Corruption

News Desk | Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif has said that he is not a seer or a fortuneteller but he knows Imran Khan’s downfall is imminent. “I am no saint or a fortune teller, but Imran Khan will soon see his downfall,” imprisoned Sharif told visitors at Kot Lakhpat Jail on Thursday. […]

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Almost two thirds of the world’s population – some 4.7 billion people – live in a country represented at the annual G20 summit, which this year takes place in Osaka, Japan, 28 – 29 June. G20 economies control 85 per cent of global GDP and over 75 per cent of global trade. Although there have recently […]

Over the last two years, as tax rates in jurisdictions like the United States have fallen, Canada’s personal and corporate tax rates continue to be calcified at the high end, internationally. In Ontario, the top personal marginal rate is 53.53%. The general corporate tax rate is 26.5% and the tax rate on investment income of […]

Rui Pinto, locked in pre-trial detention, has the confines of a Portuguese prison cell to consider if exposing football’s dirty secrets was worth the risk. Said to be the main source behind the football leaks tax scandals, Pinto is paying the price for leaking four terabytes of confidential information to German news magazine, Der Spiegel […]

If you’re a supporter of Donald Trump — or Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil or Matteo Salvini in Italy — you probably think that democracy has never been in better health. Recent elections in these countries didn’t just serve to rotate the elite from the conventional parties. Voters went to the polls and elected outsiders who […]

PANAMA IS AMONG the luckier countries in Latin America. Drug-traffickers mostly bypass the isthmus, preferring to ship cocaine to the United States through northerly neighbours. A forest protected the country from Colombia’s long-running insurgencies. Its canal provided $1.7bn to the treasury last year, an eighth of the government’s budget. Panama’s citizens are the second-richest in […]

WASHINGTON — Representatives of at least 22 foreign governments appear to have spent money at Trump Organization properties, an NBC News review has found, hinting at a significant foreign cash flow to the American president that critics say violates the U.S. Constitution. The extent and amount of foreign spending at Trump’s hotels, golf clubs and […]

Shutterstock If you’re a supporter of Donald Trump — or Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil or Matteo Salvini in Italy — you probably think that democracy has never been in better health. Recent elections in these countries didn’t just serve to rotate the elite from the conventional parties. Voters went to the polls and elected outsiders […]

What so enrages the journalists’ “club” is the challenge from those who question their power, journalists like Assange. His revelations threatened them. But Assange, the outsider, did much more than that, he laid the path for the future of journalism, where journalists would be expected to produce primary source documents, wherever possible, and horror of […]

COCHISE COUNTY, AZ (3TV/CBS 5)–The Cochise County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public of deadly violence south of the border. The department reported on their Facebook page Monday night that at least 10 people have been killed in rival cartel fights. [MAP: Border towns experiencing significant violence] Sheriff officials reported the towns that are experiencing […]

Lahore: Opposition leader in Pakistan’s Punjab Assembly Hamza Shehbaz was arrested Tuesday outside the Lahore High Court by the officials of the country’s anti-graft body in cases related to money laundering and corruption. The arrest took place after a two-member Lahore High Court (LHC) bench dismissed bail applications filed by Hamza, 44, after his lawyer […]