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    Recent ICIJ leaks that shook the world
    Nov06

    Recent ICIJ leaks that shook the world

    Launched in 1997 by the Center for Public Integrity in Washington, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) in 2017 became a fully independent organisation. Its members include over 200 journalists from across 70 countries. While its exposures began in 2000 when the ICIJ exposed how the “leading tobacco companies...

    UK queen’s offshore investments bared
    Nov06

    UK queen’s offshore investments bared

    WASHINGTON, D.C.: US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has business ties to a shipping firm linked to Vladimir Putin’s inner circle, according to a vast leak of financial documents that also revealed Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II’s investments in tax havens. It was also revealed that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s...

    Paradise Papers: Russia’s Sibur says had no direct dealings with US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross
    Nov06

    Paradise Papers: Russia’s Sibur says had no direct dealings with US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross

    November 06, 2017 9:07 PMMOSCOW (REUTERS) – Russian petrochemical holding Sibur said on Monday (Nov 6) it had no direct dealings with US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and that its ties to its partners were not in breach of sanctions imposed on Russia over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Russia's Sibur says had no direct dealings with Wilbur Ross
    Nov06

    Russia's Sibur says had no direct dealings with Wilbur Ross

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian petrochemical holding Sibur said on Monday it had no direct dealings with U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and that its ties to its partners were not in breach of sanctions imposed on Russia over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The...

    Mattis backs Geneva process on Syrian conflict
    Nov06

    Mattis backs Geneva process on Syrian conflict

    HELSINKI – U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Monday he backed diplomatic efforts to bring an end to the Syrian civil war, which has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives over more than six years of conflict, as Islamic State militants near defeat. , Mattis was traveling to Finland to meet with leaders from the Northern Group, a...

    Numerous Trump associates had ties with Russians during campaign
    Nov06

    Numerous Trump associates had ties with Russians during campaign

    Washington – After questions emerged about whether campaign foreign policy advisor Carter Page had ties to Russia, President Donald Trump called him a “very low-level member” of a committee and said that “I don’t think I’ve ever spoken to him.” When it was revealed that his son met with a Russian lawyer...

    What to Know About the ‘Paradise Papers’ Leak
    Nov06

    What to Know About the ‘Paradise Papers’ Leak

    A leak of more than 13 million documents pertaining to wealth stored in offshore tax havens has revealed information on tens of thousands of the world’s wealthiest companies and people, including high-profile figures from U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, to the Queen of England. The documents — tagged as “Paradise Papers” — were...

    The world needs a digital Geneva Convention to fight cyber attacks
    Nov06

    The world needs a digital Geneva Convention to fight cyber attacks

    Screenshot of live cyber attack tracking throughout the world. (FireEye) Imagine a medieval knight charging across the battlefield on his warhorse, visor down, lance lowered. He was the M1 tank of his time, and just as costly. In order to afford the horses (there had to be several spares), the squires, food to feed them all, his weapons and of...

    Ukraine Says Russia-Backed Separatists Violate Cease-Fire With Heavy Artillery
    Nov06

    Ukraine Says Russia-Backed Separatists Violate Cease-Fire With Heavy Artillery

    Ukraine’s Defense Ministry said on November 6 that Russia-backed separatists have used heavy artillery in persistent cease-fire violations in the Donetsk region over the previous 24 hours. It said that two soldiers were wounded. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The attack on “fake news” is really an attack on alternative media
    Nov06

    The attack on “fake news” is really an attack on alternative media

    (Credit: Shutterstock/Salon) These are tough days to be a serious journalist. Report a story now, with your facts all lined up nicely, and you’re still likely to have it labeled “fake news” by anyone whose ox you’ve gored — and even by friends who don’t share your political perspective. For good measure, they’ll say...