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Panama Leaks Updates: Individuals and companies named in massive document leak set to be revealed

Panama scandal: EU ministers propose measures to curb tax evasion

‘We think that information about who owns the company should be public and transparent,’ says the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists Thousands of individuals and offshore companies found in the Panama Papers are about to be made public via a search database. The information will be released by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) combining documents uncovered in a 2013 ICIJ ... Read More »

JF-17 fighter finds buyer at Dubai Air Show: report

JF-17 fighter finds buyer at Dubai Air Show: report

Aviation Industry Corp of China (Avic) and Pakistan Aeronautical Complex closed the deal with an unidentified buyer at the air show, the newspaper said, citing an Avic statement. It did not say when the contract was signed or how many jets were sold. “Several potential buyers have expressed to us their strong intention of introducing the aircraft,” Liu Yu, deputy ... Read More »

Earthquake of 7.7 magnitude strikes south Asia – Live Updates

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 Forty minutes after the first earthquake, an aftershock of 4.8 magnitude was reported in the same area. _________________________________________________________________________________________ Major updates Epicentre reported as Hindu Kush mountain range Casualties reported in Swat, Bajaur Agency, Kallar Kahar, Sargodha, Kasur Communications services disrupted in Islamabad, Peshawar Tremors in felt in Delhi, Kabul 4:30pm – Forty minutes after the first earthquake, an aftershock of 4.8 ... Read More »

Oil hits month-high; eyes on less output, Saudi-Russia talks

Oil hits month-high; eyes on less output, Saudi-Russia talks

Global crude benchmark Brent returned to above $50 a barrel, breaking range-bound trades since early September that have largely seen the market trade in a $5 band. A weakening dollar added support for oil, aside from bets that the U.S. oil rig count could tumble again this week after last week’s unexpectedly sharp decline of 26 rigs. Brent was up ... Read More »

Syeda Ghulam Fatima receives Global Citizen award in NY

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    Pakistani rights activist, Syeda Ghulam Fatima, received a Global Citizen award for Leadership in Civil Society during the Clinton Global Citizen award ceremony held in New York on Sunday. Fatima is known for her work towards ending bonded labour in Pakistan’s brick kilns. She has an organization Bonded Labour Liberation Front Pakistan. When photographer, Brandon Stanton of Humans ... Read More »

Facebook Founder invites clock-builder Ahmed to Facebook

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  Facebook founder Mark Zuckerburg has invited 14-year-old Ahmed – the boy who was arrested in American state of Texas for taking a clock he built to school – to Facebook headquarters. “Having the skill and ambition to build something cool should lead to applause, not arrest. The future belongs to people like Ahmed,” he said. Ahmed Mohamed was arrested ... Read More »

US president invites suspended Muslim student to White House

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US President Barack Obama has invited to the White House  14-year-old Ahmed – the boy who was arrested in American state of Texas for taking  to school his homemade clock. Earlier, Ahmed Mohamed was arrested when he took his project clock to school to show it to teachers. The teachers mistook it for a hoax bomb and called the police. Ahmed’s day did ... Read More »

Pakistani alleged narco brothers extradited to US

Pakistani alleged narco brothers extradited to US

Hameed Chishti, 47, nicknamed Benny, and Wahab Chishti, 49, also known as Angel, were flown to the United States from Spain more than a year after their arrest at American officials’ request. If convicted on all charges, they face between 25 years to life behind bars in an American prison. They are charged with conspiring to commit narco-terrorism, to provide ... Read More »

South Korea August exports plunge by most since 2009

SEOUL: South Korea's exports in August suffered their biggest fall in six years, hit by weak global demand and falling prices, the trade ministry said Tuesday.Exports plunged 14.7 percent on-year to $39.33 billion, the largest percentage fall since August 2009 when the comparable figure dipped 20.9 percent on-year.It also represented the eighth consecutive month of decrease in exports.The trade ministry ... Read More »