G-20 Leaders to Tackle Corruption at Summit

November 14, 2014 5:39 AM

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Corruption is a perennial topic for the G-20, with leaders dubbing it a threat to global growth, and activists arguing it hurts the poorest countries the most by siphoning away desperately needed money that could be used to improve health systems, schools and roads.

Washington, D.C.-based advocacy group ONE has urged leaders to make the issue a top priority at this weekend's summit in Brisbane after recently releasing a report that estimates money laundering, bribery and tax evasion cost the developing world more than $1 trillion a year. The group also estimate...

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