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Billionaire At Centre Of India's Big Bank Fraud Tells Staff He Can't Pay Them

Nirav Modi

NEW DELHI -- A billionaire jeweller and diamond trader at the centre of India's biggest banking scandal has told his staff to find new jobs as he cannot pay them due to his financial troubles.

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Entrepreneurs Could Be Key To Economic Turnaround In Namibia

The city of Windhoek

WINDHOEK -- The current economic challenges Namibia faces provide feasible opportunities for entrepreneurs who may just hold the key to turning the country's fortunes around, according to a banker, reports Namibia Press Agency (NAMPA).

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Four Indonesian Provinces Declare Disaster Alerts For Forest, Land Fires

 

A firefighter tries to extinguish a bush fire in Ogan Ilir regency South Sumatra Indonesia Aug 4 2017JAKARTA: Four Indonesian provinces have declared disaster alerts as threats of forest and land fires continue to rise at the start of the dry season in the country.

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Five Officers Killed In S. Africa Police Station Attack

CAPE TOWN -- A group of unknown gunmen attacked a police station and killed five officers and an off-duty solider in Ngcobo, Eastern Cape Province, early Wednesday, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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Putin Nemesis Navalny, Barred From Election, Tries Political Siege

Pic: ReutersMOSCOW: Two young anti-Putin activists trudged through a snow-logged Moscow housing estate on a recent Saturday, putting up fliers promoting a boycott of a presidential election next month.

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HardwareZone Forum Hit By Security Breach Involving 685,000 Users, Investigation In Progress

About 685,000 registered user profiles on the HardwareZone (HWZ) Forum website were found to be affected in a security breach, following an investigation into a suspicious posting on Feb 18, 2018.

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Sri Lanka Bus Explosion Injures 19, Including 12 Military Personnel-Spokesman

COLOMBO - Nineteen people including 12 military personnel were injured on Wednesday in an explosion on a bus in Sri Lanka, said the military, adding they do not know the cause but suspect it may be a bomb or grenade.

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Trump Jr: ‘Nonsense’ That Family’s Profiting From Presidency

NEW DELHI — Donald Trump Jr. said that any talk that his family was profiting from his father’s presidency was “nonsense” as he embarked on a highly publicized visit to India to promote real estate deals that bear his family’s name.

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Comedian Sued For Joking About Her Husband

A comedian is being sued by her estranged husband for allegedly defaming him in her show.

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Confidant Of Israel's Netanyahu Turns State's Witness In Corruption Case: Media

Pic: ReutersJERUSALEM: A confidant of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has agreed to provide testimony on behalf of the state about alleged corrupt dealings between the government and the country’s biggest telecoms group, Israeli media reported on Wednesday.

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