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22 Nov 2022 ( The Nation ) There will be many legacies of the Roberts court whenever the history of this era is written, assuming history books are still allowed in the America John Roberts leaves behind. There will be the court’s string of anti-labor decisions, its...

6 Dec 2022 ( The Guardian ) Argentina’s vice-president and former president, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, has been sentenced to six years in prison and given a lifelong ban on holding public office after being found guilty in a $1bn fraud case related to public works. Fernández de Kirchner...

13 Dec 2022 ( Aljazeera.com ) The billionaire co-chairman and CEO of Chinese developer Guangzhou R&F Properties Co Ltd is wanted in the United States, accused of paying kickbacks to obtain permits for a construction project in San Francisco, a court in London has heard. Zhang Li, who...

11 Dec 2022 ( DW ) Greek MEP Eva Kaili is among four suspects charged and remanded in custody on Sunday in Belgium in connection with a corruption scandal at the European Parliament involving World Cup hosts Qatar, media reports said. "Four individuals have been arrested by the Brussels investigating judge who...

07 Dec 2022 ( The Guardian ) More than a year after the Tokyo Olympics were held in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic, their legacy has been overshadowed by a bribery scandal that threatens to derail a bid by another Japanese city to host the Winter Games. This summer,...

31 Oct 2022 ( Iran International ) A well-known whistleblower and investigative journalist in Iran says people in the Islamic Republic political system are not accountable for their performance. Yashar Soltani, who has spent some time in jail in 2016 for disclosing financial corruption at Tehran Municipality under...

02 Dec 2022 ( Inquirer ) I’m not going to call it a boycott. After all, I didn’t intend to skip out on this year’s World Cup. I did not set out, as others did, on a moral crusade to get others to stop watching. I just haven’t. It...

26 Nov 2022 ( News24 ) Nigeria has launched newly designed currency notes, a move that the West African nation’s central bank says will help curb inflation and money laundering. Experts, however, are sceptical about such results in a country that has battled chronic corruption for decades, with...