April 11, 2018

analysis By Marcena Hunter The release of the Paradise Papers last year and the Panama Papers in 2016 revealed the role tax havens play in facilitating tax avoidance, tax evasion and illicit financial flows. The Panama Papers showed dealings associated with tax evasion and illicit dealings, while the transactions uncovered by the Paradise Papers involved […]

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ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif claimed on Wednesday that the testimony of Wajid Zia, who headed the Panama case investigation team which probed his assets last year, actually helped his [Nawaz] case.  The premier made the remarks outside accountability court hearing the corruption cases against him and his family. Nawaz claimed that Zia, whose […]

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Since the poison attack on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury in early March, the British government has been consumed by efforts to identify appropriate responses to the alleged Russian state-directed attack.   Twenty-three Russian embassy staff have been expelled from London and a broad coalition of international support has […]

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