Dictators worldwide are using offshore tax havens to hedge against potential revolutions, while Western business and political leaders use them to dodge taxes. Will the latest revelations bring about meaningful change?
PM Khan welcomes "Pandora Papers" and vows to investigate "the ill-gotten wealth of elites laundered out to financial havens."
The festival is now seen as a launchpad for award season success was criticised due to lack of female directors and the inclusion of controversial names.
The European Union expanded its tax haven blacklist by 10 countries, adding the United Arab Emirates and Bermuda despite the objections of powerful member states.
The verdict in two corruption cases against former premier will be announced on Monday in capital Islamabad. If found guilty, the three-time PM could get up to 14 years in jail.
The latest raid is a new blow to Deutsche Bank, which has been hammered by a string of scandals linked to its pre-2008 crisis attempts to compete with Wall Street investment banking giants.
Nawaz Sharif is the only Pakistani leader to have become the prime minister of the country three times. He has been previously removed from office by the presidency, a military coup and an accountability court. Can he come back again?
Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam, widely seen as his political heir, gets a seven-year term for her involvement in the corruption case that centred around the purchase of luxury flats in London.
The Bright Future party in the ruling coalition quit the government citing a “breach of trust” after prime minister Bjarni Benediktsson’s party allegedly tried to cover up a scandal involving his father.
Nawaz Sharif was ousted after a top court sacked him after an investigation into corruption allegations against him and his family, ending his third term in power.
The Supreme Court dismissed Nawaz Sharif after an investigation into his family could not account for its vast wealth. Sharif and his family were embroiled in a long-running case that gripped the country following the release of the Panama Papers.
The investigators into Nawaz Sharif and his family have suggested that the courts pursue action against him, but the final decision rests with the Supreme Court.
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