October 2017

0:32 HRS IST history: Yechury Shimla, Oct 31 (PTI) Ridiculing the BJP’s call for celebrating the first anniversary of demonetisation on November 8, the CPI(M) said today that the move would go down as the “biggest financial scam” in India’s history. Addressing election meetings here, CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury said, “November 8 is being […]

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Former European commissioner and PN minister John Dalli has said the Prime Minister was wrong not to have sacked his chief of staff Keith Schembri and tourism minister Konrad Mizzi when they were implicated in the Panama Papers almost two years ago.  “If I were advising the Nationalist Party, I would tell them to continue […]

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By Ken Sweet, The Associated Press NEW YORK — The three countries named in the indictment of former Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort span three separate continents but all have something in common: They’re island nations with a legacy of relatively lax oversight of offshore entities and a known history of being a conduit for […]

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Tayo Oke [email protected]  Everyone who has ever set foot on Nigerian Law School premises remembers one thing from their first day to the last. It is that irrespective of how well one does in all the written and oral exams, there is one test that hangs on the head of every student like a sword […]

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Nexia BT auditors Brian Tonna and Karl Cini resigned from the Institute of Accountants because they disagreed they should be investigated over their professional involvement in the Panama Papers, the Times of Malta learnt. “The institute was looking into the matter to decide whether Mr Tonna and Mr Cini should be expelled in view of […]

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Both former prime ministers involved in the Panama paper scandals, Bjarni Benediktsson and Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson, have been re-elected to the Icelandic parliament. A new government has not been formed as of yet, but informal negotiations between parties are underway. Bjarni Benediktsson’s Independent party got the majority of votes in the election on Saturday, 25,2%. […]

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A bill, labelled as “gag order” by the opposition and the media, was introduced in Rajasthan Assembly on October 23 to convert it into a law. This provoked widespread protests from the opposition, intellectuals and the media. The bill has strong support from the Central Minister of State for Law and many BJP leaders. Modiji […]

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Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign chairman, and Richard Gates, Manafort’s business partner, are alleged by an indictment to have, among other things, laundered money through shell companies and foreign bank accounts in Cyprus, Seychelles, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. (Both have pleaded not guilty to the charges in the indictment, which include money […]

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Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign chairman, and Richard Gates, Manafort’s business partner, are alleged by an indictment to have, among other things, laundered money through shell companies and foreign bank accounts in Cyprus, Seychelles, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. (Both have pleaded not guilty to the charges in the indictment, which include money […]

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Ishaq Dar’s counsel Khawaja Haris appeared in the court of judge Muhammad Bashir and sought Dar’s exemption from appearance as he was in London to seek medical treatment. (Photo: Wiki Commons) Cross-LoC bus service via Poonch remains suspended for 17th week Deputy governor of Afghan province abducted in Pakistan US Senators want Pakistan listed as ‘country of […]

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A bill, labelled as “gag order” by the opposition and the media, was introduced in Rajasthan Assembly on October 23 to convert it into a law. This provoked widespread protests from the opposition, intellectuals and the media. The bill has strong support from the Central Minister of State for Law and many BJP leaders. Modiji […]

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Reykjavik: Iceland’s conservative prime minister won a snap election despite a string of scandals, final results confirmed on Sunday, but it remained unclear whether he could form a viable coalition. Bjarni Benediktsson, 47, was accused named last year in the “Panama Papers” worldwide tax-evasion leaks. He has also been accused of wrongdoing during Iceland’s financial […]

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