100-year old man faces trial for role in prison murder
A 100-year old former SS guard is facing trial in Germany for his alleged role in the murder of more than 3,000 people dating from his time as a guard at the Nazi concentration camp.
Germany is racing to bring the last surviving perpetrators of Nazi war crimes—now well into old age—to justice.
The accused allegedly...
October 7, 2021
Moldovan General Prosecutor detained on corruption charges
The Moldovan General Prosecutor Alexandr Stoianoglo was detained earlier this week for 72 hours on charges related to corruption and abuse of power.
“We are returning to a ‘captured’ state,” Stoianoglo declared as he was removed from his office by special forces.
Stoianoglo appeared to be referring to the years 2015 to 2019 when politician and...
October 6, 2021
Panama Papers link Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis to offshore deal
A substantial leak of confidential financial documents appears to link the Czech Prime Minister, Andrej Babis to a 15 million euro offshore deal to finance a property purchase in the south of France.
Leaked documents from the Panama Papers show how Babis in 2009 funneled 15 million euros via a series of secret loans to...
Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban has voiced concerns that foreign interference, including that from the United States, may manipulate the national elections next year. Orban made the comments in a... read more →
The European Commission is tomorrow set to release its second annual report critical of Hungary for having inadequate anti-corruption rules and infringing on press freedom. The critique will form part... read more →
The Paris prosecutor’s office has opened an investigation into an alarming new spyware known as Pegasus. Activists, journalists, politicians, and business executives from around the world are all suspected of... read more →
At a meeting marking the 13th anniversary of the Socialist Movement, Serbian Interior Minister Aleksandar Vulin sparked controversy after he called on his government to “unite the Serb world.” “The... read more →
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared talks over the future of Cyprus will only take place between “the two states” on the Mediterranean island. “The new negotiation process can... read more →
A Russian court on Wednesday sent a prominent activist to jail even before being heard, as authorities continued to crack down on critics ahead of the September parliamentary election. The... read more →
Police have carried out raids across Germany and Slovakia as part of an operation against human trafficking gangs. Two people were arrested, with 30 more individuals found at properties in... read more →
Twenty people said to have been members of a money-laundering organisation have been arrested in several countries in Europe. According to a report by New Europe, the organisation called “QQAAZZ”... read more →
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