corruption

Saucha to be released from investigative custody on Friday afternoon

The Office for Prevention of Corruption and Organised Crime (USKOK) has questioned all witnesses in the case of Ex-Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic's chief of staff Tomislav Saucha who is suspected...

Croatia's serious fraud office probing ex-PM's chief of staff over bogus travel expenses

Saucha is suspected of having verbally ordered his secretary - in his capacity as Milanovic's chief of staff in charge of ordering and approving travel orders and invoices for official trips - to...

Prosecutor's office asks parl. committee to strip SDP MP Tomislav Saucha of immunity

The head of the Parliament's Credentials and Privileges Committee, Zarko Tusek, has called a session of the Committee for 8.30 am Friday, to discuss a request by the Office of the Chief State...

HDZ calls for urgently investigating affair with travel orders, SDP joins in

The parliamentary group of the ruling Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) on Wednesday called on state institutions to shed light as soon as possible on the unlawful payment of travel expenses during...

Plenkovic: Prosecutors should look into alleged payment of daily allowances to ex-PM's advisors

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic on Monday commented on the alleged payment of daily allowances to three special advisors to former prime minister Zoran Milanovic, saying that it was a...

Rise of populist movements will exacerbate corruption, watchdog says

Populist movements gaining traction in the United States, Europe and elsewhere will hinder efforts to fight corruption, Transparency International said Wednesday as it released its annual...

Transparency International: Croatia drops by two points in corruption ranking

Transparency International said on Wednesday that the Corruption Perceptions Index for 2016 showed that Croatia had dropped by two points in a ranking of 178 countries, to 49 points and 55th place...

Kalmeta claims state prosecutor currying favour with Bridge

The mayor of Zadar and former minister of maritime affairs, transport and infrastructure, Bozidar Kalmeta of the ruling HDZ party, said on Monday that the second indictment the anti-corruption...

Transparency International: Bosnia among countries with biggest corruption problems

Bosnia and Herzegovina belongs to a group of countries with the biggest corruption problems and more than 80% of Bosnian citizens believe that the authorities are not doing anything to fight it,...

Four ex-Hypo Leasing CEOs indicted

The Zagreb County Prosecutor's Office has indicted four former Hypo Leasing Croatia CEOs for siphoning approximately HRK 18 million from the company's accounts.

Russian minister placed under house arrest, fired over graft charges

Russian Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev was placed under house arrest and removed from his post on Tuesday on charges that he accepted a 2-million-dollar bribe.

Bosnia wartime interior minister remanded in custody on suspicion of fraud

Five persons, including wartime interior minister Alija Delimustafic, have been remanded in custody for 30 days on suspicion of fraud in real estate sales, Sarajevo Cantonal Court ruled on Monday...

Modi seeks support for anti-graft drive, says threat to life

Prime Minister Narendra Modi made an impassioned plea on Sunday to Indians to support his government's drive against corruption, saying he would stop at nothing despite threats to his life.

Indictment upheld against ex-minister

The Zagreb County Court on Thursday upheld in its entirety the indictment against former transport minister and incumbent Zadar Mayor Bozidar Kalmeta and others in the white-collar crime case...

Maldives police raid media, NGO offices over Al Jazeera documentary

Maldivian police raided a local media office and a non-governmental organization after a documentary alleged President Abdulla Yameen and his administration engaged in large-scale corruption,...