Monthly Archives: Outubro 2014

Trust us, EU asks Kosovo amid corruption probe

The European Union mission in Kosovo, meant to help the state develop its justice system, urged Kosovars on Thursday not to lose trust over allegations at least two senior staffers took bribes to drop criminal charges. The mission, known as EULEX, is the EU’s biggest and most expensive and the affair threatens to undermine its goal […]

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Romania to vote for new leader; corruption ignored

Romanians go to the polls Sunday to elect a new leader as President Traian Basescu steps down after 10 years. Prime Minister Victor Ponta is favored to win over challengers who include a city mayor and a glamorous lawyer. Here’s a look at this Balkan nation’s vote. Who are Romania’s allies? Romania, a nation of 19 million, […]

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DfID not doing enough to protect poor from corruption, says aid watchdog

The UK’s Department for International Development (DfID) is failing to address the petty but widespread corruption that blights the daily lives of the world’s poorest people and has a particularly corrosive impact on women and girls, Britain’s aid watchdog has warned. In a report published on Friday, the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (Icai) acknowledges the department’s awareness that everyday […]

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Funcionário chinês suspeito de corrupção tinha 25 milhões de euros em casa

Foi a maior apreensão do género desde a fundação da Republica Popular da China, há 65 anos, e ocorreu na casa de Wei Pengyuan, vice-diretor de um departamento da Administração Nacional de Energia, disse um responsável da Procuradoria-geral Popular citado pela agência noticiosa Xinhua. “Negado provimento” ao recurso. De forma resumida, foi esta a decisão que o Tribunal da […]

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Tribunal chumba recurso apresentado por Ricardo Salgado para baixar caução

O ex-presidente do Banco Espírito Santo (BES),Ricardo Salgado, interpôs um recurso para que fossem revistas as medidas de coação que lhe foram aplicadas no final de julho, no âmbito do processo ‘Monte Branco’. Uma das solicitações de Salgado passava por baixar a caução de três milhões de euros. Mas, segundo o Correio da Manhã, o Tribunal da Relação de […]

By |Outubro 31st, 2014|Nacional|Comentários fechados em Tribunal chumba recurso apresentado por Ricardo Salgado para baixar caução

Dívida escondida da Madeira: Finanças recusaram colaborar?

A alegada dívida escondida da Madeira, no valor de 6,3 mil milhões de euros, foi um dos temas abordados no debate, na generalidade, do Orçamento do Estado para 2015, pela voz do deputado do PS Jacinto Serrão. O deputado citou um relatório do Ministério Público a dizer que dfoi «perentoriamente negada» pela Inspeção Geral de Finanças […]

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India submits list with 'black money' names to court

The Indian government has given a list containing names of all Indians suspected to have parked untaxed wealth in foreign banks to the Supreme Court. The list with 627 names was submitted to the court in a sealed envelope on Wednesday. The top court has said the list will be forwarded to the special investigation team (SIT) […]

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Obligatory voting, socialism and corruption: Brazilians tell us what they think about Rouseff's re-election

A woman, being re-elected in a traditionally sexist Latin country as ours, first of all means that we can learn to be a little less prejudiced. Secondly, but no less important, it means that Brazil has decided to be more inclusive. The last 12 years have seen huge advancements for the country: we have left […]

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European Union lifts freeze on Milosevic family assets

The European Union has lifted a freeze on the assets of late Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic and his close family, saying the people targeted no longer posed a threat to democracy. Ousted from power in 2000, Milosevic died in 2006 while on trial in The Hague for war crimes including genocide during the violent break-up of […]

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China's biggest 'military tiger' Xu Caihou confesses to taking bribes

A top retired general has confessed to taking bribes, becoming the highest-profile figure in China’s military to be caught up in President Xi Jinping’s war on corruption. Xu Caihou, formerly the vice chairman of China’s Central Military Commission that runs the two-million strong People’s Liberation Army (PLA), was also expelled from the Chinese Communist Party […]

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