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Singing in parliament after same-sex vote

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The Australian parliament celebrated with singing and flags after it voted to legalize same-sex marriage.Original Article [contf] [contfnew] CNN [contfnewc] [contfnewc] The post Singing in parliament after same-sex vote appeared first on News Wire Now.
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Indonesia faces ban against Bitcoin and other forms of cryptocurrency

Jakarta – On Thursday, Indonesia’s central bank publicly issued a policy regulating cryptocurrencies to protect the country’s economy. The policy prohibits financial technology (fintech) companies from using cryptocurrencies “in payment system [and] activities.” The regulation was signed Nov. 29, and will be enforced beginning Jan. 1, requiring each fintech agency involved
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Bali partially evacuating due to volcanic activity

Starting on Monday, 100,000 residents of the Island of Bali have been evacuating in response to the abundant ash which has been spewing from Mount Agung. Ash first started erupting from the volcano on Saturday, and several more eruptions occurred on Sunday. The clouds of volcanic debris obscured flight paths and resulted in the calls for evacuation. Chilli plants are
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North Korean ‘ghost ships’ on the rise in Japan

On Monday, a wooden boat crewed by 8 North Koreans landed on Japan’s shore. They were all dead. Two more bodies were found on Japan’s Sado Island just days before. During November, three more boats were intercepted. One of these boats had a living crew, another dead and living, and another all dead. Japanese officials near a boat in Oga, Akita on Nov. 27, 2017. (Photo
Asia

Singing in parliament after same-sex vote

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The Australian parliament celebrated with singing and flags after it voted to legalize same-sex marriage.Original Article [contf] [contfnew] CNN [contfnewc] [contfnewc]
Asia

Bali partially evacuating due to volcanic activity

Starting on Monday, 100,000 residents of the Island of Bali have been evacuating in response to the abundant ash which has been spewing from Mount Agung. Ash first started erupting from the volcano on Saturday, and several more eruptions occurred on Sunday. The clouds of volcanic debris obscured flight paths and resulted in the calls for evacuation. Chilli plants are
Asia

North Korean ‘ghost ships’ on the rise in Japan

On Monday, a wooden boat crewed by 8 North Koreans landed on Japan’s shore. They were all dead. Two more bodies were found on Japan’s Sado Island just days before. During November, three more boats were intercepted. One of these boats had a living crew, another dead and living, and another all dead. Japanese officials near a boat in Oga, Akita on Nov. 27, 2017. (Photo