Iraq receives ex-trade minister convicted on graft charges from Lebanon

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi authorities on Thursday took into custody a former trade minister convicted in absentia for corruption cases, following his extradition from Lebanon, Iraq’s corruption watchdog said in a statement. Trade Minister Abdul Falah al-Sudany resigned in 2009 and fled the country … Continue reading Iraq receives ex-trade minister convicted on graft charges from Lebanon

Zimbabwe president promises elections by July and says will respect result | Top News

DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Wednesday the country will hold transparent elections by July and he would respect the result if the opposition wins. The election will be the first big test of his … Continue reading Zimbabwe president promises elections by July and says will respect result | Top News

France logs increase in sex crime reports following Harvey Weinstein scandal | News | DW

The number of people reporting sex crimes in France increased dramatically following the scandal involving Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, France’s interior ministry said Thursday. The number of cases reported for sexual assault crimes, including sexual harassment but excluding rape, rose 31.5 … Continue reading France logs increase in sex crime reports following Harvey Weinstein scandal | News | DW