level government delegations and representatives from the private sector and civil society, will gather for the...
18:12, 04/28/2019

US wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an “independent and credible” investigation into the Sudanese military’s violent dispersal of a...
14:12, 06/15/2019

US wants 'credible' probe into Sudan crackdown The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an "independent and credible" investigation into the Sudanese military's violent dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week....
13:48, 06/15/2019

China says Tiananmen crackdown was 'correct' The Chinese government has said the 1989 crackdown on protesters in Tiananmen Square, which left hundreds of protesters dead, was not a mistake. The defense came days ahead of the 30th anniversary of ...
19:12, 06/02/2019

31 foreign nationals busted in ICE crackdown Federal officials nabbed 31 foreign nationals in New York for U.S. immigration laws in a five-day crackdown. Nearly all of those picked up by Immigration and Customs Enforcement between May 19 and 23 ...
20:48, 05/26/2019

Russia detains more than 1,000 people in opposition crackdown The protest, which authorities declared illegal beforehand, did not represent a major challenge to President Vladimir Putin and his allies who have the resources to break up such demonstrations and ja...
23:24, 07/27/2019

US diplomat wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown Top U.S. diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an “independent and credible” investigation into the Sudanese military’s violent dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week...
17:24, 06/15/2019

Germany’s Merkel urges crackdown on far-right extremists Chancellor Angela Merkel said the German government is “very, very serious” about fighting far-right extremism after a man with anti-migrant views allegedly killed a regional official from her party...
16:12, 06/22/2019

RPT-Moscow braces for another election protest despite crackdown Thousands of Russians are expected to rally again in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections despite a police crackdown and a refusal by authorities to meet protesters' demands....
10:24, 08/10/2019

Muslims celebrate Eid despite severe crackdown in Kashmir The Muslim celebration of Eid-al-Adha was held in the India-administered region of Kashmir Sunday, without its traditional autonomy for the first time in decades....
04:00, 08/13/2019

Mexico Detains More Migrants as Crackdown Steps Up ARRIAGA, Mexico (AP) — Authorities reinforced efforts over the weekend to deter Central Americans and others from crossing Mexico to reach the United States, detaining migrants in the south and ...
06:36, 06/24/2019

German ministers urge crackdown on far-right crime BERLIN (AP) — German government ministers have called on Germans to stand up against far-right extremists. In remarks published Saturday in the German daily newspaper Bild, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas...
12:12, 06/22/2019

Emissions Crackdown Fuels Palladium Rally Rising anxiety about the world economy has sent gold on a stellar run. But the haven has been left in the dust by one of its precious-metal peers: palladium....
18:00, 07/04/2019

Sudan military leader says perpetrators of crackdown ID’d KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The deputy chief of Sudan’s ruling military council says the military has identified the perpetrators of the violent dispersal of a pro-democracy sit-in, which left hundre...
15:36, 06/20/2019

Mexico’s migrant shelters overwhelmed in crackdown At a migrant shelter near the Guatemala border food is cooked and children play on the patios and at night thin mattresses cover every inch of floor space, including part of the kitchen and the chapel...
23:12, 06/19/2019

Inside China’s Surveillance Crackdown on Uyghurs In Xinjiang, northwest China, the government is cracking down on the minority Muslim Uyghur population, keeping them under constant surveillance and throwing more than a million people into concentrat...
15:48, 05/09/2019

Mexico's migrant shelters overwhelmed in crackdown Thin mattresses cover every inch of floor each night at the Good Shepherd shelter near the Mexico-Guatemala border, even spilling into the kitchen and the chapel, as an over-capacity crowd of migrants...
22:12, 06/19/2019

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, according to a new report....
06:36, 06/14/2019

Sudan activists say internet restored after crackdown Sudanese activists say internet service has been restored in the country, after a weekslong blackout imposed during a deadly crackdown earlier last month...
15:48, 07/10/2019

Expert: UN failed before Rohingya crackdown in Myanmar An independent review of United Nations operations in the years before hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fled a violent crackdown by Myanmar's military has concluded that the organization's ma...
06:00, 06/18/2019

In Sudan crackdown, bullets fly as doctors struggle During the chaos of a deadly raid on Sudanese protesters at a pro-democracy sit-in Khartoum on Monday, a man grimaced in pain as doctors sewed his ear back together with no anesthetic....
16:48, 06/05/2019

Facebook's Crackdown on Vaccine Misinformation Plods Along Ten weeks after Facebook pledged to fight vaccine misinformation, such content remains widely available across its platforms as the social-media giant grapples with how to combat hoaxes and deceptions...
23:36, 05/30/2019

Nicaragua officials release more prisoners after crackdown Principal leaders of protests against President Daniel Ortega's government and two prominent journalists were freed from prison Tuesday ahead of a June 18 deadline to release the last of hundreds of p...
22:48, 06/11/2019

Former protesters recount 1989's crackdown Thirty years ago, Dong Shengkun was a 28-year-old worker at a printing factory who listened to students' speeches at the Tiananmen Square and joined the protests out of a desire for change. (May ...
17:00, 05/31/2019

Sudan hospital traumatized by bloody crackdown After the victims of a deadly crackdown on a protest camp started pouring into a Khartoum hospital, many previous patients there begged to leave in terror, overwhelming doctors....
21:00, 06/07/2019

Church wants more vigorous crackdown on Sri Lankan Islamists The Catholic church in Sri Lanka says the government should crack down on Islamists with more vigor "as if on war footing" in the aftermath of the Easter bombings....
11:36, 04/29/2019

Democrats defy Waters on Ex-Im Bank crackdown House Democrats are poised to challenge a deal negotiated by Rep. Maxine Waters that would impose new restrictions on the Export-Import Bank, the first show of resistance among members of the Financia...
21:00, 06/21/2019

| 4 dead in Sudan a week after bloody crackdown One week after dozens died in a crackdown on Sudanese protesters demanding civilian rule, four people were killed as security forces moved to quell a civil disobedience campaign launched Sunday....
13:48, 06/10/2019

China says Tiananmen crackdown was 'correct' policy Defence minister Wei Fenghe dismisses criticism that the incident was not handled properlyChina has defended the bloody Tiananmen crackdown on student protesters in a rare public acknowledgement of th...
15:36, 06/02/2019

U.S. lawmakers, regulators advance crackdown on robocalls The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and 25 state and local agencies on Tuesday unveiled a crackdown on robocalls as a congressional panel approved a bill that would take new steps to reduce the un...
02:00, 06/26/2019

Crackdown targets scammers behind 1 billion robocalls Federal authorities announced a major crackdown on dozens of robocallers responsible for about 1 billion robocalls. The effort, dubbed “Operation Call it Quits,” included actions by the Fe...
01:48, 06/27/2019

“Operation Call It Quits” – Robocall Crackdown The Federal Trade Commission is cracking down on robocalls. “Our message is simple: it’s time to call it quits,” Bureau of Consumer Protections Director Andrew Smith said Tuesday as ...
07:12, 06/26/2019

The political jostling behind Tory internet crackdown Online harms white paper fuses work of DCMS and Home Office, led by PM hopeful Sajid JavidSajid Javid’s warning social media companies face “serious consequences” if they don’t keep users safe marks o...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Beyond the protests, BP starts a new era - but how far does it go? In a deal heralded as a "turning point" for the fossil fuels industry, oil giant BP has accepted that its plans for the future must now embrace the terms of the Paris climate change agreement....
00:00, 05/22/2019

Our Campaign Against Corruption Won't Slow Down, Says PM Modi Ahead of fifth phase, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed a rally in Muzaffarpur in Bihar in the afternoon. From Bihar, he will travel to Uttar Pradesh and address two rallies in Bahraich and...
09:24, 04/30/2019

Romania’s Most Powerful Man Is Sent to Prison for Corruption Liviu Dragnea, the head of the governing Social Democrats, was ordered to start serving a three and a half year sentence. His party was also handed a rebuke in European elections....
23:48, 05/27/2019

Corruption perceived to be on the increase in Africa Transparency International and Afrobarometer have launched a new edition of the Global Corruption Barometer - Africa. It shows that most people think that corruption is increasing and governments are ...
23:12, 07/11/2019

UAW Boss Had the Worst Taste in Corruption Back in April, United Auto Workers Vice President Norwood Jewell (left) plead guilty to a number of charges related to the ongoing UAW corruption scandal, in which Norwood enriched himself by using fu...
20:12, 07/30/2019

