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The 43-year bedfellows of Britain and the European Union (EU) have fallen out. Anglophiles everywhere are shocked and dismayed at the demise of the Great Lady. Global stock markets are in free fall as the speculators comprehend the implications of the banking and trade fallout which is to come. The sitting British Prime Minister David […]

The prime minister of Iceland, Sigmunder Gunnlaugsson, resigned Tuesday. On Monday, thousands of protesters had gathered outside the Icelandic Parliament to call for his resignation. The opposition grew after a report that he and other world political and business leaders used their power and wealth to avoid paying taxes. The group Consortium of Investigative Journalists […]

From South Africa, to Palestine, to Haiti, to a small college town in the middle of the United States, you’ll find injustice everywhere. Clemson University women’s leadership lecturer Saadiqa Lundy has created empowerment and development programs in Africa and the Caribbean, But when Lundy met her husband Chenjerai Kumanyika, she became more of an activist […]

There will be much argument and dispute, quite possibly ill-informed, regarding investigations relating to the Panama Papers. PHOTO: REUTERS LAHORE: As opposition parties prepare to resume their dialogue on the Panama Leaks investigations on July 19 in Islamabad, there is concern among opposition ranks that the government may use delaying tactics to disrupt their unity. The […]

The controversial Zambian businessman Rajan Mahtani is facing a potential new criminal investigation related to alleged tax evasion activities revealed by the whistleblower leaks of the so-called “Panama Papers” of law firm Mossack Fonseca. According to tipsters based in London, Mahtani was spotted on Thursday, 14 July in Victoria Station on his way back from […]

WASHINGTON: Pakistan was humiliated on the world stage on Wednesday after it attempted to crank up international pressure on India on the . A range of lawmakers, analysts, and diplomats called Pakistan a terrorist entity, said it should be denied foreign aid, and proposed that its leaders, including its military generals, be sanctioned and stopped […]

Across the world, populists are attracting votes with their promises to protect ordinary people from the harsh realities of globalisation. The democratic establishment, they assert, cannot be trusted to fulfil this purpose, as it is too busy protecting the wealthy – a habit that globalisation has only intensified. For decades, globalisation promised to bring benefits […]