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Grab lands $50M from Thailand’s Kasikorn Bank to further its fintech push

Southeast Asia ride-hailing firm Grab is continuing to add strategic investors to its ongoing Series H round — which is targeted at over $ 3 billion — after it revealed Thai bank Kasikorn put in $ 50 million as part of a strategic partnership to advance its financial services strategy. Kasikorn joins Hyundai ($ 250 million), Microsoft (undisclosed) and travel ...

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Ssstrange customer: Huge python plunges through bank ceiling, terrifies staff (VIDEO)

A Chinese bank had an unexpected – and horrifying – deposit on Friday morning when a huge 1.5-meter python decided to quite literally drop in as clerks held a staff meeting. Staff at the bank in south China’s Nanning City were standing together in a circle when the massive snake crashed right through the ceiling and landed among them, only ...

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Suspect at large after West bank ‘terrorist attack’, 2 reportedly killed

Published time: 7 Oct, 2018 09:26 Israeli forces launched manhunt for a suspected shooter after he opened fire at a Barkan Industrial Park. The incident, branded by the IDF a “terrorist attack” reportedly killed two people and injured one more. Two of the three victims of the shooting succumbed to their injuries, Israeli media reported citing the Israeli Defense Forces ...

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'Unluckiest man’: Pakistani ice cream seller discovers billions in bank account… after it’s gone

A Pakistani ice cream seller says he is the “unluckiest man in the world” as he only discovered he was the owner of a bank account worth billions once the funds had already been withdrawn. The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Sunday froze the bank account of Abdul Qadir from Karachi, after 2.25 billion rupees ($ 27mn) was found sitting ...

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Israeli military bus stoned after ‘accidentally entering’ West Bank refugee camp (VIDEO)

A busload of IDF soldiers clashed with Palestinians at the Kalandia refugee camp in the West Bank after the vehicle entered the camp, allegedly by accident. At least three soldiers were injured in the clash, the IDF confirmed. Palestinians reportedly started throwing stones at the Israeli vehicle after it drove inside the camp, which is located between Jerusalem and Ramallah. ...

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Russian Central Bank building goes up in flames

Published time: 24 Aug, 2018 17:47 Edited time: 24 Aug, 2018 17:49 The building that houses Russia’s Central Bank caught fire in Moscow late on Friday, local media reports. Firefighters have been dispatched to the scene. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Let’s block ads! (Why?) RT World News

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Iranian rial falls to record low against the US dollar & central bank blames ‘nation’s enemies’

The unofficial rate of the Iranian rial plummeted to a record low of 112,000 rials against the dollar on concerns over the imminent return of full US sanctions. The rial has lost more than a half of its value against the dollar in just four months, having fallen to the 50,000-mark for the first time in March. Iranians have been ...

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17yo Palestinian kills 1, injures 2 Israelis in knife attack in West Bank settlement

One person has been killed and two injured in the latest stabbing attack, this time carried out by a 17-year-old Palestinian, who entered an Israeli settlement in the West Bank for his attack and who was killed during the act. The attack by the young Palestinian, who was later identified as Muhammad Tareq Yusuf, happened on Thursday around 9:00 pm ...

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Rothschild Bank caught up in money-laundering scandal

Switzerland’s financial regulator has accused Rothschild Bank AG and its trust subsidiary of violating anti-money laundering law in relation to 1MDB, the troubled Malaysian sovereign wealth fund. According to the regulator, both Rothschild Bank AG and Rothschild Trust AG failed to check where assets from a client came from. The firms reportedly disregarded signs that the funds could be connected ...

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BRICS development bank to finance infrastructure projects in Russia

Russia may borrow $ 1 billion from BRICS New Development Bank for infrastructure projects, Deputy Finance Minister Sergey Storchak told reporters on Monday. Read more “With the new BRICS development bank alone we are now preparing four new loans,” Storchak said. He added that these loans altogether would be slightly more than $ 1 billion, and they would be allocated ...

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