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Key Suspect in EU Qatargate Scandal Agrees to Tell All

A key suspect in the EU Qatargate scandal, former Italian MEP Pier Antonio Panzeri, reached a deal on Tuesday with Belgian prosecutors to divulge information about countries involved and bribes made. In return, he was being offered a "limited sentence"...

Qatargate: EU to Lift Immunity for Two More MEPs

The Qatargate scandal, which recently shook the EU—and continues to do so—deepens following the revelation that two more MEPs will have their immunities lifted. Qatargate, as the scandal has been dubbed, concerns the alleged bribery of MEPs, politicians, political staffers,...

Qatargate Scandal: Photos Emerge of Suspects Carrying Suitcases

Photos of suitcases exchanging hands related to the Qatargare scandal that has rocked Europe were published in the Italian newspaper La Repubblica on Tuesday. According to the paper, the photographs show the two main protagonists of the Qatargate corruption scandal,...

Qatargate: Kaili’s Partner Reportedly Confesses He Was Bribed

Francesco Giorgi, the partner of Greek MEP Eva Kaili who is held in Brussels over the so-called Qatargate corruption scandal, reportedly admitted that he was the person that was bribed and called on the Belgium authorities to free Kaili. According...

Europe in Turmoil Over Bribery Scandal; Qatar Denies Involvement

On Sunday, Qatar officially denied any involvement in the bribes scandal that has rocked Europe and led to the arrest of members of European Parliament. "The State of Qatar categorically rejects any attempts to associate it with any accusations of...

Qatar Scandal: Greece Freezes All Assets Owned by MEP Eva Kaili

On Monday, authorities in Greece announced the freezing of all assets in Greece owned by European Parliament Vice-President Eva Kaili following the so-called Qatargate corruption scandal. The head of the Greek authority against money laundering, former Supreme Court deputy prosecutor...

Qatar Scandal: Greek MEP Kaili Arrested on Corruption, Money Laundering Charges

The Greek MEP Eva Kaili is one of the four people who have been placed under arrest by a Brussels federal prosecutor on Sunday in the Qatar corruption scandal. Kaili was charged with money laundering, corruption and participating in a...

Qatar Corruption Scandal: ‘Bags of Cash Found’ at Home of Greek MEP Kaili

Bags of cash were found in the Brussels home of Greek MEP Eva Kaili who was placed in detention by Belgian authorities on Friday suspected to be involved in a bribe scandal related to the 2022 World Cup in...

Qatar Corruption Scandal: European Parliament VP, Eva Kaili, Detained

Eva Kaili, a Vice-President of the European Parliament from Greece, has been placed in detention by Belgian authorities; suspected to be involved in a bribe scandal related to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. “Following the latest developments and the...

98% of Greeks Believe Corruption is ‘Widespread’ in Greece: EU Report

A staggering 98 percent of Greek citizens think corruption is "widespread" in their country, according to the latest European Union survey on the subject. That percentage among Greeks is far higher than the 68 percent of respondents among all EU...