Even More Juicy NRA Corruption Details Are Coming Out This has not been a good year for the National Rifle Association, which reportedly lost a huge amount of money in 2018. Since those losses were outed, the organization went through a public crisis of ...
04:24, 06/10/2019

CAF president free after corruption questioning "French authorities released the head of African football\u0027s ruling body, Ahmad Ahmad, after several hours\u0027 questioning as part of a corruption investigation, a source at the prosecutor\u0027...
17:12, 06/07/2019

Corruption as a constant form of destruction We are accustomed to hearing of misdeeds and not a lot about repairs or any kind of substantial progress. Just look any way, anywhere, and the evidence of funny business can always be found. It is a n...
22:12, 04/28/2019

| Ethiopia jails critics in crackdown after killings: activists Ethiopia is using last month's assassination of high-ranking officials as a pretext to arrest critics with no apparent links to the attacks, international and domestic rights activists said Wednesday....
19:36, 07/10/2019

FTC crackdown targets operations responsible for one billion robocalls The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and its law enforcement partners are cracking down on robocallers. Today, the FTC announced that it's filed 94 actions against organizations responsible for mor...
20:00, 06/25/2019

Chinese activists seek UN investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights body to investigate Beijing's deadly crac...
06:24, 06/17/2019

UN Security Council to discuss Sudan’s military crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is set to discuss Sudan after its ruling military conducted a deadly crackdown on pro-democracy protesters. The United Kingdom and Germany requested th...
12:24, 06/04/2019

30 Years Since The Deadly Tiananmen Crackdown, US Calls It "Heroic" In China the Communist Party made sure the anniversary remained a distant memory, detaining several activists in the run-up to June 4 while popular livestreaming sites conspicuously shut down for......
17:48, 06/04/2019

‘What is our crime?’: Detentions of politicians deepen crackdown in Kashmir To maintain control in the wake of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to revoke autonomy for Muslim-majority Kashmir, India has sent thousands of troops to the region and detained hundreds of loc...
04:48, 08/13/2019

Kashmir leaders placed under arrest amid security crackdown Public gatherings are banned, schools are closed and internet services cut as tensions rise in disputed region Prominent politicians in Indian-administered Kashmir have been placed under house arrest,...
08:48, 08/05/2019

The Latest: Sudanese protesters defiant after army crackdown The Latest on aftermath of Sudanese military crackdown on protest sit-in (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Thousands of Sudanese pro-democracy protesters remain defiant of the country's military rulers, a...
14:00, 06/04/2019

Money-laundering watchdog unveils crackdown on cryptocurrencies Cryptocurrency firms will be subjected to rules to prevent the abuse of digital coins such as bitcoin for money laundering, a global watchdog said on Friday, the first worldwide regulatory attempt to ...
19:12, 06/21/2019

U.S. calls for ‘independent and credible’ investigation into Sudan crackdown Tibor Nagy said the deadly crackdown "constituted a 180 degree turn in the way events were going with murder, rape, pillaging, by members of the Security Forces."...
18:48, 06/15/2019

Sudan's protesters launch general strike after crackdown Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan's capital on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council....
12:48, 06/09/2019

Deportee tried to re-enter US with boy not his son, ICE says amid child-smuggling crackdown A Honduran man who had been deported in 2013 was charged with alien smuggling in Texas last week for trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border with a 6-month-old child he falsely claimed was his son, U.S...
12:12, 05/17/2019

Russian police detain over 800 in opposition crackdown in Moscow Russian police forcibly detained over 800 people attending a protest in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections, including prominent activist Lyubov Sobol, after authorities warned the demonstrati...
04:00, 08/04/2019

Chinese crackdown on foreign names draws protest BEIJING (AP) — The Manhattan neighborhood, Venice Garden, the Vienna hotel chain. To the ears of the Chinese government, the names are too foreign-sounding and must go. Provinces and cities across Chi...
08:48, 06/21/2019

Chinese activists seek U.N. investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights body to investigate Beijing's deadly crackdown 30 y...
05:24, 06/17/2019

Eel smuggling arrests rise 50% in Europe-wide crackdown Europol says about 15m of the creatures were seized last year in trade worth €3bn annuallyThe number of arrests for the smuggling of eels in Europe has increased by 50% after a concerted effort by enf...
05:24, 06/28/2019

Russian police arrest five in crackdown before opposition protest Russian police have identified 10 key suspects involved in what they call mass civil unrest during a huge opposition protest at the weekend and have already made five arrests, investigators said on Th...
15:48, 08/01/2019

U.S. might blacklist China's Hikvision over Uighur crackdown: source The U.S. administration is considering Huawei-like sanctions on Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision over the country's treatment of its Uighur Muslim minority, a person briefed on the matter sai...
23:00, 05/22/2019

PM targets drugs, weapons and phones in prison crackdown Prisons must not be "factories for making bad people worse", Boris Johnson has warned, as he announced £100m investment to boost security and cut crime in jails....
01:12, 08/13/2019

Trump EPA rolls back Obama’s coal crackdown Environmental Protection Agency administrator Andrew Wheeler on Wednesday finalized the agency’s plan for replacing Obama-era regulations on emissions from coal-fired power plants, part of a long-runn...
17:24, 06/19/2019

Google cuts off Huawei after Trump administration crackdown The suspension amounts to a major blow to the world’s largest telecommunications equipment maker, which will no longer receive access and support for Google’s proprietary apps like Gmail, YouTube and ...
23:12, 05/20/2019

Nearly 40,000 People Join Moscow Opposition Rally After Crackdown Tens of thousands of opposition supporters rallied in Moscow on Saturday after mass police detentions at recent protests that have been among the largest since President Vladimir Putin's return to the...
22:12, 08/10/2019

Chinese defense minister says Tiananmen crackdown was justified Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that the bloody crackdown on protesters around Beijing's Tiananmen Square 30 years ago was the "correct" decision, citing the country's "stability" s...
05:36, 06/04/2019

Russian opposition plans new election protest despite crackdown Thousands of Russian opposition protesters were expected to try and rally again in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections despite a sweeping police crackdown and ban on the event....
05:00, 08/03/2019

Russian police detain nearly 700 in opposition crackdown in Moscow Russian police forcibly detained nearly 700 people attending a protest in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections, including prominent activist Lyubov Sobol, after authorities warned the demonstra...
20:36, 08/03/2019

U.S. might blacklist China's Hikvision over Uighur crackdown-source The U.S. administration is considering Huawei-like sanctions on Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision over the country's treatment of its Uighur Muslim minority, a person briefed on the matter sai...
19:36, 05/22/2019

46 ice cream trucks seized in New York City crackdown The city accused ice cream truck operators of evading nearly $4.5 million in fines and violating traffic laws for more than a decade.        ...
19:12, 06/06/2019

Mexico to target human traffickers in immigration crackdown MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s foreign affairs secretary says the government will not tolerate human trafficking and provided new details of the weekend “rescue” of nearly 800 migrants ...
18:00, 06/17/2019

Twitter’s crackdown on bots and abuse is finally paying off Twitter’s stock soared nearly 10 percent after the social network said moves to ban bots and bad actors are luring new users and advertisers. The San Francisco-based company’s quarterly results on Fri...
00:12, 07/28/2019

Crackdown on immigrant families to start Sunday, Trump says A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence over the weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming that the plan, intended to discourage a surge of Ce...
01:12, 07/13/2019

Crackdown On Immigrant Families To Start Sunday, Says Trump A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence over the weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming that the plan, intended to discourage a surge of......
02:48, 07/13/2019

Trial of Armenia's ex-president opens over police crackdown A court in Armenia has opened a trial of the country's former president on charges stemming from a deadly police crackdown on a demonstration a decade ago....
20:36, 05/13/2019

China scapegoats US to set stage for Hong Kong crackdown China is accusing the United States of orchestrating the Hong Kong protests to set the stage for a military crackdown, a rhetorical tactic that hardens ideological tensions between the rival powers....
02:36, 08/16/2019

Trial of Armenia’s ex-president opens over police crackdown YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — A court in Armenia has opened a trial of the country’s former president on charges stemming from a deadly police crackdown on a demonstration a decade ago. Robert Kochari...
18:12, 05/13/2019

Sudan protest leaders reject talks after 60 die in crackdown Sudan's protest leaders have rejected the offer of talks with the country's military rulers after 60 people reportedly died in a violent security crackdown....
18:48, 06/05/2019

LIRR employees refusing to work overtime after MTA crackdown Hundreds of Long Island Rail Road workers are refusing to work overtime shifts this weekend to protest the MTA’s crackdown on OT abuse, according to a new report. The agency is planning to use i...
00:12, 05/11/2019

