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From Transparency InternationalCountries in the European Union (EU) are known for being wealthy, stable and democratic. However, this clean image is undermined by issues ranging from regional inequality and erosion of the rule of law to corruption problems.Transparency International’s (TI) new Global Corruption Barometer –...

From BalkanInsight In a new anti-corruption action that started with arrests on Wednesday, Croatian police and anti-corruption investigators have launched an investigation into associates of former Zagreb mayor Milan Bandic, including the director of Croatian Radiotelevision, HTV, Kazimir Bacic. Croatia’s anti-graft body, USKOK, reported on Thursday that...

Two years ago, the offices of Chicago's 34th Ward's Alderman, Carrie Austin, were raided by federal authorities. Allegedly, Austin and her top aid received home improvement perks from a prospective real-estate developer. The improvements are said to include custom cabinetry, granite countertops, plumbing and HVAC...

From Reuters:On 21 June, Maltese Prime Minister, Robert Abela, announced the country has been placed on the Financial Action Task Force's (FATF) greylist. FATF is the world's money laundering and terrorism financing watchdog. This move places them on the same list as Syria and Zimbabwe.The...

From Reuters: U.S. President Joe Biden and NATO said in mid-April they would pull out the roughly 10,000 foreign troops still in Afghanistan by Sept. 11, the 20th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York that prompted the mission. The United Nations...

Few companies will understand how vital the fishing industry is as UNISHKA does. Because we are based in Southeast Alaska, fishing is part of our way of life: the schools our children attend revolve around fishing season; many families in our community rely on the...

 Archer Daniels Midland Co sold a grain storage plant worth millions of dollars for $250,000 to Sonny Perdue (pictured above) weeks after then-President Donald Trump tapped him to lead the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Washington Post reported on Tuesday.ADM, one of the world's largest...

South Africa’s highest court sentenced former President Jacob Zuma (pictured above) to 15 months in jail on Tuesday for failing to appear at a corruption inquiry, and gave him five days to appear before police.Zuma failed to appear at the inquiry led by Deputy Chief...

1. Alabama> Scandal: Gov. Bentley resigns> Year: 2017Facing impeachment for misusing campaign contributions, Robert Bentley was forced to resign as governor in 2017. Bentley pleaded guilty to using campaign contributions for personal gain and to failing to report campaign contributions. Prosecutors say he did this...