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Corruption

Security giant G4S implicated in people smuggling ring at Vienna airport
An employee of the world’s largest security firm, G4S, is among 13 security staff charged with organizing a human trafficking gang at Vienna International Airport.

26.05.2015 18:04

Repressive govts donated to Clinton Foundation, arms deals approved by Hillary’s State Dept. - report
Nations openly chastised by the US for dismal human rights records donated billions to the Clinton Foundation, while gaining clearance for weapons deals approved by the Hillary Clinton-led US State Department, according to a new report.

26.05.2015 15:49

​‘No, well, yes’: Parliament would be empty if lying politicians were sacked, says ex-minister
A former senior minister says the House of Commons would be empty if every politician who lied was ejected. Prime Minister David Cameron is facing backbench friction over his plans to cut the number of MPs.

26.05.2015 11:30

‘No will’ to fight ISIS? US Defense Sec blasts Iraqi troops
US Defense Secretary Ash Carter has lashed out at the Iraqi army, which last week abandoned the major central city of Ramadi, as well as millions of dollars’ worth of equipment, to the Islamic State, despite reportedly outnumbering the jihadists 10-to-1.

24.05.2015 20:45

US military rape victims face revenge, regret reporting crimes – lawyer
The US military’s system of prosecution has to change, as rape victims are often put in positions where they even regret coming forward, Maribel Jarzabek, ex-Air Force lawyer, said on a recent HRW survey of sexual assault survivors.

24.05.2015 20:03

NYU faculty claim admin bilks students, splurges on self – report
A new report from New York University faculty claims the college is charging students excessive fees and tuition and spending the money on inflated salaries for administration, luxury housing for some faculty, and extensive real estate acquisitions.

23.05.2015 01:19

Western media bashing of Putin’s circle boomerangs – pres admin head to RT
Recent accusations of corruption flung by Western media at those close to Vladimir Putin are desperate attempts to get at the Russian President, the head of the presidential administration Sergey Ivanov told RT.

22.05.2015 19:02

Russian space agency Roscosmos misused $1.8bn – Audit Chamber
Russia's Audit Chamber has discovered $1.8 billion of financial violations in the Roscosmos space agency. According to Chamber head Tatyana Golikova, this included accounting violations, misuse of budget funds and inefficient spending on construction.

22.05.2015 11:49

Cash for influence? 38 British MPs accepted over £60k in gifts from tobacco firms
Tobacco firms have gifted British MPs with lavish hospitality worth over £60,000 since 2010, an investigation reveals. Almost 50 percent of these MPs voted against plain tobacco packaging in 2015.

21.05.2015 10:13

Decapitated: Brazilian journalist investigating child prostitution & corruption killed
An investigative journalist has been found dead in the southeast of Brazil, police have reported. Evany Jose Metzker had been missing for days before he was discovered with his hands bound and signs that he had been tortured.

21.05.2015 07:04

​World swatting away Ukraine like ‘an annoying fly’ – ex-president Yushchenko
Former Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko has warned that Ukraine is falling out of the international spotlight, comparing his country to an “annoying fly” everyone is bored with. A new format is needed for resolving the conflict in Donbass, he said.

20.05.2015 11:44

‘Racist & high’: Staff at G4S youth prison accused of mistreating inmates
Staff at a UK young offenders’ prison run by private security firm G4S were high on drugs, racist and subjected children to degrading treatment, a report by Britain’s education watchdog has revealed.

20.05.2015 15:19