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    #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...

    Russian Activists: Panama Papers Disclosures Surprise Few
    Apr06

    Russian Activists: Panama Papers Disclosures Surprise Few

    Russian state media continue to largely ignore the Panama Papers scandal, although a Kremlin spokesman has dismissed allegations of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s involvement in large-scale money laundering. Russia’s Channel One, the country’s flagship broadcaster, took nearly a full day before making even scant mention of...

    Panama Papers Revelations Have Only Just Begun, Investigative Editor Says
    Apr06

    Panama Papers Revelations Have Only Just Begun, Investigative Editor Says

    More explosive revelations will be uncovered in the Panama Papers, including the offshore dealings of hundreds of Americans, according to a lead editor of the nonprofit news organization that helped break one of history’s largest data leaks. The release of 11.5 million confidential documents from the obscure Panama-based law firm Mossack...