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Australia emu video investigated for 'horrific cruelty'

The video appears to show a man using his car to strike emus



Animal welfare authorities in Australia are investigating a video which appears to show a motorist deliberately running over several emus.

The footage has drawn widespread anger after being shared online. Authorities are treating the footage as authentic.

Read more: Australia emu video investigated for 'horrific cruelty'

Ex-Malaysia PM Najib hit with 25 charges of money laundering and abuse of power

Mr Najib has pleaded not guilty to all 25 charges

 

Malaysia's former prime minister, Najib Razak, has been charged with 21 counts of money laundering, in a case linked to a multi-million dollar corruption scandal.

He was charged in court on Thursday in relation to the alleged transfer of $556m (£421m) from state fund 1MDB into his personal bank account.

Read more: Ex-Malaysia PM Najib hit with 25 charges of money laundering and abuse of power

Jet Airways: Passengers hurt as pilots 'forget' cabin pressure

Jet Airways is one of India's leading carriers



More than 30 Indian passengers, some bleeding from their noses and ears, have received treatment after pilots 'forgot' to turn on a switch regulating cabin pressure, officials said.

Jet Airways flight 9W 697 from Mumbai to Jaipur turned back shortly after take off.

Read more: Jet Airways: Passengers hurt as pilots 'forget' cabin pressure

Crazy Rich Asians author Kevin Kwan 'dodged Singapore national service'

Kevin Kwan left Singapore when he was 11


The author whose book Crazy Rich Asians was adapted into a box office hit is wanted by Singapore for failing to report for military service, the Ministry of Defence has said.

Kevin Kwan, 44, did not register for national service (NS) in 1990 despite being sent notices, the ministry said.

Read more: Crazy Rich Asians author Kevin Kwan 'dodged Singapore national service'

Australian drought: Muslims hold Eid event to pray for rain

Thousands showed up at the Eid event in western Sydney



About 30,000 Australian Muslims gathered in Sydney on Tuesday to pray for an end to what's been called the worst drought in living memory.

Worshippers from 16 mosques came together "in a show of solidarity and unity" with farmers and others affected by the drought.

Read more: Australian drought: Muslims hold Eid event to pray for rain


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