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    ‘Panama Papers’ revelations trigger global probes
    Apr05

    ‘Panama Papers’ revelations trigger global probes

    PARIS: Several countries have launched tax evasion probes after a massive leak of confidential documents lifted the lid on the murky offshore financial dealings of a slew of politicians and celebrities. The scandal erupted on Sunday when media groups began revealing the results of a year-long investigation into a trove of 11.5 million documents...

    China limits coverage of Panama Papers’ tax haven revelations, blocks certain search terms
    Apr05

    China limits coverage of Panama Papers’ tax haven revelations, blocks certain search terms

    China’s President Xi Jinping (L) and China’s Premier Li Keqiang arrive for the opening session of the National People’s Congress (NPC) in Beijing, China, March 5, 2016. (REUTERS/Jason Lee) China has moved to limit coverage of the massive leak of documents from a Panamanian law firm that may have exposed financial wrongdoing by...

    Credit Suisse, HSBC dismiss “Panama Papers” tax avoidance allegations
    Apr05

    Credit Suisse, HSBC dismiss “Panama Papers” tax avoidance allegations

    HONG KONG/ SINGAPORE: Credit Suisse and HSBC, two of the world’s largest wealth managers, dismissed on Tuesday suggestions they were actively using offshore structures to help clients cheat on their taxes. Their comments came a day after a leak of four decades of documents from a Panamanian law firm that specialises in setting up offshore...

    Panama Papers: Credit Suisse, HSBC dismiss offshore companies, tax avoidance allegations
    Apr05

    Panama Papers: Credit Suisse, HSBC dismiss offshore companies, tax avoidance allegations

    Credit Suisse and HSBC, two of the world’s largest wealth managers, dismissed on Tuesday suggestions they were actively using offshore structures to help clients cheat on their taxes. Their comments came a day after a leak of four decades of documents from a Panamanian law firm that specialises in setting up offshore companies showed...

    What Trump Has Wrought
    Apr05

    What Trump Has Wrought

    As Wisconsinites head for the polls, our Beltway elites are almost giddy. For they foresee a Badger State bashing for Donald Trump, breaking his momentum toward the Republican nomination. Should the Donald fall short of the delegates needed to win on the first ballot, 1,237, there is growing certitude that he will be stopped. First by Ted Cruz;...

    NATO is critical to security of United States: Barack Obama
    Apr05

    NATO is critical to security of United States: Barack Obama

    US President Barack Obama. US President Barack Obama has said NATO is “critical” to the security of America and its allies in Europe, a virtual rejection of Republican front-runner Donald Trump’s views that the intergovernmental military alliance has outlived its utility. “NATO continues to be the linchpin, the cornerstone of our collective...

    dna Morning Must Reads: From updates on Panama Papers to how West Indies rose from the ashes in World T20
    Apr05

    dna Morning Must Reads: From updates on Panama Papers to how West Indies rose from the ashes in World T20

    1. Panama Papers: Government sets up multi-agency probe team; Congress terms it cover-up bid According to ICIJ investigations, the mega-rich are using complex offshore structures to own mansions, yachts, art masterpieces and other assets, gaining tax advantages and anonymity not available to average people. Read more here 2. RBI likely to cut key...

    Xi Jinping’s family and Panama Papers: China blocks internet search terms, removes stories
    Apr05

    Xi Jinping’s family and Panama Papers: China blocks internet search terms, removes stories

    China has moved to limit coverage of the massive leak of documents from a Panamanian law firm that may have exposed financial wrongdoing by some of the world’s rich and powerful, blocking some search terms and removing certain stories online. The “Panama Papers” revealed financial arrangements of politicians and public figures...

    Afghanistan on top of NATO agenda: Stoltenberg
    Apr05

    Afghanistan on top of NATO agenda: Stoltenberg

    An Afghan laborer pushes his handcart in front of street art on a barrier wall of the NDS (National Directorate of Security) in Kabul, Afghanistan. “I want people to define who really are the heroes of my city _ the people who clean the city, for instance,” the 46-year-old artist Kabir Mokamel said. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul) NATO has said...

    Analysis: Choice of Jewish PM undercuts long-held accusations of state anti-Semitism in Ukraine
    Apr05

    Analysis: Choice of Jewish PM undercuts long-held accusations of state anti-Semitism in Ukraine

    Parliamentary speaker Volodymyr Groysman being considered for the job by President Petro Poroshenko. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...