Investigations

Recent company registry filings in Jersey show that Sri Ram Tumuluri has placed nine of the previously hidden Jersey companies involved in the Vitals Global Healthcare (VGH) concession’s web of offshore companies and contracts into liquidation. These offshore companies, revealed as the result of an investigation by The Shift News, appear to have been established […]

AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now! I’m Amy Goodman, with Juan González. JUAN GONZÁLEZ: We turn now to a damning investigation revealing the widespread abusive use of solitary confinement in immigration jails overseen by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The United Nations special rapporteur on torture says solitary confinement should only be used in exceptional […]

Political turmoil is unsettling Algeria’s energy sector and its IOC investors You have 1 free article remaining Subscribe now for unlimited access or become a Bronze Member for free  For queries see our FAQ or contact us Subscribe Bronze Sign-up Member Login Algeria’s energy sector finds itself in the firing line once more. Following the ousting of […]

Deutsche Bank shares slid to fresh lows as its boss announced “tough cutbacks” for the investment bank following a fraught year of money laundering allegations, failed merger talks, and lawsuits by Donald Trump. At a marathon annual shareholders’ meeting in Frankfurt that lasted more than eight hours, chief executive Christian Sewing said the bank would […]

Wajid Zia, key prosecution witness and head of joint investigation team (JIT) that probed the Panama Papers case Wednesday told Accountability Court that former Finance Minister Ishaq Dar stated before the JIT that Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had confiscated his tax record in 1999. Testifying before Accountability Court Judge Muhammad Bashir, […]

AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now! I’m Amy Goodman, with Juan González. JUAN GONZÁLEZ: We turn now to a damning investigation revealing the widespread abusive use of solitary confinement in immigration jails overseen by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The United Nations special rapporteur on torture says solitary confinement should only be used in exceptional […]

ISLAMABAD: The defence lawyer cross-examined head of joint investigation team (JIT) in Panama Leaks probe and prosecution witness Wajid Zia in Ishaq Dar assets case on Wednesday, ARY News reported. “Do you know Hajveri Foundation provides sustenance to 90 orphan children? defence counsel asked the NAB witness during the hearing. “Don’t remember the Foundation was […]

The international corporate media have long displayed a peculiar creativity with the facts in their Venezuela reporting, to the point that coverage of the nation’s crisis has become perhaps the world’s most lucrative fictional genre. Ciara Nugent’s recent piece for Time (4/16/19), headlined “‘Venezuelans Are Starving for Information’: The Battle to Get News in a Country […]

Masterminds behind Caruana Galizia assassination still at large, Council of Europe report notes Scathing report highlights serious damage that can be done by Malta’s dysfunctional system  Weaknesses a ‘source of vulnerability’ for all of Europe A draft Council of Europe report about Daphne Caruana Galizia’s assassination and the rule of law in Malta points a […]

On 3 May 2019, the European Commission published the official decision opening an in-depth investigation into possible illegal State aid granted by Luxembourg to the Finnish food and drink packaging company Huhtamäki. This adds another tax ruling case to the list of pending State aid cases in the area of tax. The Huhtamäki investigation focuses […]

  Time (4/16/19) joined in on the corporate media’s literary fad of fictionalized accounts of the Venezuelan crisis. The international corporate media have long displayed a peculiar creativity with the facts in their Venezuela reporting, to the point that coverage of the nation’s crisis has become perhaps the world’s most lucrative fictional genre. Ciara Nugent’s […]