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25 Apr 2022 (Business Fights Poverty) The negative impact of corruption on climate action is a link we can no longer ignore. Dana Schrann explains how it is imperative to keep a close eye on whether states are over-exaggerating actual efforts towards climate action, while continuing with...

27 Apr 2022  (The New York Times) Richard Olson lobbied for the government of Qatar soon after retiring and took gifts from a businessman while serving as ambassador to Pakistan, according to prosecutors. WASHINGTON — Richard G. Olson, a retired diplomat who recently served as ambassador to...

26 Apr 2022  (10 News San Diego) LOS ANGELES (CNS) — A self-described "comically terrible spy" who is believed to have worked with federal authorities investigating the activities of Deutsche Bank and its ties with former President Donald Trump was found dead east of Lincoln Park,...

24 Apr 2022  (IRAN INTERNATIONAL) Ramifications of a scandal surrounding Iran’s parliament speaker continue, with accusations that his family bought two apartments in Turkey in a recent trip. An Iranian journalist living in Turkey, Amirhossein Miresmaili, tweeted on April 21 that speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf’s wife, daughter and sone-in-law...

21 Apr 2022  (ANI News) Ottawa [Canada], April 20 (ANI): The failure of the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) in Afghanistan reflected the structural shortcomings of Security Sector Reform (SSR) here in the country including the overall international approach in Kabul, said a Canada-based think tank. Issues...

4 Apr 2022  (Prospect) On his website, Virginia property lawyer Dan Withers boasts that he can make your money invisible. From offshore companies to private trusts, he offers “innovative legal strategies” to his mega-rich clients “for whom anonymity and protection from liability are of paramount concern.” Hiding wealth...

11 Apr 2022  (RNZ)   The Office of the Attorney General in the Northern Marianas has filed a criminal case against the Governor, Ralph Torres. It has alleged 12 counts of misconduct in public office and one count of theft relating to the issuance of airline tickets for...

5 Apr 2022  (issafrica.com)   Weak oversight mechanisms and Africa’s sea-blindness make the maritime industry an ideal target for graft. Grand corruption in Africa’s maritime sector has led to overfishing, resource scarcity and a rise in criminality, with coastal communities most affected. The problem is highlighted by two...