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Sydney Morning Herald
Parents lead protest of probe into missing 43 students in Mexicomuch more to be done and the final resolution of the case doesn't appear to be
Parents lead protest of probe into missing 43 students in Mexico
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
much more to be done and the final resolution of the case doesn't appear to be that close." At a press briefing on Monday, US Department of State spokesman John Kirby commended the experts for their work and said he hoped the government would... Read more
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The Age
Parents lead protest of probe into missing 43 students in Mexicomuch more to be done and the final resolution of the case doesn't appear to be
Parents lead protest of probe into missing 43 students in Mexico
The Age / Posted yesterday
much more to be done and the final resolution of the case doesn't appear to be that close." At a press briefing on Monday, US Department of State spokesman John Kirby commended the experts for their work and said he hoped the government would... Read more
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The News & Observer
Photo Gallery: The Day's Best | State John Kerry calms his dog Ben while being introduced during an event to ce
Photo Gallery: The Day's Best |
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
State John Kerry calms his dog Ben while being introduced during an event to celebrate "Take Your Child to Work Day" at the US Department of State April 28, 2016 in Washington, DC. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKIAFP/Getty Images Trader Tommy Kalikas, center,... Read more
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The Hill
The challenge: Reaching 350 million youth worldwidecame together in the 100 degree desert heat to build homes for low income famil
The challenge: Reaching 350 million youth worldwide
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
came together in the 100 degree desert heat to build homes for low income families. ADVERTISEMENT Not surprisingly, the US Department of State has supported the expansion of YouthBuild in such diverse locations as Iraq, South Africa, Bosnia,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
All Eyes On Kenya As Global Leaders to Witness Burning of Ivorysupport for Kenyan and continent-wide efforts to combat wildlife trafficking,"
All Eyes On Kenya As Global Leaders to Witness Burning of Ivory
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
support for Kenyan and continent-wide efforts to combat wildlife trafficking," said Mr Mark Toner, deputy spokesman for the US Department of State in a statement on Tuesday. "In addition, she will meet with government officials and others to... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Everything you need to know about the Abu Sayyafmajor attacks targeting Christians, government troops, and foreigners. It was l
Everything you need to know about the Abu Sayyaf
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
major attacks targeting Christians, government troops, and foreigners. It was listed as a terrorist organization by the US Department of State in 1997 and by the Australian National Security in 2002. In 2001, the United Nations Security Council... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Parents lead protest of probe into missing 43 students in Mexicomuch more to be done and the final resolution of the case doesn’t appear to be
Parents lead protest of probe into missing 43 students in Mexico
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
much more to be done and the final resolution of the case doesn’t appear to be that close.” At a press briefing on Monday, US Department of State spokesman John Kirby commended the experts for their work on the investigation and said he hoped the... Read more
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dna
Mexico: Parents lead protest of probe into missing 43 studentsThousands of protesters gathered in Mexico City on Tuesday, angered by the gove
Mexico: Parents lead protest of probe into missing 43 students
dna / Posted 3 days ago
Thousands of protesters gathered in Mexico City on Tuesday, angered by the government's handling of an investigation into 43 students who apparently were massacred in 2014 and the government's alleged treatment of international experts who have cast... Read more
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Daily Mail
Canadian says her government called her a terrorist to impress the USopening up defense contracts to Canadian companies. They cite a secret May 200
Canadian says her government called her a terrorist to impress the US
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
opening up defense contracts to Canadian companies. They cite a secret May 2008 cable, now hosted on Wikileaks, in which a US Department of State deputy assistant secretary 'pressed the Canadians to address US concerns about the lack of bilateral... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Mexico police under gun attack in AcapulcoMonday but local media (link in Spanish) report that according to education aut
Mexico police under gun attack in Acapulco
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 5 days ago
