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Panama Papers Being Probed But Won't Follow Pak Example: Government

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Panama Papers Being Probed But Won't Follow Pak Example: Government

- New Delhi: Answering questions over the fate of Panama papers, the government today said every account named in the leak is being probed but made it clear that nobody would be punished without a proper process, unlike Pakistan where Nawaz Sharif was removed as Prime Minister. "Nobody has ever taken more action than this government on foreign account details which have come," Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in the Rajya Sabha while replying to a debate on Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill which was passed by the House later
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Panama papers being probed but India won't follow Pak example: Arun Jaitley in Rajya Sabha

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Panama papers being probed but India won't follow Pak example: Arun Jaitley in Rajya Sabha

- Answering question over the fate of Panama paper, the Centre said every account named in the leak is being probed. Answering questions over the fate of Panama papers, the government today said every account named in the leak is being probed but made it clear that nobody would be punished here without a proper process, unlike Pakistan where Nawaz Sharif was removed as Prime Minister
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Panama sends envoys to China for first talks since establishing ties

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Panama sends envoys to China for first talks since establishing ties

- PANAMA CITY: Panama's government will send a delegation of senior security and trade officials to China for talks beginning on Tuesday, the first such diplomatic mission since the two nations established relations nearly two months ago. Panama's envoys will meet Chinese Public Security Minister Guo Shengkun, besides top Beijing security and migration officials, the Central American nation's information ministry said in a statement on Sunday
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Internet marketing company in Panama owns a dump of 9 million tyres in Victoria

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Internet marketing company in Panama owns a dump of 9 million tyres in Victoria

- A shadowy offshore internet marketing company based in the tax haven of Panama now has control of a toxic dump of 9 million used tyres considered a huge fire risk in the state's west. The notorious Stawell tyre stockpile, one of the world's biggest, has largely sat dormant for nearly a decade, despite major environmental concerns and repeated orders for it to be cleaned up
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Internet marketing company in Panama owns a dump of 9 million tyres in Victoria

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Internet marketing company in Panama owns a dump of 9 million tyres in Victoria

- A shadowy offshore internet marketing company based in the tax haven of Panama now has control of a toxic dump of 9 million used tyres considered a huge fire risk in the state's west. The notorious Stawell tyre stockpile, one of the world's biggest, has largely sat dormant for nearly a decade, despite major environmental concerns and repeated orders for it to be cleaned up
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Busuttil on Panama inquiry: ‘We’re not flogging a dead horse’

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Busuttil on Panama inquiry: ‘We’re not flogging a dead horse’

- Simon Busuttil said the inquiry should not be dismissed as “sour grapes” for the Nationalist Party’s defeat in the 3 June general election Outgoing Opposition leader Simon Busuttil insisted that “we aren’t flogging a dead horse” with regard to the magisterial inquiry into money laundering allegations against tourism minister Konrad Mizzi and the Prime Minister’s chief of staff Keith Schembri
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Rahul Gandhi asks Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh to do a Nawaz Sharif

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Rahul Gandhi asks Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh to do a Nawaz Sharif

- Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today demanded the resignation of Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh over the Panama Papers issue, citing the case of Nawaz Sharif who quit as Pakistani prime minister. Gandhi alleged, "Sharif resigned after his and his family's name figured in the Panama Papers scandal but Chief Minister Raman Singh's family is also facing allegations in the Panama Papers issue and he has not yet resigned
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Chronology Of Panama Papers Scandal In Pakistan

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Chronology Of Panama Papers Scandal In Pakistan

- Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was disqualified by the Supreme Court today. Following is the chronology of the Panamagate scandal: April 4, 2016: The International Consortium of Investigative Journalism publishes the Panama Papers, exposing tax evasion by the world's elite through off-shore accounts and shell companies. The documents include names of Sharif's family. April 5, 2016: Sharif sets up a judicial committee to investigate the allegations, denies charges
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Panama Papers: Pakistan Supreme Court Verdict On Nawaz Sharif Tomorrow

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Panama Papers: Pakistan Supreme Court Verdict On Nawaz Sharif Tomorrow

- Islamabad: The Pakistan Supreme Court will announce the Panama Papers verdict involving Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family on Friday, the courts registrar said on Thursday. The five-judge bench headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa will announce the decision at 11.30 am, which was reserved on July 21, Dunya news reported. The Prime Minister's family was named in the Panama Papers, which comprised 11
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Magistrate to kick-start Panama Papers inquiry into Keith Schembri and Konrad Mizzi

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Magistrate to kick-start Panama Papers inquiry into Keith Schembri and Konrad Mizzi

