October 2016

Chinesegovernment hacking will continue in 2017, despite a joint agreement not to conduct cybertheft of intellectual property. “We expect the same kind of campaigns to continue regardless of the public agreed cease-fires,” said DeMartine. The massive U.S. Office of Personnel Management breach, which exposed the records of millions of U.S government workers, has strained diplomatic […]

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REYKJAVIK, Iceland, Oct. 31 (UPI) — Iceland’s prime minster announced his resignation after his party lost ground in parliament to center-left parties, most notably the four-year-old Pirate Party. Prime Minister Sigurdur Ingi Johannsson, in office since April after the departure of predecessor Sigmundur David Gunnlaughsson in a corruption scandal, said Sunday he would resign. In […]

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Grant RobertsonMP for Wellington CentralFinance Spokesperson MEDIA STATEMENT 31 October 2016 National dragging its feet on anti-money laundering legislation The National Government has once again caved in to special interests and has shelved plans to introduce legislation this year that would extend anti-money laundering requirements to lawyers, accountants and real estate agents, Grant Robertson Labour […]

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Islamabad: Pakistani opposition leader Imran Khan on Sunday dismissed accusations his planned shutdown of the nation’s capital could lead to a military coup, saying Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif “can’t hide behind ‘democracy in danger’” to quash protests. Khan, a former national cricket hero, has vowed to bring a million people into Islamabad on Wednesday to […]

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REYKJAVIK, Iceland, Oct. 31 (UPI) — Iceland’s prime minster announced his resignation after his party lost ground in parliament to center-left parties, most notably the four-year-old Pirate Party. Prime Minister Sigurdur Ingi Johannsson, in office since April after the departure of predecessor Sigmundur David Gunnlaughsson in a corruption scandal, said Sunday he would resign. In […]

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* Khan’s PTI party planning mass protests on Wednesday * Khan accuses Pakistan PM of corruption * Pakistan military has history of staging coups By Kay Johnson and Drazen Jorgic ISLAMABAD, Oct 31 (Reuters) – Pakistani opposition leader Imran Khan on Sunday dismissed accusations his planned shutdown of the nation’s capital could lead to a […]

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For decades, Panama was one of the few places where people around the world could hide money owed to their country’s tax collector. Earlier this year, however, the Central American nation had a change of heart about condoning this dishonest practice. In March, after the media release of the “Panama Papers” exposed its role as […]

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REYKJAVIK (Reuters) – Icelanders defied strong winds and rain on Saturday to vote in a parliamentary election with polls showing the opposition led by the anti-establishment Pirate Party could topple the ruling center-right coalition. Icelanders’ faith in their political and financial establishment was shaken after the 2008 financial crisis and further eroded this year when […]

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KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party leader Farhatullah Babar on Saturday demanded resignation of Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan over his ministry’s failure to curb activities of proscribed organisations, ARY News reported. Speaking to media after a party meeting under PPP chief Bilawal Bhutto, Babar said the party reviewed Nisar’s response and actions after terrorist attacks […]

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Towards fighting corruption which has been described as a cancer that eats through basic foundations and fabrics of a nation like Nigeria and other countries suffering same fate, the UK Government, in making good its nation’s commitments has among others, proposed a Criminal Finance Bill suggesting; ‘Hundreds of British properties suspected of belonging to corrupt […]

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