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Australia fails to improve ranking in global corruption index amid mounting push for federal watchdog - ABC Online

Australia has maintained its position in a key corruption ranking, ending a four-year slide down Transparency International's global corruption ladder, but experts warn the reprieve may be short-lived if major reforms are not implemented. Key points: A ...and more »

Corruption and inequality: how populists mislead people - Transparency International (press release) (blog)

With the launch of Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index 2016 just five days after Donald Trump's inauguration as US President, it's timely to look at the links between populism, socio-economic malaise and the anti-corruption agenda ...and more »

Asia Pacific: Fighting corruption is side-lined - Transparency International (press release) (blog)

The majority of Asia Pacific countries sit in the bottom half of the Corruption Perceptions Index 2016. 19 out of 30 countries in the region scored 40 or less out of 100. Poor performance can be attributed to unaccountable governments, lack of ...and more »

Sub Saharan Africa: Corruption is a big issue in 2016 African elections - Transparency International (press release) (blog)

The elections held across Africa in 2016 provide a good reflection of corruption trends in the region. In countries like Ghana, which is the second worst decliner in the 2016 Corruption Perceptions Index in the region, the dissatisfaction of citizens ...and more »

Middle East and North Africa: A very drastic decline - Transparency International (press release) (blog)

Despite the political changes that shook the Arab region six years ago, the hope for Arab countries to fight corruption and end impunity has not seen any progress yet. On the contrary, the majority of Arab countries have failed to fulfil the will of ...and more »

Corruption Perceptions Index 2016: Vicious circle of corruption and inequality must be tackled - Transparency International (press release) (blog)

2016 showed that around the world systemic corruption and social inequality reinforce each other, leading to popular disenchantment with political establishments and providing a fertile ground for the rise of populist politicians. 69 per cent of the ...and more »

The Most (And Least) Corrupt Countries In The Middle East - Forbes

Dominic Dudley , Contributor I write about business and economics in the Middle East Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Transparency International has released its latest rankings of corruption around the world and, as ever, there ...and more »

Nepal ranked as third most corrupt country in SAsia - The Kathmandu Post

Jan 26, 2017-Nepal may have moved two spots in the global corruption index, but it still remains the third most corrupt country in South Asia. The Corruption Percent Index-2016 published by Transparency International (TI) on Wednesday has ranked Nepal ...and more »

Global public sector corruption fuels rise of populist politicians, report says - The Guardian

More than two-thirds of countries on the index were judged to have a serious corruption problem, scoring less than 50 out of 100. Photograph: Kacper Pempel/Reuters. Transparency. Global public sector corruption fuels rise of populist politicians ...and more »

These are the world's most corrupt countries - CNBC

Somalia, South Sudan, North Korea and Syria are perceived to be the most corrupt countries in the world, according to Transparency International's latest annual review that draws on a mix of business and government sources for its rankings. Somalia has ...and more »