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Nunzia De Girolamo. Photo courtesy of giornalettismo.com
Italy minister resigns amid abuse of power, corruption probes

Italy's Agriculture Minister resigned amid allegations of abuse of power over the appointment of staff in the public healthcare system.

Italy minister resigns amid abuse of power, corruption probes
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British corrupts minors in Kazakhstan's Uralsk

A British man is charged with corruption of minors and lewd behavior in Uralsk in western Kazakhstan.

British corrupts minors in Kazakhstan's Uralsk
Spanish prince's star rises as monarchy stumbles
Spanish prince's star rises as monarchy stumbles

As Spain's royal family reels from scandals and its elderly king leans on crutches after numerous operations, one figure is standing tall, offering the monarchy hope: heir apparent Prince Felipe.

Spanish prince's star rises as monarchy stumbles
FIFA head of security Ralf Mutschke. ©Reuters/Michael Buholzer
Football: FIFA's policeman vows match-fixing won't ruin World Cup

FIFA corruption-buster Ralf Mutschke has warned that soccer's world governing body will do all in its power to ensure that match-fixing by mafia gangs does not ruin the 2014 World Cup.

Football: FIFA's policeman vows match-fixing won't ruin World Cup
Turkey PM says 'favours' retrial of coup plot officers
Turkey PM says 'favours' retrial of coup plot officers

Turkey's embattled Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday he would favour retrials for hundreds of military officers jailed for coup-plotting.

Turkey PM says 'favours' retrial of coup plot officers
The Ministry of Agriculture of Kazakhstan. ©Danial Okasov
One more Agriculture Ministry diplomat arrested over bribery in Kazakhstan

Agency for Fighting Economic and Corruption Crimes (Financial Police) has arrested the Head of Cattle Breeding Department of Agriculture Ministry of Kazakhstan.

One more Agriculture Ministry diplomat arrested over bribery in Kazakhstan
Turkey 'takes $100 billion hit' from political turmoil
Turkey 'takes $100 billion hit' from political turmoil

The political crisis engulfing Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has cost the economy $100 billion, a top official said Monday, as financial markets rebounded after days in freefall.

Turkey 'takes $100 billion hit' from political turmoil
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China holds ex-security chief's colleague over graft

A former close colleague of China's ex-chief of internal security Zhou Yongkang is under investigation for "law and discipline violations", authorities have announced, stepping up anti-corruption inquiries another notch.

China holds ex-security chief's colleague over graft
India anti-graft hero takes subway to swearing-in
India anti-graft hero takes subway to swearing-in

Anti-corruption champion Arvind Kejriwal Saturday rode the subway to his swearing-in ceremony as the chief minister of Delhi, in what supporters hope will be a watershed moment in the country's graft-ridden politics.

India anti-graft hero takes subway to swearing-in
Turkey's scandal-hit ministers resign
Turkey's scandal-hit ministers resign

Turkey's economy and interior ministers, ensnared in a vast corruption scandal that has roiled the government of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, resigned.

Turkey's scandal-hit ministers resign
Kazakhstan Minister of Agriculture Asylzhan Mamytbekov. Tengrinews.kz file photo
Kazakhstan Minister of Agriculture to resign if Umiryayev found guilty

Kazakhstan Minister of Agriculture Asylzhan Mamytbekov is ready to resign in case Vice-Minister of Agriculture Muslim Umiryayev is guilty.

Kazakhstan Minister of Agriculture to resign if Umiryayev found guilty
Muslim Umiryayev. Photo courtesy of  PrimeMinister.kz
Intermediary of Vice-Minister bribe case has millions of dollars in his bank accounts

The intermediary who gave the bribe to Muslim Umiryayev, Vice-Minister of Agriculture of Kazakhstan, has millions of US dollars in his bank accounts.

Intermediary of Vice-Minister bribe case has millions of dollars in his bank accounts
Scandal-hit Turkey PM presses police purge
Scandal-hit Turkey PM presses police purge

Turkish prosecutors have begun charging some of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's closest allies in a huge graft scandal he has responded to with a spectacular purge of the police.

Scandal-hit Turkey PM presses police purge
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China's graft crackdown hits watches, luxury market

Luxury watch sales fell in the key Chinese market this year in the face of a crackdown on corruption and extravagance, a global consultancy said.

China's graft crackdown hits watches, luxury market
The Deputy Chairman of the Agency on Fight Against Economic and Corruption Crimes Andrey Lukin. Photo © Marat Abilov
Kazakhstan Financial Police spends $162,000 to reward 100 for info about corruption

The Financial Police of Kazakhstan has paid over $160 thousand in rewards for reporting corruption crimes to 100 Kazakhstan nationals.

Kazakhstan Financial Police spends $162,000 to reward 100 for info about corruption
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Kazakhstan Financial Police insists on capping cash-outs

Kazakhstan Agency for Fighting Economic and Corruption Crimes (the Financial Police) is calling the Government to introduce restrictions for cash withdrawals.

Kazakhstan Financial Police insists on capping cash-outs
Environmentalists hail China's banquet ban on shark fin
Environmentalists hail China's banquet ban on shark fin

Environmentalists hailed Monday a Chinese government ban on serving shark's fin, bird's nest soup and other wild animal products at official functions, saying it will set a precedent that will help protect endangered species.

Environmentalists hail China's banquet ban on shark fin
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China anti-corruption activist beaten by police: lawyers

A Chinese anti-corruption activist put on trial in what campaign groups say is a crackdown on dissent was beaten by police while in detention, lawyers said Thursday.

China anti-corruption activist beaten by police: lawyers
Kazakhstan 7 notches down in the Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index 2013

Kazakhstan shares its 140th place with Honduras, Laos and Uganda.

Kazakhstan 7 notches down in the Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index 2013
Guo Youming, vice governor of the central province of Hubei.©Reuters/China Stringer Network
China puts another senior official under investigation

China has placed a provincial vice governor under investigation, officials said, the latest senior official to fall in a highly-publicised anti-graft campaign under the country's new leadership.

China puts another senior official under investigation

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