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VW’s compliance monitor urges greater transparency

FRANKFURT/WOLFSBURG (Reuters) – Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE) external compliance monitor on Monday said he disagreed with some VW executives’ use of privacy and attorney client privilege rights to withhold information about a $27 billion global emissions cheating scandal. FILE PHOTO: A Volkswagen logo is pictured during the Volkswagen Group’s annual general meeting in Berlin, Germany, May 3, 2018. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt VW was ...

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Transparency Int’l urges British govt to probe Nawaz’s properties | Pakistan

Photo: File  LONDON: Global anti-corruption body Transparency International has requested the British government to investigate four properties Nawaz Sharif holds in London, Geo News reported Friday. On Friday, the former prime minister was sentenced in absentia to 11 years in prison and slapped with a £8-million fine in the Avenfield properties reference. The organisation, which combats corruption around the world ...

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North Korea’s Kim promises transparency in nuclear site shutdown as Trump presses for full denuclearization

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has pledged to close the country’s nuclear test site in May in full view of the outside world, Seoul officials said on Sunday, as U.S. President Trump pressed for total denuclearization ahead of his own unprecedented meeting with Kim. On Friday, Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in vowed “complete denuclearization” ...

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Transparency to NAB chief : Take notice of ‘irregularities’ in KP Ehtesab Commission | Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The Transparency International-Pakistan (TI) has urged the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to take notice of allegations levelled by one of the commissioners of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Ehtesab Commission (KPEC) against a provincial cabinet minister and a key official of the commission of illegal appointments and other wrongdoings. In a letter written to the NAB chairman, TI, while referring a ...

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Supreme Court assures transparency in Daniyal Aziz contempt case | Pakistan

On March 13, the federal Privatisation Minister Daniyal Aziz was indicted on contempt charges by the Supreme Court. Photo: file ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court assured on Monday that the trial in the contempt case against Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Daniyal Aziz will be transparent and fair. During the case proceeding, Justice Azmat Saeed, who is heading the three-member bench hearing ...

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EU court strikes a blow for more transparency in EU legislation process

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – Europe’s second-highest court sided with proponents of more transparency in the EU lawmaking process on Thursday, saying that European Parliament should provide key documents in talks between legislators and EU countries on demand. FILE PHOTO: Flags of the European Union and its member states fly in front of the building of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France ...

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