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Maltese newspapers in review.

These are the main stories featured in today's Maltese newspapers: Times of Malta reports that one in five babies born last year had a parentof "unknown" nationality, according to official figures. It also reports that work on the new Paceville master plan, which was expected to be out by May, has been put on the ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

No immunity for PM under Article 66, PTI tells SC.

ISLAMABAD: In a written rebuttal submitted to the Supreme Court which closed hearing in the Panama Papers case on Thursday, senior counsel Naeem Bokhari has argued that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif cannot claim immunity under Article 66 of the Constitution in respect of his speech on the floor of the National Assembly on May ...

- DAWN - PK

Panama Canal looks beyond expansion.

As the canal celebrates the first 1,000 transits of its new locks, ACP administrator Jorge Quiano looks to its future role in world trade

- LloydsList - UK

Nexia BT will not say if they confused Konrad Mizzi with Keith Schembri.

Nexia BT would not comment on whether they mixed up information on two of their clients: Konrad Mizzi and Keith Schembri. When he appeared before the Pana Committee on Monday, Dr Mizzi, the Minister at the Office of the Prime Minister, was asked why Nexia BT e-mails showed he had set up a Panama company to extract profits ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Coast Guard detains 2 Panama-flagged ships for safety issues.

Officials say two Panama-flagged cargo ships have been detained on the Willamette and Columbia rivers because of safety issues.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Suspenseful wait begins as Panama trial concludes.

ISLAMABAD: After a prolonged hearing of the Panama Papers leaks case, the Supreme Court finally closed proceedings on Thursday and reserved its ruling, saying it is not possible to give a short order in such a case.We will take some time to deliberate and ponder over every possible aspect,' observed Justice Asif Saeed ...

- DAWN - PK

Top court reserves Panamagate ruling.

Justice Khosa says bench will review each word submitted before coming out with verdict The post Top court reserves Panamagate ruling appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Waiting for Panama.

At bottom the PTI was unable to deliver a knockout blow to the PM The post Waiting for Panama appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Busuttil presenting no evidence to back his claims - PL.

The Labour Party said this morning that Opposition leader Simon Busuttil had not presented any evidence when pressed on TV yesterday to back is claims on the Panama papers. Referring to the interview given on Dissett, the PL said that despite his insinuations, Dr Busuttil had presented no evidence on who, he believed, owned ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Muscat is his own men's prisoner - PN.

Recent declarations by MEPs in the European Parliament's Pana committee were an added reason why the prime minister should take action against his chief of staff Keith Schembri and minister Konrad Mizzi, the Nationalist Party said today. The MEPs were in Malta on Monday to discuss the tax system and the Panama Papers ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Panamagate arguments end, SC reserves judgement.

After both the defence and prosecution completed their arguments on Thursday, the Supreme Court said it would reserve its verdict on the Panamagate case and issue a detailed judgement.'It seems 'justice' is whatever serves interests,' Justice Asif Saeed Khosa remarked as the arguments wound up. 'If a judgement is not in ...

- DAWN - PK

Pak SC reserves its verdict on Panama Leaks case

, Feb. 23 : The Pakistan Supreme Court today reserved its verdict on the Panama Leaks case and stated that a verdict would be announced at a later date.Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, who is leading a five-member larger bench of the Supreme Court, completed hearing the case today.The apex court remarked that a verdict will be ...

- Sify - IN

SC completes Panama Leaks hearing, reserves verdict

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday completed hearing the Panama Leaks case and reserved its verdict, which it maintained will be announced at a later date. A five-member bench led by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa remarked that it will review all angles of the case in detail and then announce a verdict. "It will be not be ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Watch: Nexia BT emails carried Mizzi's biography, along with details on waste experience

Leaked e-mails show Konrad Mizzi's financial advisers referred to his past waste management expertise when speaking about plans for his Panama company to extract profits from waste recycling. This newspaper reported yesterday Dr Mizzi, the Minister Within the Office of the Prime Minister, told the Pana Committee on Monday ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Watch: Panama e-mails refer to minister's waste expertise

Leaked e-mails show Konrad Mizzi's financial advisers referred to his past waste management expertise when speaking about plans for his Panama company to extract profits from waste recycling. This newspaper reported yesterday Dr Mizzi, the Minister Within the Office of the Prime Minister, told the Pana Committee on Monday ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

SC reserves judgment in Panamagate case

Justice Asif Saeed Khosa says court will announce its verdict in accordance with the law and Constitution The post SC reserves judgment in Panamagate case appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Live from the courtroom: Fiery judges question Attorney General's loyalties

