Daily Corruption News: 30 October 2014

Filed under - Politics and government

Posted 30 October 2014

Today's top story

Burkina Faso: Burkina Faso parliament set ablaze in protest
Al-Jazeera

Anti-government protesters in Burkina Faso have set parliament ablaze in a surge of violence that forced the government to at least temporarily scrap a vote on constitutional amendments that would allow President Blaise Compaore to extend his 27-year rule.



More news

Global: More than 50 countries sign tax deal
The Wall Street Journal

Global: Trust us, EU asks Kosovo amid corruption probe
Reuters

Australia: ICAC to investigate high-ranking NSW prosecutor Margaret Cunneen
Australian Associated Press

Italy: Former Italian minister Tremonti denies bribery allegations
Reuters

Montenegro: Graphic media campaign targets Montenegrin graft crusader
Reuters (TI mention)



Blogs and opinion

Global: Trade trumps anti-corruption
The Huffington Post (TI mention)

China: China’s lurid tales of corruption hide a second story
The Wall Street Journal



News from Transparency International

Web feature: Video from Transparency International’s new leadership
Press release: Transparency International fully supports Montenegro partner MANS, condemns latest attack





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