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German Prosecutors Investigating Two Mossack Fonseca Lawyers German Prosecutors Investigating Two Mossack Fonseca Lawyers
- April 14, 2016

The founder of the Panama-based law firm busted for reportedly running a ring of offshore shell companies foreshadowed his own alleged malfeasance by writing a novel about lies, manipulation and illicit "enrichment", according to his personal website . (more...)
Clinton readies ad challenging Trump on his home turf of NY
- April 13, 2016

The oil and gas drilling method, reviled by environmentalists, has been banned in the state. However, Sanders has since said he does, in fact, believe Clinton to be qualified. Obama didn't actually have enough pledged delegates to clinch the nomination, but when superdelegates were added, it put him over the top. But because Sanders doesn't do well in states that truly have a diverse demographic and are closed primaries. (more...)
Somalia: Man executed for journalists' killings
- April 13, 2016

No group has so far claimed the attack but Al-Qaeda linked insurgent group the Shebab, which is fighting to overthrow the internationally backed government frequently deploys vehicle bombs. Firing squad is the only execution method in Somalia . Hanafi, 30, has said he joined al Shabaab in 2008 when he was working as a journalist for a local Somali broadcaster. (more...)
These Countries Could Threaten Doha Oil Deal
- April 13, 2016

Oil halted gains after the biggest jump in nearly two months as Iraq said it raised output to a record ahead of talks between the world's largest producers about freezing output. Thanks to gradually falling US output, stronger demand in China, a weaker USA dollar, a surprise pullback in US inventories last week and hopes for a deal to freeze production this weekend at a key meeting in Doha , Qatar, sentiment has perked up. (more...)
Ranieri: I'll CONGRATULATE Tottenham if they win the league
- April 13, 2016

Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld accepts "unbelievable" Leicester have the destiny of the Barclays Premier League title in their hands - but promised Mauricio Pochettino's young side will return stronger next season. Personally, he is drawing on his emergence through the Manchester United academy. "It's just that we are a bunch of lads that get along". However, the Italian manager says he would not begrudge Spurs the title should they manage to reel the Foxes in. (more...)
Salvini, non mi pento per parole su Mattarella Salvini, non mi pento per parole su Mattarella
- April 12, 2016

Trecento anni fa Cosimo dei Medici fece un decreto che individuava la zona del Chianti come buona per produrre vino e da allora i toscani hanno cercato sempre di migliorarsi. Dietrofront? Neanche per scherzo. Lo ha detto il leader della lega Salvini, in visita nel capoluogo abruzzese. "Questo non รจ un Presidente in cui mi riconosco". (more...)
Brussels bombers planned second France attack
- April 12, 2016

It is sobering to look at the number of people believed to have some connection to the Paris and Brussels attacks: 36 are suspected of being active participants in varying degrees of organising or carrying them out. Belgian Justice Minister Koen Geens was also clear about the ongoing threat. A laptop recovered by investigators in Brussels last month included a list of targets in Paris including the financial district, known as La Defense, and a Catholic association, BFM reported. (more...)
Kranti Sena chief detained outside NIT in Srinagar
- April 12, 2016

The non-local students of National Institute of Technology ( NIT ), Srinagar stayed away from the examination, which commenced on Monday, and over 600 of them left for their homes while the Congress has demanded a judicial inquiry into the unrest in the institute. (more...)
Ukraine's embattled prime minister resigns Ukraine's embattled prime minister resigns
- April 12, 2016

On top of the endless wave of political scandals, on April 10 Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk declared his intention to resign . With Yatsenyuk's announcing that he would formally submit his resignation to Parliament on Tuesday, the stage is set for more political brokering. (more...)
FNC's Napolitano: Fields-Lewandowski Incident 'Not Criminal Battery,' 'Should Be Dismissed'
- April 12, 2016

And just so you understand, she was off base because she went through the Secret Service. "She grabbed me by the arm", said Trump . If reporter Michelle Fields really had fallen, Trump said, "He would have been fired before she even got up". (more...)
McAuliffe seeks to make execution drug makers secret McAuliffe seeks to make execution drug makers secret
- April 12, 2016

The shortage "has thrown capital punishment in the United States into disarray, delaying executions and forcing the change of execution protocols in several states", the group said. Supporters of that measure said Virginia has no choice but to make electrocutions its default method because death penalty opponents have made it so hard to find drugs. (more...)
Indian Kashmir gets first woman chief minister Indian Kashmir gets first woman chief minister
- April 12, 2016

Asking her colleagues to get down to work immediately, Mehbooba said the urgent task before the Government is to focus on development, good governance and corruption-free administration. He said he had conveyed to the PDP leadership that in case Mehbooba Mufti was not ready to form government, he would do so to prevent mid-term elections. (more...)
White House Criticizes Congress for Inaction on Zika Money
- April 12, 2016

As of April 1, there have been 672 confirmed cases of Zika in the USA and territories, including 64 pregnant women, Ms. Burwell said . Puerto Rico is facing an outbreak that could lead to hundreds of thousands of cases and result in thousands of birth defects, US health officials warned. (more...)
2016 candidates scoop up delegates in West, bid for NY love
- April 11, 2016

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has won the Wyoming caucuses . Clinton still has 219 delegate lead and is ahead in NY. But the prospect - however slim - of him winning the highest office in the land prompted the Boston Globe to take a stand on Sunday with a withering satire on what a Trump presidency might look like. (more...)
Bernie Sanders Rebukes Anti-Semitic Heckler at Campaign Event in Harlem
- April 11, 2016

Meanwhile, Sanders invoked his Judaism during his own campaigning in NY as a basis for his understanding of racial injustice. "And there was a certain person who had the whole city in terror". Lee asked Sanders when it hit him that he should run for president. "And I believe that when we talk about public education in America today, we have got to be saying that it includes free tuition at public colleges and universities". (more...)
China imposes trade restrictions on North Korea
- April 11, 2016

Boontham Boonthepprathan, 65, was sentenced for allegedly citing links to the monarchy to ease a land deal almost 10 years ago. "U.S. defense officials insist that the close day-to-day coordination in the alliance ensures that U.S.-ROK communication would be strong in the event of a new contingency", it said. (more...)
Ukraine's PM resigns in bid to resolve political crisis
- April 11, 2016

Yatsenyuk said the president's party had already nominated the speaker of parliament, Volodymyr Groysman, to fill his post. Yatsenyuk's decision leaves parliament with 30 days to form a new coalition that can select a cabinet, with Ukrainians and the nation's foreign backers losing patience over delays in fighting corruption and modernising the economy. (more...)
Bernie Sanders wins Democratic caucuses in Wyoming
- April 11, 2016

Sanders voted against going to war in Iraq. Mr Sanders can boast four wins in a row and victories in six of the last seven contests, the latest being Wisconsin. Hillary Clinton is firmly in control and on pace to win the Democratic nomination. Sanders wants to move to a Medicare-for-all system, which would make healthcare universal. (more...)
Imran Khan To Address Nation Today
- April 11, 2016

In his address to nation, the PTI chairman drew parallels between the Pakistani prime minister and his British counterpart David Cameron saying the latter was facing enormous pressure to relinquish the post despite the fact that he had the shares in offshore companies of his father before assuming the office of prime minister. (more...)
Greece resumes migrant deportations from islands Greece resumes migrant deportations from islands
- April 11, 2016

More than a million people entered Europe by such irregular means previous year, including more than 800,000 who made the perilous journey by sea to Greece, according to the International Organization for Migration. Most of the 6750 migrants on the Greek islands are applying for asylum and there is shortage of qualified officials such as translators to process the applications. (more...)