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  • World Leaders Scramble After Massive Leak On Offshore Intrigues RFE/RL 04 Apr 2016 -- World leaders have scrambled to react to the leak of a trove of documents linking many of them to secretive offshore companies that enabled vast sums of money to move around the world hidden from law enforcement and regulators.
  • Police clash with assailants in Congo capital Press TV 04 Apr 2016 -- Clashes have erupted in Congo's capital, Brazzaville, between police and armed assailants in the first outbreak of violence in the African country weeks after the re-election of President Denis Sassou Nguesso.
  • Congo: Gunmen Attack Military Base, Police Stations VOA 04 Apr 2016 -- The Republic of Congo says gunmen attacked police, military and government targets in the capital Monday, in the first major violence since the re-election of President Denis Sassou Nguesso.
  • N Korea conducting 'suspicious' activities, US think tank says Press TV 04 Apr 2016 -- North Korea is conducting "suspicious" activities at its main nuclear site at Yongbyon, meaning the North could be planning to produce more plutonium for atomic bombs, says a US think tank.
  • DPRK FM Spokesman Slams "Nuclear Security Summit" KCNA 04 Apr 2016 -- A spokesman for the Foreign Ministry of the DPRK gave the following answer to the question put by KCNA on Monday accusing the U.S. of vociferating about "nuclear threat" from the DPRK at the 4th "Nuclear Security Summit":
  • U.S. Takes off Its Deceptive Mask: Rodong Sinmun KCNA 04 Apr 2016 -- Recently U.S. media, reminding the readers of the on-going U.S.-south Korea joint military exercises, said whenever the military plays with fire in south Korea, it committed reconnaissance and watch of the highest level chiefly aimed at the supreme leadership of the DPRK.
  • DPRK Will Exercise Right to Powerful Preemptive Strike: Rodong Sinmun KCNA 04 Apr 2016 -- The confrontational frenzy of the U.S. imperialists and the south Korean puppet group of traitors has reached the worst phase.
  • Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi Drops 2 Cabinet Posts VOA 04 Apr 2016 -- Myanmar's ruling party leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, has given up two of her cabinet positions, freeing her up to potentially take on a prime minister-like post the party wants to create for her.
  • India Regional Polls to Test Ruling BJP's Popularity VOA 04 Apr 2016 -- In India, millions of voters are headed to the polls in the states of Assam and West Bengal to choose new governments – the first in a series of regional elections to be held over the next six weeks. The elections will test the popularity of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which suffered humiliating electoral losses last year.
  • Nawaz Sharif: Pakistan's Unlikely Reformer RFE/RL 04 Apr 2016 -- He is a veteran conservative politician known for attempting to introduce strict Shari'a law in Pakistan in the late 1990s before a military coup temporarily sent him into exile. But since his return as prime minister, Nawaz Sharif has emerged as an unlikely torch-bearer for reform.
  • Sharif Family Defends Offshore Assets, Denies Wrongdoing VOA 04 Apr 2016 -- Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's family has defended ownership of their offshore companies and property, denying any wrongdoing in their development.
  • Kremlin Slams 'Putinophobia' of Panama Papers VOA 04 Apr 2016 -- Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman on Monday dismissed a report that alleges close friends of the president hid some $2 billion dollars in offshore accounts.
  • New Ebola Flare-up in Liberia VOA 04 Apr 2016 -- Health officials in Liberia say a five-year-old boy has tested positive for Ebola just days after his mother died of the virus.



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