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Former Alba chief jailed for corruption

Former Alba chief executive Bruce Hall has been sentenced to 16 months in prison and ordered to pay £3 million ($5.1 million) by a British court.   Found guilty of cons

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Former Alba chief jailed for corruption

Former Alba chief executive Bruce Hall has been sentenced to 16 months in prison and ordered to pay £3 million ($5.1 million) by a British court.   Found guilty of cons

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UK probes Airbus staff over Saudi graft charges

British regulators have arrested and questioned four former and current employees of an Airbus unit that operates in Saudi Arabia, as part of a probe into allegations of corruption in the country, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday, citing

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World Cup 2022: Nothing to hide says Qatar

The organisers of Qatar's bid to host the 2022 World Cup have denied allegations published by Britain's Sunday Times newspaper that a senior Qatari soccer official made payments in order to win support for the bid. In a ro

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World Cup 2022: Nothing to hide says Qatar

The organisers of Qatar's bid to host the 2022 World Cup have denied allegations published by Britain's Sunday Times newspaper that a senior Qatari soccer official made payments in order to win support for the bid. In a ro

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Bahrain's anti-corruption drive paying off

A total of 123 corruption cases have been registered with a government body in Bahrain since the start of the year.   They include financial and administrative abuses allegedly committed within ministries and com

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Ex-Qatar official 'paid $5m to back World Cup bid'

A new report has alleged that the disgraced Qatari football official Mohamed Bin Hammam made payments totalling $5 million to football officials in return for their support for the Qatar's 2022 World Cup bid. The Sunday Times

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Ex-minister jailed for corruption in Oman

A former Omani commerce minister was jailed for three years for corruption on Sunday, the most senior government figure to be convicted in a campaign against graft in the sultanate. Mohammed bin Nasir Al-Khusaibi was found guilty

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China seizes $14.5bn assets from kin of ex-security chief

Chinese authorities have seized assets worth at least 90 billion yuan ($14.5 billion) from family members and associates of retired domestic security tsar Zhou Yongkang, who is at the centre of China's biggest corruption scandal in more than

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Indian cricket boss Srinivasan out, Gavaskar to head IPL

Batting great Sunil Gavaskar was installed as interim head of the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Friday after the Supreme Court temporarily relieved N. Srinivasan of his duties as BCCI president. Srinivasan's position was deem

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