Corruption

Watching her campaign, one would think Maryam Nawaz was running for election. In fact, she is canvassing for her parents, defending the legacy of her father, Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan’s recently ousted prime minister, and fighting for the election of her mother, who has been picked to succeed him in parliament. For weeks, Maryam, 43, has […]

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The CPI has launched a month-long campaign against the alleged “pro-corporate” policies of the Narendra Modi government. Party General Secretary S Sudhakar Reddy said the campaign will expose the “anti-people and corrupt policies” of the Centre. Reddy said the Modi government had brought misery upon the people and its policies had resulted in the spread […]

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Will the United States of America and the United Kingdom just ignore all the media hype and regulatory findings regarding alleged corruption in South Africa? Will they allow corrupt trading involving their electronic and banking systems, especially by companies with US and UK connections? Most unlikely, given the recent developments in global anti-bribery and corruption […]

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Will the United States of America and the United Kingdom just ignore all the media hype and regulatory findings regarding alleged corruption in South Africa? Will they allow corrupt trading involving their electronic and banking systems, especially by companies with US and UK connections? Most unlikely, given the recent developments in global anti-bribery and corruption […]

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The European Parliament called for tighter anti-corruption measures on Wednesday and for an investigation into reports that Azerbaijan paid off EU decision-makers who spoke favorably about the country’s dismal human rights record. European Parliament (Photo: Hemicycle.jpg,CC BY-SA 3.0)In a resolution that was overwhelmingly approved, the parliamentarians, among other, condemned “attempts by Azerbaijan and other autocratic […]

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Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, outgoing leader of the Opposition Simon Busuttil, tourism minister Konrad Mizzi, OPM chief of staff Keith Schembri and former Allied Newspapers managing director Adrian Hillman gathered in judge Antonio Mizzi’s courtroom this morning as their lawyers prepared to make submissions in seven appeals filed against the launch of an inquiry into […]

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RAWALPINDI: Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Sirajul Haq on Monday announced a revolt against what he called the ‘corrupt system’, saying he is a son of a labour and does not bow down before corrupt elements. Leading the “Accountability March” being held from Lahore to Islamabad here, he said that the corrupt and drug mafias had taken Pakistan hostage, […]

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Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, outgoing leader of the Opposition Simon Busuttil, tourism minister Konrad Mizzi, OPM chief of staff Keith Schembri and former Allied Newspapers managing director Adrian Hillman gathered in judge Antonio Mizzi’s courtroom this morning as their lawyers prepared to make submissions in seven appeals filed against the launch of an inquiry into […]

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During the colonial period, the Spanish Americas were governed under the 14th-century formula, “Obedézcase, pero no se cumpla”: obey, but do not comply. This double legal standard acknowledged the king’s authority while preventing royal law from encroaching upon local customs and guild privileges. The affirmative command (obey) came with a built-in negation (do not comply), […]

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PESHAWAR: Various organisations on Saturday staged protest against the genocide of Rohingya Muslims and urged the Islamic world to help end atrocities being carried out against the innocent people in Myanmar. Tanzeem-e-Islami Khyber Pakhtunkhwa held a protest rally outside the Peshawar Press Club. The protesters were addressed by the Tanzeem’s leaders who condemned Myanmar junta […]

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The Bangkok billionaire family that co-founded Red Bull, the world’s leading energy drink, uses offshore companies to cloak purchases of jets and luxury properties, including the posh London home where the clan’s fugitive son was last seen. The Yoovidhya family’s efforts to hide assets show how easily major global financial players can routinely — and, […]

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Deposed former premier Nawaz Sharif addresses a crowd during his visit to rge mausoleum of poet Mohammad Iqbal on Independence Day in Lahore on Aug 14. (AP Photo) ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s national anti-corruption body on Friday filed riminal charges against ousted former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his children in an anti-corruption court as directed by […]

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