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European Commission says corruption costing EU 120bn euros annually

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 08:09

Corruption costs Europe 120 billion euros a year, or around one percent of economic output, according to the first ever report on graft by the executive European Commission.

China tells police to be loyal to party amid graft crackdown

Last Updated: Friday, January 03, 2014, 12:45

China`s police chief wrote that his officers must uphold the leadership of the Communist Party and be loyal to it.

Top 10 Most Corrupt and Least Corrupt Countries in the World

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 15:10

In some countries, business owners can go their way in the happy knowledge that government officials won`t be hitting them up for bribes or tossing them in jail on trumped-up charges.

Anna Hazare first recipient of new Canadian award

Last Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013, 20:58

Indian anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare is the inaugural recipient of a new Canadian award that recognises individuals who fight abuse of power and suppression of human rights.

Don`t worry about political corruption: Andhra CM to civil servants

Last Updated: Thursday, September 05, 2013, 08:41

In a blunt admission, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy has confessed that political corruption is very real.

China charges disgraced politician Bo Xilai with corruption

Last Updated: Thursday, July 25, 2013, 09:43

China charged disgraced senior politician Bo Xilai with bribery, abuse of power and corruption, paving the way for a trial.

Will address graft scandal in Parliament: Spain`s PM

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 08:53

Spain`s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has denied receiving illegal payments and has said he will not step down over the affair.

Sex video official sentenced to jail in China

Last Updated: Friday, June 28, 2013, 16:35

A former official embroiled in a sex video scandal was sentenced to 13 years in jail for bribery in southwest China`s Chongqing city.

BSP ministers may land up in jail: Akhilesh Yadav

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 08, 2013, 13:35

The vigilance department has sought permission from the government to file chargesheets against three former ministers of the BSP government.

China’s ex-minister seeks no execution pledge

Last Updated: Thursday, April 11, 2013, 12:32

Former railways minister Liu Zhijun has been accused of bribery and abuse of power, the official Xinhua news agency said.

HK tycoon brothers plead not guilty in graft case

Last Updated: Friday, March 08, 2013, 16:22

Hong Kong`s billionaire Kwok brothers pleaded not guilty to graft charges, setting the stage for the city`s biggest corruption trial in years.

Govt seeks proposals to review its fight against corruption

Last Updated: Thursday, January 31, 2013, 19:20

The government has decided to conduct a study to assess its fight against corruption as part of a mandatory obligation under a UN convention.