Tag: claims

Swift Air Cargo claims ownership of ‘abandoned’ Boeing 747s

Posted December 11, 2015 23:43:49 Photo: Planes with the registration numbers TF-ARM (L) and TF-ARN (R) parked on the tarmac at Kuala Lumpur International Airport. (AFP: Mohd Rasfan) Related Story: Malaysian airport seeks owners of abandoned Boeing 747s Map: Malaysia Air cargo business Swift Air Cargo says it is the owner of the 3 Boeing…


ACCC inquiries former Meriton staff more than TripAdvisor rorting claims

Posted December 02, 2015 01:03:15 Australia’s biggest apartment developer is beneath scrutiny from investigators at the Australian Competition and Customer Commission (ACCC) over allegations staff are manipulating its TripAdvisor rankings. Essential points Former employees member was “uncomfortable” about alleged TripAdvisor action At least two former workers have been approached by ACCC ACCC says review manipulation…


SA bushfire insurance coverage claims reach $75 million

Updated November 30, 2015 16:21:50 Insurance coverage losses from the deadly Pinery bushfire which ravaged larges swathes of South Australia’s Mid North last week have reached $ 75 million. The Insurance Council of Australia has declared the bushfire a catastrophe right after it burnt much more than 85,000 hectares of land, destroyed 87 houses, killed…


Boko Haram claims suicide attack on Shiite Muslims in Nigeria

Posted November 29, 2015 01:13:31 Boko Haram has claimed duty for a suicide bombing on a Shiite Muslim procession close to the northern Nigerian city of Kano that killed 22 folks. The hardline Islamist group mentioned in a statement in Arabic on social media its bomber “detonated his explosives which led to the death” of…


Turkey charges journalists with spying over Ankara arms supply claims

Posted November 27, 2015 11:45:38 A court in Istanbul has charged two journalists from the pro-secular Cumhuriyet newspaper with spying following they alleged Turkey’s secret solutions had sent arms to Islamist rebels in Syria. Do not worry, this ruling is nothing but a badge of honour to us. Cumhuriyet newspaper editor-in-chief Can Dundar Editor-in-chief Can…


Congressman claims NOAA whistleblowers told him climate study was rushed

Agen Sabung Ayam (credit: Aurich Lawson / Thinkstock) Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX) is back with more accusations against National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) climate scientists. The new claims came in the form of an additional letter sent to Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker on Wednesday. The letter alleges for the very first time, that “information supplied to the…