A group of journalists has launched a website making public more than 200,000 names and companies listed in the Panama Papers, the leaked documents that have sparked tax evasion and money laundering investigations worldwide.
German officials have reportedly seized €2 million from funds embezzled by a former manager at Siemens. The German company's slush fund was disclosed in last year's leaked Panama Papers.
His life story reads like a spy novel, but tax collectors say Werner Mauss has tens of millions of undeclared euros. He has claimed that the overseas bank accounts are funded by friendly spy agencies.
Germany's federal investigators have paid up to 5 million euros for the trove of documents at the center of the so-called Panama Papers leak. While controversial, the purchase of stolen bank data is legal.
Pakistan's apex court has ruled there's insufficient evidence to remove PM Sharif from office in a corruption case. DW analyzes why the verdict is satisfactory for the ruling party, the opposition as well as the army.
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