Corruption

In 2013, Dr Liam Fox – he insists on the “Doctor” – published a book on the challenges of globalisation, which read as if he had dictated into his phone between meetings. Rising Tides was a meandering work. It took a long time to say little and did as abysmally as you would expect. Nielsen […]

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Shell companies created by the law firm behind the “Panama Papers” played a central role in alleged Italian bribes paid to Algerian officials for energy contracts, an investigative journalism group said Monday. In new revelations from the leak of millions of internal records on offshore shell companies, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists reported that the […]

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PML-N submits reference with NA speaker seeking disqualification of Imran Khan and Jahangir Tareen for concealing their assets and off-shore companies PM Nawaz meets chiefs of allied parties, gets assurance of support in wake of opposition parties’ protests Imran Khan says doesn’t care about govt’s ‘blackmailing’, will continue to demand PM’s accountability     As […]

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A report released Monday by the the Fair Share Education Fund has highlighted how shell companies help to launder vast amounts of money for organized criminal groups involved in drug trafficking.  RELATED: Panama Papers: Offshore Firm Helped Billionaires Plunder Africa The report investigated ten case studies from around the world that demonstrate the use of shell companies hiding […]

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ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday hinted about taking the Panama Leaks issue to the Supreme Court (SC). He stated that a response was being sought by Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif over the issue during the past four months but the PM told a new tale on daily […]

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When the Panama Papers broke, it almost seemed like a V for Vendetta moment. Finally, the global conspiracy among the world’s wealthiest had been unearthed. Finally, we had what it would take to break a corrupt system. And then, just like that, the clamour died down, seemingly for good. So what exactly were the Panama […]

When the Panama Papers broke, it almost seemed like a V for Vendetta moment. Finally, the global conspiracy among the world’s wealthiest had been unearthed. Finally, we had what it would take to break a corrupt system. And then, just like that, the clamour died down, seemingly for good. So what exactly were the Panama […]

African leaders from left, President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, King Mswati III of Swaziland, Thabo Mbeki, of South Africa, Morgan Tsvangirai, Former Prime Minster of Zimbabwe nd others (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi) By Kathleen Brophy – From Oxfam America The ugly stereotype of Africa’s “big man” normally shows a corrupt leader walking out of a negotiation […]

African leaders from left, President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, King Mswati III of Swaziland, Thabo Mbeki, of South Africa, Morgan Tsvangirai, Former Prime Minster of Zimbabwe nd others (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi) By Kathleen Brophy – From Oxfam America The ugly stereotype of Africa’s “big man” normally shows a corrupt leader walking out of a negotiation […]

In the early 1990s, economists coined the term “the resource curse” to describe a paradox they observed in countries where valuable natural resources were discovered: Rather than thriving, such countries often crumbled, economically and politically. The newfound wealth, instead of raising living standards for all, generated violence, as well as accelerating the growth of inequality […]

With signs of Russian involvement in the damaging Democratic National Committee email hack, questions have been increasing about just what Putin’s motives might be when it comes to the US presidential election. We put that question to one of Moscow’s top Putin observers. The year 2005 was a turning point in Vladimir Putin’s foreign policy […]