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    #PanamaPapers: Icelandic leader to go
    Apr06

    #PanamaPapers: Icelandic leader to go

    The prime minister of Iceland is the first casualty of the leaked documents from a Panamanian law firm. ||| London/Reykjavik – Iceland’s Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson is to resign, his party said on Tuesday, becoming the first casualty of leaked documents from a Panamanian law firm which have shone a spotlight on the...

    A conversation with Panama’s suddenly notorious lawyers
    Apr05

    A conversation with Panama’s suddenly notorious lawyers

    Days before the shock of the #PanamaPapers, Jurgen Mossack and Ramon Fonseca discussed their eponymous firm with Blake Schmidt. ||| Sao Paulo – For decades now, Jurgen Mossack and Ramon Fonseca have been the go-to guys in Panama for international investors looking to put their money in far-flung places. But even before the world learned...

    #PanamaPapers: World figures deny wrongdoing
    Apr05

    #PanamaPapers: World figures deny wrongdoing

    Revelations in the “Panama Papers” have prompted governments to probe possible financial wrongdoing by the rich and powerful. ||| London/Panama City – Governments across the world began investigating possible financial wrongdoing by the rich and powerful on Monday after a leak of four decades of documents from a Panamanian law firm that...

    US Justice Dept reviewing #PanamaPapers
    Apr04

    US Justice Dept reviewing #PanamaPapers

    The US Justice Department is reviewing the leaked documents from a Panamanian law firm for evidence of corruption or other violations of US law. ||| Washington – The US Justice Department is reviewing the leaked documents from a Panamanian law firm that reveal the offshore financial arrangements of global politicians and public figures, a...

    #PanamaPapers: Call for probe into Poroshenko
    Apr04

    #PanamaPapers: Call for probe into Poroshenko

    Ukrainian lawmakers said parliament should investigate allegations that President Petro Poroshenko used an offshore firm to avoid tax. ||| Kiev – Ukrainian lawmakers said on Monday parliament should investigate allegations that President Petro Poroshenko used an offshore firm to avoid tax, following a global leak of documents from a...

    Panama to assist in #PanamaPapers ‘probe’
    Apr04

    Panama to assist in #PanamaPapers ‘probe’

    The Government of Panama is ready to cooperate with investigation in any money laundering probe linked to Mossack Fonseca. ||| Mexico City – The government of Panama is ready to cooperate with investigation in any money laundering probe linked to Mossack Fonseca, a Panama firm selling offshore companies, according to a statement issued by...

    ‘Panama Papers’ lift lid on illicit deals
    Apr04

    ‘Panama Papers’ lift lid on illicit deals

    Leaked documents from a Panama-based law firm reveal how top politicians, sports stars and criminals hide their money. ||| Berlin – A huge leak of 11.5 million documents from a Panama-based law firm reveals how top politicians, sports stars and criminals hide their money using offshore tax havens, Germany’s Sueddeutsche Zeitung said...

    US, Japan, South Korea warn North Korea
    Apr01

    US, Japan, South Korea warn North Korea

    President Barack Obama joined with President Park Geun-hye and PM Shinzo Abe, vowing to ramp up pressure on North Korea over “provocations”. ||| Washington – US President Barack Obama joined with South Korean President Park Geun-hye and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday, vowing to ramp up pressure on North Korea in response to...

    ‘Use weapons of love to fight terrorism’
    Mar27

    ‘Use weapons of love to fight terrorism’

    Pope Francis urged the world in his Easter message to use the “weapons of love” to combat the evil of “blind and brutal violence”. ||| Vatican City – Pope Francis urged the world in his Easter message on Sunday to use the “weapons of love” to combat the evil of “blind and brutal violence”, following the attacks in Brussels. After a week of...

    MH17 team to discuss legal options
    Mar24

    MH17 team to discuss legal options

    Flight MH17 investigation team is in Malaysia to discuss options with authorities to set up a tribunal to hold those responsible to account. ||| Kuala Lumpur – A joint team investigating the downing of a Malaysia Airlines flight over Ukraine in 2014 is in Malaysia to discuss options with authorities to set up a tribunal to hold those...

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