Corruption

By Roberto Savio Rome — After Teresa May’s defeat in the British parliament it is clear that a new spectre is haunting Europe. It is no longer the spectre of communism, which opens Marx’s Manifesto of 1848; it is the spectre of the failure of neoliberal globalisation, which reigned uncontested following the fall of the […]

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–Former PM seeks suspension of sentence, claims accountability judge ‘betrayed his predisposition and exceeded his position as a trial judge’ ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday moved the Islamabad High Court (IHC) against his conviction in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills case, for which he is currently serving a prison sentence, and also filed an […]

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The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists has hundreds of members across the world. Typically, these journalists are outstanding in their countries and have won many national and global awards. Our monthly series, Meet the Investigators, highlights the work of these tireless journalists. This month, we speak to Umar Cheema, an award-winning Pakistani investigative reporter with […]

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The Nigerian government has slammed a caveat on the prophecy by the global banking giant HSBC which predicted that the second term of President Muhammadu Buhari would stunt the economy. Dismissing the bank’s bleak scenario for Nigeria post 2019, government said on the contrary, what killed Nigeria’s economy in the past was the unbridled looting […]

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Business as usual at halt — fear technology and state Governments around the world derive respect from their citizens through good governance and fear and deterrence of law, which they implement indiscriminately. While the governments enforce rule of law through state functionaries, it also provides for due indemnity to the relevant officials who perform their […]

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ROME: After Theresa May’s defeat in the British parliament it is clear that a new spectre is haunting Europe. It is no longer the spectre of communism, which opens Marx’s Manifesto of 1848; it is the spectre of the failure of neoliberal globalisation, which reigned uncontested following the fall of the Berlin Wall, until the […]

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The United States and allied nations in Latin America are ratcheting up pressure on Venezuela in what appears to be a coordinated effort to remove Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro from office. Maduro was sworn in last week to a second 6-year term following his victory in last May’s election, which was boycotted by the opposition. […]

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Business as usual at halt-fear technology and state (Sitara -e -Shujaat, Nashan-e-Imtiaz) Governments around the world derive respect from their citizens through good governance and fear and deterrence of law, which they implement indiscriminately. While the governments enforce rule of law through state functionaries, it also provides for due indemnity to the relevant officials who […]

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Abdulla Yameen, the autocratic leader of the Maldives whose rule saw the corrupt handouts of 50 of the country’s islands, was defeated on Sunday in a landslide election that elevated opposition lawmaker Ibrahim Mohamed Solih to power after five years of deepening autocracy. Ibrahim Solih campaigns in the Maldives (CC 4.0)The elections were “the most […]

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Islamabad: An anti-corruption court in Pakistan on Monday sentenced ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif to seven years in jail in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills graft case while acquitting him in the Flagship Investments corruption case in the high-profile Panama Papers scandal. Accountability Court II Judge Muhammad Arshad Malik announced the short verdict in the two […]

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