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Diana Shipping wins $4.7m time charters for two bulkers.

Deals for kamsarmax and a panamax come amid signs of dry bulk market recovery

- LloydsList - UK

Today's front pages.

The following are the top stories in national newspapers today. Times of Malta says the Gozitan building contractor, who after the last election was granted whistleblower status by the Attorney General to testify in ongoing court proceedings against the husband of former Gozo Minister Giovanna Debono, was awarded another ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

112.ua: First shipment of South African coal reaches Ukraine.

Ukraine received the first batch of South African coal on May 25. Ihor Nasalyk, the minister of Energy and Coal Production posted that on Facebook. ‘The first PANAMAX vessel from South Africa, loaded with the anthracite coal reached the Ukrainian port,’ the official wrote. The post 112.ua: First shipment of South ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Special court to hear Sharif's son's plea againt JIT investigators.

, May 25 : A three-judge special bench will hear Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's son's plea, objecting the presence of two Joint Investigation Team officers for the family's investigation in the Panama Papers leak on May 29.Hussain Nawaz, the PM's eldest son, has expressed misgivings over officers, who may hinder the ...

- Sify - IN

Malta tax haven in the spotlight – The European Panama?.

EIC network has dug into hundreds of thousands of documents that show that Malta operates a tax system where companies pay the lowest tax on profits in the EU The post Malta tax haven in the spotlight - The European Panama? appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

- The Olive Press - ES

Standing up to be counted.

We have been told time and again that the June 3 election is a time to stand up to be counted for our country. A time to send a clear message to this government that its appalling standards of good governance are unacceptable. Sadly for our country, this is very true. This is a time to say no to a Prime Minister who ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

The storm won't go away.

At the eleventh hour, just days before election day, Opposition leader Simon Busuttil has again called on the Prime Minister to leave politics. He had just been informed by Magistrate Aaron Bugeja that a new investigation had been ordered into allegations involving money laundering and the Prime Minister's right-hand man, ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

SC to hear Hussain Nawaz's reservations regarding Panama Papers JIT on May 29.

A three-member bench of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan, will conduct a hearing on reservations raised by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's son, Hussain Nawaz. The application submitted by the premier's son raised reservations regarding two members of the Joint Investigation Team formed to probe ...

- DAWN - PK

Hussain Nawaz has no reason to object over Panama JIT: Imran.

KANDHKOT: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan said that as representatives of all institutions in the Joint Investigation Team on Panama Leaks are principally under Prime Minister Nawaz, it should be the PTI to express reservations rather than Hussain Nawaz.While addressing a charged crowd at Anaj Mandi Ground on ...

- Geo.tv - PK

PM's cousin accuses Panama JIT member of harassment.

ISLAMABAD/KARACHI: Tariq Shafi, cousin of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, has accused a member of the Panama case joint investigation team of harassing him.Shafi's lawyer wrote a letter to JIT head, Wajid Zia, apprising him of mistreatment of his client by some members of his team. He stated that a JIT member threatened his ...

- Geo.tv - PK

The 10 best places in the world to retire in 2017.

iStock / Patryk KosmiderThere's a new best country in the world to retire, according to the experts at International Living , an authority on global retirement and relocation opportunities. In its Annual Global Retirement Index, Mexico — one of the most popular countries among U.S. expats — has edged out last year's No. ...

- Business Insider - US

Panamax bulkers slump to five-month low amid debates over China factor

Braemar ACM trumpets long-term benefits of One Belt, One Road

- LloydsList - UK

Supreme Court bench to entertain Hussain Nawaz's application on May 29

A three-member bench of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan, will conduct a hearing on reservations raised by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's son, Hussain Nawaz. The application submitted by the premier's son raised reservations regarding two members of the Joint Investigation Team formed to probe ...

- DAWN - PK

Sharif family miffed over JIT investigation procedures

, May 24 : Members of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's family have raised questions on the Joint Investigation Team formed to securitize the allegations against the family in regard to the Panama paper leaks.Hussain Nawaz, the Prime Minister's eldest son has expressed misgivings over officers who may hinder the JIT ...

- Sify - IN

Interpol seeks arrest of former Panama president Martinelli

Brazil's Odebrecht alleged to have paid $59m in bribes in Central American nation

- Financial Times - US

Alberta-bound ore shipment released by Panama amid dispute over whether it was legally mined

A ship carrying phosphate rock from Africa's Western Sahara is on its way to Canada again after being released by authorities in Panama on the weekend.

- Global News - CA

Sharifs question JIT's impartiality?

ISLAMABAD: A member of the Sharif family has raised objections over certain members of the six-man joint investigation team formed to probe the allegations against the prime minister's family, contained in the Panama Papers.Hussain Nawaz, the prime minister's elder son, is said to have expressed apprehensions over the ...

