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#Corruption

# corruption - Saturday 28 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Is Ireland really the most corrupt nation in the western world? Factcheck

# corruption - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Ex-Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak charged in corruption scandal Malaysia

Ex-Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak charged in corruption scandal

He pleaded not guilty to three counts of criminal breach of trust and a separate charge that he abused his position to pocket 42 million ringgit.

# corruption - Friday 29 June, 2018

Ex-Barcelona president to stand trial for money laundering related to Brazilian national team

Sandro Rosell is accused of siphoning off €15 million in illegal commissions from a TV rights deal.

# corruption - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Fifa urged to remove referee from World Cup after match-fixing ban

Fahad Al Mirdasi is due to officiate at this summer’s tournament in Russia.

From TheJournal.ie Galway City Council is the local authority with the most integrity Corruption

Galway City Council is the local authority with the most integrity

Transparency International Ireland said even the highest ranking councils in its index have work to do.

# corruption - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

'Tsunami' of corruption plaguing tennis, says new report

The independent review says the non-elite levels of the sport are ‘fertile feeding ground’ for match-fixing.

# corruption - Friday 6 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Disgraced former South Korea president jailed for 24 years for corruption Jailed

Disgraced former South Korea president jailed for 24 years for corruption

The trial lasted more than 10 months and highlighted shady links between big business and politics in South Korea.

# corruption - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Slovakian Prime Minister offers to resign over handling of journalist's murder Mafia Links

Slovakian Prime Minister offers to resign over handling of journalist's murder

Robert Fico wants to avoid a snap election.

# corruption - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Israeli police recommend charging Prime Minister Netanyahu with bribery and corruption Israel

Israeli police recommend charging Prime Minister Netanyahu with bribery and corruption

Netanyahu addressed the nation as the news broke tonight, proclaiming his innocence.

# corruption - Thursday 25 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Brazil's ex-president Lula loses appeal against corruption conviction Corruption

Brazil's ex-president Lula loses appeal against corruption conviction

It has been ruled that his 9.5-year jail sentence be extended to more than 12 years.

# corruption - Saturday 13 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Dozens of Venezuelans 'stranded in Ireland' as Maduro's government fails to issue new passports Fear

Dozens of Venezuelans 'stranded in Ireland' as Maduro's government fails to issue new passports

Thousands of Venezuelans across the world have been waiting on new passports for over a year.

# corruption - Thursday 14 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Nelson Mandela family 'dismayed' by €18m funeral corruption claims Corruption

Nelson Mandela family 'dismayed' by €18m funeral corruption claims

Mandela died on 5 December 2013 aged 95.

# corruption - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Disgraced trio banned for life by Fifa

Rafael Esquivel, Julio Rocha and Richard Lai have been found guilty of taking bribes by a US court.

# corruption - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Ex-Argentine football official takes his own life hours after corruption accusations in Fifa trial

Jorge Delhon allegedly received millions of dollars in bribes in exchange for TV rights to broadcast matches.

# corruption - Friday 13 October, 2017

How a €7m Italian mansion is at the centre of bribery scandal involving PSG's owner

Nasser al-Khelaifi and Jerome Valcke are under investigation by Swiss prosecutors.

# corruption - Friday 28 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Supreme Court rules Pakistani Prime Minister is barred from holding office Panama Papers

Supreme Court rules Pakistani Prime Minister is barred from holding office

The ruling is linked to last year’s Panama Paper leaks, which implicated Nawaz Sharif’s family.

# corruption - Thursday 13 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Former Brazil leader Lula gets nearly 10 years in jail for accepting bribe Corruption

Former Brazil leader Lula gets nearly 10 years in jail for accepting bribe

The current president has also been charged with taking bribes and several of his ministers have resigned after corruption claims were made.

# corruption - Friday 7 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Some victims had their throats slit as 28 inmates killed in brutal Mexico prison riot Crime

Some victims had their throats slit as 28 inmates killed in brutal Mexico prison riot

Rioting inmates at the prison slit their rivals’ throats and beat them to death.

# corruption - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Irish football boss would be open to exploring the idea of 'fit and proper' tests for club owners

FAI director of competitions Fran Gavin says they are close to completing their investigation into Athlone Town.

# corruption - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Di Maria fined €2m and handed suspended jail sentence

The Argentina winger has admitted to two separate tax fraud offences during his time with Real Madrid.

