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Figure 8 Pools, Royal National Park - Sydney

You’ve probably seen the pictures of the famous Figure 8 Pools and wondered where they are? The pools are a spectacular natural wonder which you have to see for yourself, or even jump in to those crystal clear pools and enjoy the full experience. 881 more words

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Paralympics: No medals, but Boccia players Nurul and Toh surpass expectations

Via Straitstimes.com

SINGAPORE – A handful of fans were at Changi Airport to welcome Boccia players Nurulasyiqah Mohammad Taha and Toh Sze Ning back home from the Rio Paralympic Games on Tuesday (Sept 20) afternoon. 463 more words

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After Panama Leaks Now List of Pakistanis in Bahamas Leaks

JNN 23 Sept 2016 Karachi  – While the Panama Papers leaks, which exposed over 400 Pakistanis linked to offshore companies registered in tax havens some six months ago, still remain to be investigated, the latest publication by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) has named another 150 Pakistanis who own shady firms in Bahamas 1,584 more words

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The Sun - Special needs people can fend for themselves

A little something about the fear parents have for their children with special needs:

The thing that some parents seem to forget, to my mind, is that they will one day leave their children behind, and who will fend for them then?

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Oil rebound hauls up global stocks, commodity currencies

http://www.biphoo.com/bipnews/business/markets/oil-rebound-hauls-up-global-stocks-commodity-currencies.html Oil rebound hauls up global stocks, commodity currencies
Oil rebound hauls up global stocks, commodity currencies : Oil prices bounced back from multi-week lows on Monday, hauling up world stock markets and commodity-linked currencies, on hints that producers were close to reaching an output… #AsiaPacific, #CorporateEvents, #CreditAndCorporateDebt, #EmergingMarketCountries, #FixedIncomeMarkets, #ForeignExchangeMarkets, #Gold, #MajorNews, #NationalGovernmentDebt, #WesternEurope #Markets Biphoo

Newly leaked Nauru reports detail harrowing accounts of sexual abuse and self-harm

Exclusive: Incident reports from early 2016 describe child refugees attempting suicide and the terror felt by a woman who says she was bundled into a car and raped by two men Child and adult refugees held on Nauru under Australias offshore detention regime are continuing to report allegations of

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North Korea’s Recent Nuclear Test Reveals Worrying Trends in Kim’s Nuclear Program

Sam Seitz

*This piece was originally posted at Global Intelligence Trust

North Korea recently tested its biggest nuclear warhead to date. While the precise size of the warhead is still being hotly debated, there is unanimous agreement that it was at least ten kilotons, or roughly the size of the Fat Man bomb dropped on Nagasaki (1). 1,205 more words

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