Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 07:26
The U.S. Defense Department has assured a watchdog agency that a number of efforts are being carried out to track Afghan active-duty security forces, so that American taxpayer dollars are not wasted on so-called ghost soldiers.
Friday, October 7, 2016 - 07:16
A U.S. government watchdog is pressing the Pentagon to explain reports of tens of thousands of "ghost" soldiers and police on the payrolls of the Afghan security forces, which are heavily funded by international donors.
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 08:09
An international conference is expected to pledge over $3 billion a year in development support for Afghanistan next week but funds will be dependent on reforms and countering corruption, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday.
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 07:08
The people entrusted with enforcing the law in Venezuela regularly make the headlines as suspects or alleged accomplices, facilitators or perpetrators of serious crimes, a sign of the advanced deterioration and corruption of the country’s security forces.
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 07:15
Honduras' police reform commission has asked the Attorney General's Office to investigate over 500 officers for their alleged involvement in a range of crimes, but it's unlikely the country's notoriously weak judicial system is equipped or willing to handle such a huge and controversial caseload.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 08:17
South Sudan's government said it was deeply concerned by the release of a report by US group Sentry alleging corruption among top officials, saying such allegations would damage peace efforts in a nation which has been riven by war.
Friday, September 16, 2016 - 07:50
El Salvador’s attorney general announced the creation of a new anti-impunity unit in the prosecutor's office that will work on politically sensitive corruption cases and have strong backing from the US government, although it lacks direct international participation.
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 07:11
A U.S. report released Wednesday said that widespread corruption in Afghanistan has undermined efforts to rebuild the country and urged the U.S. mission to make anti-corruption efforts a top priority.
Monday, September 12, 2016 - 06:24
Leaders of the two sides responsible for mass killings and rapes in the South Sudan conflict have amassed enormous wealth inside and outside the country, at least some of it illegally, according to an investigative report released on Monday by a Washington advocacy group.
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 08:04
The Nicaraguan government said Tuesday that it had granted political asylum to Mauricio Funes, the former president of El Salvador, who has been under investigation by the Salvadoran authorities for suspicion of corruption.