Trump says does not want to see a violent crackdown by China in Hong Kong U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would not want to see China violently suppressing protesters in Hong Kong and that President Xi Jinping could resolve the situation quickly if he met pe...
08:12, 08/16/2019

El Salvador eyes crackdown on gangs over killings of police SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador’s new National Police chief says he has been ordered to crack down on gangs in the face of rising attacks on security forces. Mauricio Arriaza Chicas...
03:12, 06/13/2019

YouTube issues sitewide crackdown on ‘hateful’ videos YouTube will yank down and ban “hateful” and “supremacist” videos — including those that deny violent, well-documented events such as the Holocaust, the company announced Wedne...
19:36, 06/05/2019

De Blasio gets hotel union endorsement after Airbnb crackdown Mayor Bill de Blasio gained his first major endorsement in his quixotic presidential quest from the New York Hotel and Motel Trades Council — following his administration’s crackdown on union ri...
22:00, 06/05/2019

UN Relocates Staff From Sudan Amid Crackdown On Protesters The United Nations is moving some of its staff from Sudan, a spokeswoman said Wednesday, as the number of dead from a crackdown on protesters soared to more than 100....
02:12, 06/06/2019

Sudanese protesters rally to condemn June crackdown Thousands of Sudanese have joined protests condemning a deadly crackdown last month, as tensions remain high despite recent progress toward a power-sharing deal with the ruling military council...
16:48, 07/18/2019

Barcelona mayor promises crackdown on cruise ships Ada Colau will also oppose airport expansion to curb tourism and pollutionBarcelona’s mayor, Ada Colau, has pledged to restrict the number of cruise ships allowed to dock in the city and to oppose the...
19:48, 07/05/2019

Vanuatu to ban disposable nappies in plastics crackdown: 'We had no choice' Nation suffering disproportionately from climate emergency to phase in ban, believed to be world first, by DecemberIt is but a tiny speck in the Pacific Ocean, but the island state of Vanuatu is leadi...
10:12, 06/22/2019

Rep. Crenshaw slams AOC, Democrats on border crackdown: 'They don't want solutions' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. is using the border crisis to call President Trump evil not to find real solutions, Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas told Fox News....
17:48, 07/22/2019

U.S. to press Pakistan PM on Afghan peace, terrorism crackdown U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to press Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan for help on ending the war in Afghanistan and fighting militants when the two leaders meet at the White House on Mond...
23:00, 07/21/2019

Sudan’s protesters launch general strike after crackdown Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan’s capital on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council...
12:12, 06/09/2019

Death toll rises to 60 following Sudanese crackdown on protesters The death toll rose to 60 Tuesday following Sudanese troops having used live fire the day before to break up months-long protests for civil rule in the country's capital, according to opposition force...
07:24, 06/05/2019

Trump pushes on with immigration crackdown despite legal hurdles U.S. President Donald Trump's administration pushed ahead with its attempts to crack down on migration at the southern border on Monday, defending in court a virtual ban it imposed on asylum seekers a...
02:48, 07/23/2019

Sudanese protesters: Death toll in military crackdown at 60 Organizers of the pro-democracy protests in Sudan say the death toll across the country since the violent dispersal of their sit-in in Khartoum earlier this week has increased to 60....
10:12, 06/05/2019

Huawei founder: US crackdown will cost the company $30 billion Huawei’s founder said Monday that the Chinese telecom giant’s revenue will be $30 billion less than forecast over the next two years.       ...
15:24, 06/17/2019

Four UK citizens arrested in China days after drug crackdown Four British citizens have been arrested by Chinese authorities in eastern Jiangsu province, the UK Foreign Office said Friday, two days Chinese police announced a drug raid there involving 16 foreign...
12:36, 07/12/2019

U.S. to kick off migrant crackdown on Sunday: Washington Post U.S. immigration authorities plan to launch on Sunday a sweeping effort to deport recently arrived families who are in the United States illegally, the Washington Post reported on Friday, citing three...
21:12, 06/21/2019

German state vows crackdown on criminal clans Intimidation, coercion, assault: clan crime is "not petty crime," according to the interior minister of Germany's most populous state. The problem had been "deliberately ignored" in the past, he said....
14:00, 05/16/2019

Trump's Immigration Crackdown Is Curiously Sparing the Bosses Let’s say you’re a piece of shit who wants to reduce the number of undocumented immigrants in this country, for whatever dumbass reason—just pure racism, or because they’re takin’ our jobs, or because...
19:48, 05/31/2019

Stephen Miller flexes policy might with new asylum crackdown The White House move this week to crackdown on asylum fraud is the latest example of top aide Stephen Miller’s influence on President Trump’s trademark issue, according to insiders....
12:12, 05/02/2019

Hundreds Protest in Indian-Controlled Kashmir After Crackdown (NEW DELHI) — Hundreds of people have held a street protest in Indian-controlled Kashmir as India’s government assured the Supreme Court that the situation in the disputed region is being ...
18:00, 08/16/2019

APNewsBreak: Walmart to pay $138M over Brazil corruption ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Walmart has agreed to pay a $138 million criminal penalty to settle a Justice Department claim that it and a Brazilian subsidiary violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The...
18:24, 06/20/2019

CFK sits through dramatic allegations of corruption in first trial Fernández de Kirchner spent much of the session liaising with her lawyer and occasionally checking her phone as the court read out a series of dramatic, if not shocking, allegations of corruption....
23:00, 05/21/2019

Bulgarian brothers banned from tennis for corruption LONDON (AP) — Two brothers from Bulgaria have been provisionally suspended from professional tennis for corruption. The Tennis Integrity Unity says 24-year-old Karen Khachatyran and 19-year-old Yuri K...
14:48, 06/17/2019

El Salvador to launch commission to investigate corruption Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele is planning by early September to fulfill a campaign vow to launch an independent commission to investigate corruption, similar to a U.N.-backed body in Guatemala tha...
17:36, 08/09/2019

Infantino says FIFA scandals gone, despite corruption cases Ahead of his re-election as FIFA president, Gianni Infantino said Wednesday he has banished scandals and corruption from the soccer body despite losing members of his council for misconduct....
14:36, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 3-Former Algerian officials questioned over corruption - TV Two former powerful Algerian officials and a prominent businessmen were questioned in courts on Sunday, state TV said, over accusations of corruption in the ruling elite under ex-president Abdelaziz B...
17:36, 06/16/2019

Spain arrests 5 in Guatemala corruption investigation MADRID (AP) — Spanish anti-corruption prosecutors have arrested five people who are suspected of being involved in payoffs by a Barcelona company to the former president and vice president of Guatemal...
18:12, 05/08/2019

2 IAS Dismissed, 9 IPS Officers Suspended On Corruption Charges Two IAS officers have been dismissed and nine IPS officers suspended on corruption charges in the last five years, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said today....
15:48, 06/26/2019

China Probes Former Securities Regulator for Corruption China’s anticorruption agencies are investigating a former top securities regulator for allegedly violating the law and flouting Communist Party regulations....
23:24, 05/19/2019

2 convicted in college basketball corruption trial NEW YORK (AP) — An aspiring sports business manager and an amateur basketball coach have been convicted of bribery conspiracy at a trial that showed top college coaches were paid off to steer NBA-boun...
21:24, 05/08/2019

Corruption in Venezuela has created a cocaine superhighway to the US Cocaine trafficking from Venezuela to the United States is soaring, even as the country collapses. And US and other regional officials say it's Venezuela's own military and political elite who are fac...
20:36, 04/28/2019

AP Explains: Corruption trial against Argentina's Fernández Former Argentine President Cristina Fernández and her current presidential running mate Alberto Fernández launch their campaign Saturday with a political rally on the outskirts of Buenos Aires....
11:12, 05/25/2019

PSG president targeted by French corruption probe PARIS (AP) — A French judicial official says Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has been placed under investigation for suspected corruption. The official says the preliminary charge of ...
13:00, 05/23/2019

CBI Books Rolls Royce For Alleged Corruption London-based Rolls Royce has been booked by the Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI for alleged corruption by engaging an agent on commission basis to wing contracts from public sector undertakings...
03:24, 07/31/2019

Former UAW official becomes 9th person charged in corruption probe Michael Grimes is the first former union official not connected to either the UAW-Chrysler National Training Center or the union's FCA department to be charged in the widening federal investigation....
07:48, 08/15/2019

