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LAHORE – A two-judge Lahore High Court (LHC) bench on Tuesday refused to hear an appeal seeking the right of review petition for former prime minister Nawaz Sharif disqualified in Panama Papers case. The LHC bench consisting of Justice Shahid Kareem and Justice Abid Aziz Shaikh refused to take up the petition requesting that the […]

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The BBC reporter had one question for Lord Ashcroft as he gingerly approached the conservative party donor at a conference hall in October. “Did you have tens of millions in an offshore trust that you secretly control, sir?” the reporter asked. “Dear, dear, dear…” started muttering the interviewee. That’s when the chase began. For two […]

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A sobering new report by the charity Oxfam has laid bare the stunning levels of global wealth inequality. According to the report, published Monday, billionaires have never had it better. The combined riches of the world’s 26 most wealthy billionaires equals $1.4 trillion — this is equal to the total wealth of the bottom 3.8 […]

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Last year billionaires’ around the world saw their fortunes grow by 12% while the poorest half of the world’s population saw theirs drop by 11% The number of billionaires around the world has nearly doubled since the financial crash – from 1,125 in 2008 to 2,208 last year, according to global charity Oxfam. The collective […]

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For decades now, both of America’s major political parties have been dedicated to cutting taxes for the richest people in the country. They’ve also been wildly successful in implementing a massive disinformation campaign about what taxes actually are and how they really work—so successful, in fact, that when Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a freshmen member of the […]

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Monday’s conviction, centred on family businesses in the Middle East, is his second stemming from a corruption investigation spurred by the Panama Papers leak, and comes as new prime minister Imran Khan has vowed to tackle endemic graft in Pakistan. … read more at: https://gulfnews.com/world/asia/pakistan/nawaz-sharif-sentenced-to-7-years-for-corruption-1.1545648630873

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The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists began the year investigating how West Africa’s wealthy and well-connected siphoned billions out of the region, and ended it with the largest-ever collaborative health care investigation. The Implant Files team, made up of more than 250 journalists in 36 countries, exposed how global authorities have failed to protect patients […]

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By Roberto Savio Rome — After Teresa May’s defeat in the British parliament it is clear that a new spectre is haunting Europe. It is no longer the spectre of communism, which opens Marx’s Manifesto of 1848; it is the spectre of the failure of neoliberal globalisation, which reigned uncontested following the fall of the […]

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–Former PM seeks suspension of sentence, claims accountability judge ‘betrayed his predisposition and exceeded his position as a trial judge’ ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday moved the Islamabad High Court (IHC) against his conviction in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills case, for which he is currently serving a prison sentence, and also filed an […]

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The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists has hundreds of members across the world. Typically, these journalists are outstanding in their countries and have won many national and global awards. Our monthly series, Meet the Investigators, highlights the work of these tireless journalists. This month, we speak to Umar Cheema, an award-winning Pakistani investigative reporter with […]

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Nov. 29 (UPI) — German authorities raided Deutsche Bank headquarters in Frankfurt Thursday as part of a money-laundering probe, authorities said. Prosecutors and police suspect the bank helped clients set up offshore tax havens and failed to report suspicions of money laundering. Money may have been transferred to Deutsche Bank accounts that was obtained illegally […]

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While global leaders including US president Donald Trump, British prime minister Theresa May and Emmanuel Macron have decided against repeat visits to the annual gathering of global elites at the Swiss town of Davos this year as they tend to more pressing matters at home, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has concluded the World Economic Forum (WEF) […]

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A Delhi Court on Tuesday ordered the recording of statements by witnesses on January 30 in the criminal defamation complaint filed by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval’s son Vivek Doval against Congress leader Jairam Ramesh and two journalists. The matter was heard by Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (ACMM) of Patiala House Court Samar Vishal. In […]

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