Corruption Perceptions Index News
5 Reasons Why Brazil Is Protesting
On Saturday, thousands of Brazilian fans at the Estadio Nacional Mane Garrincha booed and heckled FIFA president Sepp Blatter and Brazilian president Dilma Roussef during the opening ceremony of the Confederations Cup . Although that response has become fairly common at events that involve Blatter
India at Crossroads on Path to Superpower Status
The Country Must First Overcome Deep-Seated Corruption and Internal Division
How China's Leaders Steer a Massive Nation
Are There Lessons to be Taken From the Communist Party's Method of Governance?
The Global Note: A Hostage Dilemma…Americans In Egypt…Cruise Company To Pay…Golf - In North Korea
RESCUED HOSTAGES – AND FEARS FOR ANOTHER AMERICAN Kelly COBIELLA reports from the Sigonella air base that Jessica Buchanan has been joined there by family members, after her dramatic rescue from captors in Somalia earlier this week. Buchanan and her Danish colleague and fellow ex-hostage,...
Singapore PM Takes Big Pay Cut, Still World's Best Paid Leader
The prime minister of Singapore just accepted a 36 percent pay cut, but is still the highest paid elected official in the world. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong ‘s US $1.7 million salary is four times more than President Obama earns. Lee appointed a committee...
Corruption Threatens U.S. Strategy in Afghanistan, Galbraith Says
Government corruption and weak rule of law could undermine success of the U.S. strategy in Afghanistan , a risk both President Obama and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Mike Mullen underscored during their visits there this week. The pressure from the administration comes about 50 days after
Google's Top Rising Searches: Corruption Index
Next our collaboration with Google and among today's top rising searches is corruption index. Transparency international's new map is out showing perceptions of corruption around the world country. The more corrupt the group says Somalia is the world's most corrupt nation in Afghanistan a close
Webcast: Stimulus Discrepancies, 50 Cent
Hello there I'm John Berman at ABC news headquarters in New York welcome to the world news webcast. We Begin with the headlines president Obama's approval ratings remains strong according to our ABC news Washington Post poll numbers out today. 56% feel the president is doing a good job overall but
Saddam Hussein Sentenced to Death
SADDAM HUSSEIN Endgame for a Dictator: Saddam Sentenced To Hang Saddam Hussein, who ruled Iraq for 24 brutal years before being ousted by the US-led invasion in 2003, was sentenced to death by hanging in a Baghdad court yesterday for crimes against humanity. ( The Guardian ) Rallies Continue After
Corruption by the Numbers
Public sector corruption is rampant in nearly half of the 163 nations included in the annual Corruption Perception Index (CPI) released today by Transparency International, a Berlin-based private sector group...