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Latest update : 2016-04-06

Haven forbid: Panama Papers, how to stop tax dodging? (part 1)

Who else after Iceland's prime minister? The Panama Papers revelations claimed their first scalp on Tuesday after revelations the Prime Minister of Iceland failed to disclose a multi-million dollar offshore fund. But how much of a victory is the resignation of the leader of a small island nation when four decades of documents from Mossack Fonseca expose a much bigger racket that keeps the rich and powerful several steps ahead of the tax man and, for the most part, remains perfectly legal?

Produced by Charles WENTE, François WIBAUX and Diaraye BAH.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Pascal SAINT-AMANS

Director of the OECD's Centre for Tax Policy and Administration

Serge MICHEL

Journalist, Le Monde

Friederike RÖDER

Director of the NGO ONE France

Stéphane BONIFASSI

Executive Director of FraudNet

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2017-11-21 Debate

Enslaved in Libya:

A slave auction in 2017. The video aired last week on CNN confirming what had come out in a long string of reports and testimony... that Libyans were preying on sub-Saharan...

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2017-11-20 Germany

Has Merkel still got it? German chancellor weakened as coalition talks collapse

Should the rest of Europe worry? Germany's president called on cooler heads to prevail after he received Angela Merkel the day after coalition talks collapsed. She's still in the...

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2017-11-16 COP23

Clearing the air: How to make Paris climate agreement stick?

The planet's getting warmer, faster; China's carbon emissions are back on the rise; India's capital is blanketed in what feels like record smog; and the United States is not only...

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2017-11-15 Africa

The fall of Mugabe? Zimbabwe military detains president

This time, it finally looks like the end for Robert Mugabe. Zimbabwe's 93-year old president has not spoken since the military moved in overnight and seized key points of the...

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2017-11-14 Brexit

Divided Kingdom: UK Parliament, Cabinet at odds over Brexit

It was a particularly long day for Britain's embattled prime minister. In parliament, Theresa May has to fend off challenges within her own party. As the clock ticks on...

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