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RIO DE JANEIRO, Dec 8 (BERNAMA-NNN-XINHUA) -- Brazil's state-controlled oil and gas giant Petrobras reported on Thursday that it recovered another 654 million reals (US$198.8 million) through Operation Car Wash, the country's biggest ever corruption probe.


BUENOS AIRES, Dec 8 (BERNAMA-NNN-XINHUA) -- A federal judge on Thursday ordered the arrest of former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez on charges of treason and covering up for alleged Iranian terrorists involved in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community centre here.


QUANG BINH (VIETNAM), Dec 8 (Bernama) -- Forest rangers in Vietnam\'s central Quang Binh province have detained a man who was carrying two stripe-headed black langurs (Trachypithecus hatinhensis), listed by the International Union for Conservation of Nature as an endangered species, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported.


SYDNEY, Dec 8 (Bernama) -- Australia is having much higher-than-expected number of big babies, China's Xinhua news agency reported, citing a latest research on Friday.


BANTEN (Indonesia), Dec 8 (Bernama) -- Indonesia's Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi again summoned US Ambassador Joseph Donovan regarding President Trump's official statement recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, Indonesian news agency Antara reported.


CLARK FIELD, Pampanga (Philippines), Dec 8 (Bernama) -- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Thursday the country continues to be a safe travel spot for foreigners and a conducive investment destination, Philippine News Agency (PNA) reported.


NEW DELHI, Dec 8 (Bernama) -- India has become a member of the arms control regime Wassenaar Arrangement, which may allow it better access to latest technologies and trade practices.