Corruption

Moldovan tandem: women in the game

Moldovan tandem: women in the game

Steadying a shaky financial ship is the immediate priority for Moldova’s new government, but long term the fight against corruption will be the measure of Natalia Gavrilița’s cabinet

Biden puts anti-corruption at center of foreign policy

Biden puts anti-corruption at center of foreign policy

U.S. President Joe Biden is placing global anti-corruption efforts at the center of U.S. foreign policy, issuing a new directive to federal agencies to prioritize efforts to confront the problem. The instructions came in the form of …

Former Yerevan mayor arrested in Armenia

Former Yerevan mayor arrested in Armenia

Armenia's police said they arrested former Yerevan mayor, minister of transport and communications Gagik Beglaryan at the Zvartnots airport upon his arrival from Moscow. Beglaryan was escorted to the National Security Service. He …

Netanyahu pleads not guilty to corruption as trial resumes

Netanyahu pleads not guilty to corruption as trial resumes

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pleaded not guilty on Monday to corruption charges at the resumption of his trial, six weeks before voters again head to the polls to pass judgment on his leadership. "I confirm the written …

Armenia: an endless fight against corruption

Armenia: an endless fight against corruption

The fight Armenian government led by Nikol Pashinyan wages against corruption resembles an endless political series, the main antagonists of which change with each new season. The presence of systemic corruption in Armenia is recognized by …

'Kyrgyzgate' gaining momentum

'Kyrgyzgate' gaining momentum

Sooronbai Jeenbekov is delaying the signing of a new cooperation agreement with the United States

Tsulukiani presents anti-corruption strategy for Georgia

Tsulukiani presents anti-corruption strategy for Georgia

Georgia's government has confirmed the 2019-2020 anti-corruption strategy and an action plan, the fifth of its kind and the first which have undergone assessment by the EU, Georgian Justice Minister Tea Tsulukiani said. …

Rouhani's brother sentenced to five years in prison

Rouhani's brother sentenced to five years in prison

An Iranian court sentenced President Hassan Rouhani's brother, Hossein Fereydoun, to five years in prison, judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili said. The judiciary spokesman said Freydoun …

 Number of corruption related crimes increases in Armenia

Number of corruption related crimes increases in Armenia

The number of reported economic and corruption related crimes in Armenia grew in the first 10 months of this year, according to the Armenian National Statistical Committee. According to the NSC, corruption crimes in January-October 2018 …

Pashinyan accuses Gazprom of corruption

Pashinyan accuses Gazprom of corruption

Armenia's State Revenue Committee has carried out an audit in Gazprom Armenia and revealed a number of violations and cases of tax evasions. According to the committee's press service, during 2016 and 2017, the company …

World Bank: Georgia leads in fighting corruption

World Bank: Georgia leads in fighting corruption

Georgia has reached a historic high in terms of effectiveness of corruption control and governance, according to the World Bank report 'Worldwide Governance Indicators'. Georgia scored 77.40% on Control of Corruption 100% scale, …