# corruption - Monday 5 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Murders, corruption and crime: The hell of Mexican prisons Warring Cartels

Murders, corruption and crime: The hell of Mexican prisons

Gangs have effective control of cell blocks in some jails and fight among themselves triggering riots, murders and escapes.

# corruption - Saturday 3 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'It's like living in a nightmare': Venezuelan student terrified of returning home Fear

'It's like living in a nightmare': Venezuelan student terrified of returning home

Protests have been building in the capital Caracas for months.

# corruption - Friday 5 May, 2017

Problems worsen for Athlone Town as two more matches now under investigation

The FAI has released a statement containing an update on the situation this evening.

# corruption - Thursday 4 May, 2017

Neymar ordered to stand trial for alleged fraud regarding his transfer to Barcelona

The two clubs involved, the current and former Barca presidents as well as the Brazilian star’s parents have all received a similar order from the Spanish court.

# corruption - Sunday 2 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Serbia's youths are fed up with politics. So should they vote for the 'white' joker? Beli

Serbia's youths are fed up with politics. So should they vote for the 'white' joker?

The European country has been hampered by political corruption for years. So how do they vote?

# corruption - Thursday 2 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie House of French presidential candidate Francois Fillon raided Fake Jobs

House of French presidential candidate Francois Fillon raided

The raid is connected into an ongoing investigation into allegations Fillon and his wife were involved in a ‘fake jobs’ scandal.

# corruption - Sunday 19 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Finding a cure: How Italy has waged a 25-year battle on public corruption Backhanders

Finding a cure: How Italy has waged a 25-year battle on public corruption

One revelation in February 1992 kickstarted a war against cronyism across the Mediterranean country.

# corruption - Monday 6 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Half a million Romanians take to the streets in biggest protests since fall of communism Corruption Scandal

Half a million Romanians take to the streets in biggest protests since fall of communism

Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu is refusing calls to step down following the corruption scandal.

# corruption - Saturday 4 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Romanian government backtracks on plan to decriminalise corruption after mass protest People Power

Romanian government backtracks on plan to decriminalise corruption after mass protest

Hundreds of thousands to the streets for the past five days in protest.

# corruption - Thursday 2 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of thousands protest Romanian government's plan to decriminalise corruption Outrage

Hundreds of thousands protest Romanian government's plan to decriminalise corruption

The move could free dozens of officials jailed for corruption.

# corruption - Thursday 29 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Philippines president backtracks on claim he threw someone out of a helicopter Duterte

Philippines president backtracks on claim he threw someone out of a helicopter

And that he would do it again if he came across a public official misusing funds.

# corruption - Sunday 11 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'My buttocks were raw and oozing pus': Abuse at China's unofficial detention centres Torture

'My buttocks were raw and oozing pus': Abuse at China's unofficial detention centres

The centres are part of an anti-corruption campaign -and more than 15 officials have reportedly died from abuse.

# corruption - Monday 7 November, 2016

Neymar set to face corruption trial after judge presses charges

The Brazilian’s move from Santos to Camp Nou has come under legal scrutiny and the case looks set to be brought to court.

# corruption - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Keane: Money will bring greed but football is still the greatest game on the planet

Ireland’s assistant boss says there is a lot of great work being done behind the scenes at clubs.

# corruption - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink denies any wrongdoing after latest corruption claims

The Football League has been rocked this evening with The Daily Telegraph publishing its latest allegations of corruption.

Eight Premier League managers accused of taking transfer bungs in latest Telegraph investigation

A number of agents were filmed boasting about how much they had paid the current or former English top flight bosses.

# corruption - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Irish snooker player banned for 15 months after admitting to spot-fixing

Limerick man Leo Fernandez has been suspended until August 2017 and fined €2,000.

# corruption - Friday 1 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Console executives' actions will make it harder to fund mental health services Opinion

Console executives' actions will make it harder to fund mental health services

David Healion argues that the non-profit sector will need to work hard to rebuild the trust of the public.

# corruption - Thursday 12 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie It's happening - Brazil is finally set to launch an impeachment against its president Dilma Rousseff

It's happening - Brazil is finally set to launch an impeachment against its president

Dilma Rousseff’s tenure as president has been beset by scandal and allegations of corruption

# corruption - Monday 9 May, 2016

Platini resigns as Uefa president as ban is reduced to 4 years

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has rejected the former French star’s appeal.

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