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    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    China has moved to limit access to news coverage of the Panama Papers
    Apr05

    China has moved to limit access to news coverage of the Panama Papers

    ReutersBEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) – 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...

    Human Rights Activists Demanded Law On Mass Events To Be Changed In Belarus
    Apr05

    Human Rights Activists Demanded Law On Mass Events To Be Changed In Belarus

    Human Rights Center Viasna urges the authorities to stop the persecution of citizens, exercising their right to assembly and expression of opinion. …read more Source:...

    The Many Trials of a Nazi War Criminal
    Apr05

    The Many Trials of a Nazi War Criminal

    In April 1961, an Israeli court in Jerusalem assembled to determine the responsibility of Adolf Eichmann, a former senior Nazi official, for the transportation of European Jews to concentration camps and death camps in the Third Reich, among other crimes. That the prosecution, 16 years after the liberation of Auschwitz, of a single if prominent...