Qatari Executive Is Charged With Corruption in I.A.A.F. Scandal Yousef al-Obaidly, chief of the beIN Media Group, was accused of making a payoff to secure hosting rights for the track and field world championships....
03:48, 05/23/2019

"Come Out With Proof": KT Rama Rao After JP Nadda's Corruption Claims Refuting the charges levelled against the K Chandrasekhar Rao-led government by BJP working president JP Nadda, TRS senior leader KT Rama Rao on Monday dared him to prove it if he has the courage of.....
02:24, 08/20/2019

"Ready To Debate With PM On Corruption," Says Rahul Gandhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress chiefRahul Gandhi will be in Uttar Pradesh today to address poll ralliestwo days before the fifth phase of national elections is held in 51 constituencies......
07:36, 05/04/2019

New corruption allegations hit Puerto Rico’s government SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A top Puerto Rico official says he has appeared before a federal grand jury investigating a former government adviser in the latest corruption allegation to hit the U.S. t...
17:36, 06/25/2019

Qatari Executive Is Charged With Corruption in I.A.A.F Scandal Yousef al-Obaidly, chief of the beIN Media Group, was accused of making a payoff to secure hosting rights for the track and field world championships....
17:24, 05/22/2019

| Former Kenya athletics chief banned for corruption Kenya's former athletics team manager Michael Rotich has been banned for 10 years for agreeing to provide advance notice to athletes of doping tests in exchange for money....
15:00, 05/22/2019

New Israel Vote All About Netanyahu Corruption Probes With Israelis heading to the polls Sept. 17 for the second time this year, the campaign will largely be about one man: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Unable to form a government even after ostensi...
12:00, 06/04/2019

Algerian ex-PM Ahmed Ouyahia detained over corruption Ouyahia is the most senior politician to be detained over graft allegations since mass protests forced President Bouteflika to step down in April. Protesters are calling for an overhaul of Algeria's p...
21:36, 06/12/2019

Scott Pruitt Did Even More Corruption Than Previously Thought Former EPA head Scott Pruitt and his staff spent $124,000 on unnecessary first and business class travel during his time in the Trump administration, according to new information unearthed by the EPA’...
03:00, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Canada is worried about potential Chinese crackdown on more exports - PM Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday he was concerned that China could broaden its crackdown on Canada's exports, and said he might seek a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping ...
18:12, 06/06/2019

Huawei says Trump crackdown will cost it $30 billion as smartphone sales take a hit Huawei says they are anticipating a huge drop in smartphone sales. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
15:24, 06/17/2019

Cuomo announces new crackdown on fare-beaters, transit violence Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced a new crackdown on fare evasion and transit violence in the city, with 500 officers sent to police 50 subway stations and 50 bus routes. Among the ranks will be 2...
22:12, 06/17/2019

Sudanese Protestors Say 60 People Have Died in This Week’s Military Crackdown (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — Organizers of the pro-democracy protests in Sudan say the death toll across the country since the violent dispersal of their sit-in in Khartoum earlier this week has increase...
17:36, 06/05/2019

Determined to reach Europe, migrants defy Morocco's crackdown Senegalese migrant Ismail, 26, is back in the forests around the northern Moroccan port of Tangier, not long after being stopped there by authorities and bussed 872 kilometers south in an attempt to s...
17:12, 07/09/2019

Facebook's crackdown on dangerous content in groups could backfire, experts say Critics say ‘proactive’ approach could make questionable content harder to detectFacebook is changing its rules on private groups amid growing criticism that some closed communities on the platform ar...
05:00, 08/15/2019

Pakistan announces crackdown on militant leader Hafiz Saeed Counter-terrorism department opens 23 cases against Lashkar-e-Taiba leader and 12 aidesPakistani authorities have announced a crackdown against Hafiz Saeed, the leader of the group blamed for deadly a...
17:24, 07/04/2019

House rejects 2 AOC amendments to limit Trump border crackdown The Democratic-led House rejected Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez-led efforts Friday to curb President Trump’s border crackdown. Two amendments Ocasio-Cortez authored to a defense authorization bill fai...
23:48, 07/12/2019

Google and Facebook Are Facing a Crackdown in Australia After a Sweeping Probe Google and Facebook Inc. are facing a regulatory crackdown in Australia after an inquiry highlighted concerns about their market power and impact on the media industry, adding to a barrage of global a...
08:48, 07/26/2019

New Documents Show Power Games Behind China’s Tiananmen Crackdown A book released in Hong Kong reveals how after the 1989 massacre, China’s top officials united to denounce an ousted leader and embrace a darkly wary worldview....
05:36, 05/31/2019

Sexual assaults in U.S. military spike despite Pentagon attempts to crackdown The U.S. Defense Department said on Thursday the estimated number of sexual assaults in the military climbed nearly 38 percent in 2018 compared with a survey two years earlier, data that critics say l...
22:24, 05/02/2019

India scraps special status for Kashmir amid crackdown India's government on Monday revoked the special status of Kashmir in a bid to fully integrate its only Muslim-majority region with the rest of the country....
21:12, 08/05/2019

Putin leads Russian naval parade after crackdown in Moscow President Vladimir Putin has led Russia’s first major naval parade in years the day after a violent police crackdown on anti-government protesters in Moscow...
14:12, 07/28/2019

Vietnam imprisoning more political activists in online crackdown: report HANOI — Vietnam has stepped up its imprisonment of political activists, Amnesty International said in a report on Monday, intensifying a crackdown that has seen the number of prisoners of consci...
20:36, 05/13/2019

Drug crackdown in northern Kentucky town nets indictments DAYTON, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say more than 20 people were indicated after a six-month investigation into drug trafficking in a northern Kentucky community. Media outlets report that authorities seiz...
16:48, 06/22/2019

Sudan: Thousands rally to mark 40 days since deadly crackdown Protesters have called for justice for those killed in a brutal raid on a Khartoum camp. The military and civilian opposition still can't finalize power-sharing months after the overthrow of President...
00:24, 07/14/2019

Crowds decline at Venezuela protests amid fears of crackdown CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A modest crowd of Venezuelans has taken to the streets to show support for the opposition-led congress which has come under increasing pressure from the government of Preside...
20:00, 05/11/2019

Feds arrest 32 in kickoff of San Francisco drug, crime crackdown Federal officials said Wednesday that 32 people, many of them Honduran nationals, had been arrested in connection with two international operations that poured heroin and cocaine into San Francisco's ...
02:00, 08/08/2019

Sudan Pro-Democracy Groups Vow to Continue Protests After Deadly Crackdown A heavy military presence in the Sudanese capital appeared to deter demonstrations. Citing this week’s killings, the African Union suspended Sudan from all activities....
17:36, 06/06/2019

Crowds at Venezuela protests diminish as fear of crackdown grows A modest crowd of Venezuelans took to the streets Saturday to show support for the opposition-led congress which is coming under increasing pressure from the government of President Nicolas Maduro....
00:00, 05/12/2019

Thousands demonstrate in Sudan to mark 40 days since deadly crackdown Thousands of Sudanese demonstrators took to the streets in cities across the country on Saturday, witnesses said, to mark 40 days since security forces stormed a protest camp in the capital Khartoum,...
20:48, 07/13/2019

Sudan’s Military Calls for Election After Violent Crackdown on Protesters At least 60 people were killed and hundreds wounded in Khartoum on June 3 when the Sudanese military raided a peaceful sit-in calling for democratic reform. Troops shot into the crowd with live ammuni...
13:00, 06/06/2019

| Sudanese protesters demand justice for army crackdown victims Thousands of Sudanese protesters have poured onto the streets of Khartoum and other cities to mark the 40th day since the deadly dispersal of a sit-in outside the army headquarters that killed more th...
23:12, 07/13/2019

Amid Maduro crackdown, Venezuela legislators denounce intimidation Venezuelan opposition legislators on Friday said threatening messages had been spraypainted on their homes or intelligence agents have been following them, amid a broad crackdown by the government of ...
18:48, 05/10/2019

A military crackdown in Hong Kong would backfire on China's economy The idea of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) on the streets of Hong Kong seemed unthinkable just a few weeks ago. Now it is being considered a possibility....
06:48, 08/07/2019

A pollution crackdown compounds slowdown woes in China's heartland For years, China's industrial heartland has been cloaked in smog, its waterways choked with pollution pumped from enormous clusters of factories churning out the mountains of cement and steel needed t...
04:24, 05/24/2019

Nu Skin shares plunge 16% as China crackdown hits revenues Shares of beauty and wellness products company Nu Skin tanked on Wednesday after the company said China's crackdown on health products is weighing on sales....
16:36, 07/17/2019

