Bulgaria radio says suspect arrested over journalist slaying

Arrest Made In Case of Bulgarian Govt Corruption Exposure Journalist Murder

RUSE, Bulgaria (AP) – Bulgarian national radio reported Tuesday that a suspect has been arrested in connection with the slaying of television reporter Viktoria Marinova, whose body was found dumped after she highlighted possible government corruption. Tuesday’s report said that

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Prince Alwaleed Released After Reaching ‘Settlement’ with Saudi Authorities

Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, perhaps the highest-profile member of the Saudi royal family to be detained during Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s anti-corruption crackdown, has finally been released from detention after reaching an unspecified financial settlement with the Saudi government.

Saudi Arabia's government has taken control of the construction giant owned by Osama Bin Laden's family

Saudi Government Takes Control of Binladin Group Construction Giant

The Saudi government has assumed managerial control of the enormous Saudi Binladin Group, the largest construction company in the nation, and may nationalize some of the group’s assets. The move is part of an anti-corruption crackdown that some view as an effort to grab money and resources for a once-profligate government in deep financial trouble, and a consolidation of power by the recently-named heir to the throne, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

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China’s Corrupt Ruling Class Turns to ‘Love Hospitals’ and ‘Mistress Dispellers’ to Control Adultery Epidemic

China’s President Xi Jinping and his elite inner circle love to posture as gallant corruption fighters, but the truth is that the extent of corruption in Chinese politics is kept secret from the masses, and from foreign observers, so Xi’s claims of success at cleaning up the system are mostly political spin. A bit of the truth leaks out in the BBC’s report on the hot new “mistress dispelling” industry in China – a service that helps rich and powerful Chinese men get rid of inconvenient mistresses.

Prime Minister David Cameron Hosts Anti-Corruption Summit

World Leaders Gather in London to Crack Down on Corruption

Prime Minister David Cameron gathered world leaders in London Thursday to crack down on corruption — but critics say his mission has been undermined by Britain’s tolerance for tax havens and his own indiscreet description of some attending nations as

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 25: U.S. President Barack Obama meets with his National Security Council at the State Department, February 25, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Pool photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Nigerian Leader, Kerry Join UK Anti-Corruption Summit

The presidents of Afghanistan, Colombia and Nigeria will join US Secretary of State John Kerry at an anti-corruption summit in London next week, which British leader David Cameron said Sunday will make the issue a global priority. The prime minister

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China Chasing Hundreds of Billions from Casino Money Laundering

The former Portuguese colony of Macau took in $45 billion in gambling revenues in 2013, up 20% from the prior year and nearly seven times the action on the Las Vegas strip. But in the last six months, China’s President Xi Jinping has devastated the “Monte Carlo of the Orient” as he accelerates his anti-corruption campaign against vast layers of entrenched officials. Xi hopes his purge will deflect blame away from the Communist Party as China suffers its worst economic crisis in two decades.