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Qatar and UN sign agreement to fight corruption in sport

Qatar and UN sign agreement to fight corruption in sport

The Doha-based Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption Centre (ROLACC), signed a co-operation agreement on fighting sport corruption with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

Philippines turns over Chinese official wanted for corruption

Philippines turns over Chinese official wanted for corruption

The Philippines on Wednesday formally turned over to Chinese authorities a former Chinese government official who was wanted for corruption.

France investigates Japan's Olympics chief on suspicion of corruption

France investigates Japan's Olympics chief on suspicion of corruption

The president of Japan's Olympic Committee, Tsunekazu Takeda, is under formal investigation in France for suspected corruption related to Japan's successful bid for the 2020 Olympic Games, a French judicial source said on Friday.

Russian whistleblower died of natural causes in UK: inquest

Russian whistleblower died of natural causes in UK: inquest

A Russian millionaire who died suddenly in England after helping to expose an alleged Russian money laundering scheme died of natural causes, a long-running inquest concluded Wednesday.

Vietnam arrests ship firm execs for 'embezzling $4.5m'

Vietnam arrests ship firm execs for 'embezzling $4.5m'

Two executives from a near-bankrupt state-run shipbuilding company have been arrested in Vietnam on accusations of embezzling $4.5 million in collusion with a scandal-plagued bank ...

German police raid Deutsche Bank in 'Panama Papers' probe

German police raid Deutsche Bank in 'Panama Papers' probe

German prosecutors raided several Deutsche Bank offices in the Frankfurt area Thursday over suspicions of money laundering based on revelations from the 2016 ‘Panama Papers’ data leak.

Malaysia says former PM Najib's office ordered changes to 1MDB audit report

Malaysia says former PM Najib's office ordered changes to 1MDB audit report

The office of former Malaysian premier Najib Razak ordered changes to a 2016 audit report of scandal-plagued state fund 1MDB, including removing mention of financier Low Taek Jho's presence ...

Iran sentences two to death in fight against economic crimes

Iran sentences two to death in fight against economic crimes

Iranian special courts set up in a drive against economic crime have sentenced two people to death, state media said on Sunday, as the country faces renewed US sanctions and a public outcry against profiteering and corruption.

Ukrainian activist dies three months after acid attack

Ukrainian activist dies three months after acid attack

Ukrainian anti-corruption campaigner Kateryna Gandzyuk, seriously injured in an acid attack in July, has died in hospital, supporters and the government said Sunday.

Bangladesh ex-PM Zia sentenced to seven years in jail for corruption

Bangladesh ex-PM Zia sentenced to seven years in jail for corruption

Former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia was sentenced to another seven years in jail for illegally raising charitable funds by using the power of her office, court officials said Monday.

Journalist murder a toxic mystery in Malta one year on

Journalist murder a toxic mystery in Malta one year on

A year after a car bomb killed Maltese anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, those who ordered the murder remain free while others continuing her work in the EU's smallest state are branded traitors.

Qatar, UK to cooperate in fight against corruption

Qatar, UK to cooperate in fight against corruption

The Administrative Control and Transparency Authority Chairman HE Hamad bin Nasser al-Misned met with the United Kingdom ambassador to Qatar, Ajay Sharma.