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    Iceland prime minister resigns after data leak reveals his offshore accounts
    Apr05

    Iceland prime minister resigns after data leak reveals his offshore accounts

    The prime minister will tender his resignation amid uproar over his family’s offshore holdings, Agriculture Minister Sigurdur Ingi Johannsson was quoted as saying on local broadcaster RUV, the Associated Press reported.RELATED LINKSHere’s what we know so far about the leaked Panama papers Massive trove of Panama Papers just ‘a small...

    Eurovision: Australian entry ‘does not break rules’
    Apr05

    Eurovision: Australian entry ‘does not break rules’

    Australia’s entry for the Eurovision Song Contest has been cleared of breaching rules on product placement, reports BBC. Dami Im’s song, Sound Of Silence, features the lyric “trying to feel your love through face time,” which some have interpreted as a reference to Apple’s video-chat service FaceTime. Eurovision rules prohibit...

    Icelandic Media Report Prime Minister Has Offered His Resignation Amid Panama Papers Scandal
    Apr05

    Icelandic Media Report Prime Minister Has Offered His Resignation Amid Panama Papers Scandal

    REYKJAVIK, Iceland (TheBlaze/AP) — An Icelandic broadcaster is reporting that Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson has offered his resignation amid the offshore scandal revealed in the Panama Papers leak. Image source: SVT / Guardian State broadcaster RUV confirmed the resignation on Tuesday after it was announced on TV by Sigurdur Ingi...

    Here is what the ‘Panama Papers’ tell us about the embattled President of Ukraine
    Apr05

    Here is what the ‘Panama Papers’ tell us about the embattled President of Ukraine

    The release of the Panama papers will accelerate the public debate in Ukraine about outdated corporate governance laws, potential conflicts of interests and political accountability …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Dutch get second chance to snub EU
    Apr05

    Dutch get second chance to snub EU

    THE HAGUE — Referendums make the Dutch establishment nervous. Eleven years ago, the country rejected plans to give the EU greater powers through a European Constitution, embarrassing the government and forcing a rethink in Brussels. History could repeat itself Wednesday. When Dutch voters go to the polls to decide whether the EU should work more...

    Here is what the ‘Panama Papers’ tell us about the embattled President of Ukraine
    Apr05

    Here is what the ‘Panama Papers’ tell us about the embattled President of Ukraine

    Analysis Reports based on the Panama Papers – a collection of leaked documents from a Panamanian law firm – suggest that the president of Ukraine attempted to use an offshore company for a pre-sale restructuring of his business. Our initial analysis suggests, though, that there is no direct evidence of major wrongdoing. The incident will,...

    Dutch To Vote On Ukraine’s Euro Dream
    Apr05

    Dutch To Vote On Ukraine’s Euro Dream

    The Netherlands is holding a referendum on April 6 on whether Ukraine’s Association Agreement with the European Union should be ratified. Although it’s a nonbinding vote, the political fallout from a “No” result could put pressure on the Dutch government to rescind its ratification. (RFE/RL) …read more Source: Radio...

    Writing a Blank Check on War
    Apr05

    Writing a Blank Check on War

    Let’s face it: in times of war, the Constitution tends to take a beating. With the safety or survival of the nation said to be at risk, the basic law of the land—otherwise considered sacrosanct—becomes nonbinding, subject to being waived at the whim of government authorities who are impatient, scared, panicky, or just plain pissed off. The...

    Iceland president rejects PM’s attempt to call a new vote
    Apr05

    Iceland president rejects PM’s attempt to call a new vote

    Iceland’s Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson, speaks during a parliamentary session in Reykjavik on Monday, April 4, 2016. Photo: AP REYKJAVIK: Iceland’s president on Tuesday refused a request from the prime minister to dissolve parliament and call a new election amid a dispute over the premier’s offshore tax affairs....

    Panama Papers Could Reveal Information on South Africa Fraud Scandal
    Apr05

    Panama Papers Could Reveal Information on South Africa Fraud Scandal

    05 de abril de 2016, 10:40Pretoria, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) The leak of the so-called Panama Papers could help trace the millions of dollars, stolen in one of the biggest white-collar crimes in South Africa, sources say.Echoes of Panama Papers in ArgentinaDenounces Against Poroshenko Affect Creation of Alliance in Ukraine …read more Source:...