Vietnam intensifies crackdown on online dissent - Amnesty report Vietnam has stepped up its imprisonment of political activists, Amnesty International said in a report on Monday, intensifying a crackdown that has seen the number of prisoners of conscience increase ...
08:12, 05/13/2019

Scientists feel chill of crackdown on fetal tissue research WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are feeling the chill of the Trump administration’s crackdown on fetal tissue research. Tissue left over from abortions has long been used in lifesaving research. Ne...
16:24, 06/08/2019

Li Peng, hardline Chinese leader in Tiananmen crackdown, dies at 90 Former Chinese Premier Li Peng, reviled by rights activists and many in the Chinese capital as the "Butcher of Beijing" for his role in the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown, has died, state media repor...
15:48, 07/23/2019

"If I Disappear...": Chinese Student Amid Crackdown Over Labour Activism The video opens with the 21-year-old sociology student facing the camera. His voice quivers as he recounts his interrogation - his humiliation - for days at the hands of Beijing police....
07:00, 05/26/2019

India says Pakistan's crackdown on militant group a 'cosmetic step' India said on Thursday Pakistan’s announcement of a crackdown on Hafiz Saeed, leader of a group blamed for Islamist militant attacks on Mumbai in 2008, lacked sincerity and meant to mislead foreign go...
16:00, 07/04/2019

Thousands defy crackdown in Moscow's biggest protest for years Tens of thousands of Russians staged what a monitoring group called the country's biggest political protest for eight years on Saturday, defying a crackdown to demand free elections to Moscow's city l...
21:00, 08/10/2019

Mexico vows to help Central American migrants amid crackdown MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says his country must help Central Americans fleeing poverty and violence. López Obrador said in the northern state of Chihuahua Saturd...
00:00, 06/16/2019

Putin’s Uncertain Future Shadows a Crackdown on Moscow Protests With questions over what will happen when the Russian leader’s term ends in 2024, the Kremlin appears resolved to prevent critics from gaining a political foothold....
22:12, 08/02/2019

Tanzanian rhino population soars ‘by 1,000%’ after poaching crackdown, imports Endangered rhino populations in Tanzania rose by 1,000 per cent after officials said the country’s government quashed organized gangs guilty of substantial poaching....
21:24, 07/12/2019

Russian police accuse 10 of mass unrest in crackdown on eve of rally Russian authorities on Friday moved to press criminal charges against 10 people for their involvement in what they called mass unrest at an opposition protest last weekend, as defiant Kremlin critics ...
19:24, 08/02/2019

Taiwan calls on China to 'repent' for Tiananmen Square crackdown Taiwan has called on China to "sincerely repent" for the bloody crackdown in Tiananmen Square, as the government remains silent on the 30th anniversary of the tragedy....
11:24, 06/04/2019

UK urges China to respect rights on Tiananmen crackdown anniversary Britain urged China to allow its citizens to protest peacefully and enjoy freedom of expression in a statement marking the 30th anniversary of the Chinese government's deadly crackdown on protesters i...
11:36, 06/04/2019

Taiwan says 'unrepentant' China covering up June 4 Tiananmen crackdown China continues to cover up the truth about the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in and around Beijing's Tiananmen Square 30 years ago, Taiwan's president said on Tuesday, ahead of vigi...
11:36, 06/04/2019

Sudan’s Protesters Reject Military Plan a Day After Bloody Crackdown The movement’s leaders rejected a military plan to hold elections within nine months and instead vowed a civil disobedience campaign to force the military from power....
01:24, 06/05/2019

Nicaragua amnesty law sparks fear of whitewash over protest crackdown Nicaragua's government on Friday proposed an amnesty law that would free prisoners detained in protests against President Daniel Ortega, but which opponents fear will also limit scope to investigate t...
02:24, 06/08/2019

Juul raises $325 million for global expansion amid US crackdown US e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc has raised $325 million in an equity and debt offering to speed up its global expansion as US lawmakers seek to crackdown on the vaping company, including in New Yor...
15:24, 08/20/2019

With Pens, Paper and Motorcycles, Journalists Chronicle Kashmir Crackdown Kashmir’s newspapers, cut off from technology by the Indian government, are rising to the occasion to serve readers desperate for information in the war-torn region....
23:36, 08/12/2019

Sudan army urges elections after brutal crackdown on protesters The Sudanese military has promised elections after its agreement with the main opposition coalition broke down. The announcement comes after dozens of protesters were killed by the army and militia....
12:48, 06/04/2019

The German Data Diver Who Exposed China's Muslim Crackdown Research by Adrian Zenz, a born-again Christian anthropologist working alone in a German suburb, thrust China and the West into one of their biggest clashes over human rights in decades, after he show...
12:12, 05/21/2019

Balloon 'Tank Man' in Taiwan marks 30 years since Tiananmen crackdown A Taiwanese artist has created giant inflatables of a tank and "tank man" - the lone protester who stood in front of a convoy of tanks on Beijing's Tiananmen Square - to mark 30 years since China's bl...
19:12, 05/21/2019

On Tiananmen anniversary, Taiwan says China continues to cover up crackdown China continues to cover up the truth about the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in and around Tiananmen Square 30 years ago, Taiwan's president said on Tuesday, ahead of vigils in the ...
05:36, 06/04/2019

| Sudan general vows 'gallows' for perpetrators of deadly crackdown A top Sudanese general as vowed to send to the "gallows" those who carried out a deadly crackdown on protesters earlier this month that killed dozens and left hundreds wounded....
09:24, 06/17/2019

Sony and Microsoft's loot box crackdown means big changes for 2020 games Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony will require videogame publishers to disclose drop rates for all games that include loot boxes in order to be released on the big three's consoles.In other words, pub...
17:12, 08/13/2019

Huawei Chief Predicts Sales Will Flatline After Trump Crackdown Efforts to cut off the Chinese company from U.S. technology will crimp business over the next two years, said Ren Zhengfei, though he vowed a 2021 recovery....
10:48, 06/17/2019

Global money-laundering watchdog launches crackdown on cryptocurrencies Cryptocurrency firms will be subjected to rules to prevent the abuse of digital coins such as bitcoin for money laundering, a global watchdog said on Friday, the first worldwide regulatory attempt to ...
21:24, 06/21/2019

Group says arrests raise fears of fresh crackdown in Egypt An international rights group says the recent arrests of a rights lawyer and an activist have raised fears of a fresh crackdown by Egyptian authorities on dissent....
12:48, 05/18/2019

Mexico Detains Fewer Migrants as Crackdown Discourages Movement Mexico’s apprehensions and deportations of Central American migrants trying to reach the U.S. remained high in July, but fell from the previous month as a policy reversal that cracked down on irregula...
07:48, 08/05/2019

President Widodo warns of crackdown as Jakarta protest continues Protests continued for a second straight night in Jakarta as supporters of a failed presidential candidate clashed with police despite warnings of a severe crackdown against those who threaten nationa...
09:12, 05/23/2019

Venezuelans rush to Peru border ahead of migration crackdown Thousands of Venezuelans rushed to Peru's northern border on Friday in hopes of entering the Andean country before it imposes tough immigration requirements at midnight, as one of the hitherto most we...
20:24, 06/14/2019

'I thought they would kill me': Thai dissidents targeted in brutal crackdown Ever since sham elections in March, activists have been singled out in a series of brutal attacks as the military tightens its grip on power The blows came hard and heavy on Sirawith Seritiwat’s head....
12:36, 07/22/2019

'Treating protest as terrorism': US plans crackdown on Keystone XL activists Documents suggest an aggressive response to possible protests against the oil pipeline amid fears of another Standing RockAngeline Cheek is preparing for disaster. The indigenous organizer from the Fo...
14:12, 05/01/2019

Vietnam to crackdown on Chinese goods relabelled to beat U.S. tariffs Vietnam has said it will crackdown on goods of Chinese origin illegally relabelled "Made in Vietnam" by exporters seeking to avoid U.S. President Donald Trump's tariffs on Chinese imports. Vietnamese ...
10:12, 06/10/2019

| In blow to big pharma, Canada enacts drug-price crackdown The Canadian government announced final regulations that should cut billions of dollars from patented drug prices that are among the highest in the world....
17:00, 08/10/2019

Oxygen OS 9.5.8 starts rolling out to the OnePlus 7 Pro OnePlus is one of the few companies known to deliver updates to their phones on a regular basis and it is staying on that right track with the OnePlus 7 Pro.The OnePlus 7 Pro was widely criticized of ...
14:24, 06/19/2019

