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    Governments Across The World Open Probes Over ‘Panama Papers’
    Apr05

    Governments Across The World Open Probes Over ‘Panama Papers’

    By Kylie MacLellan and Elida MorenoLONDON/PANAMA CITY (Reuters) – Governments across the world began investigating possible financial wrongdoing by the rich and powerful on Monday after a leak of four decades of documents from a Panamanian law firm that specialized in setting up offshore companies.The “Panama Papers” revealed...

    Panama Papers reveal tax havens of rich, powerful
    Apr05

    Panama Papers reveal tax havens of rich, powerful

    London/Panama City, April 4 Governments across the world began investigating possible financial wrongdoing by the rich and powerful today after a leak of four decades of documents from a Panamanian law firm that specialised in setting up offshore companies. The “Panama Papers” revealed financial arrangements of global politicians and public...

    World Briefing: Ukraine: Conflict Brings Hunger Crisis
    Apr05

    World Briefing: Ukraine: Conflict Brings Hunger Crisis

    The two-year-old conflict in eastern Ukraine has left about 1.5 million people hungry, including nearly 300,000 in need of immediate help, the World Food Program said. …read more Source: The New York...

    Global military spending nearly $1.7T amid Mideast conflicts
    Apr05

    Global military spending nearly $1.7T amid Mideast conflicts

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Global military spending rose in 2015 to nearly $1.7 trillion, the first increase in several years, driven by conflicts including the battle against the Islamic State group, the Saudi-led war in Yemen and fears about Iran, a report released Tuesday shows. The study by the Stockholm International Peace Research...

    UK’s Farage says Dutch “No” would boost Brexit support
    Apr05

    UK’s Farage says Dutch “No” would boost Brexit support

    [LONDON] The leader of Britain’s UK Independence Party said on Monday that a Dutch vote against an EU treaty with Ukraine would give a boost to the Brexit camp less than three months from a British referendum on quitting the 28-nation bloc. …read more Source: The Business...

    Massive trove of Panama Papers just ‘a small slice’ of offshore banking world
    Apr05

    Massive trove of Panama Papers just ‘a small slice’ of offshore banking world

    GWEN IFILL: The project is called the Panama Papers. It represents the work of hundreds of journalists in dozens of countries, coordinated by the International Consortium for Investigative Journalism, or ICIJ. The project exposes the dealings of a Panamanian law firm called Mossack Fonseca, and its work in allegedly creating shell companies for...

    Panama Papers: Spain Officials Investigate Lionel Messi, Messi Sues Newspaper for Defamation
    Apr05

    Panama Papers: Spain Officials Investigate Lionel Messi, Messi Sues Newspaper for Defamation

    Spanish tax officials said on April 4 they are investigating accusations of tax irregularities involving international soccer star Lionel Messi after the massive Mossack Fonseca data leak from Panama. Messi’s family released a statement claiming they are not guilty of any wrongdoing. They also threatened to hit media outlets with a lawsuit...

    Iceland gets the first jolt from Panama leak: Bloomberg View
    Apr05

    Iceland gets the first jolt from Panama leak: Bloomberg View

    [LONDON] The biggest data dump in the history of investigative journalism, the so-called Panama Papers, is having serious political consequences in one of the world’s smallest countries. The leaders of Russia, China, Ukraine and other large nations will survive the exposure of their sometimes tenuous links to offshore accounts, but the...

    Russia: Bringing the World Not Only Military Interventions, But Also Poetry
    Apr05

    Russia: Bringing the World Not Only Military Interventions, But Also Poetry

    Russia is a land of great literature — of Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Chekhov and Akhmatova. This truth, that we all learned in high school, has recently been reconfirmed in a startling and compelling manner. For it is only in Russia that a highly-placed political figure can address the public with a lyric poem, as did Ms. Maria Zakharova, the...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko faces tax probe call
    Apr05

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko faces tax probe call

    Leader under fire as Panama leaks reveal offshoring of confectionery business …read more Source: Financial...