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Prosecutors to look into Lithuania’s €363m railway deal

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Following an audit, the Lithuanian Transport Ministry has asked prosecutors to look into the 363-million-euro railway electrification contract with a Spanish consortium. “I gave the audit material to prosecutors on Monday,” Transport Minister Jaroslav Narkevič said on Tuesday. “In our opinion, there is something […] to look into.” The Transport Ministry has completed the first stage of its audit into the electrification project by the state-owned railway compant Lietuvos Geležinkeliai…

A look at the corruption scandals facing Israel’s Netanyahu

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s attorneys met Wednesday with Israel’s attorney general and other top law enforcement officials in Netanyahu’s long-awaited pre-indictment hearing on a series of corruption scandals. The hearing is the last step before formal charges are pressed and has been delayed many times already. It looms large over Netanyahu’s efforts to extend his political career. The sessions are expected to last four days and they come just two…

Asian shares mixed as investors look ahead to rate decisions

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Asian shares were mixed Tuesday after a day of listless trading on Wall Street, as investors awaited signs on global interest rates. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 added nearly 0.3% in afternoon trading to 21,379.45. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 fell 0.7% to 6,599.60, while South Korea’s Kospi edged up 0.5% to 2,030.21. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng was virtually unchanged, inching down less than 0.1% at 26,679.83, while the Shanghai Composite lost 0.3%…

U.S. looking seriously at Poland’s request for American base on its soil

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

U.S President Donald Trump has noted the country was looking seriously at a request from Poland for a permanent U.S. military base in the fellow NATO member state and agreed that Polish concerns about possible Russian aggression were shared. Canadian-British news agency Reuters reported on Wednesday, September 19, that at a meeting in Washington Polish President Andrzej Duda made the request and suggested to name it «Fort Trump,» as he reasoned that…