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Pandora's Papers reveal Jordanian King owns offshore property worth $106 mln: ICIJ

Washington, Oct 4 (UNI/Sputnik) The Pandora Papers journalistic investigation has revealed that Jordanian King Abdullah II owns offshore property in the United Kingdom and the United States worth over
106 million, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) reported.
The leaked financial documents found that Abdullah II bought 14 luxury villas in the UK and the US between 2003 and 2017. These include a house in one of England's most expensive towns, Ascot, several multimillion dollar apartments in the center of London and three flats in Washington DC overlooking the Potomac River.
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Africa CDC urges strong Covid-19 prevention measures amid emergence of new variant

27 Nov 2021 | 11:18 AM

Addis Ababa, Nov 27 (UNI/Xinhua) The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Friday urged African health authorities to intensify Covid-19 prevention measures amid the emergence of a new variant.

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Climate change fuels Australian bushfires: Report

27 Nov 2021 | 11:18 AM

Canberra, Nov 27 (UNI/Xinhua) Climate change has been found to be a "overwhelming factor" in the increase of Australian bushfires in both frequency and intensity, according to a landmark report from the country's national science agency.

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Three people shot at North Carolina mall in US

27 Nov 2021 | 11:17 AM

Washington, Nov 27 (UNI) In a shooting incident, three people were shot and three more injured in a shopping mall at Durham, North Carolina in US, according to police.

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American musical theatre legend Stephen Sondheim dies at 91

27 Nov 2021 | 11:07 AM

Washington, Nov 27 (UNI) Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim who played a great role in changing the American musical theatre, died at his home in Roxbury, Connecticut.

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UN chief calls for end to Solomon Islands unrest

UN chief calls for end to Solomon Islands unrest

27 Nov 2021 | 11:05 AM

United Nations, Nov 26 (UNI/Xinhua) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has been following the violent protests in Solomon Islands capital Honiara with concern and called for an end to the violence and the protection of hard-won peacebuilding gains, said his deputy spokesman on Friday.

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