Political Corruption

Sarkozy Slams 'Unfair' Corruption Charge
www.indiatimes.com

Sarkozy's lawyers are attempting to overturn a decision by three examining magistrates to charge him in a case threatening to destroy his hopes of a political comeback. The former president was charged on Thursday after being summoned for face-to-face …

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Bill O'Reilly: Political corruption on college campuses
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One of the reasons America is moving to the left and becoming a more secular society is that college and university system is overwhelmingly, overwhelmingly teaching liberal tenets. Last November 60 percent of voters under the age of 30 supported the …

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Are China's Leaders Serious About Tackling Corruption? Nomura Says Yes
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But it's only a modest entree compared to the far greater challenge facing President Xi and his political peers in curbing corruption in public life. Xi and others have identified widespread corruption as a grave threat to China's political stability …

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Govt 'complicity' questioned in corruption probe backlash
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The silence coming from the corridors of power clearly shows that corruption is now institutionalised.” Meanwhile ZACC investigators have said there is political pressure on them to halt their investigations into the abuse of constituency development …

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Sarkozy slams 'unfair and unfounded' corruption charge
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Sarkozy remains more popular with right-wing voters than any other figure in his UMP party and a poll published on Sunday revealed that nearly two thirds of the electorate do not think the scandal will prevent him from making a political comeback.

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Quebec corruption inquiry: Ex-Montreal mayor Gérald Tremblay set to testify
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MONTREAL — The defence of disgraced ex-Montreal mayor Gérald Tremblay has begun at Quebec's corruption inquiry as political allies and accomplices present a well-intentioned man who was oblivious to the illegal acts that ended his career last fall.

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Political will needed to fight corruption – Justice Akanbi
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FIRST chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and a former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Mustapha Akanbi, has said corruption in the country can only be fought if there is political will by …

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