Monday but local media (link in Spanish) report that according to education authorities, schools will still be open. The US department of state has warned American consular staff not to travel to Acapulco, saying the state of Guerrero was the... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Collaboration is the key to fight violence against womenlaws work for victims and hold defendants accountable.” In March 2010, the Avo
Collaboration is the key to fight violence against women
Manila Standard Today / Posted 7 days ago
laws work for victims and hold defendants accountable.” In March 2010, the Avon Foundation for Women, Vital Voices and the US Department of State forged a public-private partnership to create Global Partnership to End Violence Against... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Vietnam says US human rights report 'biased'HANOI: Vietnam on Thursday (Apr 21) criticised the US Department of State’s 201
Vietnam says US human rights report 'biased'
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
HANOI: Vietnam on Thursday (Apr 21) criticised the US Department of State’s 2015 human rights report that had been critical of the Southeast Asian country. "The report continued to refer to inaccurate information and presented a biased assessment",... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
US news portal says Yunus Center rejoinder to its news is baselesssaid, “Our story said the funds were awarded by the US Agency for International
US news portal says Yunus Center rejoinder to its news is baseless
Bdnews24.com / Posted 9 days ago
said, “Our story said the funds were awarded by the US Agency for International Development, which is an extension of the US Department of State.” It said the Clinton Foundation lavished praise on Yunus throughout its website. “We counted at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Irene Osisioma - Scholar With Heart of GoldProfessor Irene Osisioma is a Fulbright scholar at the University of Nigeria Ns
Irene Osisioma - Scholar With Heart of Gold
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Professor Irene Osisioma is a Fulbright scholar at the University of Nigeria Nsukka. Her engagement with the US Department of State through the Fulbright scholar's program was motivated by her strong passion for education and a deep desire to give... Read more
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dna
Radicalisation a cluster thing, not of loners, says US scholarin Washington DC as part of a reporting tour on 'Youth and Countering Violent E
Radicalisation a cluster thing, not of loners, says US scholar
dna / Posted 10 days ago
in Washington DC as part of a reporting tour on 'Youth and Countering Violent Extremism' organised by Foreign Press Center, US Department of State. The talk was in the backdrop of Muslim youths getting attracted to IS and other terrorist... Read more
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Phayul
Golog Jigme urges US, UN to pay attention to situation inside Tibet at hearingof the bipartisan commission had marked the year 2015 as ‘another punishing yea
Golog Jigme urges US, UN to pay attention to situation inside Tibet at hearing
Phayul / Posted 12 days ago
of the bipartisan commission had marked the year 2015 as ‘another punishing year for human rights in China’. Similarly, the US Department of State in their annual report published on April 13 concluded that the situation in TAR and Tibetan... Read more
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New Kerala
Nepal rejects US report on human rights situation - newkerala.com #50419by the US which painted a bleak picture of human rights situation in the Himala
Nepal rejects US report on human rights situation - newkerala.com #50419
New Kerala / Posted 14 days ago
by the US which painted a bleak picture of human rights situation in the Himalayan nation. The report released by the US Department of State on April 13 claimed that Nepal's human rights situation had not been encouraging in 2015, Xinhua... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
South China Sea: claims White House 'gagged' US navy chief over China criticismhad steadfastly refused to take a position on sovereign claims, but insisted di
South China Sea: claims White House 'gagged' US navy chief over China criticism
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 days ago
had steadfastly refused to take a position on sovereign claims, but insisted disputes be settled by international law. A US Department of State spokesperson told Fairfax Media in a statement that the administration recognised "message discipline,... Read more
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Canberra Times
South China Sea: claims White House 'gagged' US navy chief over China criticismhad steadfastly refused to take a position on sovereign claims, but insisted di
South China Sea: claims White House 'gagged' US navy chief over China criticism
Canberra Times / Posted 14 days ago
had steadfastly refused to take a position on sovereign claims, but insisted disputes be settled by international law. A US Department of State spokesperson told Fairfax Media in a statement that the administration recognised "message discipline,... Read more
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The Age
South China Sea: claims White House 'gagged' US navy chief over China criticismhad steadfastly refused to take a position on sovereign claims, but insisted di
South China Sea: claims White House 'gagged' US navy chief over China criticism
The Age / Posted 14 days ago
