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Australian booked for Koala massacre

Canberra, Dec 22 (UNI) Australian authorities on Wednesday charged a man and two companies with 253 counts of animal cruelty for the death of dozens of koalas last year.
According to the Victoria state's Conservation Regulator, 21 koalas were found dead in Cape Bridgewater and 49 koalas were required to be put to death.
"The man and businesses are accused of clearing a habitat which wounded and caused unreasonable pain or suffering to dozens of koalas. They are also charged with destroying koalas," the regulator said.
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Sweden follows Finland in applying to join NATO

16 May 2022 | 7:48 PM

Stockholm, May 16 (UNI) Sweden on Monday confirmed that it will be applying for membership of NATO, joining fellow Nordic neighbour Finland which confirmed its intention to join on Sunday, The Guardian reported.

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McDonald's to sell its Russian business, try to keep workers

16 May 2022 | 7:19 PM

Washington, May 16 (UNI) American fast food giant McDonald announced that it had started the process of selling its Russian business, Khaleej Times reported on Monday.

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Imran given foolproof security

16 May 2022 | 6:57 PM

Islamabad, May 16 (UNI) Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Monday gave direction to the concerned authorities to ensure that his predecessor Imran Khan was provided with foolproof security after the PTI chairperson claimed on multiple occasions that there was a threat to his life, Dawn reported.

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Pakistan: Shehbaz resolves to fast track CPEC projects

16 May 2022 | 6:32 PM

Islamabad, May 16 (UNI) Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif spoke on the telephone with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Monday in which he affirmed his government's "firm resolve" to fast track China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects, Dawn reported.

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India to send 65,000 MT of urea to SL

16 May 2022 | 5:37 PM

By Duruthu Edirimuni Chandrasekera
Colombo, May 16 (UNI) India has pledged to supply 65,000 metric tons (MT) of urea fertiliser to Sri Lanka, for the current harvesting season under the existing $1 billion Indian line of credit.

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