- DAWN - PK

NAB, SECP, FIA, and SBP send teams to assist JIT in Panama probe

ISLAMABAD: The Joint Investigation Team probing into the Panama case solicited four teams from different institutions on Tuesday.The institutions that include the SECP, FIA, NAB, and SBP formed their respective teams and submitted them to the JIT.The SECP has assembled a four-member team that includes Hamid Javed, Khurram ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Changes to Foreign Trust Disclosures in NZ

Late last year there was a media storm as a result of information uncovered in the release of the ‘Panama Papers’ from a Panamanian law firm. The release of this information brought into the spotlight the ability to use New Zealand’s trust regime ...

- Scoop NZ - NZ

Interpol arrest notice issued ex-Panamanian President Martinelli | Reuters

MEXICO CITY Interpol has issued an arrest notice for fugitive former Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli to face charges he engaged in political espionage during his 2009-2014 term, a senior police official said on Monday.The Central American country sent the U.S. State Department an extradition request for Martinelli ...

- Firstpost - IN

Detained Moroccan Phosphate Shipment Released from Panama

Detained Moroccan Phosphate Shipment Released from Panama...

- MENAFN - JO

Govt expresses reservation over JIT in Panama Leaks case

ISLAMABAD: The federal government on Monday expressed reservations over the proceedings of the Joint Investigation Team on Panama Leaks case.Speaking to journalists on Monday Pakistan Muslim League- Nawaz leader Talal Chaudhry said that the Prime Minister will exercise all his rights which he voluntarily withdrew from the ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Pak SC rules out extra time for Panama Papers JIT

, May 22 : Pakistan's Supreme Court on Monday ruled out giving more time to the Joint Investigation Team to conduct its probe on the Sharif family's business dealings abroad.Examining an initial report of the JIT, the three-member special bench of the Supreme Court ordered Wajid Zia, head of the JIT, to take the ...

- Sify - IN

Supreme Court says Panama Papers JIT will not get extra time 'under any circumstance'

The Joint Investigation Team probing the prime minister's family's business dealings abroad submitted an initial report before the Supreme Court Monday. After reviewing the report, the contents of which were not made public, the three-member special bench of the apex court, formed to monitor the JIT's proceedings, ordered ...

- DAWN - PK

Panama JIT progress report presented before apex court bench

ISLAMABAD: The JIT probing the Panama Leaks case as per the orders of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, apprised the apex court bench regarding the team's progress on Monday. The three-member apex court bench, headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal, reviewed the report presented by the JIT and expressed its trust in the in the ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Supreme Court satisfied with JIT's progress in Panama case

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court bench formed to implement the Panama case verdict has expressed satisfaction with the progress of the Joint Investigation Team probing the case. The JIT on Monday presented its  first interim report which comprises its findings of the first 15-days of its investigation. It is expected to ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Pak Embassy delivers JIT letter to Qatari prince

, May 22 : Pakistan's Embassy in Qatar has reportedly delivered a sealed letter to Qatar's Prince Hamad Bin Jassim, that possibly contains a questionnaire from the Joint Investigation Team , which is probing the Sharif family's offshore properties in relation to the Panamagate case.According to the Express Tribune, the ...

- Sify - IN

The fight against corruption

The gatekeepers of democracy are rarely lost in one dramatic crash, rather they are lost in a slow, insidious erosion often hardly noticed until it is too late. Looking at the shocking revelations and allegations that emerged since the Panama Papers, one would realise that the system of checks and balances has been failing ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Panama Papers issue created some policy uncertainty: World Bank

, May 21 : The World Bank has warned that the Panama Papers issue "enhanced political risks" and created "some policy uncertainty" in Pakistan.In its report titled 'Pakistan Development Update', the bank warned that Pakistan was "exposed to natural disasters, political events and terrorism" on the domestic front, while the ...

- Sify - IN

Panama Papers issue raises political risks in Pakistan: World Bank

ISLAMABAD: The World Bank on Sat­ur­day warned that the Panama Papers issue has enhanced political risks in Pakis­tan' and created some policy uncertainty'. In its report titled 'Pakistan Development Update', launched on Saturday, the bank cautioned that the country was exposed to natural disasters, political events and ...

- DAWN - PK

Panama Papers raise political risks in Pakistan: World Bank

Islamabad, May 21 The World Bank has warned that the Panama Papers issue has "enhanced political risks in Pakis­tan" and created "some policy uncertainty", the media reported on Sunday.In its report titled 'Pakistan Development Update', launched on Saturday, the World Bank cautioned that the country was "exposed to ...

- Sify - IN

Andalucian firms lead green revolution in Americas

Forward-thinking businesses in Malaga, Sevilla and Granada are among those developing the renewable energy sector in countries including Mexico, Panama and Chile The post Andalucian firms lead green revolution in Americas appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

- The Olive Press - ES

'JIT is a relief package for PM in Panamagate'

Former premier says PPP always respected courts and their decisions The post 'JIT is a relief package for PM in Panamagate' appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Lawyers give PM seven days to resign after moot disruption

LAHORE: A convention organised by the Supreme Court Bar Association and the Lahore High Court Bar Association on Saturday to press the demand for the prime minister's resignation in the wake of the Supreme Court verdict in the Panama Papers case was cut short after a group of lawyers affiliated with the Pakistan Muslim ...

