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Tuesday 23 August 2011


Russia: Retired officer arrested in Politkovskaya killing
Associated Press 

Russian investigators on Tuesday arrested a retired police officer on suspicion of organizing the 2006 killing of journalist Anna Politkovskaya, who was gunned down in the elevator of her Moscow apartment building.

Colombia: Police investigate threats, bribery in Cali mayor race 
Colombia Reports 

India: India corruption: Anna Hazare 'ready for talks'

Thailand: Ex-Thai official tests reach of money laundering law in corruption case
The Wall Street Journal 

UK: Andy Coulson reportedly paid by News International when hired by Tories 
The Guardian 

USA: Goldman Sachs braced for legal battles over financial crisis
The Guardian 

Multimedia of the week

Kenya: AlertNet News Blog - INTERVIEW: Building trust improves Kenyan water services
Reuters AlertNet (TI mention)

Blogs and opinion


China:Chinese artist creates corruption hall of fame

The Wall Street Journal Corruption Currents blog


New from Transparency International

Web feature: FIFA: Curing a crisis of integrity

On the blog: Will new EU defence spending rules reduce corruption?

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