Corruption

The criminal probe into the head of the Swiss federal prosecution’s economic crimes division, Olivier Thormann, has been dropped, the attorney general’s office (OAG) said in a statement. The OAG announced last week Thormann’s temporary suspension in connection with “investigations into football and FIFA”, but did not specify which probes the prosecutor had been working […]

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A Swiss federal prosecutor suspended last month in connection with corruption investigations in the world of football has been cleared of wrongdoing and quit his job, authorities said on Friday. The criminal probe into the head of the Swiss federal prosecution’s economic crimes division, Olivier Thormann, has been dropped, the attorney general’s office said in […]

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You’ve got to admire the guy’s chutzpah, though. For someone who’s running for an entirely unelected post at the helm of the European Commission – and who, last I looked, had absolutely no business to be representing anyone at all, outside his own constituency in Bavaria – it takes a whole lot of nerve for […]

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Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government has revealed that 294 Pakistanis out of 444 who have been named in the Panama Papers leak have been sent notices. The information came from Federal Minister for Finance Asad Umar who said that authorities could not trace 150 people involved in the leak while four had given up their Pakistani nationalities […]

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A probe into the procurement of Rafale fighter jets from France would throw up names of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Anil Ambani, Congress president Rahul Gandhi said Wednesday. Addressing a campaign rally here for the second phase of Assembly polls, Gandhi also claimed the NDA government bought the planes at Rs 1,600 crore a […]

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Internews/Islamabad The Senate has been informed that the way for the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government to implement its reforms agenda is clear now that the short- and medium-term balance of payments crisis had been averted.Winding up discussion on the terms and conditions of the foreign loans obtained or being obtained, Minister of State for Finance […]

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Panjim, Nov 12 (TGS) Union Minister of State (I/C), Ministry of AYUSH Shripad Naik said that, Yoga is basically focus to change the lifestyle. So, the lifestyle related disorders are easily prevented and managed. Experts of Yoga see daily practice as beneficial in itself, leading to improved health, emotional well-being, mental clarity and joy in […]

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Portugese Socialist MEP Ana Gomes took to Twitter to ask when the SD group in the European Parliament and the Party of European Socialists (of which PL is part) would be distancing itself from what she referred to as “the corrupt criminals running Malta” referring to the Maltese Government. Gomes proceeded to add a link […]

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Kondagaon:  Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday launched yet another attack at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his silence on the issues of corruption and alleged that he and Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh are “corrupt”. “Chhattisgarh is a prosperous state, but the BJP government steals from the people and helps 15-20 of its rich […]

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The attorney general’s office (OAG) said the suspension was linked to “investigations into football and FIFA”, but stressed it had no connection to recent so-called Football Leaks revelations of meetings between high-level OAG and FIFA executives. In a statement, the OAG said it had received “information about complaints” against the head of the federal prosecution’s economic crimes division, […]

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Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday launched a tirade against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh, alleging they are “openly indulging in graft” and taking decisions only after “permission” from their industrialist friends. Addressing a poll rally in Singh’s home turf Rajnandgaon, Rahul Gandhi asserted that his party would act against […]

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ZAM’s investigative journalism partner, the African Investigative Publishing Collective (AIPC), once again made its presence felt at the yearly African Investigative Journalism Conference, held 29-31 October in Johannesburg. Firstly, keynote speaker Anas Aremeyaw Anas, Ghana’s famous undercover journalist, explained how African realities impact on the work of investigative journalists on the continent, where undercover reporting […]

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The House of Representatives is set to shift course. Early next year, there will be 218 Democrats in the chamber, giving the left a majority and the speaker of the House for the first time in eight years. The Democrats will gavel the House committees. They’ll set the agenda and the priorities, and they’ll limit […]

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