Putin Denies Panama Papers’ Claims Of Corruption In Inner Circle

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday denied any “element of corruption” after the Panama Papers claimed his cellist friend Sergei Roldugin ran a $2-billion offshore empire, adding that his own name is not in the documents. Putin also claimed that

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Russian President Vladimir Putin fired off an angry tirade against Turkey on December 17, 2015 ruling out any reconciliation with its leaders and accusing Ankara of shooting down a Russian warplane to impress the United States.

China’s Anti-Corruption Crusade Crashes into the Panama Papers

Search the Internet for “China” and “corruption” today, and you’ll be swamped with links to the Panama Papers story, in which Chinese officials and their families were among the many world leaders revealed to have millions of dollars socked away in overseas accounts. (That’s assuming you perform your web search outside the grasp of Chinese censors, of course.)

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Thousands Protest Demanding Icelandic PM’s Resignation After Tax Leak

(AFP) – Thousands of Icelanders took to the streets late Monday calling for their prime minister’s resignation after leaked tax documents dubbed the “Panama Papers” prompted allegations that he and his wife used an offshore firm to hide million-dollar investments.

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Panama Papers Allege Offshore Link With Notorious British Heist

A Panamanian shell company may have helped hide millions of dollars from the Brink’s-Mat heist, a British gold bullion robbery that is etched in criminal folklore, leaked tax documents allege. Dubbed the “crime of the century” by British media, the

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