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Russia threatens legal action if West pushes it into ’artifical’ default

Russia is fulfilling all of its debt obligations, finance minister says Russia will take legal action if the West tries to create an artificial default in the country, Izvestia newspaper quoted Finance Minister Anton Siluanov as saying on Monday. The US blocked Moscow’s payment to its bondholders last week. “Of course, we will sue, because we have taken all the

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Mitsubishi suspended car production in Russia 

Mitsubishi Motors stopped car production at the plant in Kaluga. This follows from the message of the press service of the Japanese company on April 8. “Mitsubishi Motors Corporation has stopped production at its Kaluga plant in Russia until further notice. Due to logistical difficulties, the export of cars and the supply of spare parts to Russia have been suspended since March. Mitsubishi Outlander

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Russia seeks to end US dominated world order – Lavrov

Washington acts based on ad-hoc rules that violate international law, foreign minister claims Russia’s military action in Ukraine is meant to put an end to the US-dominated world order, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has explained. Washington has been seeking supremacy by imposing ad-hoc rules and violating international law, he claimed, in an interview aired by Russian television on Monday.

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Further to our report this afternoon Police provide update on crash

Serious Two Car Crash – Lake Road, Lake Leake About 4pm today, members from Tasmania Police, Ambulance Tasmania, Tasmania Fire Service, State Emergency Services, and the Westpac Rescue Helicopter attended a serious two car crash on Lake Road, Lake Leake. At the time of the crash, a white Toyota Hilux utility was travelling south on Lake Road when it collided head on with a grey Toyota Hilux travelling in the opposite direction.  As a result of

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“There may have been some examples that I had been made aware of where the [procedure] hadn’t been strictly followed, yes” Star’s lawyer admits

The Star casino failed to follow state gambling tax requirements in 2020 when foreign high-rollers continued playing as non-residents despite living in NSW while the border was shut due to the pandemic. Star’s group general counsel Andrew Power on Monday told an inquiry he was aware the casino had not “strictly followed” a procedure that governed the duty or levy

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A Sydney man standing trial for the murder of a 17-year-old detained the boy, before beating him with a wrench, stomping on his head and instructing others to torture him, a court has heard. 

Yigit Can Erdogan, known as John, has pleaded not guilty to murder and detaining a person in company to gain an advantage in a Supreme Court trial on Monday. The 22-year-old is accused of orchestrating the torture and murder of Justin Tsang in 2019 over allegedly stolen property. The body of the 17-year-old was found in a shallow grave in

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NT man shot by police charged over spear 

An Indigenous man shot by Northern Territory police after confronting officers with a spear faces charges of being armed in public and assault. The 20-year-old allegedly attempted to throw the spear at officers in Palmerston, about 20km south of Darwin, on March 8. Police say an officer fired six shots but have not confirmed how many rounds struck the man. He

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