International politicians and diplomats vowed Thursday to open up corporate records, quash money laundering and end bribery in a bid to stamp out what Prime Minister David Cameron called the global “cancer” of corruption.
But concrete results of a London anti-corruption summit were mixed, with many countries failing to commit to the toughest actions sought by Cameron. Heads of state, ministers and diplomats from some 40 countries said they would “uncover corruption wherever it exists, and to pursue […]
The father of a five-year-old Afghan boy who received signed T-shirts from his football hero Lionel Messi claims the family has had to leave the country.
Mohammed Arif Ahmadi claimed they received threats over the telephone and “life became a misery” when the threats became more serious. He said: “I sold all my belongings and brought my family out of Afghanistan to save my son’s life as well as the lives of the rest of the family.”
Mr Ahmadi said they did not […]