Why DTM race starts have become so tricky in 2019 Several DTM drivers have explained why race starts are proving more difficult to execute in 2019, after a change in the technical regulations put more onus on individual performance...
16:48, 06/19/2019

The road starts to get a bit more difficult for USWNT In the Women’s World Cup, the U.S. has gone from favorites and defending champs to hated targets. All it took was a 13-0 opening humiliation of outmanned Thailand, each goal punctuated by its own cele...
15:12, 06/16/2019

US Government starts to relax Huawei ban The US government has started to ease its ban on domestic companies doing business with Huawei, stating that some firms will be licensed to supply the Chinese giant.Huawei has been frozen out of the U...
19:36, 07/11/2019

Texas boy starts #ElPasoChallenge to help community TEXAS (CNN) – A Texas Elementary School student is trying to help his community heal after the deadly shooting at a Walmart in El Paso on Saturday. Eleven-year-old Ruben Martinez came up with wh...
06:00, 08/07/2019

Prime Day 2019: What it is, when it starts, how to participate Digital Black Friday is coming — and the crowds are online, not on line. The online blowout sale that is Amazon Prime Day 2019 will span 48 hours this year, beginning at midnight. The two-day discount...
08:48, 07/15/2019

HQ Trivia's fourth season starts at 9 PM ET About a year and a half after it first popped up on our mobile screens, HQ Trivia is launching "season four" tonight at 9 PM ET with several gameplay tweaks and a refreshed cast of hosts. The trivia g...
04:36, 05/22/2019

Arsenal starts its EPL season with 1-0 win at Newcastle Arsenal's club-record signing Nicolas Pépé watched as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored to give his team a 1-0 win at Newcastle in their Premier League opening game   ...
20:00, 08/11/2019

Bidding for this like-new Enigma Machine starts at $200,000 If you’re feeling flush this week, then perhaps instead of buying a second Bugatti you might consider picking up this lightly used Enigma Machine. These devices, the scourge of the Allies in Wor...
22:48, 05/28/2019

The Humongous Hyundai Palisade Starts at $31,550 The 2020 Hyundai Palisade is the automaker’s largest son ever. It has three rows of seats and comes in either all-wheel drive or front-wheel drive. And now we also have word on pricing....
18:12, 06/12/2019

U.S. Housing Starts Decreased 4.0% in July Home building in the U.S. fell for a third straight month, showing that rising labor and material costs continue to dent the pace of home construction....
18:00, 08/16/2019

This is what might happen if U.S. starts a trade war with China Wall Street's top investment banks are bracing clients for the worst-case scenario following ongoing trade talks between the U.S. and China.        ...
22:12, 05/07/2019

How to Avoid Dooming Your Date Before It Even Starts You asked someone out, and they said yes, but plenty of things can go wrong between now and the actual date. Here's how to keep the spark alive in the meantime....
20:48, 06/21/2019

Twitter starts testing DM searches It didn't take long for Twitter to make direct message searches a practical reality after teasing them -- though you'll need a little luck to give them a try. The social network has begun t...
01:00, 08/15/2019

Uber starts trading at $42, down 6.7% from IPO price Uber's stock crumpled 6.7% down from its IPO price at the start of trading in Silicon Valley's most hotly anticipated public offering in years.Read More...
20:36, 05/10/2019

Guatemala election: corruption creeps in again four years after uprising Backlash against anti-corruption efforts will have real consequences as Guatemala heads to the polls on SundayAs day broke over Guatemala’s national palace on 3 September 2015, Gabriel Wer celebrated ...
14:24, 06/13/2019

Iran sentences president’s brother to prison for corruption TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s semi-official ISNA news agency says President Hassan Rouhani’s brother has been sentenced to an unspecified prison term for corruption. ISNA said Saturday that H...
18:12, 05/04/2019

Wife of ex-president of Honduras convicted in corruption case A Honduran court convicted the wife of former President Porfirio Lobo on graft charges, including siphoning funds from programs designed to help poor children, a judicial official said on Tuesday....
06:36, 08/21/2019

Istanbul mayoral election centers on fight against corruption Turkey's ruling party has been accused of using Istanbul city funds to benefit business contacts and the president's family. Now an opposition candidate for mayor is vowing to put an end to the nepoti...
20:00, 06/13/2019

No Compromise On "Crime, Corruption And Communalism": Nitish Kumar Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar this morning asserted that there would be no compromise on "crime, corruption and communalism" under his rule, which has been characterized by "nyay ke saath vikas".....
15:26, 08/15/2019

Romania's ruling party leader jailed for corruption Dubbed Romania's most powerful politician, Liviu Dragnea has been jailed for 3 1/2 years following a Supreme Court ruling. The decision came after Dragnea's PSD party suffered huge losses in the EU el...
20:24, 05/27/2019

Venezuela’s Guaidó grapples with case of alleged corruption CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition is coming under scrutiny for a case in which two activists allegedly misappropriated funds designated to help Venezuelan security forces who dese...
02:48, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Braskem board OKs $101 mln corruption settlement in Brazil The board of Brazilian petrochemicals producer Braskem SA has approved an agreement with authorities to pay 410 million reais ($101 million) to settle its involvement in the 'Car Wash' corruption case...
04:12, 05/28/2019

Germany: Porsche offices raided in corruption probe Prosecutors have said that six people, some in "leadership" roles, could be charged with breach of trust. Secret information from the tax office was allegedly passed to a financial advisor within the ...
21:00, 05/28/2019

Italian PM sacks junior minister under probe for corruption ROME (AP) — Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has sacked a junior minister from the right-wing League party in his uneasy coalition populist government who is under investigation for corruption. A...
18:12, 05/08/2019

Algeria jails second ex-prime minister in corruption sweep Former Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal has been jailed in an anti-corruption sweep — the second former head of government in two days to be sent to prison while his case is investigated....
15:12, 06/13/2019

Judge won't toss Rep. Duncan Hunter's corruption case A judge Monday refused to dismiss federal corruption charges against U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter or move the trial out of San Diego, saying he found no evidence so far that the California Republican lawma...
05:12, 07/09/2019

CFK brands corruption trial 'a smokescreen' as she prepares to sit in the dock Former president lashes out in anger ahead of lunchtime court date. Unidad Ciudadana leader faces allegations she favoured businessman Lázaro Baez in the attribution of 52 public works contracts worth...
15:12, 05/21/2019

Kenya's finance minister arrested on corruption charges Although hundreds of Kenyan officials face fraud charges, the detention of a sitting minister still came as a surprise. Henry Rotich is accused of graft in connection with a dam project being overseen...
18:12, 07/22/2019

Venezuela's Guaidó grapples with case of alleged corruption Venezuela's opposition is coming under scrutiny for a case in which two activists allegedly misappropriated funds designated to help Venezuelan security forces who deserted and crossed into Colombia....
04:24, 06/18/2019

El Salvador ex-first lady backs out of corruption plea deal A former El Salvador first lady has pulled out of a deal with prosecutors to plead guilty to corruption charges after they demanded she return $17.3 million in allegedly ill-gotten gains....
02:36, 05/14/2019

Sudan's state prosecutors charge Bashir with corruption Sudan's state prosecutors said on Thursday they had completed their investigation into former President Omar al-Bashir and charged him with corruption....
19:12, 06/13/2019

CBI Searches 110 Locations In Corruption, Arms Smuggling Cases In a countrywide operation, the CBI carried out searches at 110 locations in 19 states in connection with fresh cases related to alleged corruption, arms smuggling and criminal misconduct, officials.....
12:12, 07/09/2019

Sudan's public prosecutors charge Bashir with corruption Sudan's state prosecutor's office said on Thursday jailed former president Omar al-Bashir had been charged with corruption after the completion of an investigation....
20:12, 06/13/2019

Algerian army chief says big corruption cases to be revealed Algeria's army chief of staff said on Tuesday several big corruption cases would come to light in a crackdown on systemic graft, private channel Ennahar TV reported....
16:48, 04/30/2019

FIFA restoring ‘corruption’ to ethics code after criticism LONDON (AP) — FIFA is restoring the offense of “corruption” to its code of ethics, almost one year after facing criticism over the symbolic removal of the term. The Associated Press has se...
21:24, 05/24/2019

Ex-UAW VP Norwood Jewell faces sentencing in corruption scandal Prosecutors describe lavish parties and trips in arguing for a 15-month prison sentence, while former UAW Vice President Norwood Jewell's attorney, arguing for home confinement, portrays a blue-collar...
20:48, 08/05/2019

