Posts tagged as suspected

Lithuanian police detain ex-executive of Ukraine’s state company, suspected of corruption

Friday, November 1, 2019

Lithuania’s police detained the former board chairman of Ukraine’s State Food and Grains Corporation earlier this week in Vilnius, suspected of large-scale corruption in his country, law enforcement reported on Thursday. “I can confirm he was detained at the beginning of this week,” Ramunas Matonis, spokesman for Lithuania’s police, told BNS Lithuania on Thursday. The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU), which reported on the arrest on Thursday, did not…

Estonia transposes directive on protection of EU financial interests into national law

Thursday, July 11, 2019

The Estonian government at a sitting on Thursday decided to amend the Penal Code and relating laws to transpose into national legislation two directives of the European Union — one on the protection of the Union’s financial interests and the other on the rights of minors who are suspects or accused persons in criminal proceedings. By adopting the EU directives, investigating crimes with an adverse effect on the Union’s financial…

Afghan special forces sent to bolster threatened city defenses

Monday, August 13, 2018

Afghan security forces backed by U.S. advisers and air strikes fought on Monday to drive Taliban fighters out of the embattled city of Ghazni, where hundreds of people have been killed or wounded during four days of fighting. The Taliban attack on Ghazni, a strategic center on the main highway linking the capital Kabul with southern Afghanistan, is a blow to President Ashraf Ghani weeks before parliamentary elections are due…