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Mubarak, sons get 3-year jail for corruption

An Egyptian court sentenced former president Hosni Mubarak and his two sons to three years in jail without parole on Saturday in the retrial of a corruption case, although the trio is unlikely to go to jail again. Mubarak, who rul

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Bahrain winning fight against corruption

Bahrain has been ranked 55th on a corruption index compiled by Transparency International, improving two places from last year. The 2014 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) was released yesterday and grades 175 countries based on p

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Exporters fail on pledge to curb bribery: watchdog

Big exporting nations are breaking their pledge to fight corruption in global trade, with more than half of the countries that have signed an anti-bribery convention failing to implement it, a report by Transparency International (TI) showed on

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Indian leader gets jail in graft case

Jayalalithaa Jayaram, the chief minister of the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu, was sentenced to four years in jail on Saturday in a high-profile corruption case that has lasted nearly two decades. The verdict against the former

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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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