Tuesday, 19 January 2021

Tag Archives: scandal

Now it’s Zardari’s turn to face accountability

ISLAMABAD: Declaring that their fight is not against Sharif family but corruption, PTI Chairman Imran Khan announced yesterday that now it is PPP leader Asif Ali “Zardari’s turn” to face accountability. Addressing a huge party crowd at Parade Ground here in connection with Thanksgiving Day, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Chairman said that ...

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Sweden PM reshuffles cabinet over data scandal

STOCKHOLM: Two Swedish ministers will leave the government in a reshuffle sparked by a huge leak of sensitive data, Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said. Interior Minister Anders Ygeman, a political heavyweight in the centre-left government who reportedly knew about the leak but failed to inform the premier, will quit “at ...

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550 boys were abused at German Catholic choir school

 Pope Benedict XVI poses for a group picture with the Regensburg Cathedral Choir (Regensburger Domspatzen) following an ecumenical verspers in the St. Peter’s Cathedral of Regensburg September 12, 2006. BERLIN: Nearly 550 members of a German boys’ choir were physically, and in some cases sexually, abused over several decades, a ...

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Indonesia’s Parliament speaker named corruption suspect

INDONESIA’s anti-graft agency has named the speaker of Parliament as a suspect in a corruption scandal in which officials allegedly pocketed more than $170 million in government money. The chief of the Corruption Eradication Commission, Agus Rahardjo, announced Monday that there is sufficient evidence to name Speaker Setya Novanto a ...

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Uber chief executive Kalanick resigns as CEO

PARIS: Uber boss Travis Kalanick has resigned as chief executive after pressure from shareholders. Mr Kalanick will remain on the board of the ride-hailing firm, however. His resignation comes after a review of practices at the firm and scandals including complaints of sexual harassment. Last week he said he was ...

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Yousuf comes to Sharjeel’s defence in PSL spot-fixing scandal

LAHORE: Former Pakistan captain Mohammad Yousuf on Monday told a tribunal hearing spot-fixing charges against Sharjeel Khan that the batsman did not deliberately play two dot balls during a Pakistan Super League match. The allegation relates to a match between Islamabad United and Peshawar Zalmi in Dubai in February, in ...

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Spot fixing: Sharjeel played two DOT BALLS for bookies

LAHORE: The alleged spot-fixing scandal, that has engulfed Pakistan cricket team, took a new twist Thursday when investigators revealed that batsman Sharjeel Khan played two dot bowls in Pakistan Super League (PSL) at Dubai. According to our correspondent, all five suspended players – Sharjeel Khan, Khalid Latif, Mohammad Irfan, Shahzaib ...

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Google to revamp policies, hire staff after UK ad scandal

LONDON: Google vowed to police its websites better by ramping up staff numbers and overhauling its policies after several companies deserted the internet giant for failing to keep their adverts off hate-filled videos. Google has found itself at the center of a British storm in recent days after major companies ...

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South Korean court throws president out of office; two die in protests

SEOUL: South Korea’s Constitutional Court removed President Park Geun-hye from office over a graft scandal involving the country’s conglomerates at a time of rising tensions with North Korea and China. The ruling sparked protests from hundreds of her supporters, two of whom were killed in clashes with police outside the ...

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Five top-flight clubs caught up in UK soccer abuse scandal – police

LONDON: Five English Premier League and three Championship (second tier) soccer clubs are being investigated in relation to allegations of widespread historical child sex abuse in the sport dating back to the 1970s, British police said on Monday. The Metropolitan Police Service, who confirmed last month that it had launched ...

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