The United States is becoming more corrupt under President Donald Trump as America’s system of checks and balances and its ethical norms faces growing threats by the White House, according to a global corruption watchdog.
The US slid down the rankings of a global corruption index last year as America’s system of checks and balances faced growing threats on Donald Trump’s watch, Transparency International (TI) — the global civil society organization based in Berlin, Germany, leading the fight against corruption — said on Tuesday.
China has disciplined 180,100 people in around 133,100 cases involving corruption and violations of the code of conduct since the 19th Communist Party of China (CPC) National Congress in late 2017, according to figures from the top anti-graft watchdog.
Rosmah Mansor pleaded not guilty Thursday to allegedly soliciting 187.5 million ringgit ($44.8 million) from Jepak Holdings in 2016 for her help in securing a 1.25 billion ($299 million) solar energy project involving rural schools in eastern Sarawak state. S
Millions of voters in Madagascar queued in long lines early on Wednesday to cast their ballots in a presidential election as the Indian Ocean island struggles to create jobs, fight poverty and end corruption.
Less than a month after a surge of unrest in Iraq over poor public services, particularly power cuts, and rampant corruption, residents in southern areas of the Arab country have once again staged protests.
Demonstrations have turned violent in Peru during the Independence Day rallies after protesters faced off with riot police amid simmering public anger over newly-revealed alleged corruption of the government of President Martin Vizcarra and members of the judiciary.
Iraq’s senior Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani has urged the formation of a new government as soon as possible in the wake of protests against alleged government corruption and poor public services in southern cities.