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

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