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Nawaz, Maryam return to face graft trial

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz arrived in the federal capital from London late on Sunday night to appear in an accountability court to stand trial for corruption charges. Sharif along with his…

Modi eyes real estate assets in drive against graft

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has quietly plugged a tax loophole used by the wealthy to buy real estate in someone else’s name as part of his campaign against corruption, a senior tax official said on Monday. While the focus…

India’s shock bank note ban sparks cash chaos

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI: Indians struggled to pay for basics goods like food and fuel on Wednesday and fretted about their savings, after the government withdrew 500 and 1,000 rupee notes from circulation in a bid to flush out money hidden from…

China celebrates Communist Party’s 95th birthday

BEIJING : Chinese President Xi Jinping warned on Friday that the biggest threat to the ruling Communist Party is corruption, as he used the party's 95th birthday to also warn against any threats to China's security and Taiwan independence.