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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BUENOS AIRES The committee set up to investigate lack of transparency in Panama’s financial system itself lacks transparency, Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz told Reuters on Friday after resigning from the “Panama Papers” commission. The leak in April of more than 11.5 million documents from the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, dubbed the “Panama Papers”, […]

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This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. The internet has rewired civil society, propelling collective action into a radically new dimension. Democracy is now not only exercised at the ballot box, but lived and experienced online on a day-to-day basis. While this may have positive implications for political participation, it’s […]

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A democracy can easily degenerate into an autocracy if the proper checks and balances are not kept in place at all times. All truly democratic countries have legal processes in place that ensure there is proper segregation of duties between different institutions, including the judiciary, the legislator, regulatory bodies and the administrative arm of government. […]

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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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LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has stated Panama Papers have clearly revealed that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is involved in corruption and money laundering. Speaking to journalists after chairing meeting of party leaders in Lahore, Imran Khan said, “PM Nawaz is mistaken if he believes he is above accountability”. Khan said tax fraud, […]

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The internet has rewired civil society, propelling collective action into a radically new dimension. Democracy is now not only exercised at the ballot box, but lived and experienced online on a day-to-day basis. While this may have positive implications for political participation, it’s also causing problems for leaders. They have been elected through time-honoured democratic […]

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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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Ukraine’s Deputy Minister of Information Policy Tetyana Popova has announced her resignation, citing what she described as attacks on journalists and freedom of speech. “I am resigning. I don’t agree with attacks on journalists and attacks on freedom of speech by political organizations and individual political officials. I can’t tolerate the absence of a proper […]

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New revelations published today by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), in collaboration with more than a dozen news organizations in Africa, expose fresh details about the misuse of corporate secrecy and hidden wealth in Africa, the world’s poorest continent. Released nearly four months after ICIJ and more than 100 media partners first published […]

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Millions of public records used to track down white collar criminals and combat money laundering would be deleted under proposals being considered by the government’s company registration agency. Companies House maintains a database on every firm incorporated in the UK, providing access to their accounts and listing all directors and shareholders. But the agency is […]

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