Mossack Fonseca’s office in Panama: Files show client roster that includes drug dealers, Mafia members, corrupt politicians and tax evaders - and wrongdoing galore

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Democratic US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at the eighth Democratic presidential debate hosted by Latin TV network Univision in Miami. Photograph: Carlo Allegri/Reuters

Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton dodged a question at a presidential debate about why she suffered a surprise loss to rival Bernie Sanders in Mi(...)

Donald Trump: brushed  off pontiff’s remark that  the billionaire was “not a Christian” if he wanted to build walls to keep migrants out. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP

Donald Trump strides into the Legends Ballroom at the Kiawah Island golf resort to roars and a standing ovation. He’s like a champion golfer walking o(...)

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump with North Charleston mayor Keith Summey in South Carolina. Photograph: Matt Rourke/AP Photo

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Mexico’s president Enrique Peña Nieto (centre) congratulates interior secretary Miguel Angel Osorio Chong and defence secretary Gen Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda after his speech about the recapture of drug baron Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman Loera. Photograph: Omar Torres/AFP/Getty Images

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 A composite image of three file photos showing (L-R) alleged Mexican drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman; US actor Sean Penn; and Mexican actress Kate del Castillo.  Photograph: EPA

An interview that Hollywood star Sean Penn conducted with Mexican Joaquin “Chapo” Guzman late last year helped Mexico’s government catch the world’s (...)

Mexico is a major consumer of soda and other sugared drinks. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

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Some of the reported victims. Top row (left-right) followed by bottom row (left-right): Valentin Ribet; Caroline Prénat; Nick Alexander; Nohemi Gonzalez; Guillaume B. Decherf; Djamila Houd; Mathieu Hoche; Alberto González Garrido; Kheireddine Sahbi; Elif Dogan.

Three co-ordinated teams of gunmen struck at six different sites across Paris on Friday night in a bloody wave of suicide bombings and shootings that (...)

Relatives and friends of the 43 missing students from Ayotzinapa attend a press conference  this weekend. Photograph: Omar Torresomar/AFP/Getty

An independent report dismantled the Mexican government’s investigation into the disappearance of 43 students, saying the contention they were inciner(...)

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker  listens as Donald Trump speaks during the Republican presidential debate. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Donald Trump dominated the first Republican presidential debate, where the property mogul was the literal and figurative centre of the action. Trump d(...)