ISLAMABAD: Fiery judges put the country’s top law officer on his heels on Wednesday to decide on giving a declaration into the Panama leaks case.  It was a perhaps the only question everybody was asking in Courtroom no 2. It happened when a five-member bench questioned the role of National Accountability Bureau's ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Supreme Court resumes hearing Panama case

ISLAMABAD: A five-member larger bench of the Supreme Court led by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa resumed hearing the Panama Leaks case on Thursday. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan and leader Jehangir Tareen are present in the court. Also in attendance are Jamat-e-Islami chief Imran Khan and Awami Muslim League chief ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Panamagate: A timeline of how it unraveled

- Geo.tv - PK

Panama Papers: A look at the numbers behind the Supreme Court's proceedings

ISLAMABAD: More than 126 days have passed since the Supreme Court took up the Panama Papers issue, with the country's top legal brains having already consumed 94 precious hours of the apex court in the past 35 hearings of the case. 26 hearings were conducted by a bench headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, January 4, 2017 ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Pana Committee MEPs kept clear of local issues

The Pana Committee visited Malta on a fact-finding mission into the Panama Papers, taxation and money laundering on Monday. Philip Leone-Ganado unpacks the outcome of a day of high-profile meetings. With a wide remit to lead an inquiry into money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion, Pana Committee MEPs largely aimed ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Third Panama company belonged to someone more important that Mizzi, Schembri - Busuttil

The third Panama company belonged to someone who was far more important than Minister Konrad Mizzi and OPM chief of staff Keith Schembri because the name of its owner was not mentioned in writing, PN leader Simon Busuttil said this evening. Speaking on TVM's programme Dissett, Dr Busuttil said that e-mails leaked showed ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

More dodgy dealings

The Panama Papers affair has set any number of financial hares a-running The post More dodgy dealings appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

The biggest ever corruption scandal you've never heard of

REUTERS/Guadalupe PardoA giant corruption scandal that started with Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht has now engulfed several Latin American governments. The total tally of known bribes totals in the hundreds of millions of dollars. Yet most Americans, distracted by constant rhetoric from their new president about ...

- Business Insider - US

Nexia BT publishes reply to Pana Committee questions

Nexia BT accountants Brian Tonna and Karl Cini could only answer six of 20 questions posed to them by MEPs investigating the Panama Papers data leak, citing their legal obligations to client confidentiality and anti-money laundering rules.  Answering the questions posed by MEPs, the accountants wrote, would cause them ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Panamax bulkers struggles to recover amid Atlantic woes

But market ahead looks promising

- LloydsList - UK

Corruption allegations against Nawaz Sharif's family in Panamagate not ''frivolous'': Pakistan Supreme Court

Pakistan`s Supreme Court has observed that the corruption allegations against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif`s family in connection with Panamagate case were not frivolous` as they could be right or wrong.

- Zee News - IN

SC asks Attorney General not to become party to Panama case

ISLAMABAD: A five-member larger bench of the Supreme Court led by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa asked the Attorney General to assist the court and stop being party to the case, as it resumed hearing the Panama Leaks case on Wednesday. During the proceedings today, Attorney General Ashtar Ausaf said that he had taken a look at ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Panamax market struggles to recover amid Atlantic woes

But market ahead looks promising

- LloydsList - UK

Corruption allegations against Sharif's family in Panamagate not 'frivolous': Pak SC

, Feb. 22 : Pakistan's Supreme Court has observed that the corruption allegations against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's family in connection with Panamagate case were not frivolous' as they could be right or wrong. "The qualification of the prime minister is the basic fundamental right of all citizens of the country. The ...

- Sify - IN

Drama outside Supreme Court as journalists, PML-N ministers engage in shouting match

A shouting match broke out between PML-N ministers and journalists outside the premises of the Supreme Court during recess in Wednesday's hearing of the Panamagate case. The protesting journalists — who accused Anusha Rehman, minister of state for IT, of unlawfully seizing journalist Azam Gill's phone and threatening him ...

- DAWN - PK

Frustrated by changing statements, SC tells attorney general to 'stick to one story'

Continuing his arguments before the Supreme Court's five-member bench hearing the Panamagate case on Wednesday, Attorney General Ashtar Ausaf Ali pleaded that the Hudaibiya Paper Mills reference against the Sharif family not be linked with the Panama Papers case as it differs in nature and substance.When the bench had asked ...

- DAWN - PK

SC asks Attorney General not to become party to Panama case

  ISLAMABAD: A five-member larger bench of the Supreme Court led by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa asked the Attorney General to assist the court and stop being party to the case, as it resumed hearing the Panama Leaks case on Wednesday. During the proceedings today Attorney General Ashtar Ausaf said that he had taken a look at ...

- Geo.tv - PK

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These are the world events of today that every global citizen should know about.

