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    Putin blames US for Panama Papers ‘provocation’
    Apr14

    Putin blames US for Panama Papers ‘provocation’

    Russia’s Vladimir Putin has dismissed media reports that billions of dollars in Panama offshore accounts might be linked to him as a US-backed “provocation”. ||| Moscow – Vladimir Putin on Thursday dismissed media reports that billions of dollars in Panama offshore accounts might be linked to him as a US-backed “provocation”, as he...

    News24.com | Ukraine turns to young pro-EU premier
    Apr14

    News24.com | Ukraine turns to young pro-EU premier

    Ukraine’s parliament has appointed pro-Western speaker Volodymyr Groysman as prime minister in a bid to end months of political gridlock. …read more Source:...

    World Bank Chief: Poor Hurt by Tax-evading Offshore Accounts
    Apr14

    World Bank Chief: Poor Hurt by Tax-evading Offshore Accounts

    World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said Thursday he is “extremely concerned” about the widespread creation of offshore companies by wealthy people around the world to evade taxes, saying it takes large sums away from governments who need the money to fight poverty. Kim told a news conference in Washington he was distressed by the scope...

    Worried about Russia’s economy? Call Putin
    Apr14

    Worried about Russia’s economy? Call Putin

    President Vladimir Putin grants Russians the chance to question him in his annual call-in show today. ||| Moscow – President Vladimir Putin grants Russians the chance to question him in his annual call-in show on Thursday, providing an opportunity to shore up his support as the country’s longest economic downturn in two decades pushes...

    Ukraine appoints Groysman new prime minister
    Apr14

    Ukraine appoints Groysman new prime minister

    Ukraine’s parliament has appointed pro-Western speaker Volodymyr Groysman as prime minister in a bid to end gridlock in the war torn-nation. He replaces the unpopular Arseniy Yatsenyuk, who fell out with the president. …read more Source:...

    US: Global Human Rights Hit by Brutal Terror Groups, Stifling Authorities
    Apr14

    US: Global Human Rights Hit by Brutal Terror Groups, Stifling Authorities

    The U.S. accused authoritarian regimes around the world Wednesday of suppressing their people with “increasing vigor and viciousness” to control any activities that might threaten their power. “Governments that deny political liberty forfeit public trust, thereby opening the door to civic unrest of all kinds, including I might...

    US Accuses Countries Across Globe of Human Rights Abuses
    Apr13

    US Accuses Countries Across Globe of Human Rights Abuses

    The U.S. accused authoritarian regimes around the world Wednesday of suppressing their people with “increasing vigor and viciousness” to control any activities that might threaten their power. In its 40th annual human rights report, the U.S. State Department said, “In 2015, this global crackdown by authoritarian states on civil...

    Rich nations probe Panama Papers tax revelations
    Apr13

    Rich nations probe Panama Papers tax revelations

    Police stand guard outside the Mossack Fonseca law firm offices in Panama City during a raid on April 12, 2016/AFPPARIS, France, Apr 13 – Tax authorities from the world’s richest nations on Wednesday probed a mass of murky offshore dealings revealed in the huge Panama Papers data leak, just hours after police raided the law firm at the...

    UN says employee captured by Ukraine rebels
    Apr13

    UN says employee captured by Ukraine rebels

    The United Nations said Wednesday that one of its staff members had been captured by pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine’s separatist east. …read more Source: The Sunday...

    Panama Papers: Authorities raids offices of Mossack Fonseca law firm
    Apr13

    Panama Papers: Authorities raids offices of Mossack Fonseca law firm

    The national police, in an earlier statement, said they were searching for documentation that "would establish the possible use of the firm for illicit activities." The firm has been accused of tax evasion and fraud. Panama’s attorney general late on Tuesday raided the offices of the Mossack Fonseca law firm to search for any...

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