Erdogan backs re-run of Istanbul vote after 'organized corruption' Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday the decision to re-run Istanbul's mayoral election was an important step toward strengthening democracy, describing the March vote as marred by "organi...
14:12, 05/07/2019

Congressman: Block evidence of trysts in corruption case LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lawyers for California Rep. Duncan Hunter want a federal judge to reject an attempt by prosecutors to introduce evidence that the congressman used campaign funds to finance a string...
07:36, 06/29/2019

Corruption trial against CFK set for delay after Supreme Court ruling The so-called "Vialidad" (Road Works) cases centres on alleged irregularities in the granting of tenders for five public works projects in Santa Cruz province to businessman Lázaro Báez's Grupo Austra...
04:12, 05/16/2019

Algeria detains businessman in corruption investigation: radio Algeria has detained businessman Hassan Larbaoui in a corruption investigation launched after protests ended the rule of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, state radio said on Friday as demonstrators ret...
21:12, 06/21/2019

Debating Tonight: Michael Bennet on Corruption in Washington Mr. Bennet, a senator from Colorado, has called for a lifetime ban on members of Congress becoming lobbyists, and other measures meant to reboot American democracy....
00:24, 06/28/2019

Ex-USC assistant Bland avoids jail in corruption case Former Southern California assistant coach Tony Bland was sentenced to two years' probation and 100 hours of community service Wednesday for his role in the college basketball corruption scandal....
19:48, 06/05/2019

Ex-Algerian PM jailed in sweeping anti-corruption campaign Former Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia has been imprisoned by a Supreme Court judge investigating corruption, taken in a police van to a prison on the outskirts of the capital....
21:12, 06/12/2019

Spain's second-largest bank BBVA charged with corruption BBVA stands accused of spying on officials of a construction company that sought to take control of the bank in 2004. Nine former or current managers at the bank are under investigation....
07:00, 07/30/2019

Walmart To Pay Over $282 Million To Settle Anti-Corruption Charges Walmart agreed to pay more than $144 million to settle the SEC's charges and approximately $138 million to resolve parallel criminal charges by the Department of Justice, for a combined total of more....
10:36, 06/21/2019

| Mugabe VP flees Zimbabwe anti-corruption probe Zimbabwe's former vice president on Monday fled from anti-corruption questioning after he was summoned over alleged criminal abuse of office, officials said....
01:12, 08/20/2019

Dawkins convicted in college basketball corruption trial NEW YORK (AP) — An aspiring sports business manager and an amateur basketball coach were convicted of bribery conspiracy Wednesday at a trial that showed top college coaches were paid off to steer NBA...
22:12, 05/08/2019

Xi Jinping says anti-corruption campaigns are no excuse to be 'lazy' Chinese President Xi Jinping has told officials not to use his signature anti-corruption campaign as an excuse to slack off and avoid difficult decisions, according to Chinese state media....
08:00, 07/10/2019

Government Suspends Dealings With Pilatus Aircraft Over Corruption The Defence Ministry has suspended all business dealings with Switzerland-based Pilatus Aircraft Limited for one year following charges of payment of kickbacks in the sale of 75 basic trainer aircraft...
14:48, 07/16/2019

Romania’s president blasts government over corruption report Romania’s president says the country’s government is ignoring the will of its own citizens by not adopting anti-corruption recommendations made by a European anti-graft body...
22:12, 07/10/2019

PSG president targeted in Qatar athletics corruption probe French authorities informed the president of Paris Saint-Germain soccer club, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, that he is under formal investigation for alleged corruption in the bidding process for the World Athl...
14:12, 05/23/2019

Top Swiss prosecutor recuses himself from football corruption probe Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber will no longer participate in meetings about his department's probe into corruption in world soccer, his office said on Wednesday, as he bows to a court order to ...
19:12, 06/19/2019

U.S. Sanctions Allege Corruption in Venezuela Food Program The Trump administration imposed sanctions on a Colombian businessman and associates including three stepsons of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, accusing them of running a global network that use...
20:00, 07/25/2019

Kenyan finance minister arrested in corruption case Kenya's finance minister has turned himself over to authorities to face corruption charges, just months after taking out a newspaper ad to defend himself....
18:12, 07/23/2019

Decrepit Factory Becomes Symbol of Mexican Corruption Battle The purchase by Mexican state oil company Pemex of a fertilizer plant that still isn’t running, six years and hundreds of millions of dollars later, has emerged at an emblem of President Andrés Manuel...
19:24, 06/04/2019

U.S. Scores Guilty Plea in Mozambique Corruption Case The U.S. Department of Justice has gained a key advantage in its prosecution of an alleged global corruption ring involving $2 billion of Mozambican government debt deals....
18:00, 07/23/2019

Anger over corruption widespread ahead of Panama election Anger over brazen corruption and weariness over the political status quo are widespread among the Panamanian electorate ahead of Sunday's vote to pick a successor to President Juan Carlos Varela, on w...
21:48, 05/03/2019

Platini questioned on suspicion of Qatar World Cup corruption Former UEFA president and French football legend Michel Platini has been released after earlier being detained for what his team described as "technical reasons"....
03:48, 06/19/2019

Michel Platini, a soccer great now mired in corruption Michel Platini was a winner for club and country on the soccer field, and became one of the sport's most high-profile administrators off it       ...
03:24, 06/19/2019

Messi banned from internationals for three months for 'corruption' outburst "Argentina\u0027s Lionel Messi has been banned from international duty for three months and fined $50,000 after levelling accusations of \"corruption\" at South American chiefs during the Copa America...
13:48, 08/03/2019

African football president under questioning over corruption allegations • Ahmad Ahmad being questioned by French authorities• Official escorted from Paris hotel on Thursday morningFifa has confirmed that the Confederation of African Football president, Ahmad Ahmad, is bei...
21:36, 06/06/2019

US sanctions Maduro’s stepsons for alleged food corruption The U.S. is imposing sanctions on a Colombian businessman and three stepsons of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro for allegedly forming part of a network that stole hundreds of millions in dollars f...
18:12, 07/25/2019

New Order Paves Way For Disclosure Of Corruption Cases Against Ministers The Central Information Commission (CIC) has paved the way for disclosure of corruption complaints against Union ministers by terming objections of the Prime Minister''s Office (PMO) as "not correct"....
12:36, 07/04/2019

Ex-Philly sheriff gets five years in federal corruption case Philadelphia’s longest-serving sheriff is now serving behind bars. Former Philly Sheriff John Green was sentenced to five years in federal prison Thursday for a long running pay-to-play scheme t...
10:36, 08/02/2019

Malawi president, at inauguration, pledges to root out corruption Malawi's President Peter Mutharika began his second five-year term with a tough stance against corruption and pledged to revive the economy, following accusations of corruption and mismanagement....
17:48, 05/31/2019

Jacob Zuma Says Corruption Allegations Were a Conspiracy to Oust Him The former president of South Africa is accused of taking part in systematic looting of state resources by wealthy allies and African National Congress leaders....
16:36, 07/15/2019

Thousands protest in Liberia against corruption, economic decline Thousands of Liberians took to the streets of the capital, Monrovia, on Friday to protest against the corruption and economic decline that many blame on their once hugely popular president, former foo...
02:24, 06/08/2019

Former Arkansas lawmaker changing plea in corruption case LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A former Arkansas lawmaker who is also the governor’s nephew is changing his plea to federal charges he spent thousands of dollars in campaign funds on trips, groceries ...
18:24, 06/24/2019

Algeria presses corruption case against ex-PM and other senior figures A prosecutor has referred Algeria's former prime minister Ahmed Ouyahia, along with a minister and two ex-ministers, to the Supreme Court over graft accusations in an ongoing crackdown on the former r...
20:12, 06/19/2019

The Candidate review – corruption and paranoia at the Spanish seaside Antonio de la Torre is magnetic as a politician at the centre of a web of betrayal in Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s slow-burn thrillerThis is one of those rare films that starts as a slog but grows progressivel...
17:24, 08/01/2019

Panama's new president takes office, pledges end to corruption Panama's new President Laurentino "Nito" Cortizo vowed to curb corruption and close the wealth gap in the isthmus nation at his swearing-in ceremony on Monday....
02:00, 07/02/2019

Algeria's ex-PM, former minister detained over alleged corruption: state TV Algeria's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered former Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia be held in custody after he faced a judge over a corruption investigation, state TV reported, sending some Algerians on...
23:00, 06/12/2019

