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  • 'Maldives, void of justice' says MP Nazim

    'Maldives, void of justice' says MP Nazim

    Attaining justice in the Maldives is impossible now and will remain impossible in the future, said MP Ahmed Nazim on Wednesday.

    February 19, 2015
  • "No need to answer for ‘legitimate’ expenses"

    "No need to answer for ‘legitimate’ expenses"

    President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom said Wednesday night that State Trading Organization (STO) didn’t need to be answerable if their expenditure on promotion and social responsibility were legitimate.

    January 22, 2015
  • Interpol seeks arrest of ousted Ukraine pres.

    Interpol seeks arrest of ousted Ukraine pres.

    KIEV, Jan 12, 2015 (AFP) - Interpol on Monday put Ukraine's former president Viktor Yanukovych on its global wanted list for alleged embezzlement that drained the ex-Soviet republic's budget in his four years of pro-Russian rule.

    January 13, 2015
  • Council head implicated in corruption case

    Council head implicated in corruption case

    Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Tuesday, sent a case to Prosecutor General’s Office with the allegation that Gaaf Dhaal Atoll Rathafandhoo Council President Ahmed Fauzee and three more individuals had used the influence of their position to assign task of Council security to a certain party.

    December 30, 2014
  • 'State is run in darkness' says TM

    'State is run in darkness' says TM

    State institutions are still being run in a ‘darkened room’ and such conditions are conducive of corruption, the Transparency Maldives said on Wednesday.

    December 25, 2014
  • Reeko always met with ‘duplicity’: MP Nihan

    Reeko always met with ‘duplicity’: MP Nihan

    Ruling party – Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM) Parliamentary Group leader, Vilimale MP Ahmed Nihan on Monday, said that the former opposition – Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) Chairperson, Hulhu-henveyru MP Reeko Moosa Manik was always met with “duplicity.”

    December 15, 2014
  • China arrests ex-security chief Zhou

    China arrests ex-security chief Zhou

    BEIJING, Dec 05, 2014 (AFP) - China's former security chief Zhou Yongkang has been arrested and expelled from the Communist Party, state media said Saturday, paving the way for the prosecution of the highest-ranking Chinese figure in more than three decades.

    December 06, 2014
  • Spanish PM to announce new law after scandal

    Spanish PM to announce new law after scandal

    MADRID, Nov 27, 2014 (AFP) - Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy will on Thursday present a new law aimed at tightening political party accounting rules, the day after his health minister resigned amid a massive corruption scandal.

    November 27, 2014
  • City Council temporarily shut down

    City Council temporarily shut down

    The Male’ City Council has on Wednesday said that the Council is forced to temporarily suspend all of its services after the Maldives Police Service had confiscated the Council’s computers, hard drives, file servers, and application servers. HAVEERU PHOTO/NISHAN ALI

    November 26, 2014
  • "Petrobras probe could change Brazil forever"

    "Petrobras probe could change Brazil forever"

    RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov 16, 2014 (AFP) - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff believes investigations into the corruption scandal rocking state-owned oil giant Petrobras could "change Brazil forever" by ending a culture of impunity, reports said Sunday.

    November 17, 2014
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