Romanian court dismisses justice minister's request to sack attorney general
A Judicial Council in Romania has dismissed Justice Minister Tudorel Toader's request to recall the country's acting attorney general, Augustin Lazar, continuing a showdown between the government and the judiciary. Justice Minister Toader was the only member of the Council to vote in favour of Lazar’s dismissal, with all other members, composed of 5...
November 20, 2018
Silvio Berlusconi charged with bribing businessman in prostitution case
Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi was sent to trial on Friday for allegedly bribing a businessman to lie about allegations that he procured prostitutes for parties a decade ago.
Prosecutors claim that Berlusconi paid Gianpaolo Tarantini 500,000 euros in cash, gave him work and provided him with lawyers to say that the politician did...
November 19, 2018
Ukrainian man arrested in connection with Kateryna Gandziuk murder
Ukrainian authorities have arrested a former politician’s aide in connection with the death of anti-corruption activist Kateryna Gandziuk, Ukraine’s General Prosecutor’s office announced on Monday. Igor Pavlovsky, a former assistant to ruling party MP Mykola Palamarchuk, was arrested on Saturday in the southern city of Kherson where Gandziuk was attacked with acid last July...
An investigation has been opened against Romanian Senate President Calin Popescu-Tariceanu, who is alleged to have received $800,000 in bribes from the purchase of Microsoft licences when he was head... read more →
Russian oligarch and president of AS Monaco football club, Dmitry Rybolovlev, was arrested on Tuesday after a police investigation accused him of "corruption" and "influence peddling," according to the newspaper... read more →
Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic has rejected criticisms that Serbia is stifling press freedom and imposed a state monopoly over the media. Writing in the EUobserver, Vucic responded to comments by... read more →
Ukrainian anti-corruption activist Kateryna Gandziuk, who was seriously injured in an acid attack in July, has died in hospital. This news was confirmed by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, after first... read more →
Twenty officials from the State Agency for Bulgarians abroad were arrested on charges of selling fake fake certificates of Bulgarian origin to citizens from non-EU countries on Monday. According to... read more →
The French police on Saturday carried out a large operation near Paris, during which 23 Chechen nationals were detained as part of a probe into suspected racketeering. According to French... read more →
Victoria Marinova, a 30-year-old Bulgarian journalist, was murdered "in a particularly violent manner" in the northern Bulgarian city of Ruse on Saturday, making her the third journalist to be killed... read more →
A 44-year-old woman has become the fourth person to be charged with the murder of Slovak investigative journalist Jan Kuciak, who investigated links between the Calabrian mafia and Slovak politicians,... read more →
Police in Slovakia have arrested several suspects in the investigation into the assassination last February of the investigative journalist Jan Kuciak and his girlfriend Martina Kusnirova, according to Slovakian media... read more →
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