Today, Guardian Australia announces a philanthropic grant from the Judith Neilson Institute for Journalism and Ideas to support foreign affairs reporting in the Pacific and Australia’s immediate neighbourhood. The Judith Neilson Institute grant will support a Pacific journalism project, enabling Guardian Australia to employ a specialist Pacific editor, establish a network of independent journalists and […]

Welcome to California Inc., the weekly newsletter of the L.A. Times Business Section. I’m Technology and Business editor Ben Muessig, pinch-hitting for Business columnist David Lazarus. Here are the most interesting stories of last week and the themes we’re keeping an eye on in the coming days. LOOKING AHEAD Money talks: Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome […]

PM’s aide challenges Shahbaz to file lawsuit in London court ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Accountability Shahzad Akbar on Monday challenged former Punjab chief minister Shahbaz Sharif to file a lawsuit against him in a London court after publication of a story by the Daily Mail exposing alleged corruption and money laundering of […]

The Panama Papers, one of the three mega-leaks of this century, were the most far-reaching in scale and impact compared to the previous two: Wikileaks and Edward Snowden’s highly classified CIA information on mass surveillance. The Panama Papers, an all-encompassing documentary leads us through what it took to uncover the darker underbelly of global finance. […]

ISLAMABAD: The Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Pakistan has planned to hold an ‘Awami March’ on July 19 (Friday) in Rawalpindi against inflation and other public issues. Addressing a press conference here, Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami Islamabad Nasrullah Randhawa Monday said JI Ameer Siraj-ul-Haq would lead the march, which would be held in front of Liaquat Bagh. He said that […]

A renowned lawyer and diplomat, Dr. Babafemi Badejo has criticised the federal government’s fight against corruption, saying the fight against corruption must go beyond the punitive approach to succeed.  He believes that dependence on the prosecutorial approach to fighting corruption has not yielded deterrence in Nigeria.  Badejo, a former Head of Political Affairs, United Nations-African […]

More than $1.28 billion has been clawed back by governments around the world after the Panama Papers investigation in 2016. In April, we reported that more than $1.2 billion had been recouped (it’s grown since then, more on that later) and the reaction was generally either: “That sucks! It’s really just a drop in the […]

MPs are calling for the creation of an independent office to protect whistleblowers after a report found existing UK laws are leaving staff who speak up exposed to abuse by their employers. The paper, published by the all-party parliamentary group (APPG) on whistleblowing, detailed the serious personal and professional costs associated with calling out wrongdoing. […]

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