A major accountancy firm covered up evidence of smuggling by an organised crime gang that was laundering British drug money, an investigation has revealed. A major accountancy firm covered up evidence of smuggling by an organised crime gang that was laundering British drug money, an investigation...

International regulations have failed to prevent foreign firms and armed groups from profiting from illegal gold mining in mineral-rich eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, a new report by Global Witness shows. Illegally acquired and exported gold from the mineral-rich eastern Congo keeps filling the pockets of some foreign companies...

International regulations aimed at curbing the trade in so-called conflict minerals have failed to stop rebel groups and elements of the army in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo profiting from gold mining in the region, according to a United Nations group of experts. The lack of...