- Magistrate Ian Farrugia has decided there are enough grounds for a magisterial inquiry to be held over money laundering allegations against tourism minister Konrad Mizzi and the Prime Minister’s chief of staff Keith Schembri, put forward by outgoing PN leader Simon Busuttil, related to the Panama Papers leak. The court application filed earlier this month, signed by shadow justice minister Jason Azzopardi and lawyer Kris Busietta, lists a sequence of events starting from Mizzi’s and Schembri’s appointments in March 2017
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Panama opens embassy in China after cutting Taiwan ties

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Panama opens embassy in China after cutting Taiwan ties

- Panama announced Tuesday it has opened an embassy in China after cutting diplomatic ties with Taiwan in June. "The opening of the Republic of Panama's embassy in the People's Republic of China was done in accordance with the principles that frame the diplomatic relations between both countries," the foreign ministry said in a statement. The announcement was made as a delegation of Chinese business chiefs was on a visit to Panama to explore investment opportunities
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Alabama woman arrested after dog found dead in hot car in Panama City Beach

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Alabama woman arrested after dog found dead in hot car in Panama City Beach

- An Alabama woman was arrested in Panama City Beach after police say her 2-year-old chihuahua was found dead in a hot car on Saturday. Rogers told police when questioned that she left the dog inside the car while she was working cleaning condos. "It was a black car in a black paved parking lot," Burns said.
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Pak Top Court Resumes Hearing Of Panamagate Case Against Nawaz Sharif

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Pak Top Court Resumes Hearing Of Panamagate Case Against Nawaz Sharif

- Pakistan: After the Joint Investigation Team (JIT), set up by the Pakistan Supreme Court, levelled serious allegations against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family in the Panama case, the top court is today hearing responses of all the parties on the JIT report. Last week, Mr Sharif explicitly dismissed the Panamagate report that raised questions about the source of his family's wealth and its link to offshore companies unearthed in Panama Papers
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The Panamanian swindle and a Westmeath man’s bankruptcy

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The Panamanian swindle and a Westmeath man’s bankruptcy

- The official who looks after bankrupts’ affairs is seeking to have the bankruptcy period of a Co Westmeath businessman extended over an alleged lack of cooperation and concerns about assets transfers. The business affairs of Patrick J Daly include an investment in a property in Panama in 2006 that was lost through fraud, and which featured in a murder trial in the Central American country in which the fraudsters were convicted of murdering a local politician after he discovered what they were up to
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Panama Papers issue an international conspiracy, says Pakistan minister

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Panama Papers issue an international conspiracy, says Pakistan minister

- ISLAMABAD: Pakistani Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique on Saturday said that the Panama Papers issue was nothing but an international conspiracy to hamper the development process in the country. Talking to the media here, the minister raised specific reservations on the report recently submitted by Joint Investigation Team (JIT). Currently, the party’s legal team was examining the report and would present its stance before the court, he added
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Panama Papers probe: Nawaz Sharif rejects JIT report as 'slander'

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Panama Papers probe: Nawaz Sharif rejects JIT report as 'slander'

- Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday for the first time explicitly dismissed a report from a corruption investigation that raised questions about the source of his family's wealth, rejecting it as slander. Sharif, 67, serving his third term as prime minister, faces opposition calls to step down but he was defiant in his condemnation of the report that alleges his family's income from business was not large enough to explain its wealth
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  • Panama papers being probed but India won't follow Pak example: Arun Jaitley in Rajya Sabha
    Panama papers being probed but India won't follow Pak example: Arun Jaitley in Rajya Sabha

    , dnaindia.com

    Answering question over the fate of Panama paper, the Centre said every account named in the leak is being probed. Answering questions over the fate of Panama papers, the government today said every account named in the leak is being probed but made it clear that nobody would be punished here without a proper process, unlike Pakistan where Nawaz Sharif was removed as Prime Minister
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Politics & Government

  • Panama Papers Being Probed But Won't Follow Pak Example: Government
    Panama Papers Being Probed But Won't Follow Pak Example: Government

    , ndtv.com

    New Delhi: Answering questions over the fate of Panama papers, the government today said every account named in the leak is being probed but made it clear that nobody would be punished without a proper process, unlike Pakistan where Nawaz Sharif was removed as Prime Minister. "Nobody has ever taken more action than this government on foreign account details which have come," Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in the Rajya Sabha while replying to a debate on Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill which was passed by the House later
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Sports

  • Gold Cup : Le Mexique avec la Jamaïque, les Etats-Unis avec le Panama
    Gold Cup : Le Mexique avec la Jamaïque, les Etats-Unis avec le Panama

