Political Corruption

Vavi rubbishes corruption probe claims
www.iol.co.za

Johannesburg – Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi on Saturday dismissed reports that he faced an internal investigation for financial impropriety as politically motivated. "It is a character assassination campaign designed to achieve political …

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Kerry Hoping to Nudge Egypt Toward Reforms
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John Kerry made his first trip to an Arab capital as secretary of state on Saturday, hoping to prod Egyptian politicians to show a measure of political peace and a commitment to economic change.

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Serbian political parties "hornet's nest of corruption"
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"In Europe, political parties are regarded as unpopular institutions, but people realize they are necessary. Each party's leadership faces the question of how it could gain credibility, and the question that determines the fate of elections they are …

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Trail Dust: Albert B. Fall's name forever linked with political corruption
www.santafenewmexican.com

Controversy surrounded the life of New Mexico's Albert B. Fall. In spite of the prominent part he played in local politics, his name will forever remain under a cloud because of his role in the infamous Teapot Dome oil scandal of the 1920s. Forced to …

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Self-interest powers political corruption
www.centralwesterndaily.com.au

Politicians involved in corruption is no new thing. One of the central themes of Animal Farm is that power corrupts. So it is not surprising to see the recent reports of serving parliamentarians being arrested for fraud and the sensational evidence …

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Political Impasse in the Wake of Italy Elections. Corrupt EU Power Elites …
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In Slovenia there is a national uprising going on amidst corruption scandals. During December 2012 tens of thousands of people hit the streets, occupying central squares in major cities around the country chanting now famous political slogans: “It is …

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Massive Political Corruption Causes Outrage in Spain
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The investigation of a political corruption case known as ““Gürtel” has revealed more serious facts like the alleged under the table salaries given to some members of the Popular Party (PP) leadership [es], which currently rules Spain ["under the table …

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