France ‘asks Switzerland to hand over 45,000 UBS accounts’

France ‘asks Switzerland to hand over 45,000 UBS accounts’

French tax authorities have asked Switzerland to hand over client information for some 45,000 bank accounts as part of a probe into alleged tax fraud, Le Parisien daily said Monday. Swiss banking giant UBS said in July that the Swiss authorities had asked it to provide client information following a French request for international administrative […]

Pakistan asks US to support its NSG bid

Pakistan asks US to support its NSG bid

    WASHINGTON: Pakistan has formally asked the US administration and Congress to support its application for joining the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG). On Tuesday, US President Barack Obama formally endorsed India’s application to join the group. Pakistan submitted a formal application in Vienna last month, expressing its desire to join the group. But the […]