World leaders have gathered in Northern Ireland for a G8 summit set to be dominated by the conflict in Syria.
Iran is ready to show more transparency on its nuclear programme, says President-elect Hassan Rouhani.
David Cameron's key objectives at the G8 summit next week – cracking down on tax havens, launching EU-US trade talks and progress to a Syrian peace conference – were still meeting resistance on Thursday as he battled to win over key allies.
By BBC World
South Africa's ex-President Nelson Mandela remains in a serious but stable condition in a Pretoria hospital, the latest update has announced.
LONDON - British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday wrote to leaders of overseas tax havens, urging them to help the country's efforts to combat tax evasion and avoidance.
(CNN) -- Orb, far back in the pack for much of the race, made a late charge to win the 139th running of the mud-spattered Kentucky Derby on Saturday.
(HISPANIC BUSINESS)- One of the largest hedge fund services firms in the Cayman Islands is attempting to block reforms that would make the world's principal offshore location for hedge funds more transparent.
BY MICHAEL COHN
(ACCOUNTING TODAY)- The research and advocacy organization Global Financial Integrity is urging Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., to allow the Senate to vote on agreements negotiated by the Treasury Department with Switzerland, Luxembourg, Hungary and other countries to implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, or FATCA, in an effort to ferret out tax evaders.