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…
Police Academy Event Hall. The Minister of Justice and Public Order, Mr Ionas Nicolaou, visits the Police Headquarters. Source: CyprusMail.
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Anti-corruption laws ratification around the globe

Nicolaou wants anti-corruption bills approved by House early next month This material belongs to: CyprusMail. Justice Minister Ionas Nicolaou said on Sunday that the package…
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…
Liu Changkai, a Chinese fugitive on a "red notice" list for 100 corruption fugitives issued by Interpol, returns to China and turns himself in to the police on August 31, 2017. Source: VCG.
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‘Red Notice’ fugitive returns to China

This material belongs to: Liu Changkai, one of China’s most wanted fugitives, has returned to China and turned himself in to the police, the…
Panama's President Ricardo Martinelli listens during the session "The role of Business in Development" on the first day of the World Economic Forum in Davos on January 26, 2011. The global shift in economic and political power towards emerging giants like China and India, as well as the eurozone's debt battle, will remain key themes at this week's Davos meeting, said an analyst. Source: AFP PHOTO/ERIC PIERMONT/
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Judge: Panama ex-president should be extradited from US

This material belongs to: AP. MIAMI (AP) — A Miami federal judge has ruled that a former president of Panama should be extradited to face…
PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA - AUGUST 7: Frank Chikane, Zipho Siwa, Prince Dibeela and Bishop Jo Seoka outside the Pretoria Heart Hospital on August 7, 2013, Pretoria, South Africa. They gathered to pray for former president Nelson Mandela. Source: by Gallo Images / Foto24 / Theana Breugem.
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South African Churches Band Together For Fight ‘A Culture Of Corruption’

This material belongs to: Huffington Post. The programme will focus on ‘desirable standards and values’ to prevent corruption of the state. A full church choir…
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA – JUNE 27: Transnet acting Chief Financial Officer Anoj Singh at Transnet's annual results announcement on June 27, 2011 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Source: Gallo Images/Foto24/Lerato Maduna.
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OUTA Charges Eskom’s Anoj Singh For Corruption

This material belongs to: Huffington Post. “Anoj Singh has been invaluable for the Gupta empire and has bent over backwards to pave the way for…
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…
Em discurso na tribuna do Senado, senador Fernando Collor (PTB-AL). Source: Moreira Mariz/Agência Senado.
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Brazil Corruption

This material belongs to: La Vanguardia. Supreme Court accepts accusation against former president Fernando Collor for corruption. Brazil’s Supreme Court on Tuesday accepted a complaint…
В Швеции россиянина подозревают в организации сомнительной сделки Bombardier с железнодорожниками Азербайджана. Источник фото: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg.
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Swedish prosecutors to charge Bombardier Sweden employee with bribery

This material belongs to: Reuters. STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Swedish prosecutors said on Friday they would charge an employee of Canadian aircraft and train maker Bombardier BBDb.ST on…
Australian founder of whistleblowing website, 'WikiLeaks', Julian Assange speaks to media after giving a press conference in London on July 26, 2010. The founder of a website which published tens of thousands of leaked military files about the war in Afghanistan said Monday they showed that the "course of the war needs to change". In all, some 92,000 documents dating back to 2004 were released by the whistleblowers' website Wikileaks to the New York Times, Britain's Guardian newspaper, and Germany's Der Spiegel news weekly. Assange also used a press conference in London to dismiss the White House's furious reaction to the disclosures. Source: LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images.
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Wikileaks’ Julian Assange reportedly turned down a trove of documents related to the Russian government

This material belongs to: Business Insider. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange reportedly “gave excuse after excuse” for refusing to publish a trove of documents related to…
The sights include an independence monument that went so over-budget that four hospitals could have been built in its place and a mansion owned by the Mexican president's wife, built by a favoured government contractor. Source: TRT World.
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Innovative bus tour highlights corruption in Mexico

This material belongs to: TRT World. Anti-corruption NGOs are hosting bus tours around Mexico City in an attempt to highlight corruption in private and public…
Customs commissioner Nicanor Faeldon wipes his eyes of tears as Sen. Richard Gordon approach to talk to him at the resumption of the Senate hearing on the 6.4 billion drug shipment which the BOC confiscated. Source: INQUIRER/Grig C. Montegrande.
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Faeldon in standoff with Trillanes before admitting corruption in BOC

This material belongs to: Bureau of Customs (BOC) commissioner Nicanor Faeldon refused to answer questions from Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on whether there is…
Mr James Remobatu (STC) and Lynelle Popot of the UNDP Honiara Office after the signing ceremony at the Prime Ministers Office. Source: Government Communications Unit.
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Preparatory phase of Anti-Corruption project signed

This material belongs to: Solomon Star News. The Secretary to Cabinet, James Remobatu, today signed on behalf of the Government of Solomon Islands a preparatory-phase…
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,…
Avigdor Lieberman surrounded by Ze'ev Elkin, Benjamin Netanyahu, Alex Miller, and Faina Kirschenbaum. Sources: Leiberman: Uriel Sinai/Getty Images; Netenyahu: Menaham Kahana/Pool/Getty Images; Kirschenbaum: Michael Feigin/WikiCommons; Alex Miller:; Elkin: WikiCommons.
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Israeli prosecutors charge former officials with corruption

This material belongs to: ABC News. Israeli prosecutors have charged a former deputy minister and nine others in a corruption sting centered on Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman‘s…