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    NZ ideal place for rich to hide money, claims Panama Papers report
    May09

    NZ ideal place for rich to hide money, claims Panama Papers report

    WELLINGTON: Wealthy Latin Americans are using secretive, tax-free New Zealand shelf companies and trusts to help channel funds around the world, according to a report on Monday based on leaks of the so-called Panama Papers. Pressure is mounting on Prime Minister John Key to take action after local media analyzed more than 61,000 documents...

    Putin congratulates Sargsyan on Victory Day
    May09

    Putin congratulates Sargsyan on Victory Day

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated the leaders of Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Abkhazia, South Ossetia, and citizens of Georgia and Ukraine with the 71st anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War, the Kremlin press service said on Sunday. Putin...

    Panama papers report: New Zealand prime place to hide money for rich people
    May09

    Panama papers report: New Zealand prime place to hide money for rich people

    Wealthy Latin Americans are using secretive, tax-free New Zealand shelf companies and trusts to help channel funds around the world, according to a report on Monday based on leaks of Panama Papers. Pressure is mounting on Prime Minister John Key to take action after local media analysed more than 61,000 documents relating to New Zealand that is...

    Brexit could endanger peace, UK PM warns
    May09

    Brexit could endanger peace, UK PM warns

    David Cameron Peace in Europe could be at risk if Britain votes to leave the European Union, David Cameron is to say. The UK has regretted ‘turning its back’ on Europe in the past, the PM will say in a speech later, arguing the European Union has ‘helped reconcile’ countries and maintain peace. Cameron will ask if leaving the union is...

    Kerry Heads to Europe for Anti-corruption Summit
    May09

    Kerry Heads to Europe for Anti-corruption Summit

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry begins a four-day diplomatic mission to Europe Monday where he will meet with officials from several countries and participate in an anti-corruption summit. The anti-corruption gathering Thursday is being hosted by British Prime Minister David Cameron, and will be attended by heads of state from Afghanistan,...

    Guide to the Panama Papers
    May09

    Guide to the Panama Papers

    What happens Monday? The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) will release to the public a searchable database of documents that reveal the details of more than 200,000 offshore entities and the people in more than 200 countries and territories connected to those accounts. The ICIJ will make the database available at 2...

    Guide to the Panama Papers
    May09

    Guide to the Panama Papers

    What happens Monday? The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) will release to the public a searchable database of documents that reveal the details of more than 200,000 offshore entities and the people in more than 200 countries and territories connected to those accounts. The ICIJ will make the database available at 2...

    Moscow wary of TTIP talks, description as ‘economic NATO’
    May09

    Moscow wary of TTIP talks, description as ‘economic NATO’

    The effort to strike a transatlantic trade pact this year isn’t just occupying political leaders in Washington, Brussels, Paris and Berlin.It’s also being eyed warily in Moscow, where Russian officials see the potential deal as a threat. The Russian suspicion is easy to understand: While fights over French cheese, U.S. procurement...

    Panama Papers: New Zealand prime place for channeling funds, alleges report
    May09

    Panama Papers: New Zealand prime place for channeling funds, alleges report

    New Zealand’s Prime Minister John Key dismissed concerns that international tax avoidance was rife in New Zealand. (File) New Zealand is at the heart of a tangled web of shelf companies and trusts that are being used by wealthy Latin Americans to channel funds around the world, according to a report on Monday based on leaks of the so-called...

    American Power Under Challenge
    May09

    American Power Under Challenge

    Masters of Mankind (Part 1) Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com[This piece, the first of two parts, is excerpted from Noam Chomsky’s new book, Who Rules the World? (Metropolitan Books). Part 2 will be posted on Tuesday morning.]When we ask “Who rules the world?” we commonly adopt the standard convention that the actors in world affairs are...