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The Cypriot Deception
Referees reveal how they fix off-season football matches in Cyprus
19 November 2018 | Cyprus, Romania
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The Fund Always Wins
Besiktas used the Mendes-connected Quality Football fund to purchase Hugo Almeida in 2011, presenting it as a golden deal. But the club would soon learn that there is no such ...
16 November 2018 | Turkey
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Jorge Mendes’e uluslararası vergi soruşturması
Portekizlilerin başını çektiği İspanyol, İrlandalı, İngiliz, Hollandalı vergi müfettişlerinden oluşan bir ekibin, ünlü menajer Jorge Mendes’in iş ilişkilerini araştırdığı ortaya çıktı.
13 November 2018 | Avrupa
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Mendes’in Beşiktaş kıskacı
Ünlü menajerin birbiri ardına Beşiktaş’a getirdiği oyuncular için kulüpten aldığı 6 milyon avro usulsüz sözleşmeler imzalanarak kazanılmış.
09 November 2018 | Türkiye
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Football Leaks nedir?
Futbolu temizlemeye and içen John ve sızdırdığı 70 milyon belge.
02 November 2018 | Avrupa
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Hileli Oyun
UEFA’dan PSG ve Man City’nin fair play hilelerine örtbas, Doğu Avrupa’ya ceza üstüne ceza
02 November 2018 | Türkiye
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Foul Play
The inside story of the plan for a breakaway European football league
02 November 2018 | Europe
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Unfair Deal
UEFA covered up fair play frauds by billionaire-backed PSG and Man City while punishing Eastern European clubs
02 November 2018 | Europe
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Architects of the Extreme
How urban planning in Bucharest changed from a western vision of functional housing to a sabotage of the city
07 September 2018 | Bucharest
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Erdoğan: Faith and Fury
Inside the world of Turkey’s hardline president and his final grab for power. A report in collaboration with Der Spiegel
16 June 2018 | Turkey
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The Captive Trap
Consulting giant Accenture promoted software showing how to boost prices of design-protected car parts
31 May 2018 | USA, France, Romania
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Kağıttan Zafer
İkinci yılını dolduran AB-Türkiye mülteci anlaşması kağıt üzerinde zafer olabilir, peki ya gerçekte?
30 May 2018 | Türkiye
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Dream Houses
Petruț Călinescu documents the houses Romanian emigres build in the north of the country; in Maramures, Tara Oasului and Bucovina
11 April 2018 | Romania
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Raw Deal
What happened to the billions that Brussels pledged to Turkey to keep refugees out of the EU?
30 March 2018 | Turkey
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No Way Out
The European Union is funding military equipment used by Turkey to stop refugees from fleeing the Syrian Civil War and entering the EU
23 March 2018 | Turkey
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Duvarın Ardında
Avrupa Birliği kendi fonları ile satın alınan askeri araçlarla, mültecilerin Suriye’den kaçarak Türkiye’ye sığınmasına ve Avrupa’ya ulaşmasına engel oluyor
23 March 2018 |
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Gucci: Made in Switzerland
How classy Italian label and French owner used a Swiss bypass to save up to 2.5 billion Euro in tax
16 March 2018 | Lugano, Milan, Paris
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Who Taxes the Wind?
Serbian Prime Minister’s former firm was part of offshore network investing in renewables in Europe and Australia
14 March 2018 | Malta, USA, Serbia
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The Angolan Job
Did Sporting Lisbon's key shareholder, multimillionaire Alvaro Sobrinho, steal money from his own bank?
03 March 2018 |
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Another Fine Messi
Payments by Barcelona to Lionel Messi’s charitable foundation have come under focus by Spanish authorities
12 January 2018 | Argentina, Spain
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Second to Last
Migrant wave through Serbia to west Europe highlights plight of Serb refugees from Yugoslav regions in 1990s
15 December 2017 | Subotica, Serbia
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Where have all the mothers gone?
Romania’s parents leave to work abroad in the absence of a living wage at home, and children pay the price
05 October 2017 | Liteni, Romania
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The Mafia Ambassador
Recent police raids against the Camorra mafia group across Europe reveal alleged plots to traffic marijuana, cocaine and guns. But the suspects were surprising: two ex-diplomats for the United Nations
04 September 2017 | Italy
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Angola: a father's gift
Outgoing president José Eduardo dos Santos gives daughter a multi-billion dollar dam contract
26 August 2017 |
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Erdoğan Ailesinin Gizli Offshore Anlaşması
Malta Files, Cumhurbaşkanı Erdoğan’ın ailesi ile Sıtkı Ayan ve Azeri iş adamı Mübariz Mansimov arasındaki milyon dolarlık petrol tankeri ortaklığını ortaya çıkarıyor.
26 May 2017 |
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The Boyko Report
DEEP ANALYSIS: How Fashion TV investor and Russian billionaire Oleg Boyko and his Latvian partners are using Malta as a tax haven
19 May 2017 | USA, Malta, Latvia, Romania
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The End of the Line
Romanian kids abused by Italian elite at Rome Termini station
10 January 2017 | Rome, Italy
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The Football Leaks family 4: Meet the President
Millions of files in the Football Leaks dataset relate to the business of a Kazakh-Turkish family called the Arifs.For the past 25 years they have operated almost unnoticed, while building ...
20 December 2016 |
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Football Leaks:
Scandal on the Mediterranean: a police raid, suspected trafficking of girls and connections to the elite of America, Russia, Turkey and Kazakhstan: new findings
16 December 2016 |
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Cristiano Ronaldo’s offshore adventures
Sport’s biggest data leak in history exposes the tax shenanigans of one of the world’s highest valued players A feature published in Der Spiegel, part of the European Investigative Collaborations ...
02 December 2016 | Madrid, Spain
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The Last Stigma
Ex-cons on the buzz of crime, serving time and discrimination
21 November 2016 | Milan, Bucharest
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Moldovan Roadtrip
I jumped in a car and journeyed through a gloomy Moldovan Autumn - without any target in mind
10 November 2016 |
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The Neapolitan Exodus
Exploring the favelas of the Romanian Roma in Italy
08 November 2016 | Calarasi, Romania, Naples
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Return of the Boyars
Locals and inheritors battle to keep ownership of village, land and forest
28 March 2016 | Nadas, Romania
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The Death of the Field
A village that struggled through communism is now sold off to Italians
05 March 2016 | Dudestii Vechi, Romania
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The White Seagull
In the most isolated village in Romania's Danube Delta, the Russian community of Lippovans of Sfiştofca hold an annual championship in chess
18 December 2015 |
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The Invisible Wall
Georgia's disabled strike out to achieve self-empowerment
15 December 2015 | Tbilisi
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The Timebomb
Moldova's ruling class is in turmoil - but its opposition is fiercely divided
01 December 2015 | Chisinau, Moldova
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A wedding in the sky
Shot in the revolution, pimped out and lost to heroin - a forgotten victim of Romania's uprising
16 December 2014 | Bucharest
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Ghosts of Sochi
Counting up the deaths of construction workers for Russia's Winter Olympics
10 December 2014 | Russia
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Gagauzia
A summer journey through Moldova's ethnic Turk republic
21 October 2014 |
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Unlikely Dissidents
Meeting the dedicated opponents of shale gas fracking across two continents
12 December 2013 | Poland, Romania, USA
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Pride and Concrete
How Romanian work migrants sacrificed the comforts of a life abroad to build the dream mansion at home
26 November 2013 |
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A Black Sea journey
Mysterious, menacing, mythical and unknown - a travel story in pictures around the Black Sea
06 November 2013 |