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Australian rescuers free 108 stranded whales

27-09-2020 Bureau Report MACQUARIE/ MELBOURNE: A total of 108 surviving pilot whales have been released back into the sea after a mass stranding in Australia, marine experts say. They believe Macquarie Harbour on Tasmania’s west coast is now clear of live whales but about 350 whales died in what is …

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44 Indian banks’ suspicious transactions of $1 billion

26-09-2020 NEW DELHI/ WASHINGTON: Close to 44 Indian banks have been flagged in a series of Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) filed by the US banks to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) for carrying out suspicious transactions worth more than $1 billion, reported the Indian Publication ‘The Indian Express’. The publication …

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Lebanese PM-designate resigns amid impasse

26-09-2020 BEIRUT: Lebanon’s prime minister-designate resigned Saturday amid a political impasse over government formation, dealing a blow to French President Emmanuel Macron’s efforts to break a dangerous stalemate in the crisis-hit country. The announcement by Mustapha Adib nearly a month after he was appointed to the job came following a meeting …

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Indian gov’t “sponsors Islamophobia”: PM Imran

26-09-2020 By SJA Jafri + Bureau Report + Int’l Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD/ NEW DELHI/ UNITED NATIONS: In a speech to the United Nations, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan called India’s Hindu-nationalist government a sponsor of hatred and prejudice against Islam, while denouncing its moves to cement control of Muslim-majority Kashmir. …

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Vaccine maker becomes China’s richest man

25-09-2020 BEIJING: Zhong Shanshan, the founder of the popular Chinese bottled water brand Nongfu Spring, has overtaken Alibaba founder Jack Ma to become the country’s wealthiest person, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires index. Zhong was already China’s third richest person after his company went public earlier this month with a …

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Pope Frances takes resign with Cardinal Giovanni

25-09-2020 By SJA Jafri + Bureau Report VATICAN CITY/ LONDON/ MELBOURNE: High-ranking Vatican official Cardinal Giovanni Angelo Becciu has unexpectedly resigned but has revealed he was told to do so by Pope Francis. He said he was suspected of giving Church money to his brothers, and denied any wrongdoing. Cardinal …

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