Credit Suisse faces money laundering charges in Bulgarian cocaine traffickers trial

ZURICH, Feb 7 (Reuters) – Credit Suisse faced charges in a Swiss court on Monday of allowing an alleged Bulgarian cocaine trafficking gang to launder millions of euros, some of it stuffed into suitcases. In the first criminal trial of a major bank in Switzerland, Swiss prosecutors are seeking around 42.4 million Swiss francs ($ … Read more

Hondurans vote for president as left-wing candidate struggles to end Conservative rule

TEGUCIGALPA, November 28 (Reuters) – Hondurans went to the polls on Sunday to elect a new president, with left-wing candidate Xiomara Castro hoping to oust the right-wing National Party, whose 12-year rule has been plagued by graft scandals, chronic unemployment and waves of fleeing migrants. If she wins, Castro would become the first female president … Read more

‘Out of control’: Small Australian company was mistakenly named as the Taliban’s hash partner

SYDNEY, November 25 (Reuters) – A small Australian medical consulting firm was caught in an unexpected advertising storm on Thursday after being misnamed as agreeing with Afghanistan’s ruling Taliban to sell a $ 450 million cannabis treatment plant in the Central Asian country. A report by Afghanistan’s Pajhwok Afghan News said representatives of Australia-based Cpharm … Read more