20011013-GULBAHAR, AFGHANISTAN: Afghan children listen a lesson at a school in Gulbahar, some 30 km from Kabul, 13 October 2001. US warplanes and missiles bombarded Afghan airbases and military camps on Saturday, 13 october 2001, but frustrated opposition forces claimed Washington was not targeting frontline Taliban positions. Source: Sergei Ilnitsky.
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Report Reveals Corruption At Education Ministry

This material belongs to: TOLOnews. The report says 75 percent of teacher training graduates are not being hired at schools due to corruption in the…
Mmusi Maimane, leader of the opposition Democratic Alliance party, speaks during a keynote speech on the opening day of the Investing in African Mining Indaba in Johannesburg on October 4, 2017. Source: Waldo Swiegers/Bloomberg.
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Mmusi Maimane: In the 21st century, corruption shouldn’t be this easy

This material belongs to: BIZ News. JOHANNESBURG — Last week saw one of the biggest developments in South Africa’s state capture saga as it was revealed that US…
BEIJING, CHINA - SEPTEMBER 04: Chinese President Xi Jinping attends welcoming ceremony for Malaysia's Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Alhaj Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah outside the Great Hall of the People on September 4, 2014 in Beijing, China. The invitation of President Xi Jinping, Sultan Tuanku Alhaj Abdul Halim Mu'Adzam Shah of Malaysia will pay a state visit to China from September 3rd to 8th. Source: Lintao Zhang/Getty Images.
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The anti-corruption fight continues in China

Xi Jinping has more tigers, foxes and flies in his sights This material belongs to: Nikkei Asian Review. With or without Wang, president’s anti-graft purges to…
IMFC Governors applaud after UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon addressed them April 18, 2015 at the IMFC meeting at the 2015 IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings In Washington, DC. This was the first time a UN Secretary General has attended the IMFC meeting. Source: IMF Staff Photo/Stephen Jaffe.
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IMF discusses fighting global corruption during annual meeting

This material belongs to: CGTN America. The annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund & World Bank has closed in Washington. One sideline agreement to…
UPCOMING DEVELOPMENTS: Artist's impression of Yoma Central and The Peninsula Yangon, projects which Yoma has undertaken in collaboration with several international corporations and financiers. Source: YOMA STRATEGIC HOLDINGS.
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‘Anti-corruption a competitive strength’

This material belongs to: The Business Times. Corruption in Myanmar is widely described as “endemic”, and experts trace its roots to the decades of military…
Pope Francis arrives in John Paul II (Giovanni Paolo II) Square outside the Duomo cathedral, in Cesena, Italy, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. Pope Francis is in Cesena and Bologna for a one-day visit. Source: AP Photo/Antonio Calanni.
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Corruption is the ‘termite of politics,’ Pope Francis says

This material belongs to: CRUX. Speaking in the north-central Italian town of Cesena on Sunday, Pope Francis outlined his own version of “Profiles in Courage,”…
United States Senator Robert Menendez, a Democrat from New Jersey, is on trial on federal corruption charges in Newark. Recent court rulings overturning the convictions of former New York legislative leaders Dean G. Skelos and Sheldon Silver could play a role in Mr. Menendez’s case. Source: Bryan Anselm for The New York Times.
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Overturned Convictions Loom Over Menendez’s Corruption Trial

This material belongs to: The New York Times. NEWARK — They were two of the most notable corruption convictions in recent political history, two entrenched…
From left: Member, Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance Party (APDA), Mr Dan Nwanyanwu; Interim, National Chairman, Malam Shitu Mohammed-Cabiru; and Interim Deputy National Chairman (South), Mr Fijabi Adebo, unveiling the party’s flag in Abuja on Monday (4/6/17). Source: Ernest Okorie/BJO/NAN.
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APDA lauds proposed establishment of special courts for corruption, financial crime cases

This material belongs to: Premium Times. One of the newly registered parties, the Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance, APDA, has praised the Nigerian Judiciary for its…
At Molinos Calderón, in the village of La Ramona of El Callao sector, a miner shows portions of gold on a bill of 50 bolivars. Gold is used as currency in towns in the south of the Bolivar state. Source: William Urdaneta.
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Gold and Chaos in Orinoco

This material belongs to: OCCRP. A joint investigation by Efecto Cocuyo and OCCRP ​explores the Orinoco Mining Arc — the Venezuelan government’s controversial attempt to…
Princess Haya bint al-Hussein of Jordan alongside her brother, Prince Ali bin al-Hussein, at the FIFA Congress in Zurich in February 2016. Princess Haya managed her brother’s two campaigns for the FIFA presidency. Source: Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images.
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The Princess, the Private Investigator and Another Inquiry for FIFA

This material belongs to: The New York Times. LONDON — A Jordanian princess who is married to the billionaire ruler of Dubai has for more…
Dmitry Rybolovlev, the Russian billionaire who allegedly met with Donald Trump during his campaign, received a Cypriot passport in exchange for investing in the Bank of Cyprus. Source: Patrick Kovarik/AFP/Getty Images.
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Cyprus ‘selling’ EU citizenship to super rich of Russia and Ukraine

