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    Panama Papers: Huge tax leak exposes world leaders, celebrities
    Apr04

    Panama Papers: Huge tax leak exposes world leaders, celebrities

    PARIS: One of the biggest document leaks in history snared world leaders, celebrities and sports stars in a snowballing worldwide scandal Monday over their secretive offshore financial dealings. A year-long worldwide media investigation into a trove of 11.5 million documents, leaked from a Panama-based law firm with offices in 35 countries,...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko under fire over secret offshore accounts (AFP)
    Apr04

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko under fire over secret offshore accounts (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – A populist Ukrainian party leader said Monday he plans to launch impeachment proceedings against President Petro Poroshenko over his use of offshore accounts revealed by the “Panama Papers” leak. …read more Source: The West...

    Kremlin hits out as ‘Panama Papers’ finger Putin circle
    Apr04

    Kremlin hits out as ‘Panama Papers’ finger Putin circle

    By David Williams, AFP A furious Kremlin said Monday it was the target of a plot to destabilize Russia after a massive leak of confidential documents fingered President Vladimir Putin’s close associates along with other world leaders in allegations of shady offshore financial dealings. A year-long worldwide media investigation into a trove...

    Panama papers expose Putin,
    Apr04

    Panama papers expose Putin,

    PARIS: A massive leak of 11.5 million tax documents has exposed the secret offshore dealings of aides to Russian president Vladimir Putin, world leaders and celebrities including Barcelona forward Lionel Messi. An investigation into the documents by more than 100 media groups, described as one of the largest such probes in history, revealed the...

    #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...

    Trove of data on offshore accounts prompts probe, raises questions
    Apr04

    Trove of data on offshore accounts prompts probe, raises questions

    Among the countries with past or present political figures named in the reports are Iceland, Ukraine, Pakistan, Russia and Argentina …read more Source: Gulf...

    Here Are The International Figures Tied to The Panama Papers Leak
    Apr04

    Here Are The International Figures Tied to The Panama Papers Leak

    The offshore holdings of a dozen current and former world leaders and some of their closest allies have been revealed in a massive leak of information dubbed the Panama Papers. Confidential documents obtained from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca from an anonymous source purports to show how the firm, which has branches across the globe,...

    Kremlin Slams ‘Putinophobia’ of Panama Papers
    Apr04

    Kremlin Slams ‘Putinophobia’ of Panama Papers

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman on Monday dismissed a report that alleges close friends of the president hid some $2 billion dollars in offshore accounts. The report, dubbed the “Panama Papers,” links hundreds of political leaders and celebrities to offshore companies set up through a Panama-based law firm called...

    Ukrainians Lobby Dutch Ahead Of Referendum
    Apr04

    Ukrainians Lobby Dutch Ahead Of Referendum

    The Ukrainian Foreign Minister joined campaigning in Amsterdam, days before the Dutch vote in a referendum on whether Ukraine’s Association Agreement with the European Union should be ratified. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Big Leak, Big Corruption, Deep Rot
    Apr04

    Big Leak, Big Corruption, Deep Rot

    The weekend’s biggest story by far: the leak of a massive trove of documents, over 2.6 terabytes of data, from the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, which specializes in creating offshore companies. The documents were handed over to the German paper Süddeutsche Zeitung under mysterious circumstances. The paper shared the documents with...