News headlines for “Corruption”, page 3

  1. More Transparent Forest Governance in Peruvian Amazon

    Wednesday, March 21, 2012

    In Peru, where over half of the national territory is covered by forests and the logging industry is marred by corruption, transparency and good forest management are closely linked.

  2. Angola’s Police Silence the Media

    Tuesday, March 13, 2012

    Rights groups and activists are warning of a rapidly deteriorating political climate in Angola following a police raid on a private newspaper and a violent crackdown on anti-government protests.

  3. Illegal Wiretapping Continues in Colombia, U.N. Says

    Tuesday, February 28, 2012

    Illegal spying on human rights activists and journalists is still happening in Colombia, according to a new report by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.

  4. Q&A: 'Malaysians Must Vote Out Corruption, Racism'

    Friday, February 24, 2012

    Malaysia’s charismatic opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim is tapping the spirit of the Arab Spring to end the 55-year unbroken rule of the United Malay National Organsiation (UMNO) and its allies in the Southeast Asian nation.

  5. MALAYSIA: ‘Cowgate’ Turns Opposition Fodder

    Saturday, February 18, 2012

    With the 83-million-dollar ‘cowgate’ scam refusing to die down, a shadow hangs over Prime Minister Najib Razak’s plans to call elections ahead of April 2013, when they are due.

  6. BOOKS: In the Shadow World, Only Blood, Gold and Gunpowder

    Thursday, February 09, 2012

    They called themselves the 'cut hands commandos' because they lopped off their victims' hands with machetes; the 'burn house unit', for the thousands of families who were locked into their homes and roasted alive; the 'born naked squad', in reference to the hapless hundreds who were stripped naked and raped before being bludgeoned or burned to death.

  7. Senegalese Students Call for President to Step Down

    Monday, February 06, 2012

    The friends of slain Senegalese student protester, Mamadou Diop, say that the 32-year-old master’s student was against injustice and that is why he was protesting against President Abdoulaye Wade’s bid for a third term of office.

  8. RUSSIA: Putin Remains Leading Candidate in Presidential Elections

    Wednesday, February 01, 2012

    Election season in Russia promises to be stormy, as Prime Minister Vladimir Putin emerges as the leading candidate in the presidential race scheduled for March 4 and unresolved issues of voting fraud and voter manipulation spark massive protests amongst opposition groups.

  9. CUBA: Party Aims for Efficient, Inclusive Socialism

    Wednesday, February 01, 2012

    Cuba's communist leaders have mapped out a strategy to modernise their country's one-party socialist model and make it more efficient, which implies making it more inclusive and representative of a society that is increasingly diverse.

  10. SIERRA LEONE: Government Online Mining Database to Increase Transparency

    Tuesday, January 31, 2012

    The launch of Sierra Leone’s first online mining database in West Africa comes with a promise to increase transparency and accountability in the country’s rich natural resource sector.

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