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Corrupt Chinese officials flee overseas, some bound for Australia

Beijing: Corrupt Chinese officials are fleeing overseas in increasing numbers to countries including Australia as an intensifying crackdown on graft takes hold within the ruling Communist Party, according to a new government think tank report. The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, ...

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Viktor Yanukovych is gone, but where are Ukraine’s missing millions?

The fast-moving events of the past few days in Ukraine have shown the depth of anger over the violence and corruption of the regime of Viktor Yanukovych and his cronies. There may now be early elections, andYanukovych has fled, but ...

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Ex-New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin found guilty of corruption

A jury convicted former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin Wednesday on 20 of 21 federal corruption counts, including bribery, marking a stunning fall for the feisty official who gained a national profile following Hurricane Katrina. The 57-year-old Democrat, who led ...

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Indian-American firm to pay $15 million to resolve fraud claims

NEW YORK: A diagnostic firm founded by an Indian-American physician, will pay over USD 15 million to the federal government to resolve allegations that it falsely billed for health tests that were never performed. Diagnostic Imaging Group (DIG) has agreed to ...

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Supreme Court orders arrest of Sahara boss Subrata Roy

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI: In more trouble for Sahara chief Subrata Roy, the Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered his arrest following his failure to appear before it in a contempt case arising out of non refund of Rs 20,000 crore to investors by two ...

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Nadal can eclipse my record of 17 Grand Slam titles: Federer

Roger Federer has his guns trained on Slams and silverware. The 17-time Grand Slam champion, who did little of note on the big stage last year, understands that it’s an uphill task, but he isn’t stepping back. In an exclusive chat with ...

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