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Nepal’s Finance Minister resigns amid claims ‘unauthorised persons’ changed state budget
World

Nepal’s Finance Minister resigns amid claims ‘unauthorised persons’ changed state budget

Nepal’s Finance Minister Janardan Sharma resigned on Wednesday after the parliamentary speaker ordered an investigation into allegations of unauthorised changes…
South Africa’s President says ‘I have never stolen money,’ as missing cash mystery deepens
World

South Africa’s President says ‘I have never stolen money,’ as missing cash mystery deepens

Johannesburg (CNN) – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has hit back at allegations of improper conduct over large amounts of…
Alaa Mubarak comments on Mubarak family acquittal of financial corruption by Switzerland
Egypt

Alaa Mubarak comments on Mubarak family acquittal of financial corruption by Switzerland

Alaa Mubarak, son of the late President Mohamed Hosni Mubarak, said that he and his brother Gamal were acquitted of…
Netanyahu negotiating plea deal in corruption trial
Middle East

Netanyahu negotiating plea deal in corruption trial

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is negotiating a plea deal in his corruption case,…
Former Netanyahu aide testifies in ex-PM’s corruption trial
Middle East

Former Netanyahu aide testifies in ex-PM’s corruption trial

JERUSALEM (AP) — A one-time confidante to Benjamin Netanyahu began testifying against him Monday in the former Israeli prime minister’s…
Kuwaiti dissidents return home after emir’s pardon
Middle East

Kuwaiti dissidents return home after emir’s pardon

KUWAIT, Nov 15 (Reuters) – At least three Kuwaiti dissidents returned to the Gulf state on Monday after being pardoned…
Six killed in Beirut clashes as tensions over blast probe soar
Middle East

Six killed in Beirut clashes as tensions over blast probe soar

BEIRUT (AP) — Armed clashes erupted Thursday in Beirut during a protest organized by the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah and…
As Lebanese got poorer, politicians stowed wealth abroad
Middle East

As Lebanese got poorer, politicians stowed wealth abroad

BEIRUT (AP) — A trove of leaked documents confirmed that for years, Lebanon’s politicians and bankers have stowed wealth in…
Jordanian king’s properties undercut father figure image
Middle East

Jordanian king’s properties undercut father figure image

JERUSALEM (AP) — Jordan’s King Abdullah II was meeting with the World Bank president, asking for more financial support for…
Leaked records open a ‘Pandora’ box of financial secrets
World

Leaked records open a ‘Pandora’ box of financial secrets

Hundreds of world leaders, powerful politicians, billionaires, celebrities, religious leaders and drug dealers have been hiding their investments in mansions,…
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