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New leak reveals how China runs Xinjiang camps

Nov 25, 2019 - 7:54 AM

(UPDATED) The documents show the strict protocols governing life in the camps in Xinjiang, where an estimated one million Uighurs and other mostly Muslim minorities are held

XINJIANG. This photo taken on May 31, 2019 shows a watchtower on a high-security facility near what is believed to be a re-education camp where mostly Muslim ethnic minorities are detained, on the outskirts of Hotan, in China's northwestern Xinjiang region. Photo by Greg Baker/AFP

FAST FACTS: Major Russian investments in Facebook and Twitter

Nov 13, 2017 - 4:18 PM

Here's what you should know about Russian funding for Facebook and Twitter


'Paradise Papers' reveal offshore deals of Apple, Nike, Lewis Hamilton

Nov 07, 2017 - 7:16 AM

They are the latest disclosures from a trove of documents released by the US-based International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) concerning secretive offshore deals that have proved deeply embarrassing

This file photo taken on September 17, 2012 shows the Apple logo on the Apple store on 5th Avenue in New York. Don Emmert/AFP

U.S. commerce chief Ross defends Russian business links

Nov 06, 2017 - 9:52 PM

The findings are part of the Paradise Papers released by the US-based International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), which was behind the Panama Papers made public last year

2017 Pulitzer Prizes awarded for work on U.S. election, PH war on drugs

Apr 11, 2017 - 7:23 AM

The 101th edition of the awards comes with the US news media under assault from the White House

HIGHEST HONOR. The Pulitzer Prize medal. Image courtesy Pulitzer Prize

European Parliament launches Panama Papers probe

Jun 08, 2016 - 11:35 PM

Members of the European Parliament seek to uncover alleged violations by EU member states

epa05351534 A handout picture provided by the European Parliament on 08 June 2016 shows President of Bulgaria Rosen Plevneliev (C) during his formal address to the Plenary at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, 08 June 2016. EPA/CHRISTIAN CREUTZ / EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT / HANDOUT HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES

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May 12, 2016 - 2:01 PM

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Mossack Fonseca to start legal action over Panama Papers leak

May 12, 2016 - 1:15 AM

The Panamanian law firm says it will sue the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists

epa05257791 Members of the Trade Union of Construction Workers protest in front of the headquarters of the law firm Mossack Fonseca in Panama City, Panama, 13 April 2016. They are protesting against the Panamanian Public Prosecutor's Office for waiting this long to raid the Mossack Fonseca offices. The Law firm Mossack Fonseca said on 13 April that it is 'ready, willing and eager' to collaborate with the Panamanian Attorney General's Office, which is investigating the dealings detailed in leaked documents from the firm. EPA/Alejandro Bolivar

Emma Watson named in Panama Papers leak

May 11, 2016 - 1:26 PM

A spokesperson confirms that the former Harry Potter star has set up an offshore company but only for the purpose of protecting her anonymity and safety

OFFSHORE COMPANY. Actress Emma Watson has been implicated in the 'Panama Papers' leak, after a database search turns up her legal name, 'Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson.' File photo by Paco Campos/EPA

Panama Papers' source to help law enforcers if free from punishment

May 07, 2016 - 8:02 AM

The source who uses pseudonym John Doe says thousands of prosecutions could stem from the Panama Papers but law enforcers don t have access on the leaked documents

Mossack Fonseca in Panama City. Photo by Alejandro Bolivar/EPA

Law firm warns against 'Panama Papers' being released online

May 07, 2016 - 4:40 AM

Mossack Fonseca issues a letter to the US based International Consortium of Investigative Journalists stressing the information was stolen and its release would breach attorney client privilege

View of the building where Panama-based Mossack Fonseca law firm offices are placed in Panama City on April 3, 2016. Eduardo Grimaldo/AFP