This material belongs to: The Guardian. Passports issued under ‘golden visa’ scheme raises €4bn since 2013, according to papers seen by the Guardian. Billionaire Russian…
EDITORS' NOTE: Reuters and other foreign media are subject to Iranian restrictions on their ability to report, film or take pictures in Tehran. Members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Navy march during a parade to commemorate the anniversary of the Iran-Iraq war (1980-88), in Tehran September 22, 2011. Source: REUTERS/Stringer.
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Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corruption Empire

This material belongs to: Asharq Al-Awsat. London- Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps is being forced to shrink its sprawling business empire and some of its senior members…
Construction is underway at the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station in Jenkinsville, S.C. where Westinghouse Electric Co. is building two AP1000 reactors. The work is behind schedule and over budget. Source: South Carolina Electric & Gas.
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Phil Noble: S.C’s nuclear scandal, corruption and accountability: Guest Columnist

This material belongs to: South Strand News. The current scandal of SCANA’s (S.C. Electric and Gas parent company) and Santee Cooper’s nuclear debacle is arguably…
The former presidents Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, center, and Dilma Rousseff, in Recife, Brazil, last month. Source: Leo Caldas/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images.
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Brazilian Corruption Case Ensnares Ex-Presidents da Silva and Rousseff

This material belongs to: NY Times. SÃO PAULO, Brazil — Brazil’s attorney general on Tuesday charged former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva; his successor, Dilma Rousseff; and…
Some of the money went towards an international lobbying operation to deflect criticism of Azerbaijan’s president, Ilham Aliyev, pictured with his wife Mehriban outside 10 Downing Street. Source: Luke MacGregor/Reuters.
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UK at centre of secret $3bn Azerbaijani money laundering and lobbying scheme

This material belongs to: The Guardian. Exclusive: Leaked data reveals thousands of covert payments, including to European politicians and journalists. Azerbaijan’s ruling elite operated a secret…
CAPE TOWNSOUTH AFRICA, 05MAY11 - Ebrahim Patel, Minister of Economic Development of South Africa, during the Job Creation session at the World Economic Forum on Africa 2011 held in Cape Town, South Africa, 4-6 May 2011. Source: Eric Miller.
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Patel: Corruption toll could be R27bn to GDP, 76 000 job losses

This material belongs to: Daily Maverick. Cape Town – Corruption costs the SA gross domestic product (GDP) at least R27bn annually as well as the…
Yingluck's former commerce minister Boonsong Teriyapirom who is accused of falsifying government-to-government rice deals arrives at the Supreme Court in Bangkok, Thailand, August 25, 2017. Source: REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha.
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Ex-Thai commerce minister sentenced to 42 years in jail over rice bidding scam

This material belongs to: Xinhua. A former Thai commerce minister was on Friday sentenced to 42 years in jail under a historical lawsuit involving an…
Former Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra arrives at the Supreme Court in Bangkok Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand on August 1, 2017. Source: Anusak Laowilas/NurPhoto via Getty Images.
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Thailand Issues an Arrest Warrant for Its Former Prime Minister After She Fails to Show For a Verdict

This material belongs to: Time. Thailand’s Supreme Court has issued an arrest warrant for former prime minster of Thailand Yingluck Shinawatra after she failed to show up…
Mr. Oscar N. Onyema, Chief Executive Officer, The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) with Ms. Olajobi Makinwa, Chief, Anti-Corruption & Transparency and Africa, United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) while receiving the Best Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Company Award at 2015 African Business Awards held in New York, USA. Source: Newsverge.
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Anti-corruption key to SMEs survival – CBI

This material belongs to: Vanguard. The convention of Business Integrity, has identified anti-corruption as a key to the survival of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises,…
FILE - In this Oct. 21, 2016 file photo, federal police put items seized from the Federal Senate Legislative Police headquarters into a vehicle as part of an investigation into the Car Wash operation in Brasilia, Brazil. What began as a probe of money laundering has sprawled into a mega-scandal, primarily uncovering a scheme by construction companies to overcharge in contracts with the state oil company. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres, File)
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Brazilians questioning whether big probe will end corruption

This material belongs to: ABC News. For three years, Brazilians have become used to waking up to images of top politicians or captains of industry…
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 09: U.S. President Donald Trump (C) put his hand on the shoulder of Sen. Jeff Sessions (R) after introducing him before Sessions's swearing in ceremony in the Oval Office of the White House February 9, 2017 in Washington, DC. Trump also signed three executive orders immediately after the swearing in ceremony. Also pictured is U.S. Vice President Mike Pence (L). (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) Trump top law enforcement officer, Jeff Sessions, lied under oath about his Russian contacts. Source: Getty Images.
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Ethics watchdog at Justice Department resigns over Trump’s corruption

This material belongs to: Daily Kos. A former federal prosecutor and veteran ethics officer at the Department of Justice left her job in June because…