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Copenhagen – Iceland’s president on Saturday accepted the resignation of the volcanic island’s prime minister, who says a new election mostly likely will be held on November 4. Prime Minister Bjarni Benediktsson lost his nine-month-old, centre-right coalition after one party quit over an attempt by the prime minister’s father to help clear the name of […]

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One of Malta’s most renowned investigative journalists was killed Monday when a bomb exploded in her car just after she had left her home. Daphne Caruana Galizia ran a popular blog that exposed high-level corruption, including those at the very top. Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said on Monday that he would “leave no stone unturned” in the […]

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Wreckage of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia’s car next to a road in the town of Mosta, Malta, October 16, 2017. Rene Rossignaud/Associated Press Malta’s prime minister said a car bomb has killed an investigative journalist on the island nation. Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said the bomb that killed 53-year-old Daphne Caruana Galizia exploded Monday […]

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PN MP and former Opposition Leader Simon Busuttil and OPM Chief of Staff Keith Schembri testified in court today in a libel case Schembri filed against Busuttil over a speech given during an anti-corruption protest in March 2016. The case is being heard before Magistrate Francesco Depasquale. The case was dominated by arguments that transcripts […]

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The journalist who led the Panama Papers investigation into corruption in Malta was killed on Monday in a car bomb near her home. Daphne Caruana Galizia died on Monday afternoon when her car, a Peugeot 108, was destroyed by a powerful explosive device which blew the car into several pieces and threw the debris into […]

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Islamabad: Pakistan’s Finance Minister Ishaq Dar today again appeared before an accountability court to face trial in a corruption case. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had registered three cases of corruption and money laundering against ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his family members and Finance Minister Dar in the Islamabad Accountability Court. The cases were […]

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Dr. Khanyisile Litchfield Tshabalala wants African governments to go after enablers of tax avoidance by Multinational Companies By Ifeanyi Nwoko In a bid to stop the illicit flow of money from Africa, governments of African countries have been advised to go after firms that enable multinational companies to avoid or evade tax. The call was […]

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The Global Forum on Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes has made quite a difference. India should play a big role here The problem of black money stashed in tax havens (TH) has always been a serious issue for tax authorities across the world. Tax evaders who stashed their money in TH were always very […]

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Islamabad: An anti-corruption court on Friday postponed the indictment of Pakistan’s ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law in the Panama Papers case till 19 October after the PML-N lawyers and supporters tried to barge into the courtroom. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had registered three cases of corruption and money laundering against […]

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It is thanks to Conn and other investigative journalists of his ilk that the men who greedily toyed with the FIFA machine are now coming to some sort of justice. Back payments, brown envelopes, image rights deals, international football centres. So much of what FIFA did passed under the guise of scrutiny without being properly […]

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan said on Friday that the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz attacked the country’s judiciary today for the second time. Posting his comments on Twitter, Imran said the commotion in the accountability court today was carried out protect the more that Rs30 billion ‘loot’ of the Sharif family that is stashed […]

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