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December 15, 2017 12:00 AM Turkish police summon FBI official

ISTANBUL: Turkish police summoned a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) official on Wednesday over statements made in a US court by a former Turkish police investigator who fled the country last year, the state-run Anadolu Agency said. Anadolu said the FBI official was summoned following testimony given by Huseyin Korkmaz in the trial of a former executive

December 14, 2017 12:00 AM Indonesia court indicts ex-parliament speaker after delays

JAKARTA: Indonesian prosecutors charged a former parliament speaker on Wednesday in connection with a $170m graft scandal after he held up proceedings for hours at the opening of his trial, saying he was ill. Setya Novanto has been brought to trial by the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK), which suspects extensive pilfering of public funds linked 1

December 14, 2017 12:00 AM Saudi King says determined to confront corruption

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz said on Wednesday his government was determined to confront corruption with “justice and decisiveness”, signalling continued support for a crackdown on sleaze involving mass arrests of top Saudis including royals. In a televised speech to the country’s consultative Shura council, Salman also said the world’s 1

December 12, 2017 12:00 AM Indonesian speaker quits amid graft probe

JAKARTA: The speaker of Indonesia´s parliament, who is being investigated for his suspected involvement in a $170 million graft scandal, has tendered his resignation, two members of the assembly said on Monday. Setya Novanto was arrested last month over his suspected role in the scandal linked to a national electronic identity card scheme. Anti-corruption

December 11, 2017 8:53 AM PSL spot-fixing case: Nasir Jamshed handed 1 year ban by PCB

Tainted opener Nasir Jamshed, believed to be a prime suspect in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) spot-fixing case, has been handed a one-year ban by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU), a top PCB official told DawnNews on Monday. The ACU decided to ban Jamshed for obstruction of investigation and non-cooperation with the PCB. The main charges 2

December 10, 2017 12:00 AM ACE drive against corruption continues

LAHORE: The Anti Corruption Establishment (ACE) Punjab on Saturday continued its campaign for second consecutive day started in the wake of International Anti Corruption Day. The campaign was started on the evening of International Anti Corruption Day. Officials of ACE Punjab including Director Lahore Region Adnan Arshad, Deputy Director Admin Sadia

December 7, 2017 12:00 AM Witness in Sharif’s Al-Azizia case to resume evidence today

ISLAMABAD: An Accountability Court (AC) here on Wednesday once again adjourned in Al-Azizia corruption reference after a prosecution witness Malik Tayyab Moazzam could not complete his evidence as he has to exhibit 900 pages documents pertaining to the details of Nawaz Sharif's five bank accounts. Malik Tayyab till this time has provided details of hundreds

December 6, 2017 12:00 AM Sharjeel appeals to PM to intervene

LAHORE: Spot-fixing convict Sharjeel Khan on Tuesday sought “justice” from the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) chief patron. Talking to media in Lahore, he said that he had been treated unjustly and appealed to Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to order a fair trial. He said he would fight all allegations against him. “PCB Chairman Najam Sethi should 5

November 29, 2017 12:00 AM Joint trial of Sharif family; Nawaz, Maryam, Safdar appear before court

ISLAMABAD: An accountability court Tuesday adjourned hearing in three corruption references against former prime minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (R) Muhammad Safdar after the defense counsel sought adjournment in anticipation of an Islamabad High Court (IHC) order regarding the joint charges and joint trial 4

November 29, 2017 12:00 AM Pink diamond sells for over $32m in Hong Kong

Pink diamond sells for over $32m in Hong Kong HONG KONG: An enormous oval diamond named the "Pink Promise" was sold Tuesday for an eye-watering US$32.16 million at auction in Hong Kong. The 14.93-carat pink gemstone went to an unidentified phone bidder as applause filled the room. Auctioneers Christie´s said it was the second highest price per carat 3