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  • WASHINGTON, April 14- Europe's biggest nations launched a joint effort on Thursday to clamp down on tax evasion, responding to damaging revelations of financial wrongdoing by the rich and powerful in the so-called Panama Papers. The finance ministers of Britain, Germany, France, Italy and Spain agreed to share detailed data on the ownership of companies, trusts...

  • MOSCOW, April 14- Media reports about offshore accounts in Panama are a "provocation," Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday, blaming U.S. officials and U.S. bank Goldman Sachs for attempts to influence Russian elections. The files, which contained the details of clients around the world, prompted Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson, the prime minister of...

  • Bradley Birkenfeld, a former UBS banker, speaks during an interview at Schuylkill County Federal Correctional Institution in Minersville, Pa., on Tuesday, April 27, 2009.

    Bradley Birkenfeld, a former UBS banker who blew the whistle on tax dodges, told CNBC he believes the CIA may be behind the Panama Papers leak.

  • *Britain could invest to help purchaser of Tata steelworks. *Opposition Labour Party says Britain faces steel "emergency". LONDON, April 12- Britain said it could offer state loans to tempt a private bid for Tata's loss-making Port Talbot steelworks as Prime Minister David Cameron scrambles to save at least 10,000 jobs thrown into jeopardy by a global steel...

  • Must Read: Day after Brexit

    The "Worldwide Exchange" crew discusses the morning's top attention-grabbing headlines, including a story in the "Financial Times" titled, "Boris Johnson, David Cameron and the day after Brexit." Also, a look at a "USA Today" piece warning about the potential dangers of the Zika virus.

  • Will we see Putin's name in Panama Papers?

    Insight to just how the Panama Papers leaked a game changer for Russia and President Putin, with Bill Browder, Hermitage Capital Management CEO, and author of "Red Notice." "All these guys are effectively trustees for Vladimir Putin," says Browder.

  • *Greybull deal saves more than 4,400 jobs in UK, 400 in France. As Tata formally announced the sale of its steel assets in Britain, turnaround specialist Greybull Capital LLP said it would buy the Indian company's Long Products Europe division in Scunthorpe, northern England, which employs 4,400. It declined to rule out further purchases of Tata's British steel...

  • Cameron: I accept all criticisms for not responding more quickly

    UK Prime Minister David Cameron speaks in Parliament regarding the Panama Papers leak and the state of tax avoidance in Britain.

  • Cameron: I want to put the record straight

    UK Prime Minister David Cameron speaks in Parliament regarding his benefit from his father's overseas investments as divulged by the Panama Papers leak.

  • Cameron: Release of tax returns should not extend to all MPs

    UK Prime Minister David Cameron speaks in Parliament regarding the release of his tax information.

  • Monti: Integration is the name of the game

    Former Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti discusses the UK's referendum to leave the EU and the push for global integration.

  • *Greybull deal saves more than 4,000 jobs. Greybull said it would buy Tata's Long Products Europe division in Scunthorpe, northern England, which employs 4,400, while the process to secure a buyer to save the Indian steelmaker's other major plant at Port Talbot in Wales also kicked off on Monday. Greybull said it was arranging a 400 million pound investment and...

  • UK's Cameron announces new tax evasion law

    British Prime Minister David Cameron tries to smooth things over following criticism over his handling of the Panama Papers.

  • Must Read: David Cameron's 'tax kerfuffle'

    The "Worldwide Exchange" crew discusses the morning's top attention-grabbing headlines, including an article in the "Financial Times" about the political struggles of UK PM David Cameron.

  • "We'll only be convincing on the international stage if we are, first of all, fully compliant in the EU and for me, that includes Britain exerting influence over its overseas territories- we need to make that clear to the Brits in upcoming talks," senior conservative politician Ralph Brinkhaus told German newspaper Welt am Sonntag. "If David Cameron still wants to be...

  • British Prime Minister David Cameron addresses delegates during the Conservative party Spring Forum in central London on April 9, 2016.

    Cameron took the unorthodox step of releasing confidential details after saying he should have handled the scrutiny of his family's tax affairs better.

  • LONDON, April 8- David Cameron had hoped to focus on campaigning to keep Britain in the EU before a referendum in June, but questions about his wealth, government spending and a steel crisis have blurred the prime minister's message. It is unlikely Cameron will follow Iceland's prime minister and leave office over the documents, which show how the world's rich and...

  • UK's Cameron admits to profiting from father's offshore account

    Prime Minister David Cameron says he sold his stake in the fund four months before becoming taking office.

  • April 7- British Prime Minister David Cameron acknowledged in a TV interview on Thursday that he once had a stake in his late father's offshore trust, which was revealed in the "Panama Papers" leak from a law firm. Cameron told ITV News that he had owned shares in the Panamanian trust, Blairmore, but had sold them in 2010, before becoming prime minister.

  • April 7- British Prime Minister David Cameron acknowledged on Thursday he once had a stake in his late father's offshore trust, in an interview with ITV News. "We owned 5,000 units in Blairmore Investment Trust, which we sold in January 2010. Cameron's late father, Ian, was among tens of thousands of people named in leaked documents from Panama law firm Mossack...