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David Pallister

David Pallister

    Growing clamour to remove ICC prosecutor
    Growing clamour to remove ICC prosecutor
    A coalition of human rights lawyers, academics and leading NGOs has begun openly to criticise the competence and conduct of the prosecutor of the...
    Mann spurned deal and chance to go free
    Mann spurned deal and chance to go free
    Mercenary leader Simon Mann, on trial for plotting a coup in Equatorial Guinea, on Friday claimed that the country's Attorney General, who is...
    $12bn cash vanished in Iraq
    $12bn cash vanished in Iraq
    The United States flew nearly $12-billion in shrink-wrapped $100 bills into Iraq, then distributed the cash with no proper control over who was...
    Blair targets corruption in Africa plan
    Blair targets corruption in Africa plan
    British Prime Minister Tony Blair will demand a radical shake-up of the West's approach to the world's poorest continent when his year-long Africa...
    A passionate Iraqi to the end
    A passionate Iraqi to the end
    Margaret Hassan had devoted 30 years of her life to the health and welfare of the Iraqi people. She was a convert to Islam, fluent in Arabic, with...
    Western firms face bribery blacklist
    Western firms face bribery blacklist
    The World Bank has formally reopened a corruption inquiry into a leading Canadian engineering company which could lead to the first blacklisting of...
    Forces fighting for DRC gold named
    Forces fighting for DRC gold named
    A confidential United Nations report has accused Rwanda, Uganda and elements within the new transitional government in the Democratic Republic of...
    The uranium that never was
    The uranium that never was
    It took the British government exactly three weeks, but on Tuesday an envelope arrived at the offices of the Commons foreign affairs committee...
    Lesotho corruption trail leads abroad
    Lesotho corruption trail leads abroad
    The long-running series of corruption trials against leading international construction companies in Lesotho has reached another milestone with a...
    Taking corruption seriously
    Taking corruption seriously
    The Canadian engineering company Acres International of Ontario has been found guilty of paying bribes for contracts on the multibillion rand...
    Biggest mismatch in military history
    Biggest mismatch in military history
    April 11 2002. About 10.20am. A coach full of German tourists is bumping down the road that leads to the ancient El Ghriba synagogue on the...
    Lesotho court fines Canadian company
    Lesotho court fines Canadian company
    A Lesotho court this week fined a Canadian construction company, Acres International, $2,5-million for paying bribes on the country's multibillion-dollar dam project....