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March 29, 2020

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Kremlin critic Navalny says bank accounts frozen

Kremlin critic Navalny says bank accounts frozen

Russia's main opposition leader Alexei Navalny said Tuesday that authorities had frozen all of his bank accounts and those of his family, including his elderly parents.The 43-year-old anti-corruption blogger, who has emerged as President Vladimir Putin's mos

Slovaks vote in election overshadowed by journalist's murder

Slovaks vote in election overshadowed by journalist's murder

Slovaks are poised to punish the governing populists in a general election on Saturday, amid outrage over the 2018 gangland-style murder of a journalist whose stories exposed high-level corruption plaguing the eurozone country.Allegedly a hit ordered by a busi

The rampant corruption spurring Lebanon protests

The rampant corruption spurring Lebanon protests

The Lebanese government had frozen recruitment but then, around the time of a key election, thousands of people suddenly landed civil servant jobs.The alleged corruption case is just one of many stirring public anger in Lebanon, where protesters are calling ou

Former Baltimore mayor sentenced to three years for fraud

Former Baltimore mayor sentenced to three years for fraud

The former mayor of Baltimore was sentenced to three years in prison Thursday on corruption charges related to sales of her self-published children's book to companies with close ties to state and local government.Catherine Pugh, a 69-year-old Democrat who re