Saturday 21 April 2018

Qatar World Cup committee denies wrongdoing

Qatar's 2022 World Cup organising committee has denied being aware of any alleged payments by the disgraced former head of the country's soccer association to an ex-vice president of Fifa. Britain's Daily Telegraph new


Total to pay $398 million in Iran row

French oil company Total has agreed to pay $398 million to settle criminal and civil charges brought by the US government over alleged payments of bribes to Iranian officials in exchange for oil and gas contracts. Separately, the


Bahrain clamp on corrupt police officers

Bahrain's Interior Ministry has announced a sweeping crackdown on corrupt police officers. The military court has sentenced 10 policemen from two to 12 years in jail for bribery. The indicted men have all been sacked from work.


Iraq in $10bn suit over oil-for-food bribes

The Iraqi government sued dozens of companies, including oil giant Chevron Corp., for more than $10 billion on Monday, saying they paid kickbacks to former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein's government under the UN oil-for-food program. The civ

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