November 2018

Press freedom There are some in the West who are fully convinced that Assange deserves to be tried and thrown in jail for ‘threatening’ US national security and ‘undermining’ its democratic processes. Former US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and former Vice President Joe Biden have called him a ‘terrorist’, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, […]

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Health authorities across the globe have failed to protect millions of patients from poorly tested implants, the first-ever global examination of the medical device industry reveals. … read more at: https://www.icij.org/investigations/implant-files/

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ICIJ Health authorities across the globe have failed to protect millions of patients from poorly tested implants that can sicken, maim — and sometimes kill — the people they were designed to help, new global investigation the Implant Files has found. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, which previously produced the Panama and Paradise Papers […]

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British Virgin Islands. — Open Demcoracy/MaxPixel Financial crime is a feature of our global financial system not a bug, pioneering economist Susan Strange recognised. Her message is more urgent than ever.  THERE was a little bit of good news this month for those worried about a tidal wave of McMafia-style financial crime. A new UK […]

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Police investigators attempting to corroborate information on the offshore company 17 Black in Dubai and its connections to the Panama companies owned by Keith Schembri and Konrad Mizzi, have yet to collect substantial evidence to call in possible suspects.   MaltaToday was told by police sources that investigators are yet to corroborate the information publicly revealed on […]

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Tikamgarh (Madhya Pradesh), Nov 24 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday attacked Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan for filing a defamation suit against him after he mistakenly took his son’s name in the Panama Papers case and said he did not file any case when he talked about Vyapam, e-tender and illegal […]

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Tikamgarh (Madhya Pradesh), Nov 24 Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday attacked Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan for filing a defamation suit against him after he mistakenly took his son’s name in the Panama Papers case and said he did not file any case when he talked about Vyapam, e-tender and illegal mining […]

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Opposition leader Adrian Delia has accused Prime Minister Joseph Muscat of lying and refusing to sack his chief of staff and tourism minister for owning offshore companies now connected to a Dubai company that is reportedly owned by Electrogas shareholder Yorgen Fenech. “Muscat is using a different measure for Keith Schembri and Konrad Mizzi,” Delia said […]

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The probe follows an inspection of Open Dialogue’s finances, which led the National Revenue Administration to conclude the Foundation’s publishjed donors “do not correspond to reality” “According to the foundation’s documents, most of the funds channelled to it came from people who were members of the foundation’s authorities or from individuals and businesses linked to them. [However they] may have come from other sources,” security services spokesperson Stanislaw Zaryn said. […]

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The Poland-based Open Dialogue Foundation, headed by Ukrainian activist Lyudmyla Kozlovska, has reportedly called for the conservative government in Warsaw to be overthrown. “The Internal Security Agency is conducting an investigation into the activities of the Open Dialogue Foundation,” Stanisław Żaryn, a spokesman for Poland’s security services chief, said. The investigation also focuses on “the […]

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TORONTO, November 22, 2018 – The Canada Revenue Agency treats taxpayers in similar situations in different ways and does not accurately report the results of its compliance activities, says the Auditor General of Canada. News of the double standard comes just one week after a CRA public relations campaign during which the agency touted its […]

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