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Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Bill Steinman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

Great Leap Liu convicted of graft

A Beijing court has given China’s former railways minister a two-year suspended death sentence for bribery and abuse of power for his role in a huge corruption scandal.

The official Xinhua news agency said the court also ruled Monday that Liu Zhijun, left, would lose all his personal property and be deprived of political rights for life.… Continue Reading

Zambia ex-president arrested

Rupiah Bwezani Banda, 76, says his opponents are on a political witch hunt (photo courtesy of Wikipedia)Former Zambian leader Rupiah Banda has been arrested and charged with abuse of power over a controversial oil deal.… Continue Reading

Kabul Bank bosses jailed for corruption

An Afghan judge Tuesday sentenced the two former heads of what was once Afghanistan’s largest bank to five years in prison for involvement in the massive fraud scandal that brought the bank down in 2010.… Continue Reading

Putin fires defense minister for graft

Anatoly Serdyukov (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov has been fired by President Vladimir Putin. The announcement follows a criminal probe into alleged fraud in selling the country’s military assets.… Continue Reading

Burma’s Dissidents Return From Exile

A prominent Burmese activist who had been sentenced to life in prison in absentia has returned to his homeland after his name was removed from a government blacklist.

Moe Thee Zun, left, was cheered by supporters as he arrived at the Rangoon airport on Saturday.… Continue Reading