Pandora Papers: World leaders under fire over bombshell tax haven report
By Abiodun Ogundairo
05 October 2021 | 9:40 am
A trove of leaked documents has revealed links between leaders and offshore tax havens. Officials in Pakistan and other countries are facing calls for investigation while Germany urged patience in fighting tax avoidance.
April 19, 2023
April 23, 2023
April 24, 2023
A man believed to have leaked secret documents is a gun enthusiast in his 20s according to a Washington Post report.
Catholic former Archbishop Robert Zollitsch is accused of covering up sexual abuse cases in an independent report commissioned by the Freiburg archdiocese. The 84-year-old also once led the German Bishops' Conference.
Classified US intelligence has revealed how Beijing seeks control of wartime communications, the Financial Times reported. Both Moscow and Beijing have recently made advances in satellite jamming and other tools.
The UN's World Meteorological Organization said saving glaciers was now effectively a lost cause. The annual report also recorded sea levels rising at an annual average of 4.62 millimeters in the past decade.
A much-awaited report released by the United Nations (UN) on Friday claimed that at least 500 people were executed by foreign fighters and the Malian army during an anti-militant operation carried out in March 2022.
A commission of international experts has concluded that Bayelsa, one of the main oil-producing states in Nigeria's Niger Delta, will need $12 billion to clean-up oil spills that were blamed on two oil majors.
Residents of Sudan's capital reported a flight of fighter planes over several parts of the capital Khartoum late on Monday as a seven-day ceasefire period agreed by warring military factions began.
The number of people living in modern slavery has risen sharply in the last five years, according to a new report. North Korea and Eritrea have the highest rates in the world.
Peace experts believe Russia's war on Ukraine will drag on for years, possibly decades. They recommend that the German government prepares its citizens for the tough battles ahead.
The former prime minister was found to have deliberately misled Parliament about the COVID lockdown flouting parties. Defiant, he has accused the probing committee of conducting a "witch hunt."
According to the European Union's narcotics monitor, the EU drug market is growing more diverse and health risks are increasing. Increased trafficking has also led to increased drug-related violence.
1 hour ago
Men convicted for the deadly 2016 Brussels airport and subway bombings have been sentenced. The Islamist attacks killed 32 people and injured hundreds more.
1 hour ago
There has been an instance of cooperation between the US and Russia with the docking of the Soyuz spacecraft at the ISS, amid tensions between Washington and Moscow over the invasion of Ukraine.
3 hours ago
Former US President Donald Trump has surrendered to face criminal charges in Atlanta. The arrest represents the fourth time he has been indicted since leaving office, but it's the first time police have taken a mugshot for official records.
4 hours ago
Thousands of migrants have arrived on Lampedusa from Africa this week, with the EU at odds over what to do with them. DW reports from the Italian island, where locals are showing compassion as conditions worsen.
4 hours ago
There happen to be some rather strange practices that are laws in a country that forbid couples from holding hands in public. Banning black cars, preventing dirty vehicles from entering its capital city, and banning women from fixing lashes and nails, talk less of cosmetic surgery. You'd be wrong to assume this country is North Korea. This is the story of Turkmenistan's weird way of life and culture.