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Deadly clashes during Venezuela's Constitutional Assembly election leaves 10 dead

Deadly clashes during Venezuela's Constitutional Assembly election leaves 10 dead

Elections were held on Sunday to elect members of the Constituent Assembly who would replacingVenezuela's current National Assembly .

US and Mexico host talks to reboot drugs war

Senior officials from the United States and Mexico are hosting their Central American neighbors on Thursday to plan ways to build a legal and economic wall against the drug trade.

Unaware if cargo ship hit Indian fishing boat: Captain

According to the fishermen, there was no warning by the cargo ship and after hitting the fishing boat, it sailed away without stopping, which according to maritime laws is a grave crime.

Panama ditches Taiwan, establishes diplomatic ties with China

The move by Panama comes as China began construction of a container port with natural gas facilities in northern province of Colon last week.

Former Panamanian president arrested in Miami: US media

Ricardo Martinelli, detained at his home in Coral Gables south of Miami, is being held in federal prison and faces extradition to Panama.

India rushes ships to douse fire on vessel off Colombo coast

The Sri Lankan Navy with assistance from India are battling a major fire on board a huge Panama-registered container carrier off the coast of Colombo.

India steps up black money hunt; seeks Swiss details of over 10 persons

India steps up black money hunt; seeks Swiss details of over 10 persons

Stepping up its hunt for black money stashed abroad, India has approached Switzerland for banking details of at least ten persons and entities suspected to have kept untaxed money in Swiss banks.

Peru judge orders 18 months of prison for ex-president Toledo

Judge Richard Concepcion said Toledo should be sought for arrest in Peru and abroad.
 

Hurricane Otto heads toward Central America, kills 3

 Tropical Storm Otto strengthened into a hurricane in the Caribbean as it lurched toward Central America, causing three deaths in Panama and prompting coastal evacuations in Costa Rica and Nicaragua.

Panama becomes member of global convention on tax transparency

Panama becomes member of global convention on tax transparency

Panama on Thursday became the member of a global convention that aims to combat cross-border tax evasion by sharing foreign taxpayer details with other governments, a move considered by 'Panama Papers' leak affected nations like India as positive in unravelling the financial irregularities.

Panama papers: Supreme Court grants 2 more weeks to Centre to file reply

Panama papers: Supreme Court grants 2 more weeks to Centre to file reply

The leak of Panama Papers contain an unprecedented amount of information, including more than 11 million documents covering 2,10,000 companies in 21 offshore jurisdictions.

Joseph Stiglitz quits Panama Papers committee over transparency row

Joseph Stiglitz quits Panama Papers committee over transparency row

Nobel-winning US economist Joseph Stiglitz and Swiss anti-corruption expert Mark Pieth have said that a dispute over transparency had prompted them to quit a panel on reforming Panama's finance sector.

US, Cuba hold migration talks in Havana; no new agreements

US, Cuba hold migration talks in Havana; no new agreements

US And Cuban officials held another round of talks on migration issues in Havana to further discussions last held in December, but no new agreements were announced to advance the diplomatic thaw begun a year and a half ago by presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro.

Panama Papers: I-T dept approaches dozen nations to widen probe

Panama Papers: I-T dept approaches dozen nations to widen probe

Faced with resistance in disclosures by those named in the Panama Papers, the Income Tax department has made foreign references to about a dozen countries in order to obtain actionable evidence against such Indian entities.

Govt pursuing black money very aggressively: Jayant Sinha

Govt pursuing black money very aggressively: Jayant Sinha

Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha today said more "sources of black money" will come to light as India is pursuing such cases very aggressively in many areas including the Panama papers.

Panama health minister resigns amid deadly swine flu outbreak

Panama's health minister resigned today, the government said, amid a swine flu outbreak that has claimed 22 lives and sparked a panicked rush for vaccinations.

Millions of Latin Americans could fall back into poverty: UN

A third of Latin Americans who have risen out of poverty over the past 15 years could fall back into it due to the region's recession.

Panama Papers controversy: Company Amitabh Bachchan denied link to acquired ship from his brother Ajitabh

Panama Papers controversy: Company Amitabh Bachchan denied link to acquired ship from his brother Ajitabh

It has been reported that soon after Amitabh Bachchan was appointed director, one of the four companies, Tramp Shipping Limited (Bahamas), acquired a ship from another Bahamas company, co-owned by his brother Ajitabh Bachchan, in 1994.

Lionel Messi trains with Argentina, eyes Panama

Lionel Messi trains with Argentina, eyes Panama

A victory against Panama on Friday would almost certainly guarantee a place in the quarter-finals for Argentina with one game remaining in Group D.

Panama's indigenous tribes launch drones to fight deforestation

Indigenous people in Panama are using drones as a new weapon to monitor deforestation on their lands as thousands of hectares disappear every year in one of the world`s most biodiverse rainforests, the United Nations said.