The European Court of Human Rights has condemned Romania’s decision to fire the former head of its anti-corruption body as a violation of her right to freedom of expression and a fair trial.
After a month-long investigation by Australia’s sporting integrity unit, five men were charged in the country’s first video game match fixing case, the Victoria Police Department announced Sunday.
With an increasing number of people around the world confined to their homes, measures designed to quell the spread of the coronavirus pandemic have resulted in an increase in people accessing child pornography.
Although Swedish authorities said it is not likely that a Pakistani journalist who has been found dead in a river near Uppsala was killed, colleagues and press freedom groups remain skeptical as he had reported about human rights abuses in his native country.
The United States transferred US$ 311.8 million to the government of Nigeria, the Department of Justice confirmed on Monday, as part of a previous agreement to repatriate assets that traced back to the kleptocratic regime of former dictator Sani Abacha.
Swiss police found that Sepp Blatter turned a blind eye to the illegal breach of a World Cup broadcasting contract and allowed FIFA to lose millions of dollars, the Associated Press reported last week.
“I was infected with Coronavirus,” the listing on darknet site Own Shop read. “I sell my infected blood and saliva. I do this to provide for my family financially.”
A Syrian tycoon accused of enriching himself at the expense of Syrian people appealed on Sunday to his maternal cousin, President Bashar al-Assad, to stop authorities from insisting that he pay millions of dollars in taxes and arresting managers at his companies in “an inhuman” way.
A Kremlin critic who often reveals fraud and corruption in Russia claims that Russian physician and TV celebrity, Elena Malysheva, owns several luxurious properties in the US although she and her family are not that wealthy enough to be able to afford such real estate.
Swiss prosecutors allege that the former King of Spain, Juan Carlos I, handed off a briefcase with roughly US$1.9 million to his accountant on a trip to Geneva in 2010 so that it could be secretly deposited offshore.