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Refrain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks, name calling or inciting hatred against any community. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by marking them offensive. Let’s work together to keep the conversation civil. HIDE … read more at: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/sc-rejects-plea-to-set-up-sit-to-examine-panama-papers/articleshow/61013242.cms

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ISLAMABAD —  The son-in-law of ousted Pakistani premier Nawaz Sharif was arrested at Islamabad airport on Monday by Pakistan’s anti-corruption body on his return from London, officials said, a rare instance of a powerful Pakistani politician being detained. Muhammad Safdar, a lawmaker married to Sharif’s daughter and heir-apparent Maryam, was arrested after he failed to […]

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Nawaz Sharif (left) and Mariam Nawaz Sharif. (File photo) Real verdict came from voters, not court, says former PM Nawaz Sharif Pakistan Finance Minister Ishaq Dar appears before accountability… read more at: http://indianexpress.com/article/world/nawaz-sharifs-daughter-son-in-law-get-bail-in-maryam-sharif-panama-papers-case-4881924/

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Pedro Pablo Kuczynski • Ollanta Humala • Shining Path • Alejandro Toledo • Keiko Fujimori • Susana Villaran • Nadine Heredia • Alan Garcia • Luis Castañeda • Cesar Acuña • Julio Guzman • Latin American Integrated Market (MILA) • Pacific Alliance • Alfredo Barnechea • Veronika Mendoza • Congress 2016-2021 … read more at: https://perureports.com/2017/10/09/lima-hosts-international-convention-fight-organized-crime-corruption/

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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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Europe’s left wing parties have been suffering ignoble defeats but could soon find a spark in Iceland, a tiny outpost of 340,000 people in the north Atlantic. A collection of socialists, environmentalists and the Pirate Party are now in ascendance and looking to unseat the conservative Independence Party in a snap election on Oct. 28. […]

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Nigerian Senate on Wednesday set up an ad-hoc committee to carry out “holistic investigation” into allegations of corruption against Maikanti Baru, the Group Managing Director, GMD, of the state oil firm, NNPC.‎ The Senate also charged the nine-member committee to investigate a letter written by the Minister of Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, to President Muhammadu Buhari […]

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Jump to: Results table | Regional analysis | Resources Let’s get straight to the point: No country gets close to a perfect score in the Corruption Perceptions Index 2016. Over two-thirds of the 176 countries and territories in this year’s index fall below the midpoint of our scale of 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very […]

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LONDON —  Anti-corruption activists hoping to shine a light on the hundreds of millions of dollars funneled through London every year are organizing tours of properties allegedly bought with dishonest money. The “Kleptocracy Tour” is billed as a journey to the dark side of globalization. This is the first such tour which focuses on Nigeria. […]

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Good morning. These are the leading stories in today’s local newspapers. The Sunday Times of Malta reports that increased police patrols in Marsa have been so successful at catching Maltese criminals that they will be repeated in other “problem localities.” In another leading story, the paper reports that David Casa and Pierre Portelli are both […]

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s top tax machinery is delaying honouring its international commitments to prevent tax evasion and the setting up of offshore accounts for stashing ill-gotten wealth. The Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has warned Pakistan that it may lose the right to receive information on a reciprocal basis from other 104 signatories if […]

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