Russian anti-corruption journalist detained in Moscow A Russian journalist known for investigating corruption among Moscow city officials has been detained by police and accused of drug offences, police said on Friday, but his lawyer, his employer and co...
21:00, 06/07/2019

Austria vice chancellor quits over 'corruption' video Austria's vice chancellor has resigned after footage of him seeming to offer lucrative German contracts to a potential Russian benefactor were published in newspapers this week....
17:48, 05/18/2019

Ex-Chicago Council member gets year in prison for corruption CHICAGO (AP) — A former Chicago City Council member has been sentenced to a year and one day prison after pleading guilty to corruption charges. U.S. District Judge Jorge Alonso sentenced 66-year-old ...
03:36, 06/25/2019

Microsoft settles corruption charges over bribery scheme Microsoft said it would settle a federal corruption charge that it was involved in an illegal bribery scheme in Hungary and pay $25 million in fines to put the matter to rest....
02:24, 07/23/2019

Venezuelan Elites Accused of Food Corruption Scheme Three stepsons of President Nicolás Maduro and a Colombian business partner are accused of running a scheme to siphon money meant to feed the country’s starving population....
15:24, 07/27/2019

African soccer boss free after corruption questioning French authorities released the head of African soccer's ruling body, Ahmad Ahmad, after several hours' questioning as part of a corruption investigation, a source at the prosecutor's office said on F...
17:36, 06/07/2019

UNAWA study: Corruption still a problem in reformed Afghanistan Amid peace talks between the United States and Afghanistan leaders, the United Nations mission in the war-scarred nation said in a study Monday sustained efforts are still needed to weed out corruptio...
19:00, 05/20/2019

Former Pakistani president Zardari arrested on corruption charges Former Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari was arrested on corruption charges on Monday, a Pakistani official said, in a blow to the opposition Pakistan People's Party....
15:00, 06/10/2019

15 More Senior Tax Officials, Accused Of Corruption, Made To Retire The government today sent 15 senior tax officials facing probes in corruption cases to compulsory retirement, sending across a tough message to bureaucrats taking kickbacks for facilitating tax......
12:36, 06/18/2019

Israeli Prime Ministers’ Struggles With Corruption: A Timeline Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is fighting new allegations of corruption. Here’s a timeline of his and his predecessors’ past run-ins with the law....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Sudan: Omar al-Bashir corruption trial gets underway Sudan's deposed president arrived amid heavy security at the courthouse in Khartoum where he is facing charges of financial malpractice. Amnesty International say that he still has to face heavier cha...
19:12, 08/19/2019

Russia: Spy arrests reflect anti-corruption fight MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin says the arrest of three senior officers of Russia’s top spy agency reflects a no-holds-barred fight against corruption. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokes...
16:12, 05/20/2019

Platini taken into custody over 2022 World Cup corruption allegations Disgraced former UEFA President Michel Platini has been taken into custody as part of a corruption investigation over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, the French financial prosecutor's spo...
13:36, 06/18/2019

Sudan's Bashir charged with corruption, in first appearance since April Sudan's ex-president Omar al-Bashir was charged with corruption-related offences on Sunday, as he appeared in public for the first time since he was overthrown and detained in April....
05:24, 06/17/2019

Stock futures drop on concerns over spiraling fallout of Huawei crackdown U.S. stock index futures fell on Monday, as fears over the impact on major technology companies from Washington's crackdown on China's Huawei Technologies added to concerns over worsening trade disput...
15:00, 05/20/2019

The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka Urges the Government to Crackdown on Islamists as If ‘on a War Footing’ (COLOMBO, Sri Lanka) — The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka said Monday that the government should crack down on Islamic extremists with more vigor “as if on war footing” in the aftermat...
14:48, 04/29/2019

Prominent Lawyer’s Trial Will Test Crackdown on Unregistered Foreign Agents The prosecution of Gregory B. Craig is seen as a litmus test for tougher Justice Department enforcement of law that requires disclosure of foreign lobbying....
21:17, 08/11/2019

Washington city's crackdown on 'bikini baristas' wins court blessing Scantily clad "bikini baristas" in Everett, Washington, will have to cover up more of themselves after a federal appeals court on Wednesday freed the city to enforce a dress code requiring that they c...
21:36, 07/03/2019

US STOCKS-Futures drop on concerns over spiraling fallout of Huawei crackdown U.S. stock index futures fell on Monday, as fears over the impact on major technology companies from Washington's crackdown on China's Huawei Technologies added to concerns over worsening trade disput...
15:48, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 6-Thousands defy crackdown in Moscow's biggest protest for years Tens of thousands of Russians staged what a monitoring group called the country's biggest political protest for eight years on Saturday, defying a crackdown to demand free elections to Moscow's city l...
02:36, 08/11/2019

Sudan Opposition Chief Demands Unbiased Probe On Protest Crackdown Sudan's veteran opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi called on Friday for an "objective" international investigation into last week's deadly crackdown on protesters, after the ruling military council......
02:36, 06/15/2019

Canada enacts drug price crackdown, in blow to pharmaceutical industry The Canadian government announced final regulations on Friday that should cut billions of dollars from patented drug prices that are among the highest in the world, overcoming heavy opposition from ph...
01:12, 08/10/2019

Senate leader: Any violent crackdown in Hong Kong would be 'completely unacceptable' U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell warned China on Monday that any violent crackdown on protests in Hong Kong would be "completely unacceptable," while Trump administration officials urged...
20:24, 08/12/2019

More parking, towing crackdown coming to Joffre Lakes, one of B.C.’s busiest parks The Joffre Lakes plan will also look at possible day-use fees or a hard cap on the number of day-use visitors, should "sustainable visitation levels" remain a problem....
23:48, 06/25/2019

Russian protesters hurt in police crackdown seek redress in courts Bruised Russian teenager Alexander Kostyuk spent three days in hospital being treated for concussion he said he sustained on Aug. 3 when four policemen beat him with truncheons at an opposition protes...
17:36, 08/09/2019

Tanzania says elephant, rhino populations rebounding after anti-poaching crackdown Elephant and rhino populations in Tanzania have begun to rebound after a government crackdown dismantled organised criminal networks involved in industrial-scale poaching, the country's presidency sai...
17:24, 07/10/2019

India Moves to Revoke Kashmir’s Special Status Amid Crackdown Before the announcement, which is likely to set off unrest, India had flooded the disputed region with thousands of extra troops and cut off internet service....
10:48, 08/05/2019

UPDATE 4-Thousands defy crackdown in Moscow's biggest protest for years Tens of thousands of Russians staged what a monitoring group called the country's biggest political protest for eight years on Saturday, defying a crackdown to demand free elections to Moscow's city l...
23:00, 08/10/2019

Sudan’s generals launch renewed crackdown to defeat general strike Arrests of white-collar workers to discourage protest follow assault by regime’s paramilitariesThe military regime in Sudan has launched a new wave of arrests and violent intimidation in an effort to ...
11:12, 06/09/2019

Timeline: From reform hopes to brutal crackdown - China's Tiananmen protests Next Tuesday, June 4, marks 30 years since China bloodily suppressed pro-democracy demonstrations in and around central Beijing's Tiananmen Square, when Chinese troops opened fire on their own people....
09:36, 05/27/2019

Li Peng, Chinese premier who led 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown, dies at 91 Former Chinese Premier Li Peng, known for leading the the nation during its infamous crackdown of peaceful demonstrators in Tiananmen Square, died Monday. He was 91....
18:00, 07/23/2019

Trump’s Immigration Crackdown Has Blunted Police Efforts to Be Tough on Crime Requests for U visas are declining, a sign that undocumented crime victims are losing hope in the program and are less inclined to help the authorities stop criminals....
18:24, 05/14/2019

Russian Police Detain Thousands Following Violent Crackdown on Moscow Protests If you need a reminder of what Donald Trump’s idol, Russian President Vladimir Putin, thinks of the people’s right to democratic reform, look no further than Saturday’s opposition protests in Moscow a...
05:48, 07/29/2019

Li Peng, Chinese Leader Derided for Role in Tiananmen Crackdown, Dies at 90 For decades, critics called for Mr. Li, who became known as the “butcher of Beijing,” to face trial or a public reckoning for his role in the 1989 bloodshed....
15:24, 07/23/2019

Migrant rescue ship captains could face $57,000 fines in Italian crackdown Migrant rescue ships docking in Italy without authorization could soon face fines of up to $57,000, as part of a government crackdown that the United Nations warns violates international law....
00:24, 06/13/2019