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26 Oct 2022 ( CNN ) Sen. Bob Menendez is facing a new federal investigation after a jury failed to reach a verdict in his 2017 trial for corruption, an adviser to the New Jersey Democrat said in a statement Wednesday. “Senator Menendez is aware of an investigation that was...

08 Oct 2022 ( MinuteMirror ) A Rawalpindi court on Saturday issued non-bailable arrest warrants for Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah in a corruption case. The order was passed by the court of Senior Civil Judge Ghulam Akbar. It states that Sanaullah was nominated in a First Information Report...

05 Oct 2022 ( New Republic ) The Supreme Court’s decisions on abortion, guns, and climate change regulation in the past year have sparked outrage and upended decades-old laws and precedent. Public esteem for the high court has fallen to its lowest level in decades. But the court has an older set of decisions...

20 Oct 2022 ( VOA News ) Staffers at the World Health Organization’s Syrian office have alleged that their boss mismanaged millions of dollars, plied government officials with gifts — including computers, gold coins and cars — and acted frivolously as COVID-19 swept the country. More than 100...

17 Oct 2022 (The Guardian ) Casey report uncovers internal failings that let racist, corrupt and misogynist officers remain in their jobs Metropolitan police officers suspected of serious criminal offences including sexual assault and domestic abuse have been allowed to escape justice, a damning review has found, with...

11 Oct 2022 ( The Epoch News ) A former FBI special agent was convicted of accepting bribes worth at least $150,000 in exchange for providing law enforcement information to a lawyer with ties to organized crime. Babak Broumand, 56, from California, was found guilty of two counts of bribery of a...

12 Oct 2022 ( Aljazeera.com ) A Pakistani court has acquitted Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif and his son of corruption and money laundering charges filed in 2020. Judge Ijaz Hassan Awan of the Special Court Central in Lahore city announced the verdict on Wednesday in front of the prime...

6 Oct 2022 (Brookings.edu) Dekleptification (noun): The process of uprooting entrenched kleptocratic structures—USAID The enhanced USAID focus on corruption is reflected in its release in September of a trilogy of documents on anti-corruption—a draft “USAID Anti-Corruption Strategy”, USAID Guide to Countering Corrupton Across Sectors, and Dekleptification Guide. The latter is...