Six months after it was revealed in the so-called Panama Papers that hundreds of rich, powerful people and companies were using offshore tax havens to reduce their tax liabilities in EU member states, a new reports says that, despite an outcry from politicians, it is still 'business as usual' for the tax havens.
With the Slovak Shield 2016 multinational training exercise involving military units from the US, Germany, the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary and Slovakia now over, Sputnik asked Slovak Military Association President Jozef Žarnovičan how the drill helped make Slovakia and its neighbors feel safer.
Norway's controversial Immigration Minister Sylvi Listhaug landed once again in trouble with her recent integration advice to newcomers. Enraged by Listhaug's appeal to adapt themselves to a culture of pork, alcohol and open faces, Norwegian Muslims demand the minister's resignation.
Germany's parliament Friday (October 21) passed new legislation giving it greater scrutiny over the work of the Federal Intelligence Service (BND) following the revelations that it had secretly colluded with the US National Security Agency (NSA) in snooping on European politicians and companies.
Norway, which has been paving the way for a sweeping military reform, is currently at a crossroads. The opposition is strongly against the government's costly plan to update the country's fleet with 52 F-35 fighter jets, at the same time as fears have been mounting that the military reform will leave the country reliant on allies.
Britain's Ministry of Defense (MoD) has revealed the name for its new submarine - and it's exactly the same, in fact "resonates", with a Royal Navy ship that was christened over a hundred years ago.
WikiLeaks uploaded on Friday the 14th batch of emails of US Democratic party presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman John Podesta on its website.
The submarines feature advanced stealth technology, extended combat range and the ability to strike land, surface and underwater targets.
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