The World Bank has been repeatedly accused of underwriting failed policies in poor countries around the world. Shouldn't its internal communications be made public?

To the tune of billions of dollars, world powers have financed a peacekeeping operation that has prolonged the conflict in Darfur and systematically covered attacks on civilians, according to Aicha Elbasri.

Two strikes in two months for Steinmetz's lawyers as they battle critics on both sides of the Atlantic and the English Channel. A Paris court says his lawyers neglected to dot their 'i's and cross their 't's in filing a claim for libel against the rabble-rousing Paris news weekly Le Canard Enchainé.

In one of Central Asia's most repressive countries, a World Bank oversight body found a "plausible" link between World Bank loans and forced labor. But it declined to act on laborers' calls for an investigation.

100Reporters has joined AfriLeaks, a network of news organizations to investigate tips from whistleblowers in Africa.

Biologist Tyrone Hayes was inspired by the frogs around his boyhood home. That love put him on a path leading to Harvard University, then UC Berkeley. It led him to a study putting him at odds with a maker of pesticides -- and to a 100Reporters investigation.

Read the full story here "United Nations forces in Haiti have become as familiar as the country's barren hillsides," writes Kathie Klarreich, in the opening...

Mahmoud Thiam returned to Guinea in 2009, pledging to end the "resource curse." As mining minister, he forged agreements with companies to mine Guinea's underground treasure. Now, prosecutors in at least five countries investigating his deals. Back in New York, he has seen much of his work unravel, and the IRS is after him. The rise and fall of middleman in Guinea.

The decision could scuttle the case brought by Eugène Nyambal, a former employee at the International Monetary Fund, who said Monday he hoped to bring the case before the U.S. Supreme Court.

The three single-family suburban homes in Jacksonville, and a pile of kitchen equipment, seemed a long way from the high-stakes, multi-billion-dollar battle over the world's largest untapped deposits of iron ore in the west African nation of Guinea.

With militants of the Islamic State raising their black flag over towns and cities outside of Baghdad, Iraq’s parliament is facing growing pressure to ease the disaffection of Iraq’s sizable Sunni minority by more fully integrating them into the political process. But will former Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki’s legacy of election-related corruption get in the way?

By Lee Higgins   They grabbed him, gave him a sedative and tackled him in a hallway at the Bernard Fineson Developmental Center in Queens Village,...

With judges questioning the strength of their case, witnesses in danger (or worse) and much of the booty out of reach, DOJ settles for the Malibu mansion but lets go of the Gulfstream — in a case that had been a signature anti-corruption effort.

Place d’Armes, the square in the middle of Haiti’s northern city of Gonaives, is alive with merchants and groups of friends gathered in patches...

Iraq loses again on appeal. But a dissenting judge says his colleagues have denied the Arab state any way of holding major corporations to account for stealing hundreds of millions in humanitarian aid.

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Read the full story here "United Nations forces in Haiti have become as familiar as the country's barren hillsides," writes Kathie Klarreich, in the opening...

With militants of the Islamic State raising their black flag over towns and cities outside of Baghdad, Iraq’s parliament is facing growing pressure to ease the disaffection of Iraq’s sizable Sunni minority by more fully integrating them into the political process. But will former Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki’s legacy of election-related corruption get in the way?

By Lee Higgins   They grabbed him, gave him a sedative and tackled him in a hallway at the Bernard Fineson Developmental Center in Queens Village,...

With judges questioning the strength of their case, witnesses in danger (or worse) and much of the booty out of reach, DOJ settles for the Malibu mansion but lets go of the Gulfstream — in a case that had been a signature anti-corruption effort.

Place d’Armes, the square in the middle of Haiti’s northern city of Gonaives, is alive with merchants and groups of friends gathered in patches...

Get the full story here.   In late 2013, while extremists of Islamic State were still building forces to fuel their recent surge of violence, 100Reporters' Chad...

With civil war raging and Islamic State killing non-Muslims, Turkey has taken in millions of Syrian refugees. It shelters, feeds and educates many of them in state-of-the-art camps along the southern border. But Turkey extends the help as a matter of hospitality, not international obligation. And that is getting in the way of educating Syria's uprooted children.

At every step, from mine to ring finger, South Africa’s diamond industry is benefitting from royalty and export tax structures riddled with loopholes, shortchanging citizens of one of the world’s premier sources of diamonds of tens of millions of dollars a year in revenue.

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