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April 19, 2018 12:00 AM Brazilian senator faces corruption trial

BRASÍLIA: Aecio Neves, a Brazilian senator who narrowly lost the 2014 presidential election, will face trial for corruption and obstruction of justice, Brazil’s top court decided Tuesday. A panel of Supreme Court justices ruled Neves would be tried for allegedly accepting two million reais ($588,000) from meat industry tycoon Joesley Batista. The money

April 16, 2018 12:00 AM Froome continues Giro warm-up despite doping probe

MILAN: Chris Froome continues his preparations for the Giro d’Italia at next week’s Tour of the Alps despite his case remaining under consideration by cycling’s anti-doping unit. The British four-time Tour de France champion returned an adverse analytical finding for the asthma drug salbutamol at the Vuelta a Espana in September — a race he won in a historic

April 15, 2018 12:00 AM South Africa Gupta plane grounded in corruption probe

JOHANNESBURG: A private jet used by a business family at the heart of corruption allegations against ex-president Jacob Zuma has been flown back to South Africa where it was grounded by a court order, an official said on Saturday. The Bombardier Global 6000 landed at Lanseria International Airport in Johannesburg late Friday night from Dubai with just two pilots 1

April 13, 2018 2:58 PM ECP committee drafts ToRs for scrutiny of PTI's party accounts

A special committee constituted by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Friday drafted the terms of reference (ToRs) for the scrutiny of foreign funding received by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI). According to the ToRs, the committee will examine the PTI's financial statements and other accounting records for the five-year period between 2009 and 2013 with the aim of finding 2

April 13, 2018 12:00 AM EU’s top court asked to probe Facebook US data transfers

DUBLIN/BRUSSELS: The ability of firms such as Facebook to easily transfer Europeans’ data to the United States was plunged into legal limbo on Thursday when the Irish High Court asked the EU’s top court for a detailed assessment of whether the methods were legal. The Irish High Court referral, published on Thursday and due to be submitted to the ECJ by the end of April 2

April 11, 2018 12:00 AM NEPRA to probe load shedding in Karachi

ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) on Tuesday decided to investigate hours’ long unscheduled load shedding in Karachi. After taking serious notice of additional 10 hours unscheduled load shedding in Karachi during the prevailing harsh weather, NEPRA directed K-Electric to submit a detailed report on the issue. The clarifications 1

April 10, 2018 12:00 AM FIFA corruption concerns prompt Oceania probe

WELLINGTON: The Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) said Monday it will investigate “potential wrongdoings” after a FIFA audit into construction of its lavish new Auckland headquarters raised corruption concerns. The move comes after the sudden resignation of OFC president David Chung two days before a meeting to discuss the FIFA findings.Chung resigned 3

April 10, 2018 12:00 AM NAB closes 21 mega corruption cases in three years

ISLAMABAD: Out of 179 mega corruption cases of NAB, almost 21 inquiries and investigations have been closed and the beneficiaries amongst others include Nawaz Sharif, Raja Pervaiz Ashraf, Younis Babib, Aftab Ahmad Khan Sherpao and Husain Haqqani. Interestingly, the probe against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and others into alleged illegal appointments 2

April 9, 2018 5:30 PM 3 Islamabad policemen suspended as probe into sexual harassment of female officers underway

Three officers of Islamabad police were suspended on Monday following their alleged involvement in sexually harassing female personnel of the force, DawnNewsTV reported. The officers were suspended in the light of an investigation conducted into a complaint lodged by female officers of the police force. The Inspector General of Islamabad police, Sultan 1

April 5, 2018 12:00 AM Liberia’s justice minister steps aside in oil probe

MONROVIA: Liberia’s justice minister on Wednesday announced he would step aside from a probe into a contested oil deal, as he used to be head of the country’s national oil company. Frank Musa Dean had been appointed to head the probe just six days earlier by Liberia’s newly-elected president, George Weah, who has vowed to crack down on corruption. In a statement 5