- DAWN - PK

Panama Papers issue raises political risks in Pakistan: WB

ISLAMABAD: The World Bank on Sat­ur­day warned that the Panama Papers issue has enhanced political risks in Pakis­tan' and created some policy uncertainty'. In its report titled 'Pakistan Development Update', launched on Saturday, the bank cautioned that the country was exposed to natural disasters, political events and ...

- DAWN - PK

Pak lawyers give 7 days to PM Sharif for resignation

, May 21 : The Supreme Court Bar Association and the Lahore High Court Bar Association have threatened to launch a countrywide movement if Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif doesn't resign in seven days.In a joint declaration issued by the two bar associations, they said that following the Supreme Court's order on the Panama ...

- Sify - IN

Pakistan lawyers give 7-day deadline to PM Nawaz Sharif to quit

Pakistani lawyers on Saturday gave a seven-day deadline to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign on the Panama Papers scandal otherwise they will launch a nationwide movement against him.

- Zee News - IN

Panamagate probe: Sharif holds classified meeting with trusted legal aide

, May 20 : Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has held a highly classified meeting with his close legal aide and former attorney general Salman Aslam Butt in connection with documentation to establish the money trail of his family's London properties.Sharif met Butt on Friday to get legal assistance regarding the ongoing ...

- Sify - IN

Opposing parties' lawyers clash at Lahore High Court

LAHORE: Chaos ensued in the Lahore High Court on Saturday over a convention related to the Panama Leaks case.Groups of lawyers, allegedly affiliated with the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Jamaat-e-Islami, clashed with each other over the lawyers' convention on the Panama Leaks case, which was ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Lawyers threaten countrywide movement if 'PM does not step down in 7 days'

The Lahore High Court Bar Association and the Supreme Court Bar Association have threatened to launched a countrywide movement calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif if the premier does not step down in seven days.Both bar associations are of the view that in light of the Supreme Court's ruling on the ...

- DAWN - PK

Warrior Beach Retreat unites wounded veterans for healing, camaraderie

More than 20 veterans came to Panama City Beach for the Warrior Beach Retreat, a weeklong excursion that brings wounded veterans here to show gratitude and encourage healing.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Panamagate probe: PM holds 'classified' meeting with trusted legal aide

Salman Aslam Butt is helping Sharifs to establish the money trail for acquiring London properties The post Panamagate probe: PM holds 'classified' meeting with trusted legal aide appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Imran asks JIT to trace PM's business interests in India

QUETTA: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chairman Imran Khan has said that the joint investigation team , constituted to probe allegations against the prime minister and his children stemming from the Panama Papers, should also trace business interests of Nawaz Sharif in India and other countries. Earlier: Imran criticises Sharif ...

- DAWN - PK

Staying of Jadhav sentence result of Nawaz-Jindal meeting: Imran

QUETTA: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan has alleged that the Nawaz-Jindal meeting led to the staying of Kulbhushan Jadhav death sentence by the International Court of Justice.Speaking at a rally in Quetta, Khan said the joint investigation team , formed by the Supreme Court in Panama Leaks case, should ...

- Geo.tv - PK

SCBA secretary suspended over 'misconduct'

Association also boycotts LHCBA-hosted lawyers convention on Panama Papers case The post SCBA secretary suspended over 'misconduct' appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Today's front pages

These are the main stories featured in today's newspapers. Times of Malta says the European Parliament's Panama Committee has issued a fresh invitation to Prime Minister Joseph Muscat and his chief of staff, Keith Schembri, to appear before it in late June. It also reports that teachers are furious over a decision to ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

A Private Prison Company Put This Immigrant Detainee in Solitary. 19 Days Later He Was Dead.

A Panamanian man held in an Immigrations and Customs Enforcement detention center died in an apparent suicide Monday after being held for 19 days in solitary confinement. Jean Jimenez-Joseph, 27, had spent two months in the Stewart Detention Center, a for-profit facility run by the private prison company CoreCivic, prior to ...

- Mother Jones - US

Panamax bulkers weaken as owners look for east coast South America push

Another weekly rate decline as BPI sinks to two-month low

- LloydsList - UK

Immigrant found dead in his cell was kept in solitary confinement for 19 days

Solitary confinement is often used as punishment.This April 13, 2009 photo shows a detainee at Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin, Ga., leaving the cafeteria after lunch to go back to their living units. CREDIT: AP Photo/Kate BrumbackAn immigrant detainee kept in solitary confinement ...

- ThinkProgress - US

Panama's financial reform agenda must prioritize combating tax evasion - UN expert

Following last year's leak of confidential financial documents from a Panama law firm, a United Nations rights expert yesterday called on the countries' authorities to continue to impose greater due diligence on financial and banking institutions.

- UN - INT

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