October 11, 2017

By Staff/ |Oct 11 2017 Uncertainty Bjarni Benediktsson, of the Conservative Independence Party (left) and Katrín Jakobsdóttir of the Left Greens (right) might have a hard time forming strong center-right or center-left coalitons. Photo/Anton. Two polls released today, Wednesday, show that the Left Green movement retains its position as the largest political party in Iceland. […]

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HEIR-APPARENT: Maryam Nawaz FORMER RULING FAMILY FACES FRESH ‘CORRUPTION’ QUESTIONS THE son-in-law of ousted Paki­stani premier Nawaz Sharif was ar­rested at Islamabad airport on Monday (9) by Pakistan’s anti-cor­ruption body on his return from London, officials said. Muhammad Safdar, a lawmaker married to Sharif’s daughter and heir-apparent Maryam, was arrest­ed after he failed to appear at […]

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ISLAMABAD – Opposition politicians and detractors have called the tenure of outgoing Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Qamar Zaman Chaudhry as “black period” in the history of the national anti-corruption body, stating that he only served the interests of former president Asif Zardari and ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif in the last four years. The […]

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It is deeply embarrassing for a country to be reprimanded for stalling on its international commitments to prevent tax evasion and the setting up of offshore accounts for stashing ill-gotten wealth.  The lethargy shown on the part of our official tax machinery has triggered a warning from the Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) […]

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