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    Scrutiny on officials worldwide increases in offshore leaks
    Apr06

    Scrutiny on officials worldwide increases in offshore leaks

    LONDON (AP) — Iceland's prime minister became the first major figure brought down by the leak of millions of records on offshore accounts as the scrutiny intensified around officials from other countries, including Ukraine's president…. …read more Source: Associated...

    The ‘Panama Papers’ main revelations
    Apr06

    The ‘Panama Papers’ main revelations

    PARIS (AFP) – World leaders, aides and families, sports and movie stars are among those named in a huge leak of documents dubbed the Panama Papers, some of which reveal hidden offshore assets.An investigation by more than 100 media groups has shone a light on assets held by some 140 political figures with help from Mossack Fonseca, a law...

    Dortmund homecoming for Liverpool’s Klopp
    Apr06

    Dortmund homecoming for Liverpool’s Klopp

    PARIS (AFP) – Jurgen Klopp makes his eagerly anticipated return to Borussia Dortmund on Thursday when his Liverpool side visit the German giants in the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final heavyweight clash.Klopp spent seven years at Dortmund, guiding them to a pair of Bundesliga titles as well as the 2013 Champions League final,...

    Panama Papers: Law Firm Mossack Fonseca Says It Was Hacked
    Apr06

    Panama Papers: Law Firm Mossack Fonseca Says It Was Hacked

    PANAMA CITY (Reuters) – The Panamanian lawyer at the center of a data leak scandal that has embarrassed a clutch of world leaders said on Tuesday his firm was a victim of a hack from outside the company, and has filed a complaint with state prosecutors. Founding partner Ramon Fonseca said the firm, Mossack Fonseca, which specializes in...

    Dutch vote in crucial EU referendum on Ukraine
    Apr06

    Dutch vote in crucial EU referendum on Ukraine

    The Netherlands goes to the polls on Wednesday to take part in a referendum on whether or not the cabinet… …read more Source:...

    Iceland premier resigns as Panama Papers scandal widens
    Apr06

    Iceland premier resigns as Panama Papers scandal widens

    Iceland’s prime minister resigned Tuesday, becoming the first political victim of a mushrooming global scandal over hidden offshore financial dealings exposed in the so-called Panama Papers. Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson was the biggest casualty of a worldwide media probe into 11.5 million leaked documents that purportedly...

    #PanamaPapers: Icelandic leader to go
    Apr06

    #PanamaPapers: Icelandic leader to go

    The prime minister of Iceland is the first casualty of the leaked documents from a Panamanian law firm. ||| London/Reykjavik – Iceland’s Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson is to resign, his party said on Tuesday, becoming the first casualty of leaked documents from a Panamanian law firm which have shone a spotlight on the...

    Global Military Spending Rises for First Time Since 2011
    Apr06

    Global Military Spending Rises for First Time Since 2011

    Military spending around the world has increased for the first time since 2011, according to new data by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. Total world military spending was $1.7 trillion for 2015, an increase of 1 percent over 2014. The Asia-Pacific region was largely responsible for the rise, with countries averaging a 5.4...

    World leaders react to secret dealings revealed by Panama Papers
    Apr06

    World leaders react to secret dealings revealed by Panama Papers

    Revelations of secret offshore accounts tied to more than 140 politicians and public officials are sending shock waves through halls of power in Pakistan, Argentina, Ukraine and elsewhere. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Dutch referendum on Ukraine treaty will test anti-EU sentiment
    Apr06

    Dutch referendum on Ukraine treaty will test anti-EU sentiment

    A Dutch national referendum on Wednesday on economic and political ties with Ukraine is turning into a test of anti-EU sentiment before June’s Brexit vote. …read more Source: Channel...