Syndicate contentcorruption

Terence Quick: Fighting corruption will be 'number one priority'

Fighting corruption and finding ways to offset the harsh measures imposed by Greece's creditors will be the coalition government's top priority, Deputy Minister of State Terence Quick told the ANA-MPA in an interview on Tuesday.
July 22, 2015

FIFA's Blatter re-elected amid corruption scandal

FIFA President Sepp Blatter has been re-elected to a fifth term, days after football's governing body was shaken by widespread corruption allegations.
May 29, 2015

Putin: FIFA arrests are case of US meddling abroad

Russian President Vladimir Putin criticized the United States on Thursday for its corruption indictment against officials from football's governing body, calling the case an attempt to spread its jurisdiction to other countries.
May 28, 2015

US: Indicted FIFA officials 'corrupted' world soccer

The seven FIFA officials arrested Wednesday in an investigation into the organization's governing body have corrupted the international game, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said.
May 27, 2015

Greek ex-minister's wife Vicky Stamati escapes hospital

A former Greek defence minister's wife, jailed for corruption, has escaped from a psychiatric hospital where she was serving her sentence.
BBC: April 2, 2015

Researchers: Freedom from corruption is ‘Human Right’

Many countries have laws criminalizing corruption by government officials.
March 9, 2015

Greek ex-finance minister probed for hiding income

Ex-Greek finance minister Gikas Hardouvelis is being investigated for alleged failure to comply with his tax obligations, a Greek newspaper reported Saturday.
Yahoo! News: March 7, 2015

World Economic Forum ended, crisis will continue

Had our business and political architects not invented markets for the money owners in the national economies, that money could have ended up reinvested in different private sectors of the economy, achieved genuine economic activities, create job opportunities and reduce the pressures for big government borrowings.
Ilias Sourdis: February 8, 2013

Greek Democracy in Peril. The Art of Self-Deception and a Question of Responsibility.

The conditions of the financial packages may be "unfair" and the foreign demands unreasonable, yet, the big question remains: Who is ultimately responsible for the deception, the lies, the inefficiencies, and the political leadership of the last several decades?
Athinaios: November 4, 2011

Greek deficit falsely inflated, says stats prof

It is alleged the Greek government artificially inflated its deficit figures just before the country's full-blown debt crisis
Daniel Proussalidis: May 23, 2012