- Matador Network - US

Malta newspapers review

The following are the top stories in Malta's newspapers today. Times of Malta reports that migrants who risked losing their benefits unless they procured a passport from their country of origin will continue to enjoy the same rights after the government made a U-turn. The Malta Independent says Nexia BT refused to answer ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Nexia BT confused me with Keith Schembri, Konrad Mizzi tells MEPs

Konrad Mizzi told the Pana Committee that in their e-mails, Nexia BT must have attributed to him things attributable to OPM chief of staff Keith Schembri. During the closed-door session at the Parliament building in Valletta on Monday, the visiting MEPs sitting on the committee asked why Nexia BT e-mails showed he had set ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Wrong bomb, Mr Prime Minister

When, on Monday, the Prime Minister stood up in Parliament to say he had passed through Msida only minutes before a car bomb exploded there, a few hundred metres away inside Valletta, a different bomb was being ignited: the Panama committee was giving its initial reaction to its fact-finding mission in Malta. Committee ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Corruption allegations against Sharifs in Panamagate not 'frivolous': SC

Some facts have been submitted by ruling family but complete record not provided, says apex court The post Corruption allegations against Sharifs in Panamagate not 'frivolous': SC appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

SC resumes hearing Panama Leaks case

ISLAMABAD: A five-member larger bench of the Supreme Court led by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa resumed hearing the Panama Leaks case on Wednesday. In the last hearing on Tuesday, the SC remarked that the neither the National Accountability Bureau nor the Federal Bureau of Revenue were doing their jobs.

- Geo.tv - PK

Panamagate: 'Unobliging' NAB, FBR chiefs earn apex court ire

http://www.dawn.com/news/1316233/unobliging-nab-fbr-chiefs-earn-apex-court-ire

- DAWN - PK

Papering Panama

The Panama Papers case seems to be trudging to a weary end The post Papering Panama appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Imran accuses institutions of trying to safeguard PM

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan Tuesday said that his party has done nothing which could delay Panama Leaks case, claiming that these are the institutions trying to safeguard the prime minister. Speaking to media here, Imran Khan criticised the government for asking the Pakistan International ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Panama case: NAB, FBR failed to do their job, judge remarks

ISLAMABAD: State institutions which should have probed offshore companies named in the Panama Papers failed to do their jobs, a five-member larger bench of the Supreme Court led by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa remarked as it resumed hearing the Panama Leaks case on Tuesday. During the proceedings today, the bench remarked that ...

- Geo.tv - PK

SC grills FBR chairman over Panamagate

As the Supreme Court's hearing of the Panamagate case resumed on Tuesday, the bench inquired into the investigative steps that were taken by the National Accountability Bureau and the Federal Board of Revenue after the matter surfaced last year.Presenting himself before a five-member larger bench of the apex court, FBR ...

- DAWN - PK

A game of cat and mouse

During his brief stint, a year ago, as deputy leader of the Labour Party, the Minister at the Office of the Prime Minister, Konrad Mizzi, had said his wife would not seek another term as Malta Enterprise envoy in China once her term expired in August. Many, especially in the Labour camp, must have breathed a sigh of relief ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Malta newspapers review

The following are the top stories in Malta's newspapers today. All the newspapers feature yesterday's car bomb on their front pages. In other stories, Times of Malta quotes the European Parliament's Pana Committee saying it found no conclusive evidence of money laundering in its Panama Papers investigations in Malta. The ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Panama case: FBR chairman says he sent notices to PM's children

ISLAMABAD: A five-member larger bench of the Supreme Court led by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa resumed hearing the Panama Leaks case on Thursday. In the last hearing the bench had summoned Chairmen National Accountability Bureau and Federal Bureau of Revenue .  On Monday, Chairman NAB submitted references related to the Sharif ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Magnitude 4.7 earthquake shakes Panama's capital

An earthquake caused skyscrapers in Panama's capital to sway Monday and led to the evacuation of some buildings. There were no immediate reports of injuries. The post Magnitude 4.7 earthquake shakes Panama's capital appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Watch: 'We will have to dig deeper' into Konrad Mizzi claims, Pana Committee chair says

Updated 8.07pm - Added video Documents presented to MEPs investigating the Panama Papers leak "would seem to point to potential money laundering, but we do not have documentary evidence of this," Pana committee chairman Werner Langen said this evening.  "We will have to dig deeper into it," the German EPP member said.  Mr ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Magnitude 4.7 earthquake shakes Panama's capital

PANAMA CITY " An earthquake caused skyscrapers in Panama's capital to sway Monday and led to the evacuation of some buildings. There were no immediate reports of injuries.The U.S. Geological Survey gave a preliminary magnitude...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

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