May 2017

‘Panama Papers’ are a huge, unprecedented leak of 11.5mn files from the database of Panama’s Mossack Fonseca, world’s fourth-largest offshore law firm. Dubbed as the biggest data “leak” in history, it revealed how Mossack Fonseca clients laundered money, dodged sanctions and avoided taxes. German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung obtained the records from an unknown source and […]

Public prosecutors, FBI agents and investigative journalists know that crucial to their work is the dictum: “follow the money.” The money trail between the Trump and Kushner families increasingly appears to run from New York to Moscow. A big oversight by the Trump team President Trump and the other six Western leaders agreed in Sicily […]

28 May, 2017 Hussain Nawaz appeared before JIT UNMOGIP escaped firing incident as Indian troops targeted their vehicle Civilian death futher accerelated clashes in IHK This is the best time to have Charter of Economy and a roadmap: Ishaq Dar Hussain Nawaz appeared before JIT Govt to increase taxes,who do not file their tax returns […]

Islamabad:  Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s son Hussain Nawaz appeared before the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) in connection with the Panama Papers probe into the family’s assets, Pakistan media reported on Monday. Headed by Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) additional director General Wajid Zia, the JIT grilled Hussain Nawaz on Sunday for about two-and-half hours at […]

28 May, 2017 Hussain Nawaz appeared before JIT UNMOGIP escaped firing incident as Indian troops targeted their vehicle Civilian death futher accerelated clashes in IHK This is the best time to have Charter of Economy and a roadmap: Ishaq Dar Hussain Nawaz appeared before JIT Govt to increase taxes,who do not file their tax returns […]

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s son appeared before an investigation team probing the assets of his family, which were disclosed in the Panama Papers leaks. Hussain Nawaz was grilled for almost two hours by the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) on Sunday, which comprises financial experts, investigators and representatives from intelligence agencies. The Prime Minister’s family […]

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s son Hussain Nawaz was on Sunday interrogated by a Supreme Court-appointed joint investigation team probing his family’s business dealings abroad, in the high-profile Panama Papers case. Hussain was accompanied by his lawyer for the proceedings but the JIT objected to his presence and said Hussain can get help from the […]

The Storm Lake Times, a 3,000-circulation newspaper in Iowa, wrote editorials challenging the state’s powerful agricultural interests that were secretly funding a government defense against an environmental lawsuit. In the heart of the country’s opioid crisis, the Charleston Gazette-Mail in West Virginia exposed how drug wholesalers flooded the state with 780 million hydrocodone and oxycodone […]

-Editorial- SANTIAGO — Brazil may face its second presidential impeachment in less than a year, thanks to revelations of the veritable epidemic of corruption infecting so many among its political and economic elite. Elsewhere across Latin America, a similar contagion is spreading. The arrests in Italy and Guatemala of two former state governors from Mexico’s […]

Home Comment PN candidate Alex Mangion writes: The name of Malta as a serious player in international financial services provision have been completely tarnished by these revelations, which have clearly shown that for Joseph Muscat and his cortege, the country clearly comes second after their personal interests “A good reputation is like the cypress; once cut, it […]

The European Greens, including their Maltese partner Alternattiva Demokratika, have hit out at Malta taxation system, warning that it goes against the principles of basic tax justice. German MEP Ska Keller, who co-chairs the European Greens in the European Parliament, told a press conference in Birgu that EU loopholes that allow for tax avoidance must […]