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    Sy, JV, Imee on ‘Panama Papers’ list
    Apr05

    Sy, JV, Imee on ‘Panama Papers’ list

    THE country’s richest man, Henry Sy, Sen. Jose Victor “JV” Ejercito, Ilocos Sur Gov. Imee Marcos and hundreds of other rich Filipinos were in the list of people with offshore holdings exposed by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). Documents provided by Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca listed 572 Filipinos...

    Panama Papers Live Updates: What We Know So Far About Who Is Involved In The Leaks
    Apr05

    Panama Papers Live Updates: What We Know So Far About Who Is Involved In The Leaks

    UPDATE: 11:10 a.m. EDT — NSA leaker Edward Snowden urged world leaders Tuesday to stop using offshore accounts as tax havens. “With scandals in Russia, China, UK, Iceland, Ukraine, and more, perhaps a new rule: if you’re in charge of a country, keep your money in it,” he tweeted Tuesday. With scandals in Russia, China, UK,...

    The (Relatively) American-Free ‘Panama Papers’ Scandal
    Apr05

    The (Relatively) American-Free ‘Panama Papers’ Scandal

    The ongoing “Panama Papers” scandal is revealing that some of the world’s most prominent and wealthy figures set up accounts in foreign tax havens to avoid paying taxes in their home countries. The list of figures includes the King of Saudi Arabia, the prime minister of Iceland, the presidents of Argentina, the UAE, and Ukraine; former...

    Panama Papers: World Leaders & Rich Criminals Exposed in Massive Data Leak
    Apr05

    Panama Papers: World Leaders & Rich Criminals Exposed in Massive Data Leak

    “The biggest leak in the history of data journalism just went live, and it’s about corruption.” That is what NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden tweeted about the Panama Papers, which were released Sunday and reveal how the rich and powerful in numerous countries use tax havens to hide their wealth. Some 11.5 million files were...

    Ukraine pilot’s 22-year jail term formally begins
    Apr05

    Ukraine pilot’s 22-year jail term formally begins

    MOSCOW, Russia – Nadiya Savchenko’s 22-year sentence formally begins Tuesday, April 5, with the Ukrainian pilot to be sent to prison camp in the next 10 days unless Kiev secures a swap deal with Moscow. The 34-year-old military pilot was convicted on … …read more Source:...

    Panama Papers probes opened, China limits access to news on leaks
    Apr05

    Panama Papers probes opened, China limits access to news on leaks

    Authorities across the globe have opened investigations into the activities of the world’s rich and powerful after a cache of leaked documents from a Panamanian law firm showed possible wrongdoing using offshore company structures. The “Panama Papers” have cast light on the financial arrangements of high profile politicians and public...

    You Better Believe NATO Still Matters Today
    Apr05

    You Better Believe NATO Still Matters Today

    Recently there have been some who have questioned NATO’s importance in the 21st century. Europe is currently experiencing a belligerent and aggressive Russia with old school 18th-century imperial ambitions. The answer is—very important. Europe is currently experiencing a belligerent and aggressive Russia with old school 18th-century...

    Dutch Vote On Ukraine Deal Could Reverberate Throughout Europe
    Apr05

    Dutch Vote On Ukraine Deal Could Reverberate Throughout Europe

    The Dutch are heading to polls to decide whether their government should ratify an association agreement between the European Union and Ukraine. But it is a vote that means a lot more than just free trade and closer ties between Kyiv and Brussels. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Denounces Against Poroshenko Affect Creation of Alliance in Ukraine
    Apr05

    Denounces Against Poroshenko Affect Creation of Alliance in Ukraine

    05 de abril de 2016, 09:42Kiev, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) The publication of the so-called Panama Papers, with allegations of corruption against President Petro Poroshenko, decrease the chances of creating a new parliamentary coalition in Ukraine, said a member of the Parliament. …read more Source: Prensa...

    Governments face fallout from offshore accounts report
    Apr05

    Governments face fallout from offshore accounts report

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Governments around the world tried Tuesday to contain the fallout from the publication of thousands of names of rich and powerful people who conducted offshore financial activity through a Panamanian law firm. China dismissed as “groundless” reports that relatives of current and retired politicians, including President...