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    Politicians, celebs deny abuse of offshore accounts
    Apr06

    Politicians, celebs deny abuse of offshore accounts

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko speaks during a press conference at the Japan National Press Club in Tokyo, on Wednesday, April 6, 2016. Photo: AP BERLIN: The president of Ukraine became the latest prominent politician to deny wrongdoing Wednesday after his name was linked to secretive offshore accounts arranged by a Panama law firm. The...

    Ukraine leader defends himself in offshore account leaks
    Apr06

    Ukraine leader defends himself in offshore account leaks

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko gestures during a news conference in Kiev, Ukraine, January 14, 2016. REUTERS TOKYO: The president of Ukraine has defended himself in the massive leak of records on offshore accounts that has named political officials, business and celebrities from around the world. Petro Poroshenko said at a news conference...

    Iceland president rejects PM’s attempt to call a new vote
    Apr05

    Iceland president rejects PM’s attempt to call a new vote

    Iceland’s Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson, speaks during a parliamentary session in Reykjavik on Monday, April 4, 2016. Photo: AP REYKJAVIK: Iceland’s president on Tuesday refused a request from the prime minister to dissolve parliament and call a new election amid a dispute over the premier’s offshore tax affairs....

    Panama Papers probes opened, China limits access to news on leaks
    Apr05

    Panama Papers probes opened, China limits access to news on leaks

    The website of the Mossack Fonseca law firm is pictured in this illustration taken April 4, 2016.Photo: Reuters Authorities across the globe have opened investigations into the activities of the world’s rich and powerful after a cache of leaked documents from a Panamanian law firm showed possible wrongdoing using offshore company...

    Credit Suisse, HSBC dismiss “Panama Papers” tax avoidance allegations
    Apr05

    Credit Suisse, HSBC dismiss “Panama Papers” tax avoidance allegations

    HONG KONG/ SINGAPORE: Credit Suisse and HSBC, two of the world’s largest wealth managers, dismissed on Tuesday suggestions they were actively using offshore structures to help clients cheat on their taxes. Their comments came a day after a leak of four decades of documents from a Panamanian law firm that specialises in setting up offshore...

    Panama Papers reveal tax havens of rich, powerful
    Apr05

    Panama Papers reveal tax havens of rich, powerful

    London/Panama City, April 4 Governments across the world began investigating possible financial wrongdoing by the rich and powerful today after a leak of four decades of documents from a Panamanian law firm that specialised in setting up offshore companies. The “Panama Papers” revealed financial arrangements of global politicians and public...

    World figures deny wrongdoing as “Panama Papers” turn spotlight on tax evasion
    Apr04

    World figures deny wrongdoing as “Panama Papers” turn spotlight on tax evasion

    LONDON/PANAMA CITY: Governments across the world began investigating possible financial wrongdoing by the rich and powerful on Monday following a leak of documents from a Panamanian law firm which allegedly showed how clients avoided tax or laundered money. The documents detailed schemes involving an array of figures from friends of Russian...

    Pope Francis announces special collection for Ukraine
    Apr03

    Pope Francis announces special collection for Ukraine

    VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis has announced a special collection to help people in Ukraine suffering amid conflict “who thirst for peace and reconciliation.” The pontiff told the faithful Sunday following a Holy Year Mass that Roman Catholic parishes in Europe will hold a special collection on April 24 as a “humanitarian initiative of support,”...

    Obama: ‘Madmen’ must not be allowed to get nuclear material
    Apr02

    Obama: ‘Madmen’ must not be allowed to get nuclear material

    US President Barack Obama speaks during his trilateral meeting with South Korean President Park Geun-Hye and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington March 31, 2016. REUTERS WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama urged world leaders on Friday to do more to safeguard vulnerable nuclear facilities to prevent...

    TGIF Nepal Fashion Week begins today
    Mar30

    TGIF Nepal Fashion Week begins today

    Photo: THT KATHMANDU: It all started out with a spark, and now it’s ready to set the Nepali fashion industry ablaze. The most awaited fashion event — the Blenders Pride — TGIF Nepal Fashion Week 2016, is finally here. The nation’s biggest fashion gala is prepared to raise the bar of style and glamour of Nepal from March 30 to April 2...

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