Monday, April 18, 2016 - 05:43
Parliament in Brazil has voted to start impeachment proceedings against President Dilma Rousseff over charges of manipulating government accounts.
Friday, April 15, 2016 - 07:16
A newly declassified U.S. document claims that a Pakistani intelligence officer paid $200,000 to a militant network to carry out a suicide attack on a CIA base in eastern Afghanistan in 2009.
Friday, April 15, 2016 - 07:04
As aging autocrats such as Mr. Museveni use U.S.-bankrolled security forces to crack down on opposition candidates, journalists and peaceful protests, lavish security assistance from the United States may be helping to enable an environment of increasing repression in Uganda, and sending the message to other African nations that trampling on rights is permissible so long as the country remains a U.S. counterterrorism ally.
Friday, April 15, 2016 - 06:35
The United States has released yet another damning report on Nigeria, accusing the government at all levels of injustice, brutality and inflicting pain on poor Nigerians.
Friday, April 15, 2016 - 06:08
The early March 2016 murder of celebrated Honduran environmental activist Berta Cáceres should be raising alarms about the implications of the special brand of corruption that has metastasized in recent years—implications also laid bare in the recent Panama Papers revelations.
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 06:30
Imran Khan, chairman of Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI), the country’s second largest party according to the 2013 general elections, is demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, following revelations last week in the Panama Papers that the Sharif family has millions of dollars worth of offshore investments.
Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 06:44
But unlike in previous years, there will be no serious efforts to eradicate the opium crop in Helmand, because of a combination of Taliban advances and out-of-control corruption, with both sides battling over the drug trade.
Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 05:33
The Brazilian public appears to be arriving at the conclusion that nobody currently on the political stage is competent or clean enough to address the enormous crises facing the country.
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 06:02
A Supreme Court judge in Brazil has ordered the lower house of congress to create a commission to analyse whether impeachment proceedings against Vice-President Michel Temer should go ahead. Judge Marco Aurelio Mello overruled a decision by the speaker of the lower house who had rejected the request.
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - 07:15
A massive leak of confidential documents from a Panamanian law firm shines a light on how elites across the world use offshore shell companies in order to hide their assets, in some cases facilitating corruption and money laundering.