Nine Bangladeshi nationals arrested at Agartala railway station

Nine Bangladeshi nationals, including six women and three men, were arrested today at Agartala Railway Station for illegally entering India. The Government Railway Police (GRP) apprehended the group, which had crossed the border without proper documentation and planned to travel to Delhi, Bangalore, and Gujarat. The detainees are, Nilufa Begam […]

Israel cracks down on money laundering terrorist funds

Israel’s Capital Market Authority strengthened the management of money laundering and terrorist financing risks in financial service providers and adopted international rules in the supervision of virtual assets. The new directive imposes on financial service providers a requirement not to provide service to a service recipient who does not hold a financial services provider license if […]

Former Thai PM Thaksin Shinawatra released on bail amid lese-majeste, computer crime charges

Former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra has been released on bail amounting to 500,000 baht following his arraignment on charges of lese-majeste and computer crimes related to remarks made during a 2015 interview, Bangkok Post reported. The Criminal Court granted bail after Thaksin reported to public prosecutors on Tuesday morning and […]

Maldivian Foreign Minister applauds “prompt response” by India, Kuwait on fire tragedy

Maldives Minister of Foreign Affairs Moosa Zameer offered condolences on the death of 45 Indian workers in the deadly fire incident in Kuwait’s Mangaf, adding that the prompt response by the Indian and Kuwait governments is admirable. The Maldivian Foreign Minister further prayed for the speedy recovery of those who were injured. “It […]

G7 Summit: UK shows commitment for SDG goals, harnessing opportunities presented by AI

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, during the global outreach session at the G7 Leaders Summit, will stress reforming the international financial system to unlock the finance needed to accelerate progress against the Sustainable Development Goals, and strengthen the voices of the most vulnerable at the top table of international politics. Sunak […]

Accelerate efforts for healthy ageing: World Health Organisation

Experts and officials from ministries of health, social welfare and empowerment from countries in the WHO South-East Asia Region discussed measures to improve health and care services for older persons and a Regional Strategy on Healthy Ageing during a three-day meeting that concluded here today, the World Health Organisation said in a press release. […]

Israeli military strikes dozens of terror targets in Gaza

The Israel Defence Forces (IDF) said that its troops are continuing to operate against terrorist infrastructure and terror operatives in the Gaza Strip To that end, IDF soldiers are continuing what it described as “intelligence-based, targeted operations” in the area of Rafah. Over the past day, the forces conducted targeted raids in the area, located weapons, […]

Pakistan: Two abducted Baloch siblings return home, 3 more ‘forcibly disappeared’

Two brothers hailing from Barkhan have been released and reunited with their families, following their abduction earlier this month while three more persons have been allegedly forcibly disappeared from Turbat and Taunsa Sahrif areas of Pakistan’s Balochistan, The Balochistan Post reported. Saeed Baloch and Hanif Baloch have returned home safely, The Balochistan Post reported. Hanif Baloch, a graduate […]