French environment minister François de Rugy, who has allegedly been paying fancy dinners, including lobsters and fine wines, with taxpayers’ money, resigned on Tuesday but denied the claims and accused media of lynching him,Le Monde reported.
Iraqi Shiite cleric Muqtada Al-Sadr may opt for demonstrations instead for prayers in a bid to replace the country’s senior government officials whom he blames for inadequate response to growing corruption.
OCCRP partner Atlatszo reported Wednesday that companies friendly to the government of Prime Minister Viktor Orban have won the lion’s share of contracts to build dozens of football stadiums.
After just five months in power, Croatian lawmakers voted Monday to dissolve Parliament, bringing an end to the coalition government led by Croatia’s Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) government.
The Hungarian Publishers’ Association has condemned a plan proposed by the Ministry of Interior that would allow secret agents to be planted in media bureaus across the country.
The head of Hungary’s tax authority who was banned from entering the United States (US) last year on suspicion of corruption has resigned, the Ministry for National Economy says.
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