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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Writing a Blank Check on War
    Apr05

    Writing a Blank Check on War

    Let’s face it: in times of war, the Constitution tends to take a beating. With the safety or survival of the nation said to be at risk, the basic law of the land—otherwise considered sacrosanct—becomes nonbinding, subject to being waived at the whim of government authorities who are impatient, scared, panicky, or just plain pissed off. The...

    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....

    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 Live Updates: What We Know So Far About Who Is Involved In The Leaks
    Apr05

    Panama Papers Live Updates: What We Know So Far About Who Is Involved In The Leaks

    UPDATE: 11:10 a.m. EDT — NSA leaker Edward Snowden urged world leaders Tuesday to stop using offshore accounts as tax havens. “With scandals in Russia, China, UK, Iceland, Ukraine, and more, perhaps a new rule: if you’re in charge of a country, keep your money in it,” he tweeted Tuesday. With scandals in Russia, China, UK,...

    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...

    The (Relatively) American-Free ‘Panama Papers’ Scandal
    Apr05

    The (Relatively) American-Free ‘Panama Papers’ Scandal

    The ongoing “Panama Papers” scandal is revealing that some of the world’s most prominent and wealthy figures set up accounts in foreign tax havens to avoid paying taxes in their home countries. The list of figures includes the King of Saudi Arabia, the prime minister of Iceland, the presidents of Argentina, the UAE, and Ukraine; former...

    Panama Papers: World Leaders & Rich Criminals Exposed in Massive Data Leak
    Apr05

    Panama Papers: World Leaders & Rich Criminals Exposed in Massive Data Leak

    “The biggest leak in the history of data journalism just went live, and it’s about corruption.” That is what NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden tweeted about the Panama Papers, which were released Sunday and reveal how the rich and powerful in numerous countries use tax havens to hide their wealth. Some 11.5 million files were...

    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:...

    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...

    You Better Believe NATO Still Matters Today
    Apr05

    You Better Believe NATO Still Matters Today

    Recently there have been some who have questioned NATO’s importance in the 21st century. Europe is currently experiencing a belligerent and aggressive Russia with old school 18th-century imperial ambitions. The answer is—very important. Europe is currently experiencing a belligerent and aggressive Russia with old school 18th-century...