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Riyadh Ritz-Carlton to reopen after being used as prison in corruption purge

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January 16, 2018 9:02 AM
RIYADH (NYTIMES) - The Ritz-Carlton in Riyadh, the 492-room hotel converted into a posh prison for privileged Saudis swept up in what the government calls an anti-corruption campaign, appears set for a public reopening next month (Feb).

From: www.straitstimes.com

Julio Rocha, Jailed FIFA Official From Nicaragua, Dies at 67

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Rocha, a former president of the Nicaraguan soccer federation, was convicted in the United States in a corruption scandal at FIFA and awaiting sentencing at the time of his death.

Ritz Carlton, a luxury Saudi prison, takes Feb. 14 bookings

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The Ritz Carlton in Saudi Arabia's capital may be reopening its doors in time for Valentine's Day, after serving for several months as a prison for the country's elite caught up in what the government has described as a crackdown on corruption.
The Ritz Carlton's website on Monday showed bookings...

From: www.sun-sentinel.com

Saudi Ritz 'gilded jail' hotel to reopen

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The hotel has been a luxury detention centre for dozens of princes held on suspicion of corruption.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

Saudi Arabia's richest man thrown in jail, 'hung upside down and beaten' in crackdown

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SAUDI Arabia’s richest man has been thrown into jail, “hung upside down and beaten” for refusing to pay the Government £728 million as part of an “anti-corruption sweep”, it has been reported.

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Bulgaria's corruption problem mars EU presidency start

Added: 15.01.2018 3:29 | 3 views | 0 comments

A dispute between the government and the president over an anti-corruption law has put the spotlight on one of the Bulgaria's main problems - just as it is trying to showcase its economic and social progress.

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South Africa's new ruling party leader wants to kick-start economic growth, fight corruption

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January 15, 2018 3:01 PM
JOHANNESBURG - Locals, mostly women, await their turn in a queue at communal taps in Kliptown, a corrugated zinc slum that is home to 45,000 people in Soweto, Johannesburg.

From: www.straitstimes.com

Indon’s Golkar Party appoints new speaker

Added: 14.01.2018 22:16 | 2 views | 0 comments

Indonesia's Golkar Party has appointed Bambang Soesatyo as parliamentary speaker, after the previous speaker was indicted in a $US170 million ($A238 million) corruption scandal late last year, the party's secretary general Muhammad Sarmuji said on Monday.

From: www.news.com.au

Saudi Arabia's richest man thrown in jail, 'hung upside down and beaten' in crackdown

Added: 14.01.2018 22:04 | 2 views | 0 comments

SAUDI Arabia’s richest man has been thrown into jail, “hung upside down and beaten” for refusing to pay the Government £728 million as part of an “anti-corruption sweep”, it has been reported.

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Saudi Billionaire Prince Negotiating Deal for His Release

Added: 14.01.2018 20:22 | 2 views | 0 comments

Saudi Arabia’s billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, detained for more than two months in an anti-corruption crackdown, is negotiating a possible settlement with authorities but so far has not agreed on terms, a senior Saudi official said. Prince Alwaleed, whose net worth has been estimated by Forbes magazine at $17 billion, is chairman and owner of...

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