Audi CEO Rupert Stadler arrested in Germany as Volkswagen emissions scandal lingers

The CEO of Audi was arrested in Germany on suspicion of his involvement in the Volkswagen emissions scandal. Audi boss Rupert Stadler, accused of collusion, had so far survived the fallout from the scandal despite questions over the VW luxury brand’s role in rigging engines with illegal software.

     

 

 


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Germany fires head of scandal-hit asylum agency

Germany fires head of scandal-hit asylum agencyGermany’s interior minister has dismissed the head of the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF), which is mired in a scandal over irregularities in making asylum decisions, a spokesman said on Friday. The decision by Horst Seehofer, leader of the Bavaria-based Christian Social Union (CSU), comes at the height of dispute over immigration that threatens to splinter Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc. Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU) and CSU sister party are at odds over how to tackle the issue of migrants, which is also causing strain among members of the European Union.


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Pope Accepts Resignation of Chilean Bishop Tied to Abuse Scandal

  1. Pope Accepts Resignation of Chilean Bishop Tied to Abuse Scandal  New York Times
  2. Pope Francis accepts resignation of three Chilean bishops  Reuters
  3. Pope Accepts Resignation of Chilean Bishop in Abuse Scandal  Wall Street Journal
  4. Resignations and Appointments – press vatican  press vatican
  5. Exxon Mobil: A Papal Meeting And An Uncertain Transition  Seeking Alpha
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Malaysia draws China link to huge financial scandal

Malaysia draws China link to huge financial scandalMalaysia’s ousted leader has denied wrongdoing over a $2.4 billion China-backed pipeline deal after the new government said the project was “highly suspicious” and linked it to a massive financial scandal. A company owned by Malaysia’s finance ministry signed the 9.4-billion ringgit deal in 2016 for a Chinese state-owned company to build a gas pipeline and an oil pipeline. Najib Razak — toppled in elections last month — was prime minister at the time, and battling allegations billions of dollars were looted from sovereign wealth fund 1MDB.


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