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Russia confiscate $100 million in methadone only to discover it was aid sent to Tajikistan by UN

A large quantity of methadone was confiscated on December 17 by customs officials at Moscow’s Vnukovo airport. More than 2000 bottles of methadone, to the value of 5.8 billion rubles ($95.9 million)were found in a package sent from Germany to Tajikistan. A criminal drug smuggling case was opened by the Federal Customs Service (FTS) as […]

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French authorities fined Bloomberg €5 MILLION for dissemination of fake news

Paris,France France’s financial markets watchdog (AMF) fined Bloomberg € 5 million ($5.5 million) for publishing false information about the financial situation at Vinci, a French construction company. The report caused a 18% drop in the company’s shares and a loss of € 6 billion in overall market value. The mentioned report was made by the journalists of Bloomberg […]

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Marie Fredriksson, Roxette singer dies aged 61 after long illness

At the age of 61, Marie Fredriksson, vocalist of the Swedish band Roxette, died, Dimberg Jernberg Management informed the world in a press release. The composer left after a long battle with cancer. Born in 1958, Marie Fredriksson is one of the most popular artists in Sweden. Together with Per Gessle in 1986 she founded the […]