had steadfastly refused to take a position on sovereign claims, but insisted disputes be settled by international law. A US Department of State spokesperson told Fairfax Media in a statement that the administration recognised "message discipline,... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
US ex-contractor jailed for sending defence drawings to Indiathose in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), to supply them or their foreign custom
US ex-contractor jailed for sending defence drawings to India
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 15 days ago
those in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), to supply them or their foreign customers with defence hardware items and spare parts. Neither Robert nor PR obtained approval from the US Department of State for this conduct, the Justice Departmen... Read more
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Phayul
US state department report on Tibet points to "severe repression"DHARAMSHALA, April 15: The US Department of State in their annual report publis
US state department report on Tibet points to "severe repression"
Phayul / Posted 15 days ago
DHARAMSHALA, April 15: The US Department of State in their annual report published on April 13 has concluded that the situation in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) and Tibetan autonomous prefectures and counties under the People’s Republic of China... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Former US contractor jailed for sending defence drawings to Indiathose in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), to supply them or their foreign custom
Former US contractor jailed for sending defence drawings to India
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 15 days ago
those in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), to supply them or their foreign customers with defence hardware items and spare parts. Neither Robert nor PR obtained approval from the US Department of State for this conduct, the Justice Departme... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Report Accuses Police, Army of Unbridled Bribery, Brutality, Extra Judicial Killingsat all levels of injustice, brutality and inflicting pain on poor Nigerians. T
U.S. Report Accuses Police, Army of Unbridled Bribery, Brutality, Extra Judicial Killings
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
at all levels of injustice, brutality and inflicting pain on poor Nigerians. The report, which was released by the US Department of State, accused the Nigerian police, DSS and the military of gross abuse of power including citizens'... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Report Pins Govt on Human Rights ViolationKampala — The US Department of State has pinned government on various human rig
U.S. Report Pins Govt on Human Rights Violation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Kampala — The US Department of State has pinned government on various human rights violations, including arbitrary killings, torture and cruel treatment, poor conditions in detention centres and harassment of Opposition politicians. The list of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tanzania, U.S. Keen On Bilateral Tiesregional security in the spirit of continuing partnership and friendship betwee
Tanzania, U.S. Keen On Bilateral Ties
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
regional security in the spirit of continuing partnership and friendship between the two countries. According to the US Department of State fact sheet, the US and Tanzania have a deep partnership characterised by mutual respect, mutual... Read more
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Times of Malta
US State Department honours Maltese youthHillary Briffa is one of 10 international honorees of the US Department of Stat
US State Department honours Maltese youth
Times of Malta / Posted 16 days ago
Hillary Briffa is one of 10 international honorees of the US Department of State’s Emerging Young Leaders Award. Ms Briffa participated in the Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship, a US government exchange programme, in 2010. Hillary... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Bangladesh failed to maintain effective control over security forces, says US reportof some nongovernmental organisations (NGOs), and unequal treatment of women an
Bangladesh failed to maintain effective control over security forces, says US report
Bdnews24.com / Posted 16 days ago
of some nongovernmental organisations (NGOs), and unequal treatment of women and girls. Releasing the report at the US Department of State, Secretary of State John Kerry said the United States was opposed to the use of torture in any form at... Read more
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Pilipino Star
White House: No militarization policy applies to both China, Philippineswant to see construction activities on disputed features. We don’t want to see
White House: No militarization policy applies to both China, Philippines
Pilipino Star / Posted 16 days ago
want to see construction activities on disputed features. We don’t want to see any kind of militarization of outposts," US Department of State Deputy spokesperson Mark Toner said in a press briefing on Tuesday. This statement follows reports... Read more
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News.com.au
What exactly does Russia have to do to make America mad?signed between the US and the Soviet Union in 1973, following a series of close
What exactly does Russia have to do to make America mad?
