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United Kingdom: Labour embroiled in corruption scandal over tape ‘showing businessman linked to the party demanding £2m bribe from property developers wanting to build London skyscraper’
Dec 11, 2017 08:00 pm

An alleged Labour corruption scandal involving a £2million bribe to guarantee planning permission for one of Britain’s biggest skyscrapers is being investigated by police. A businessman with close ties to the party was secretly recorded describing how the money would…

United States: Former senator arrested on extortion and fraud charges after allegedly using his office to gain $1million, 700 POUNDS of free coffee and a Jeep
Dec 11, 2017 07:30 pm

A former Massachusetts state senator was arrested on charges of extortion and fraud after allegedly using his office to gain about $1 million, 700 pounds of free coffee and a Jeep. Former state Sen. Brian A. Joyce, 55, federal authorities…

World: Anti-Corruption Day 2017: Empowering citizens’ fight against corruption
Dec 11, 2017 07:00 pm

One of the most striking findings from Transparency International’s latest worldwide corruption survey, the Global Corruption Barometer, is that most people firmly believe in their own power to combat corruption. Latin American and the Caribbean lead the pack in this…

Hong Kong: Hong Kong ex-home secretary Patrick Ho’s arrest came amid US corruption crackdown on individuals
Dec 11, 2017 06:30 pm

The arrest in the US of former Hong Kong home affairs secretary Patrick Ho Chi-ping on bribery charges last month came amid an upswing in cooperation between Washington and other countries trying to crack down on corruption. The US Department…

Israel: Thousands protest against Netanyahu, corruption in Tel Aviv
Dec 11, 2017 06:00 pm

Thousands of Israelis have poured into the streets of Tel Aviv for an anti-corruption rally calling on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to resign. Local media estimated that more than 10,000 turned out Saturday for the weekly demonstration. Smaller demonstrations were…

Ukraine: Ukraine arrests anti-corruption activist Saakashvili
Dec 11, 2017 05:30 pm

Mikheil Saakashvili, the adamant opposition leader who was stripped of his Ukrainian citizenship four months ago, was arrested late Friday in Ukraine’s capital. Hundreds of his supporters gathered in a narrow street outside the police station where he was taken,…
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