    , lequipe.fr

    Le Mexique, tenant du titre, affrontera la Jamaïque en phase de groupes de la Gold Cup 2017, la compétition continentale de la Concacaf qui aura lieu du 7 au 26 juillet aux Etats-Unis, tandis que le pays-hôte sera opposé au Panama. Selon le tirage au sort réalisé mardi, le Mexique, sacré à neuf reprises, affrontera également le Salvador et Curacao. Les Etats-Unis, mal partis dans la course à la qualification pour le Mondial 2018 en Russie, retrouveront le Panama, un de leurs adversaires des qualifications de la zone Concacaf, la Martinique et Haïti ou Nicaragua, à la lutte pour le dernier billet
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Business

  • Internet marketing company in Panama owns a dump of 9 million tyres in Victoria
    Internet marketing company in Panama owns a dump of 9 million tyres in Victoria

    , theage.com.au

    A shadowy offshore internet marketing company based in the tax haven of Panama now has control of a toxic dump of 9 million used tyres considered a huge fire risk in the state's west. The notorious Stawell tyre stockpile, one of the world's biggest, has largely sat dormant for nearly a decade, despite major environmental concerns and repeated orders for it to be cleaned up
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Health

  • Siblings fight rare genetic disorder
    Siblings fight rare genetic disorder

    , kcrg.com

    PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) -- A Florida mother and an area physician are working together to help her children survive a rare genetic disorder. The condition is called Sanfilippo Syndrome. Over time, it robs the children of the ability to walk and talk. Jessica Davis is the mother of Ross and Meredith, who have both been diagnosed with Sanfilippo. "It's a neuro-degenerative disease where they are presented normal at birth until usually between the age of 3 to 5, and then they rapidly decline after that," explained Davis
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Family & Parenting

  • A riptide swept away a Florida family. Then beachgoers formed a human chain.
    A riptide swept away a Florida family. Then beachgoers formed a human chain.

    , adn.com

    PANAMA CITY BEACH — It was supposed to just be a quick trip to the beach, but the Saturday afternoon diversion to the water almost ended in unspeakable tragedy for Roberta Ursrey and her family. Ursrey and her husband, mother, nephews and sons were enjoying the sun and yellow-flag conditions near the M.B. Miller County Pier. Ursrey herself had just left the water, but when she turned around to look for her sons, she noticed they were much farther from shore than she remembered
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Society & Culture

  • Odebrecht case: Thousands protest in Panama City
    Odebrecht case: Thousands protest in Panama City

    , aljazeera.com

    Thousands of people have taken to the streets in Panama in protest over a political scandal involving huge bribes paid by a Brazilian company in exchange for public contracts. Odebrecht has admitted it paid $788m in bribes to win construction contracts in 12 countries. It has agreed with the US justice department to pay a world record $3.5bn fine. "No more governments of thieves and the corrupt," read some placards
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Farming

  • Panama disease confirmed on one of Australia's largest banana grower's farms
    Panama disease confirmed on one of Australia's largest banana grower's farms

    , abc.net.au

    Biosecurity Queensland has confirmed the presence of the devastating disease Panama disease tropical race 4 (TR4) on a commercial banana farm in the Tully Valley in far north Queensland. Queensland's Minister for Agriculture Bill Byrne said he had received advice today that follow-up sample tests had confirmed TR4 on one of the properties owned by the Mackay family, Australia's largest banana grower
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Law & Crime

  • The Panamanian swindle and a Westmeath man’s bankruptcy
    The Panamanian swindle and a Westmeath man’s bankruptcy

    , irishtimes.com

    The official who looks after bankrupts’ affairs is seeking to have the bankruptcy period of a Co Westmeath businessman extended over an alleged lack of cooperation and concerns about assets transfers. The business affairs of Patrick J Daly include an investment in a property in Panama in 2006 that was lost through fraud, and which featured in a murder trial in the Central American country in which the fraudsters were convicted of murdering a local politician after he discovered what they were up to
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Science & Nature

  • Tadpoles hatch in seconds to escape predator
    Tadpoles hatch in seconds to escape predator

    , sciencedaily.com

    Although red-eyed tree frog embryos appear helpless within their jelly-coated eggs, they can hatch up to two days ahead of schedule, reacting within seconds to attacks by egg thieves. At the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) in Panama, scientists used high-speed video to uncover their rapid-hatching secret. "Most people think of embryos as fairly passive," said Karen Warkentin, STRI research associate and professor at Boston University. "But evidence keeps accumulating
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