News.com.au / Posted 16 days ago
signed between the US and the Soviet Union in 1973, following a series of close calls. The agreement, published on the US Department of State website, outlines that both parties will “not simulate attacks at, launch objects toward or illuminate... Read more
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IMF
Spring Meetings 2016: Getting Down to Business: Women, Work, and the Global Economyas Dean of London Business School from 2002-2006 and as Dean of Berkeley-Haas f
Spring Meetings 2016: Getting Down to Business: Women, Work, and the Global Economy
IMF / Posted 17 days ago
as Dean of London Business School from 2002-2006 and as Dean of Berkeley-Haas from 1998-2001. Tyson was a member of the US Department of State Foreign Affairs Policy Board and a member of President Obama’s Council of Jobs and Competitiveness and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Credibility of Darfur Referendum in Doubtwhen Washington pressured Khartoum to hold the referendum in the southwest regi
Credibility of Darfur Referendum in Doubt
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
when Washington pressured Khartoum to hold the referendum in the southwest region despite its misgivings. On Saturday, the US Department of State deputy spokesperson Mark Toner had expressed concern about the timing of the plebiscite as fighting in... Read more
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iTWire
Saucy public servants exposed – targets for cyber criminalsand security agencies, financial institutions, corporations and government depa
Saucy public servants exposed – targets for cyber criminals
iTWire / Posted 18 days ago
and security agencies, financial institutions, corporations and government departments. These include INTERPOL, the US Department of Homeland Security, the US Department of State, the United Nations, NATO and the Australian Department of... Read more
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Times of Malta
Afghan Sesame Street adds girl powerSesame Street. She joins Baghch-e-Simsin at the beginning of its fifth season.
Afghan Sesame Street adds girl power
Times of Malta / Posted 21 days ago
Sesame Street. She joins Baghch-e-Simsin at the beginning of its fifth season. The show, which receives funding from the US Department of State, is the most watched TV programme among young children in Afghanistan, where 81 per cent of children... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
US 'considers' refuge for Bangladesh bloggerswho continue to be under imminent danger, that is one option that’s under consi
US 'considers' refuge for Bangladesh bloggers
Bdnews24.com / Posted 22 days ago
who continue to be under imminent danger, that is one option that’s under consideration,” deputy spokesperson of the US department of state Mark Toner said at a regular briefing in Washington on Thursday. He was replying to a question on the... Read more
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Kiama Independent
South China Sea: claims White House 'gagged' US navy chief over China criticismhad steadfastly refused to take a position on sovereign claims, but insisted di
South China Sea: claims White House 'gagged' US navy chief over China criticism
Kiama Independent / Posted 22 days ago
had steadfastly refused to take a position on sovereign claims, but insisted disputes be settled by international law. A US Department of State spokesperson told Fairfax Media in a statement that the administration recognised "message discipline,... Read more
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Manning River Times
South China Sea: claims White House 'gagged' US navy chief over China criticismhad steadfastly refused to take a position on sovereign claims, but insisted di
South China Sea: claims White House 'gagged' US navy chief over China criticism
Manning River Times / Posted 22 days ago
had steadfastly refused to take a position on sovereign claims, but insisted disputes be settled by international law. A US Department of State spokesperson told Fairfax Media in a statement that the administration recognised "message discipline,... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
South China Sea: claims White House 'gagged' US navy chief over China criticismhad steadfastly refused to take a position on sovereign claims, but insisted di
South China Sea: claims White House 'gagged' US navy chief over China criticism
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 22 days ago
had steadfastly refused to take a position on sovereign claims, but insisted disputes be settled by international law. A US Department of State spokesperson told Fairfax Media in a statement that the administration recognised "message discipline,... Read more
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Daily Liberal
South China Sea: claims White House 'gagged' US navy chief over China criticismhad steadfastly refused to take a position on sovereign claims, but insisted di
South China Sea: claims White House 'gagged' US navy chief over China criticism
Daily Liberal / Posted 22 days ago
had steadfastly refused to take a position on sovereign claims, but insisted disputes be settled by international law. A US Department of State spokesperson told Fairfax Media in a statement that the administration recognised "message discipline,... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
South China Sea: claims White House 'gagged' US navy chief over China criticismhad steadfastly refused to take a position on sovereign claims, but insisted di
South China Sea: claims White House 'gagged' US navy chief over China criticism
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 22 days ago
had steadfastly refused to take a position on sovereign claims, but insisted disputes be settled by international law. A US Department of State spokesperson told Fairfax Media in a statement that the administration recognised "message discipline,... Read more
