Imran Khan. (Photo: Behind Closed Doors / Independent POV)

Imran Khan: ‘West gains from corruption’

Powerful western nations have “no incentive” to stop corruption in the global south because they are “benefiting from money stolen from our countries”, Imran Khan has said. Pakistan’s former prime minister made the claim in an interview given while still in office for a documentary coming out next month. Khan was forced to step down […]

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Anger as Queen bags ‘generous’ gift from dictator

The Queen is facing calls to return a gift she received from a foreign dictatorship last month. Azerbaijan’s authoritarian president Ilham Aliyev sent Queen Elizabeth a horse named ‘Shohrat’ as part of her Platinum Jubilee celebrations at Windsor Castle. Her Majesty said the gift was “very kind” and “very generous”. Azerbaijan is the third repressive […]

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