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Austria’s coalition govt collapses over scandalous Ibiza video

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Austria’s government has collapsed following the release of a video that shows the leader of the junior coalition party negotiating deals with the purported niece of a Russian oligarch. The video was secretly filmed in Ibiza, Spain, in the summer of 2017, but wasn’t released until Friday by two German news outlets. It shows Heinz-Christian Read More

Austria’s Kurz proposes sacking interior minister as video scandal spirals

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Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has proposed sacking interior minister Herbert Kickl, after Kickl refused to resign in the wake of a video detailing alleged corruption on the part of Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache. Kickl is a member of Strache’s Freedom Party (FPO), and refused to resign after Strache stepped down on Saturday. The 32-year-old Chancellor Read More

Israel investigates hydrocarbon leak at Oil Refineries unit Gadiv

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JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel’s Oil Refineries (ORL) said on Monday it had been informed of an investigation by the Ministry of Environmental Protection at its Gadiv Petrochemical Industries unit. It said the investigation concerned a hydrocarbon leak that occurred a few months ago. ORL, Israel’s largest Refining and petrochemicals group, said at this stage it Read More

Sweden asks court to detain Assange over rape claim

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Swedish authorities have filed a request to detain WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over a rape allegation. If granted, it would be the first step in potentially extraditing him from the UK, where he is serving a 50-week sentence for skipping bail in 2012. The case was reopened last week after authorities said there was “probable Read More

Swedish prosecutors file request for Assange’s detention over rape inquiry

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Prosecutors in Sweden have asked the courts to detain Julian Assange in his absence as part of an investigation into rape allegations. If the request is accepted, Sweden will issue an arrest warrant for the Wikileaks founders. In an announcement on Monday morning the deputy director of public prosecutions in Sweden said that she had Read More

Indian women abduct, demand ransom for Mumbai top manager they accuse of rape

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Indian police have raided a home in New Delhi to rescue a wealthy businessman, who was taken hostage by a group of women over alleged sexual abuse. Rape is a major problem in India, as well as growing number of false accusations. The managing director of a Mumbai-based marine engineering company was kidnapped during a Read More

‘No proof of crime’: Austrian prosecutor won’t launch probe over leaked video scandal

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Austrian prosecutors have examined the scandalous videotape which cost vice-chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache his job and said they couldn’t find any grounds to launch an investigation over its content. “There’s no specific proof of a crime being committed coming from this ,” Oesterreich 1 radio revealed, citing the statement from the prosecutors. The Justice Ministry’s Read More

Leaked OPCW memo casts doubt on watchdog’s Douma ‘chemical attack’ conclusions

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A leaked report by OPCW engineers contradicts the chemical watchdog’s official report on the April 2018 incident in Syria, and raises questions about political pressure by US, UK and France on the UN body. In April 2018, as Syrian government forces recaptured the city of Douma from Islamist militants, the “White Helmets” claimed a chemical Read More

University doctor ‘sexually abused 177 men over 20 years’

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A team doctor at Ohio State University sexually abused at least 177 male students over a period of nearly 20 years, an investigation has found. The university has released findings from a law firm which investigated claims made against Richard Strauss, and concluded that leaders at the school knew about the abuse. The claims against Read More

7 things to know before the bell

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Click chart for more in-depth data. 1. The race to driverless cars: SoftBank (SFTBF) and Toyota (TM) are forming a joint venture that will use driverless-car technology to offer new services, such as mobile convenience stores and delivery vehicles in which food is prepared en route. SoftBank will own just over half of Monet, the Read More