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Island tax haven firms own 23,000 UK properties

A quarter of property in England and Wales owned by overseas firms is held by entities registered in the British Virgin Islands, BBC analysis has found. The Caribbean archipelago is the official home of companies that own 23,000 properties – ...

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As Trump Wavers on Libya, an ISIS Haven, Russia Presses On

Advertisement Last March, the Pentagon’s top general for Africa made a rare trip to Capitol Hill, bearing a sobering double-barreled warning. “The instability in Libya and North Africa may be the most significant near-term threat to U.S. and allies’ interests ...

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EU to remove Panama, Korea, UAE, 5 others from tax haven blacklist

Related Articles BRUSSELS: European Union officials have proposed removing eight jurisdictions from the blacklist of tax havens the bloc adopted in December, in what critics may see as a blow to its campaign against tax avoidance.EU states decided last month ...

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Rohingya widows find safe haven in Bangladesh camp

COX‘S BAZAR (Reuters) – Dawn hues of pink and purple reveal a dusty valley in Bangladesh’s southern hills quilted with a dense settlement of red tents home to more than 230 women and children grieving for lost husbands and fathers. ...

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Tokyo Journal: Tokyo, Once a Cigarette Haven, Could Finally Kick Out the Smokers

Advertisement TOKYO — This is a compliant city. During rush hour, a horde of commuters exiting a subway platform will not dare step onto a staircase labeled “down.” Nobody jaywalks. People don’t litter. Train operators apologize when their trains are ...

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Colombian president says he left firm listed in leaked tax haven papers

BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, in response to his name appearing in a trove of leaked documents about offshore investments, said he left a company registered in tax haven Barbados before taking a ministerial post with a ...

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Paradise Papers: Tax haven secrets of ultra-rich exposed

A huge new leak of financial documents has revealed how the powerful and ultra-wealthy, including the Queen’s private estate, secretly invest vast amounts of cash in offshore tax havens. Donald Trump’s commerce secretary is shown to have a stake in ...

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Is Germany Still a Haven for Israelis? After Election, Some Wonder

JERUSALEM — Some freaked out. “That’s it, friends. We can pack,” Avishai Milstein wrote on a Facebook page for Israelis living in Berlin, after the far-right Alternative for Germany shattered a post-World War II taboo by gaining a bloc in ...

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