Sri Lanka sets up panel to investigate Panama Papers

May 02, 2016 - 12:15 AM

Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake says they will look into each and every Sri Lankan whose names may come up when the Panama Papers are released

Sri Lanka's Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake, second vice-chair of the G24, speaks during a press conference during the 2016 International Monetary Fund, World Bank Spring Meetings at IMF headquarters on April 14, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / Mandel Ngan

Panama Papers to go public May 9

Apr 28, 2016 - 12:00 AM

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists will release a searchable database with info on more than 200 000 secret companies trusts and foundations

epa05248431 The offices of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), which coordinated the release of the Panama Papers, is seen in Washington DC, USA, 07 April 2016. On 03 April the ICIJ, a collaboration of reporters from more than 100 media outlets in 78 countries, organized the release of the leaked documents. EPA/JIM LO SCALZO

US opens criminal probe linked to Panama Papers revelations – ICIJ

Apr 20, 2016 - 10:11 PM

The letter gives no information on the subject of the investigation and is not a subpoena that would force the ICIJ to turn over any of the 11 5 million confidential documents leaked from Panama law firm Mossack Fonseca

LEAK CENTRAL. Photo shows the building where the office of Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca is located in Panama City, Panama, April 3, 2016. File photo by Alejandro Bolivar/EPA

Panama Papers: Lessons from a leak

Apr 12, 2016 - 12:55 PM

The Panama Papers gives journalists around the world some lessons on working with large scale investigations

FRONT PAGES. A photo taken on April 7, 2016 in Munich, Germany, at the office of the German daily 'Sueddeutsche Zeitung' shows several issues of the newspaper dated April 4, 2016, featuring the so-called 'Panama Papers' with illustrations by German artist Peter M Hoffmann depicting heads of state. Christof Stache/AFP

China was largest market for Panama Papers law firm – ICIJ

Apr 07, 2016 - 11:33 AM

UPDATED Report: Shell companies incorporated through the Hong Kong and China offices of the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca accounted for 29 of its global active companies

A company signboard is seen outside the Hong Kong offices of Panama-headquartered law firm Mossack Fonseca, Hong Kong, China, April 4, 2016. Alex Hofford/EPA

Filipinos confuse Panama Papers with 2013 exposé

Apr 05, 2016 - 12:52 PM

UPDATED Some people online – including several news groups – confuse a 2013 exposé with the 2016 Panama Papers probe

Photo shows the building where the office of Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca is located in Panama City, Panama, April 3, 2016. Alejandro Bolivar/EPA

Indonesian tycoons listed in Panama Papers

Apr 04, 2016 - 11:04 PM

Among the names were a Jakarta gubernatorial candidate and a fugitive in the Bank Bali corruption case

MASSIVE LEAK. View of the building where Panama-based Mossack Fonseca law firm offices are placed in Panama City on April 3, 2016. AFP PHOTO / EDUARDO GRIMALDO / AFP / EDUARDO GRIMALDO

Panama Papers: Family of China's President Xi implicated

Apr 04, 2016 - 5:56 PM

UPDATED At least 8 current or former members of the Politburo Standing Committee are implicated in the leaked documents

epa05234560 Chinese President Xi Jinping looks on after signing a bilateral treaty of partnership with Czech President Milos Zeman (not pictured) at Prague Castle in Prague, Czech Republic, 29 March 2016. China's President Xi Jinping arrived the previous day for a two-day state visit to Prague. EPA/FILIP SINGER

Panama Papers: Bocoran skandal pajak terbesar libatkan para pemimpin dunia

Apr 04, 2016 - 12:59 PM

Termasuk Perdana Menteri Islandia Presiden Ukraina Raja Arab Saudi hingga Lionel Messi dan Jackie Chan

PANAMA PAPERS. Kantor pengacara Mossack Fonseca diduga membantu para publik figur dunia dalam kasus penyuapan senilai 11,5 juta dolar. Foto oleh Alejandro Bolivar/EPA