Email Updated April 17, 2013 13:57:33 Map: Hallett Cove 5158 More than 20 dolphin deaths have been reported in recent weeks in South Australian waters.The SA Environment Department has confirmed 25 dolphins have died since March 5.It says dolphins have washed up at Port Noarlunga and Hallett Cove in Adelaide.Another has been found near Granite Island at Victor Harbor.The SA Museum is doing autopsies.Another dead juvenile dolphin earlier was found at Southport.The Department says staff of the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary are monitoring a female dolphin guarding a dead calf in the Port River in Adelaide's north-western suburbs.It is believed that death happened last Saturday.Mike Bossley from the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society says efforts will be made to retrieve the dead calf, but the death might not be linked with others. "The little one that is in the Port River was not looking well almost pretty much from the time it was born and I think there is some congenital … [Read more...] about Mass dolphin deaths under investigation
Email Updated January 03, 2017 10:02:01 Photo: Benjamin Netanyahu has denied reports he accepted gifts from businessmen. (Reuters: Abir Sultan, file) Map: Israel Police have questioned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for three hours under caution at his official residence in Jerusalem on suspicion of receiving gifts from businessmen in breach of his role as a public servant. Key points:Netanyahu says allegations are baselessMove authorised by Attorney-GeneralCriminal probe expected next week Part of a police statement issued after the questioning ended said that "investigators questioned PM Benjamin Netanyahu under caution on suspicion of receiving benefits".No additional details were given.A black screen was placed in front of Mr Netanyahu's official residence in apparent anticipation of the investigators' arrival, and to obstruct the view of journalists seeking to film them.Mr Netanyahu has denied what he calls "baseless" reports that he received gifts from two … [Read more...] about Benjamin Netanyahu questioned by police over corruption allegations
Email By Norman Hermant in Jerusalem Updated December 31, 2017 14:35:28 Photo: Police are investigating two corruption cases focused on the Israeli Prime Minister. (AP: Balazs Mohai) Related Story: Netanyahu's former top aide turns state's witness in bribery cases Related Story: Netanyahu will face corruption charges, former defence minister predicts Related Story: Packer to be questioned by Israeli police in Netanyahu probe: local media Map: Israel Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is at the top of his political game.He is revelling in the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital. And he's currently serving the longest consecutive term of any Israeli Prime Minister.But all of that could be undone by police, who have been investigating two corruption cases involving Mr Netanyahu for the last year.The results of the investigation are expected within the coming weeks."It's hard to say when we've reached that red line, that we're now in crisis mode," … [Read more...] about Is time running out for Israel’s PM? Benjamin Netanyahu’s corruption probe could be his undoing
Email RMIT ABC Fact Check Updated November 29, 2019 11:02:39 Photo: Opposition spokeswoman for Indigenous Australians Linda Burney says the Australian constitution is the only one among first world nations with colonial histories that does not recognise its first people. (ABC News: Adam Kennedy) Map: Australia The claimThe question of Indigenous recognition has been debated for many years in state and federal politics in Australia.On ABC's Q&A, opposition spokeswoman for Indigenous Australians Linda Burney said: "The Australian constitution is the only constitution of a first world nation with a colonial history that does not recognise its first people.""That's the truth," she said.Is that correct? RMIT ABC Fact Check investigates.The verdictMs Burney's claim checks out.Fact Check contacted experts for assistance in determining which countries fit the criteria of a "first world nation with a colonial history" and have first people.The common candidates among these … [Read more...] about Linda Burney says Australia is the only first world nation with a colonial history that doesn’t recognise its first people in its constitution. Is she correct?
NEW DELHI|BENGALURU: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) registered a first information report (FIR) against 15 people in Delhi after digital wallet and ecommerce company Paytm accused the individuals of duping the marketplace of Rs 6.15 lakh over two years. The investigating agency rarely pursues complaints filed by non-state entities. Cases are usually referred to it by central and state governments or the higher judiciary. However, the agency’s spokesperson pointed out that there are exceptions to this. “CBI can register cases under IT Act in the territory of Delhi even against private individuals,” she said. The FIR is against residents of Kalkaji, Govindpuri and Saket and unknown officials of One97 Communications, the parent company of Paytm. Charges under the Information Technology (IT) Act include forgery, forging electronic records, criminal conspiracy and relate to refunds that were made despite deliveries of goods having taken place between … [Read more...] about PayTm alleges customers cheated it, CBI registers FIR against 15 persons