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EU urged to rethink funding for corrupt Moldova

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Concern has been voiced about EU funding to Moldova after the former Soviet state was recently branded "one of the most corrupt" countries in Europe.

Bahrain’s Prime Minister calls for anti-corruption measures

MANAMA, Bahrain - Bahrain's Prime Minister called for new measures to combat economic crime in an effort to fight corruption.

UN: Thailand must fight human trafficking more effectivly

Thailand must do more to effectively combat the rising rate in human trafficking and protect migrant workers who are increasingly vulnerable to forced and exploitative labour, a United Nations expert

15 convicted in Cuban airline, tourism agency corruption scandal

HAVANA, Cuba - A Cuban court has convicted 14 government officials and businessmen and a Chilean entrepreneur for corruption and bribery involving the state-owned airline and a tourism agency.

Egypt’s former tourism minister sentenced to 5 years in prison

Egypt’s former tourism minister was sentenced on Tuesday to five years in prison for squandering public funds, the second member of deposed president Hosni Mubarak’s cabinet to be jailed for finan

Too many countries continue to “torture,” UN laments

(eTN) – The United Nations on Saturday, May 27, said too many countries are still practicing or tolerating "cruel, degrading and illegal" acts of torture.

UN survey reveals too many businesses neglecting human rights and corruption

LAS VEGAS (eTN) - A survey released on Monday, June 14, by the United Nations has revealed that corruption and human rights issues continue to be neglected by companies despite ongoing interest in Uni

Dubai gets bailout from Abu Dhabi

Dubai got a US$10 billion lifeline from oil-rich Abu Dhabi to save one of its prized companies from imminent default Monday, calming fears for now about the city-state's shaky finances, said the Assoc

Former French tourism minister investigated in corruption case

FORT-DE-FRANCE, Martinique — A French judge has filed preliminary corruption charges against former Tourism Minister Leon Bertrand and placed him in custody on the French Caribbean island of Martini

Uganda hunts for “CHOGM thieves”

KAMPALA, Uganda (eTN) - While a group of members of parliament continues in their hunt for details of government expenditure for the 2007 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), which was he

Police and Anti-Corruption Board investigate corruptions of visa-on-arrival fees at Bali’s...

DenpPost reports that 44 immigration officials are now being examined by the Anti-Corruption Board (BPK) in connection with the suspected embezzlement of Rp.

New executive board chairman wants to change Thai Airways ethics

Is Wallop Bhukkanasut the right man for Thai Airways International (THAI)? Khun Wallop left the airline at the end of 2006 as executive vice president of Marketing and Sales to go into retirement.

14 Algerian airports face closure threat

Fourteen airports in Algeria are under threat of closure due to losses incurred from the global economic crisis.

eTN Inbox: Nigeria’s corruption shame

What a shame the varies factions in Nigeria remain incapable of ridding themselves of their prejudices - and to unite and promote their country.

Corruption scandal rocks Dubai

Corruption is supposedly unheard of in the state of Dubai.

Branson’s Virgin Nigeria nightmare

Reports have reached from acquaintances in Nigeria about the latest developments over Sir Richard Branson’s Nigerian aviation (mis)adventure.