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Ethiopia told to do mass doping tests or face IAAF ban
Apr07

Ethiopia told to do mass doping tests or face IAAF ban

Ethiopia must carry out mass doping tests on up to 200 athletes by November or be the latest to face further action by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and a possible ban by the IAAF, track and field officials in the country said Thursday. Ethiopia will attempt to test between 150 and 200 athletes over the next seven months and will start as...

Politicians, celebs deny abuse of Panama offshore accounts 
Apr06

Politicians, celebs deny abuse of Panama offshore accounts 

BERLIN, Germany (AP) — 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. …read more Source: Jamaica...

Iceland’s leader resigns, first casualty of Panama Papers
Apr06

Iceland’s leader resigns, first casualty of Panama Papers

Iceland’s Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson resigned on Tuesday, becoming the first casualty of leaked documents from a Panamanian law firm which have shone a spotlight on the offshore wealth of politicians and public figures worldwide. The Panama Papers showed the premier’s wife owned an offshore company with big claims on...

Politicians, celebs deny abuse of offshore accounts
Apr06

Politicians, celebs deny abuse of offshore accounts

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 revelations have raised suspicion that such offshore entities were set up to avoid taxes, but Petro Poroshenko denied that was the purpose in his case. Rather, he...

Iceland’s leader resigns over company in BVI
Apr06

Iceland’s leader resigns over company in BVI

Iceland Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson arrives at the Iceland president’s residence in Reykjavik, Iceland, on Tuesday. (Reuters/Sigtryggur Johannsson) (Associated Press) – The leak of millions of records on offshore accounts claimed its first high-profile victim Tuesday as Iceland’s prime minister resigned amid...

Iceland PM resigns in ‘Panama Papers’ scandal
Apr05

Iceland PM resigns in ‘Panama Papers’ scandal

Iceland’s Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson (Photo: AFP) REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AFP) — Iceland’s 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...

Panama Papers Could Reveal Information on South Africa Fraud Scandal
Apr05

Panama Papers Could Reveal Information on South Africa Fraud Scandal

05 de abril de 2016, 10:40Pretoria, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) The leak of the so-called Panama Papers could help trace the millions of dollars, stolen in one of the biggest white-collar crimes in South Africa, sources say.Echoes of Panama Papers in ArgentinaDenounces Against Poroshenko Affect Creation of Alliance in Ukraine …read more Source:...

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

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

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 structures. The “Panama Papers” have cast light on the financial arrangements of high profile politicians and public...

Denounces Against Poroshenko Affect Creation of Alliance in Ukraine
Apr05

Denounces Against Poroshenko Affect Creation of Alliance in Ukraine

05 de abril de 2016, 09:42Kiev, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) The publication of the so-called Panama Papers, with allegations of corruption against President Petro Poroshenko, decrease the chances of creating a new parliamentary coalition in Ukraine, said a member of the Parliament. …read more Source: Prensa...

BVI accused of licensing overseas firm that fell short
Apr05

BVI accused of licensing overseas firm that fell short

A section of Road Town, capital of the BVI The British Virgin Islands (BVI) has remained silent although new claims have emerged in the international press that it continued to license a law firm based in Panama – Mossack Fonseca – even after the firm repeatedly was unable to ascertain the identities of persons who own companies it was helping to...

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