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Panama papers leak: Sri Lanka to set up panel to investigate, Rajapakse first on list
World

Panama papers leak: Sri Lanka to set up panel to investigate, Rajapakse first on list

Cash-strapped Sri Lanka announced on Sunday it was setting up a special panel to chase after nationals likely to figure in the "Panama Papers," a trove of leaked documents on global tax evasion.

No room for escape: Data from Panama papers to become searchable on 9 May
World

No room for escape: Data from Panama papers to become searchable on 9 May

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) on Tuesday announced plans to release online an enormous database of the documents included in Panama Papers on 9 May, thereby revealing individuals named in the data who have so far escaped public scrutiny.

Disclose names of Indians in Panama papers, demands SP in Rajya Sabha
Politics

Disclose names of Indians in Panama papers, demands SP in Rajya Sabha

A demand to disclose the names of Indians allegedly figuring in the leaked Panama Papers on those holding offshore accounts to launder money and dodging tax was made in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.

New raid on Panama Papers law firm: Report
World

New raid on Panama Papers law firm: Report

Panamanian authorities launched a new raid Friday on an address linked to the law firm at the heart of the Panama Papers scandal

Lt Gen among several army officers dismissed by Pak army chief on corruption charges
World

Lt Gen among several army officers dismissed by Pak army chief on corruption charges

Pakistan's army has fired several senior officers over corruption charges, senior military sources told AFP Thursday, in a rare display of accountability by the country's most powerful institution.

Fresh claims about Amitabh Bachchan in Panama Papers; actor refutes the report
World

Fresh claims about Amitabh Bachchan in Panama Papers; actor refutes the report

A fresh report on the Panama Papers alleged Amitabh Bachchan "participated" in board meetings of two off-shore companies "by telephone conference"

Panama Papers: US opens criminal investigation on offshore shell companies
World

Panama Papers: US opens criminal investigation on offshore shell companies

The US Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation involving the leaked Panama Papers on offshore shell companies, according to an official letter to the group that brought the records to light.

Have not been formally approached for Incredible India, says Amitabh Bachchan
Bollywood

Have not been formally approached for Incredible India, says Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan on Tuesday sought to put a lid on speculation that government is having second thoughts on engaging him for 'Incredible India' campaign.

Panama president seeks global efforts to tackle tax haven scandal
World

Panama president seeks global efforts to tackle tax haven scandal

Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela called on Tuesday for global efforts to tackle the "Panama Papers" scandal

Panama Papers: Tax officials from rich nations join hands on probe
World

Panama Papers: Tax officials from rich nations join hands on probe

The tax officials gathered behind closed doors in Paris just hours after the Panamanian police raided the headquarters of Mossack Fonseca

Panama Papers: Cops raid law firm Mossack Fonseca's offices
World

Panama Papers: Cops raid law firm Mossack Fonseca's offices

The fallout from the so-called Panama Papers, which Mossack Fonseca claims were stolen by hackers from abroad, has spread around the world.

Authorities raid law firm in Panama Papers tax dodging scandal
World

Authorities raid law firm in Panama Papers tax dodging scandal

Police on Tuesday raided the headquarters of the Panamanian law firm whose leaked Panama Papers revealed how the world's wealthy and powerful used offshore companies to stash assets.

Panama Papers reveal spies used Mossack Fonseca to conceal their 'activities'
World

Panama Papers reveal spies used Mossack Fonseca to conceal their 'activities'

The Munich-based newspaper said Mossack Fonseca's clients included "several players" in the 1980s Iran-Contra scandal, which saw senior US officials facilitate secret arms sales to Iran in a bid to secure the release of American hostages and fund Nicaragua's Contra rebels.

Panama Papers: Prosecutors visit Mossack Fonseca offices to probe hacking charges
World

Panama Papers: Prosecutors visit Mossack Fonseca offices to probe hacking charges

Panama investigators visit law firm's office to probe hacking charges.

Panama papers leak: Mossack Fonseca's El Salvador office raided, documents seized
Politics

Panama papers leak: Mossack Fonseca's El Salvador office raided, documents seized

El Salvador Attorney General Douglas Melendez himself supervised the raid after noticing that the company had removed the sign board, his office said in a tweet. The employees, however, said that the board was removed since they were moving offices.

Never imagined there would be such a reaction: German journalists behind Panama Papers surprised by impact
World

Never imagined there would be such a reaction: German journalists behind Panama Papers surprised by impact

The Panama Papers have brought down Iceland's PM Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson, forced an UEFA official to resign and raised the heat on other world leaders

CPM jumps into Panama papers political slugfest, says Modi govt only scratching the surface on tax evasion
Politics

CPM jumps into Panama papers political slugfest, says Modi govt only scratching the surface on tax evasion

CPI(M) on Friday demanded "blanket prohibition" on Indians acquiring shell companies, claiming the NDA Government will "only scratch surface" by its proposed action in Panama papers case and is "unwilling" to touch structure of tax havens and generation of black money.

EU raps Panama, other nations over tax evasion revelations, threatens to impose sanctions
World

EU raps Panama, other nations over tax evasion revelations, threatens to impose sanctions

A European Union official threatened Thursday to sanction Panama and other nations if they don't cooperate fully to fight money laundering and tax evasion, after a leak of data showed the small country remains a key destination for people who want to hide money.

Money and power: China government's link to Panama Papers firm
World

Money and power: China government's link to Panama Papers firm

Long before the Panama Papers leaks put law firm Mossack Fonseca on front pages around the world, the company was already well known among a certain class of Chinese investor — and to the government.