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The Courier
South China Sea: claims White House 'gagged' US navy chief over China criticismhad steadfastly refused to take a position on sovereign claims, but insisted di
South China Sea: claims White House 'gagged' US navy chief over China criticism
The Courier / Posted 22 days ago
had steadfastly refused to take a position on sovereign claims, but insisted disputes be settled by international law. A US Department of State spokesperson told Fairfax Media in a statement that the administration recognised "message discipline,... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
South China Sea: claims White House 'gagged' US navy chief over China criticismhad steadfastly refused to take a position on sovereign claims, but insisted di
South China Sea: claims White House 'gagged' US navy chief over China criticism
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 22 days ago
had steadfastly refused to take a position on sovereign claims, but insisted disputes be settled by international law. A US Department of State spokesperson told Fairfax Media in a statement that the administration recognised "message discipline,... Read more
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The Young Witness
South China Sea: claims White House 'gagged' US navy chief over China criticismhad steadfastly refused to take a position on sovereign claims, but insisted di
South China Sea: claims White House 'gagged' US navy chief over China criticism
The Young Witness / Posted 22 days ago
had steadfastly refused to take a position on sovereign claims, but insisted disputes be settled by international law. A US Department of State spokesperson told Fairfax Media in a statement that the administration recognised "message discipline,... Read more
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WA Today
South China Sea: claims White House 'gagged' US navy chief over China criticismhad steadfastly refused to take a position on sovereign claims, but insisted di
South China Sea: claims White House 'gagged' US navy chief over China criticism
WA Today / Posted 22 days ago
had steadfastly refused to take a position on sovereign claims, but insisted disputes be settled by international law. A US Department of State spokesperson told Fairfax Media in a statement that the administration recognised "message discipline,... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Conference sheds light on local human traffickingdad next week, or whatever it is, we need to be there for." H.E.A.T. Watch sai
Conference sheds light on local human trafficking
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 22 days ago
dad next week, or whatever it is, we need to be there for." H.E.A.T. Watch said human trafficking is not just an adult problem. Estimates from the US Department of State said that a minimum of 100,000 kids are at-risk, in the United States... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Afghan 'Sesame Street' adds girl power with first homegrown MuppetSesame Street. She joins Baghch-e-Simsin at the beginning of its fifth season.
Afghan 'Sesame Street' adds girl power with first homegrown Muppet
Eye Witness News / Posted 23 days ago
Sesame Street. She joins Baghch-e-Simsin at the beginning of its fifth season. The show, which receives funding from the US Department of State, is the most watched TV program among young children in Afghanistan, where 81 percent of children aged... Read more
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Times of Malta
Afghan 'Sesame Street' adds girl power with first homegrown MuppetStreet." She joins "Baghch-e-Simsin" at the beginning of its fifth season. The
Afghan 'Sesame Street' adds girl power with first homegrown Muppet
Times of Malta / Posted 23 days ago
Street." She joins "Baghch-e-Simsin" at the beginning of its fifth season. The show, which receives funding from the US Department of State, is the most watched TV program among young children in Afghanistan, where 81 percent of children aged... Read more
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Daily News
'Panama Papers' revelations trigger global probesFRANCE: Spain, France and several other countries launched tax evasion probes o
'Panama Papers' revelations trigger global probes
Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
FRANCE: Spain, France and several other countries launched tax evasion probes on Monday after a massive leak of confidential documents lifted the lid on the murky offshore financial dealings of a slew of politicians and celebrities. The scandal... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Who has been caught in the fallout of this unprecedented leak?Panama Papers: Here's who has been caught in the fallout of the Mossack Fonseca
Who has been caught in the fallout of this unprecedented leak?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 25 days ago
Panama Papers: Here's who has been caught in the fallout of the Mossack Fonseca leak The unprecedented leak of more than 11 million documents from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca has revealed some of the hidden financial dealings of the world's... Read more
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asianage
Panama leak: Vladimir Putin aides among those namedRussian President Vladimir Putin (Photo: AP) One of the biggest document leaks
Panama leak: Vladimir Putin aides among those named
asianage / Posted 25 days ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin (Photo: AP) One of the biggest document leaks in history snared world leaders, celebrities and sports stars in a snowballing worldwide scandal on Monday over their secretive offshore financial dealings. A year-long... Read more
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