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    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. Poroshenko, a candy magnate who won election in 2014, insisted Monday he has done nothing wrong and hasn’t managed his...

    Inside the Panama Papers: Massive leak shows just how extensive corruption is worldwide, implicating politicians, human traffickers and drug dealers
    Apr04

    Inside the Panama Papers: Massive leak shows just how extensive corruption is worldwide, implicating politicians, human traffickers and drug dealers

    “My life is in danger,” read an anonymous message. “No meeting, ever.” “Why are you doing this?” a German newspaper asked. “I want to make these crimes public,” the whistleblower wrote. An enormous cache of documents was just released, exposing how political and economic elites from around the...

    World Leaders Scramble After Massive Leak On Offshore Intrigues
    Apr04

    World Leaders Scramble After Massive Leak On Offshore Intrigues

    World leaders have scrambled to react to the leak of a trove of documents linking many of them to secretive offshore companies that enabled vast sums of money to move around the world hidden from law enforcement and regulators. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Bombshell Revelations From the Panama Papers Show Just How Much We Need Financial Transparency
    Apr04

    Bombshell Revelations From the Panama Papers Show Just How Much We Need Financial Transparency

    James CardenGiven the American media’s failure to cover the Ukrainian government’s corruption, the reaction to the report’s revelations about reigning president-oligarch Petro Poroshenko has been muted. …read more Source: The...

    Royal Bank says it operates within law after leak of Panama Papers
    Apr04

    Royal Bank says it operates within law after leak of Panama Papers

    TORONTO – The Royal Bank of Canada says it operates within the law and has policies to prevent tax evasion after reports said it used the Panamanian law firm whose leaked documents are said to reveal the use of offshore tax havens. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists worked with hundreds of journalists to analyze 11.5...

    [Column / Crude World] Why the Dutch referendum on Ukraine is a joke
    Apr04

    [Column / Crude World] Why the Dutch referendum on Ukraine is a joke

    If the organisers of Wednesday’s referendum don’t care about Ukraine, the Dutch government should give them what they ask for and ignore the results. …read more Source:...

    Huge tax leak exposes world leaders
    Apr04

    Huge tax leak exposes world leaders

    Mossack Fonseca reveals hidden offshore assets of around 140 political figures from around the world View of a sign outside the building where Panama-based Mossack Fonseca law firm offices are placed in Panama City. — AFP photo PARIS: A massive leak of 11.5 million documents has exposed the secret offshore dealings of aides to Russian president...

    Obama reassures NATO leader after Trump rants
    Apr04

    Obama reassures NATO leader after Trump rants

    Barack Obama wants NATO to know that, unlike Donald Trump, he’ll never let go. The president met with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg at the White House on Monday, a gathering that drew heightened interest in the wake of suggestions by Trump, the GOP presidential front-runner, that it may be time to leave the decades-old security...

    Jailed Ukrainian Pilot ‘To Begin Dry Hunger Strike’
    Apr04

    Jailed Ukrainian Pilot ‘To Begin Dry Hunger Strike’

    Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko, who has been sentenced by a Russian court to 22 years in prison, will begin a dry hunger strike on April 6, her defense lawyers say. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Panama Papers: Naming names of powerful officials
    Apr04

    Panama Papers: Naming names of powerful officials

    Associates of Putin, Assad and Poroshenko are among those implicated in offshore dealings. …read more Source: USA...