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    Why El Salvador Raided the Offices of Mossack Fonseca
    Apr09

    Why El Salvador Raided the Offices of Mossack Fonseca

    SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) – Authorities in El Salvador on Friday raided the local offices of Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, seizing documents and equipment, the country’s attorney general’s office said. The Panama-based law firm is at the center of an international data leak scandal that has embarrassed several world leaders...

    Weekend Roundup: Tax Havens and Refugee Camps Describe Today’s World
    Apr09

    Weekend Roundup: Tax Havens and Refugee Camps Describe Today’s World

    This week, two faces of globalization — tax havens and refugee camps — were dramatically on display. As the “Panama Papers” revealed, the super-rich and well-connected have been sending boatloads of money offshore to hide their wealth and escape taxation. Powerless and penniless refugees who risked their lives on rickety...

    Weekend Roundup: Tax Havens and Refugee Camps Describe Today’s World
    Apr09

    Weekend Roundup: Tax Havens and Refugee Camps Describe Today’s World

    This week, two faces of globalization — tax havens and refugee camps — were dramatically on display. As the “Panama Papers” revealed, the super-rich and well-connected have been sending boatloads of money offshore to hide their wealth and escape taxation. Powerless and penniless refugees who risked their lives on rickety...

    FBI Warns of Cyber Threat to Electric Grid
    Apr09

    FBI Warns of Cyber Threat to Electric Grid

    Three months after a Department of Homeland Security intelligence report downplayed the threat of a cyber attack against the U.S. electrical grid, DHS and the FBI began a nationwide program warning of the dangers faced by U.S. utilities from damaging cyber attacks like the recent hacking against Ukraine’s power grid. The nationwide campaign...

    Liverpool holds Dortmund
    Apr09

    Liverpool holds Dortmund

    PARIS — Liverpool claimed an excellent 1-1 draw with Borussia Dortmund in the first leg of its Europa League quarterfinal Thursday as Jurgen Klopp made an emotional return to the Westfalenstadion. The game marked Klopp’s first coming together with his former club since his departure last summer and subsequent appointment by Liverpool back...

    Assailants  torch office of   Ukraine judge
    Apr08

    Assailants torch office of Ukraine judge

    Kiev: Unknown assailants on Friday threw Molotov cocktails and set alight the Kiev office of a Ukrainian judge overseeing the trial of two alleged Russian soldiers captured in the separate east. The attack comes two weeks after police discovered the body of a Ukrainian lawyer who was brutally murdered after representing one of the two Russian...

    The Week’s Most Interesting Reads
    Apr08

    The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

    Let’s end America’s hopeless war for the Middle East. Andrew Bacevich calls for the U.S. to stop trying to remake a part of the world we don’t understand and shouldn’t be trying to change. Whose foreign policy is scarier, Trump’s or Cruz’s? Fred Kaplan compares the statements of the two leading Republican...

    Ukrainian activists protest against police corruption
    Apr08

    Ukrainian activists protest against police corruption

    Ukrainian activists burned tyres and confronted police outside a presidential office in Kyiv to protest against corruption in the justice system.… …read more Source:...

    Russia says preparing prisoner handover to Kiev (AFP)
    Apr08

    Russia says preparing prisoner handover to Kiev (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia’s justice ministry on Friday said it was taking preliminary steps to hand over to Kiev four Ukrainian prisoners including film-maker Oleg Sentsov. …read more Source: The West...

    Chinese FM says clarification needed on Panama Papers
    Apr08

    Chinese FM says clarification needed on Panama Papers

    China needs clarification on a massive leak of documents from a Panamanian law firm that revealed the offshore financial arrangements of some of the world’s rich and powerful, including family members of China’s top leaders, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Friday. The Foreign Ministry has denounced accusations arising from the...