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    Ukraine’s Petro Poroshenko under fire over ‘Panama Papers’
    Apr04

    Ukraine’s Petro Poroshenko under fire over ‘Panama Papers’

    Petro Poroshenko, who won election in 2014, insisted Monday he has done nothing wrong and hasn’t managed his assets since being elected. …read more Source: Global...

    Margrethe Vestager says Panama Papers the ‘tip of the iceberg’
    Apr04

    Margrethe Vestager says Panama Papers the ‘tip of the iceberg’

    The Panama Papers scandal is the “tip of the iceberg” when it comes to wealthy individuals being helped to avoid paying tax, European Competition Commissioner Magrethe Vestager said Monday. The commissioner told Danish paper Børsen Finans that other companies provide offshore services similar to those performed by Mossack Fonseca, a Panama-based...

    5 Things You Need to Know About the Panama Papers
    Apr04

    5 Things You Need to Know About the Panama Papers

    Here’s what you need to know about the massive leak from Panama law firm, Mossack Fonseca: 1. What Are the Panama Papers? One of the biggest leaks in history, The Panama Papers reveal how the rich and powerful, including world leaders, hide their wealth through offshore tax havens. According to The Guardian, the data leak contains 11.5...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko denies breaking law by having secret accounts
    Apr04

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko denies breaking law by having secret accounts

    A populist Ukrainian party leader said Monday he plans to launch impeachment proceedings against President Petro Poroshenko over his use of offshore accounts revealed by the “Panama Papers” leak. …read more Source: Channel...

    Panama Papers: Ukraine’s President Defiant Despite Impeachment Push
    Apr04

    Panama Papers: Ukraine’s President Defiant Despite Impeachment Push

    While much of the focus on the Panama Papers leak has been on Russia and Vladimir Putin, Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko is also under serious pressure. Supposedly anti-corruption, Poroshenko is facing impeachment calls in parliament, after the documents showed that the leader registered an offshore company on the day of a bloody defeat for...

    Panama Papers: Lionel Messi, Jackie Chan and David Cameron’s Father Among Those Named
    Apr04

    Panama Papers: Lionel Messi, Jackie Chan and David Cameron’s Father Among Those Named

    Football stars, internationally reknowned actors and the friends and family of current and former world leaders are among those named in the Panama Papers scandal. On Sunday, more than 100 news outlets around the world published stories on the Panama Papers, the more than 11 million files that were leaked from Panama-based law firm Mossack...

    Panama Papers: Ukraine populist seeks president’s ouster
    Apr04

    Panama Papers: Ukraine populist seeks president’s ouster

    KIEV: A populist Ukrainian party leader said Monday he would launch impeachment proceedings against President Petro Poroshenko over his use of offshore accounts revealed by the “Panama Papers” leak. The action by Radical Party leader Oleg Lyashko is unlikely to succeed but is certain to add even further pressure on Poroshenko as he...

    World reacts to the Panama papers data leak
    Apr04

    World reacts to the Panama papers data leak

    FIFA judge is under investigation, Ukraine’s leader faces calls to step down, Bollywood superstars named in list, and Russia says the leak is a U.S. conspiracy to fell Putin. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ukrainian president under fire over Panama Papers
    Apr04

    Ukrainian president under fire over Panama Papers

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko found himself in a political storm Monday after leaked documents from a Panamanian firm pointed to his offshore assets, with some adversaries calling for his removal from office. …read more Source: CTV...

    Here’s what we know so far about the leaked Panama papers
    Apr04

    Here’s what we know so far about the leaked Panama papers

    More than 11 million documents from a Panamanian law firm were released over the weekend in a massive data dump that purported to show the company helped clients launder money and evade taxes. A source (unnamed in the media reports) gave the financial and legal documents to German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung, which shared them with the...