How Deutsche Bank Enabled A Dirty Offshore Bank To Move Dark Mone

The German giant processed hundreds of millions of dollars of suspicious transactions into the US for a Cyprus bank awash with dirty money linked to the Kremlin, Syrian chemical weapons, organised crime, and ISIS. Posted on December 15, 2017, at 2:04 a.m. Tom Warren, Investigations Correspondent Alex Campbell, Deputy UK Investigations Editor This is Part…

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Exposed: Kremlin-Linked Slush Funds Funnelling Money To Syria’s Chemical Weapons Financiers

Inside one of the world’s dirtiest banks, confidential files expose Kremlin connections to a network of shadowy people fronting for Syria’s chemical weapons programme, ISIS, and organised crime. Posted on December 14, 2017, at 2:01 a.m. Alex Campbell, Deputy UK Investigations Editor Tom Warren, Investigations Correspondent This is Part Two of a BuzzFeed News investigation.…

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Sian Butcher / BuzzFeed Revealed: The Secrets Of One Of The World’s Dirtiest Banks And Its Powerful Western Protectors

Blatant forgery. Snarling guard dogs. Shredded evidence. Leaked documents reveal the farcical scramble inside one of the world’s dirtiest banks to conceal incriminating information – while some of the planet’s most prestigious accountants and lawyers used their powers to keep the bank in business. Posted on December 13, 2017, at 2:00 a.m. Tom Warren, Investigations…

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Lafarge en Syrie : la chute de l’ancien PDG Bruno Lafont

L’ex-patron du cimentier a été mis en examen, vendredi soir, pour « financement du terrorisme ». Il est le sixième responsable du groupe mis en cause dans ce dossier 08.12.2017  Par Soren Seelow et Denis Cosnard Le 27 janvier 2017, Bruno Lafont, PDG de Lafarge entre 2007 et 2015, est entendu dans les locaux des douanes judiciaires. Les…

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Finanzierung von Jihadisten: Strafverfahren gegen Ex-Lafarge-Chef Lafont eröffnet

Französische Untersuchungsrichter haben wegen des Verdachts der Finanzierung von Jihadisten gegen sechs frühere Topmanager von Lafarge ein Strafverfahren eröffnet. Nun auch gegen den Ex-Präsidenten Lafont. Nikos Tzermias 10.12.2017, 19:51 Uhr Auch gegen den ehemaligen Président-directeur général (PDG) des französischen Zementkonzerns, Bruno Lafont, ist mittlerweile ein formelles Ermittlungsverfahren wegen der Finanzierung von Jihadisten in Syrien und…

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Countries Involved in Violating UNSC Resolutions on North Korea

Institute for Science and International Security   David Albright, Sarah Burkhard, Allison Lach, and Andrea Stricker December 5, 2017 Download report   Lede and Summary After North Korea’s recent launch of a long-range ballistic missile, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley stated, “In addition to fully implementing all UN sanctions, all countries should… limit military, scientific, technical,…

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DR Congo: New ‘Kivu Security Tracker’ Maps Eastern Violence

 December 7, 2017 Over 500 Killed, 1,000 Abducted in Kivu Provinces in Past 6 Months Expand The Kivu Security Tracker maps violence by armed groups and Congolese security forces in Democratic Republic of Congo’s eastern Kivu provinces. © 2017 Kivu Security Tracker     (Goma) – The new Kivu Security Tracker will map violence by armed groups and…

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After 50 Years of UN Sanctions, Is the System Broken?

by Enrico Carisch and Loraine Rickard-Martin December 1, 2017 Muammar el-Qaddafi, the Libyan leader, at an African Union conference in Addis Ababa, February 2009. Steps to calm Libya’s violent Arab Spring protests in 2011 through dialogue were stopped cold by a UN Security Council resolution, the authors say. (US NAVY, JESSE B. AWALT/CREATIVE COMMONS  …

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The UN’s Problem With North Korea Is Africa

Kambiz Foroohar November 30, 2017 Some nations don’t see North Korea as national security threat African countries continue arms deals, military training President Donald Trump’s administration calls North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism and is stepping up pressure on China to cut off all ties with its neighbor after Pyongyang’s test of another intercontinental…

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