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    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...

    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:...

    #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...

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

    Dutch referendum on Ukraine treaty will test anti-EU sentiment

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – 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: The...

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

    Dutch referendum on Ukraine treaty will test anti-EU sentiment (Reuters)

    By Toby Sterling AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – 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 Bre… …read more Source: The West...

    Iceland’s leader resigns over company in BVI
    Apr06

    Iceland’s leader resigns over company in BVI

    Iceland Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson arrives at the Iceland president’s residence in Reykjavik, Iceland, on Tuesday. (Reuters/Sigtryggur Johannsson) (Associated Press) – The leak of millions of records on offshore accounts claimed its first high-profile victim Tuesday as Iceland’s prime minister resigned amid...

    How to Misunderstand What Didn’t Happen
    Apr06

    How to Misunderstand What Didn’t Happen

    In the nearly-a-month since I last wrote here about Syria, not a great deal has changed. The “cessation of hostilities” has been partial at best, with regime forces consolidating gains and maneuvering for advantage around Aleppo and to the west of it, preparing for if and when the next round of fighting begins. Rebel forces, notably groups like...