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    Iceland premier resigns in Panama Papers scandal
    Apr05

    Iceland premier resigns in Panama Papers scandal

    REYKJAVIK, (AFP) – Icelands prime minister resigned Tuesday, becoming the first political victim of a mushrooming worldwide scandal over hidden offshore financial dealings exposed in the so-called Panama Papers.Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson was the biggest casualty of a worldwide media probe into 11.5 million leaked documents...

    Revelations trigger global probes
    Apr05

    Revelations trigger global probes

    Panama Papers expose murky offshore financial dealings of a slew of politicians and celebrities worldwide View of buildings in the financial centre of Panama City. — AFP photo PARIS: Several countries have launched tax evasion probes after a massive leak of confidential documents lifted the lid on the murky offshore financial dealings of a slew...

    Eurovision: Australian entry ‘does not break rules’
    Apr05

    Eurovision: Australian entry ‘does not break rules’

    Australia’s entry for the Eurovision Song Contest has been cleared of breaching rules on product placement, reports BBC. Dami Im’s song, Sound Of Silence, features the lyric “trying to feel your love through face time,” which some have interpreted as a reference to Apple’s video-chat service FaceTime. Eurovision rules prohibit...

    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....

    Sy, JV, Imee on ‘Panama Papers’ list
    Apr05

    Sy, JV, Imee on ‘Panama Papers’ list

    THE country’s richest man, Henry Sy, Sen. Jose Victor “JV” Ejercito, Ilocos Sur Gov. Imee Marcos and hundreds of other rich Filipinos were in the list of people with offshore holdings exposed by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). Documents provided by Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca listed 572 Filipinos...

    Ukraine pilot’s 22-year jail term formally begins
    Apr05

    Ukraine pilot’s 22-year jail term formally begins

    MOSCOW, Russia – Nadiya Savchenko’s 22-year sentence formally begins Tuesday, April 5, with the Ukrainian pilot to be sent to prison camp in the next 10 days unless Kiev secures a swap deal with Moscow. The 34-year-old military pilot was convicted on … …read more Source:...

    The aftermath of Panama leaks
    Apr05

    The aftermath of Panama leaks

    After the revelations of the Panama Papers, one of the most prominent news stories across the globe, questions have been raised who did it and why. Already, 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...

    Ukraine's fiscal service will look into President's offshore assets
    Apr05

    Ukraine's fiscal service will look into President's offshore assets

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s fiscal service will examine the documents relating to President Petro Poroshenko’s offshore assets that were published over the weekend after a massive data leak, the head of the service, Roman Nasirov, said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Statement of the NKR Government
    Apr05

    Statement of the NKR Government

    In this hard situation for Artsakh, thousands of fellow Armenians apply to the Government of Artsakh Republic, expressing their readiness for support and assistance. In connection with this, the Government of Artsakh Republic formed an operative headquarters headed by the NKR Prime Minister for confronting rear and engineer activities with the...

    ‘Panama Papers’ revelations trigger global probes
    Apr05

    ‘Panama Papers’ revelations trigger global probes

    PARIS: Several countries have launched tax evasion probes after a massive leak of confidential documents lifted the lid on the murky offshore financial dealings of a slew of politicians and celebrities. The scandal erupted on Sunday when media groups began revealing the results of a year-long investigation into a trove of 11.5 million documents...

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