Panama Papers expose sparks chorus of denials – Iceland premier resigns over scandal

REYKJAVIK: Iceland's prime minister resigned yesterday, becoming the first political victim of a mushrooming worldwide scandal over hidden offshore financial dealings exposed in the...

Ted Cruz looks to emerge from WI as the alternative to Trump – ...

MILWAUKEE: US Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz appears poised for victory over Donald Trump in Wisconsin, presenting himself as a uniter for Republican voters...

Paris opens new sex abuse probe into troops in C. Africa

PARIS: French prosecutors have opened a preliminary investigation into new allegations of sexual abuse against French troops based in Central African Republic, a judiciary...

Train blast, a roof collapse and the flood death toll rises in Pakistan

QUETTA/MULTAN/PESHAWAR: A bomb planted on the track killed at least one train passenger and wounded four others in Pakistan's restive southwestern province of Balochistan...

India’s Bihar bans all alcohol sales

PATNA: The Indian state of Bihar completely banned the sale of alcohol in a surprise move yesterday, including liquor at bars and hotels. The...

Tackling tax havens is a tough task – Panama Papers bring renewed calls for...

LONDON: There's one part of the British Empire on which the sun still does not set: Its tax havens. Britain's former world dominance has...

Leaks about offshore accounts leave Russians unimpressed – Putin in the clear although he...

MOSCOW: In the list of presidents, prime ministers, sheikhs, billionaires and other magnates cited in a sweeping worldwide investigation into hidden assets in offshore...

Animal activists target China dog meat festival

BEIJING: Animal rights activists are seeking to shut down an annual summer dog meat festival in southern China blamed for blackening the country's international...

‘Panama Papers’ reveal offshore wealth – World leaders, celebrities, sports stars exposed

LONDON/PANAMA CITY: Governments across the world began investigating possible financial wrongdoing by the rich and powerful yesterday after a leak of four decades of...

Army advances against Islamic State positions – Syria Qaeda spokesman killed

BEIRUT: Air strikes have killed several Al-Qaeda-linked Al-Nusra Front members including its spokesman and regime forces have retaken a strategic town from the Islamic...

At least 55 killed in flash floods in northern Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Flash floods triggered by heavy rain in Pakistan have killed at least 55 people and rescuers were trying yesterday to help thousands of...

Pakistan PM’s family hit back after Panama Papers leak

ISLAMABAD: The family of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Monday defended their ownership of offshore companies after they were named in the Panama Papers,...

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