The UN Security Council sanctioned six people on Thursday for involvement in human trafficking, a year after CNN footage showing smugglers in Libya auctioning migrants off as slaves sparked worldwide outrage.
The United Nations urged Iraq’s independent electoral commission to “immediately and fully” investigate allegations of fraud and misconduct in last weekend’s parliamentary election.
The United Nations Security Council asked its member states on Tuesday to do more to stop terrorists from making money through organized crime.
Corruption, human rights abuses, or environmental harm mar many of the companies who the United Nations retirement fund, worth US$64 billion, has invested in, according to an investigation by the Guardian.
The United Nations’ aviation agency said airlines should make it mandatory for their cabin crew to learn how to identify and respond to human trafficking, according to training guidelines released on Monday.
Investigative reporter and activist Khadija Ismayilova asked the United Nations’ Human Rights Council on Wednesday why it was tolerating corrupt politicians in its ranks.
A US judge has denied bail to a former Hong Kong home affairs secretary accused of money laundering, conspiracy, and bribery, Reuters reported Monday.
The UN Security Council unanimously adopted on Tuesday a resolution calling for a stronger crack down on human trafficking and modern slavery worldwide.
U.S. authorities unsealed charges against three former Rolls-Royce employees who have pleaded guilty of bribing foreign officials in exchange for overseas contracts, the Guardian reported Thursday.
The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) adopted a new resolution intended to escalate the crackdown on illicit trafficking in wildlife, media reported Sunday.
A US federal court Thursday found Chinese billionaire Ng Lap Seng guilty of paying two UN officials US$ 1.7 million in bribes to gain backing for what he hoped would be the "Geneva of Asia".
A suspended UN diplomat has testified in a US court that a Chinese billionaire paid him up to US$ 50,000 monthly in return for help securing a contract to build a UN conference center, media reported Friday.
The financial sector has "underutilised tools" at its disposal to prevent and disrupt human trafficking and modern slavery, according to a new report by a UN think tank published Tuesday.
Japan’s largest organized criminal group has published a manual for its members on how to avoid arrest under the country’s new anti-terrorism and organized crime law, The Asahi Shimbun reported Wednesday.
A polygamous sect leader pleaded not guilty Monday before a federal judge in Utah to a failure to appear in court on fraud and money laundering charges, after nearly a year on the run, media reported Monday.
The US has accused a Chinese-based company of laundering money from a sanctioned North Korean bank through American financial institutions, Reuters reported Friday.
A crackdown on a gang network suspected of trafficking illegal arms and drugs throughout San Bernadino County, California, led to a total of 67 arrests, 35 of them on Thursday, police said in a press release.
British authorities seized US$ 22 million on suspicion that a Russian organized crime group was using the futures market to launder money, police said.
The US has given failing grades to Bolivia, Burma and Venezuela in the war on illegal drugs over the past year, saying they have “demonstrably” failed to meet their obligations under international agreements.
The Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has nominated Irina Bokova, currently Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), as a candidate for the post of United Nations Secretary-General, according to a news release by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Feb. 9.
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