June 2016

It looks like checks carried out by authorities into possible Cypriot connections to the Panama Papers will be dragging into the autumn. The House ethics committee, which tabled the issue for discussion – the matter was tabled by Greens MP George Perdikis – heard on Tuesday that state agencies and regulatory authorities will be able […]

Gudni Johannesson answers journalists’ questions in Kopavogur near Reykjavik, Iceland on May 5, 2016. Icelanders elected historian Johannesson on June 25, 2016, as their first new president in 20 years. Credit: Reuters/Geirix Reykjavik: Icelanders elected historian Gudni Johannesson on Saturday, June 25, as their first new president in 20 years, amid distrust of politicians and business leaders […]

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Icelanders elected historian Gudni Johannesson on Saturday as their first new president in 20 years, amid distrust of politicians and business leaders after the 2008 global financial crisis and the Panama papers scandal. The final count showed 39% of Icelanders voted for Johannesson as president, public broadcaster RUV reported. The post is largely ceremonial but […]

By Hamish Boland-Rudder STRASBOURG, France (ICIJ) — A special Panama Papers committee of inquiry has been created by the European parliament and is expected to call high profile officials including Britain’s finance minister and representatives of law firm Mossack Fonseca as it probes potential wrongdoing unveiled by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and […]

Political commentator and historian Guðni Jóhannesson won Iceland’s presidential election Saturday after initial tallies showed him getting 37.7 percent of the vote. Officials had been concerned about possible low voter-turnout as Iceland’s football team and many fans are in France for the ongoing Euro 2016 soccer tournament. “All the votes have not been counted, but […]

REYKJAVIK Icelanders elected historian Gudni Johannesson on Saturday as their first new president in 20 years, amid distrust of politicians and business leaders after the 2008 global financial crisis and the Panama papers scandal. The final count showed 39 percent of Icelanders voted for Johannesson as president, public broadcaster RUV reported. The post is largely […]

Nearly three months after the revelations from the Panama Papers exposed politicians, drug cartels and the wealthy hiding millions behind offshore companies, the U.S. Justice Department has yet to ask its Panamanian counterpart for access to seized records. The inaction raises questions about the response by Congress and the Obama administration to the unprecedented leak […]

ISLAMABAD: Hours after British Prime Minister David Cameron announced stepping down following Brexit referendum, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Friday urged the former’s Pakistani counterpart to follow his footsteps amid Panama Leaks controversy. Leaving messages on Twitter, Khan said, “David Cameron’s decision to step down after Brexit referendum shows how genuine democracies governed […]

David Cameron has announced his intention to resign as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, following the country’s historic decision to leave the European Union. Mr Cameron led the Conservatives to their first parliamentary majority since 1992. He portrayed himself as a “compassionate conservative” and was lauded for rebranding the Tories as a “one nation” conservative party […]