Portuguese authorities start taking the ‘Luanda Leaks’ seriously

By |januar 21st, 2020|Angola, corruption, investigative journalism, Isabel dos Santos, Jose Eduardo Dos Santos, News, Portugal|

Portuguese authorities said on Monday (20 January) they had started looking into media leaks concerning Angolan billionaire Isabel dos Santos, while a small bank said it had decided to put an end to commercial relationship with entities controlled by d...

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Is Bulgaria’s Belene nuclear plant in line with EU competition law?

By |januar 16th, 2020|Belene, Bulgaria, Competition policy, corruption, Kadri Simson, Magrethe Vestager, News, nuclear energy, Thierry Breton|

A Bulgarian lawyer has sent an eight-page letter to the European Commission pointing to various alleged violations of EU competition rules relating to the oft-delayed Belene nuclear power plant, EURACTIV Bulgaria reports.

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New Malta PM reshuffles ministers, shuns controversial names

By |januar 16th, 2020|corruption, Daphne Caruana Galizia, Konrad Mizzi, Malta, News, Robert Abela|

New Maltese Prime Minister Robert Abela reshuffled his cabinet on Wednesday (15 January), sidelining some of the politicians who had faced fierce criticism from an anti-corruption journalist before her murder in 2017.

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Croatia president blames poll defeat on sexism, ‘fake news’

By |januar 13th, 2020|corruption, Croatia, Croatia elections, Ivo Sanader, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, News, press freedom, Zoran Milanović|

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović on Saturday (11 January) blamed sexism and "fake news" for her defeat in elections last week, as well as a rival who split the right-wing electorate she was counting on.

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Minister arrested following investigative report by EURACTIV Bulgaria

By |januar 10th, 2020|bad governance, Bulgaria, corruption, investigative journalism, Neno Dimov, News|

Bulgaria's minister for environment and water resources, Neno Dimov, was placed in 24-hour custody, the office of the Prosecutor General said on Thursday (9 January). The development took place after an investigative report by EURACTIV Bulgaria exposed...

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Malta PM to resign amid journalist murder probe protests

By |december 2nd, 2019|corruption, Daphne Caruana Galizia, Joseph Muscat, Konrad Mizzi, mafia, Malta, News, press freedom|

Malta's Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, under fire over his handling of the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, said Sunday (1 December) he would step down after his replacement is chosen in January.

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Police investigating murder of Malta journalist arrest local businessman

By |november 21st, 2019|corruption, Daphne Caruana Galizia, investigative journalism, Joseph Muscat, Konrad Mizzi, Malta, News, Panama Papers|

Malta police arrested one of the country’s most prominent businessmen on Wednesday (20 November) as part of an investigation into the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. Yorgen Fenech was detained by armed forces as he tried to leave the...

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Ukraine to change law on bank insolvency in bid for IMF loans

By |november 20th, 2019|corruption, Ihor Kolomoisky, IMF, News, oligarchs, PrivatBank, Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

Ukraine is finalising changes to legislation on bank insolvency in consultation with the International Monetary Fund as part of efforts by Kyiv to secure a new loan programme, a senior state official told Reuters.

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Large scale corruption undermines EU’s Eastern Partnership, official says

By |november 19th, 2019|corruption, Eastern Partnership, EEAS, EU-Ukraine relations, Ihor Kolomoisky, News, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

When billions of dollars disappear from banks in Ukraine and Moldova, and justice isn't done in spite of European funds supporting judicial reforms in these countries, trust in the EU is inevitably eroded, said a high EU official.

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Former Italian MEP and EPP group vice-chair arrested on corruption charges

By |november 14th, 2019|arrest, corruption, Lara Comi, News|

Lara Comi, once a rising political star and a former MEP for Silvio Berlusconi's Forza Italia,  has been put under house arrest by the Italian police on Thursday (14 November) for alleged illegal financing and corruption.

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