Finns vote for a new president

Finns vote for a new president

Monday, 12 February 2024 | AP | helsinki

Voters in Finland are choosing on Sunday between two experienced politicians to be their next president, whose main task will be to steer the Nordic country’s foreign and security policy now that it is a member of NATO, following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Former prime minister Alexander Stubb, 55, on the...

Al-Shabab claims Somali capital attack

Monday, 12 February 2024 | AP | DUBAI

he al-Qaida-linked militant group al-Shabab claimed an attack that killed four Emirati troops and a Bahraini military officer on a training mission at a military base in the Somali capital, authorities said on Sunday. The attack on Saturday targeted the troops at the General Gordon Military Base in Mogadishu. Details...

Israeli drone strike in Lebanon kills 2

Monday, 12 February 2024 | AP | BEIRUT

An Israeli drone struck a car near Lebanon’s southern port city of Sidon on Saturday, killing at least two people and wounding two others, security officials said. The strike came as tensions across the Middle East grow with the Israel-Hamas war, a drone attack last month that killed three US...

Egypt threatens to suspend key peace treaty

Monday, 12 February 2024 | AP | RAFAH

Egypt is threatening to suspend its peace treaty with Israel if Israeli troops are sent into the densely populated Gaza border town of Rafah, and says fighting there could force the closure of the territory’s main aid supply route, two Egyptian officials and a Western diplomat said on Sunday. The...

Three Bangladeshi women arrested in Tripura

Monday, 12 February 2024 | PTI | Agartala

Three Bangladeshi women and three locals were arrested from Agartala railway station here on Sunday for attempting to board a Kolkata-bound train without valid papers, police said. Upon questioning, the Bangladeshi women failed to produce their passports, said Obaidur Rahman, the officiating in-charge of Agartala GRP police station. Rahman said the...

Indonesians join final campaign events before presidential poll

Sunday, 11 February 2024 | AP | JAKARTA

The three candidates in Indonesia’s presidential election held their final campaign events in front of tens of thousands of people on Saturday, four days before more than 200 million citizens cast their votes in the world’s third-largest democracy. The frontrunner, former special forces general Prabowo Subianto and his running mate, 36-year-old...

Indian trucker charged with drug trafficking

Sunday, 11 February 2024 | PTI | OTTAWA

An Indian truck driver from Canada has been charged with “intent to distribute controlled substances” after he was caught attempting to bring an estimated Canadian dollars 8.7 million worth of cocaine into the US, according to a media report. Gagandeep Singh was caught by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers after...

Indian-origin executive dies after being assaulted in US

Sunday, 11 February 2024 | PTI | WASHINGTON

In yet another disturbing incident, a 41-year-old Indian-origin executive died in the US, days after he was assaulted during an altercation outside a restaurant in downtown Washington. According to investigators, officers responded to the 1100 block of 15th Street Northwest outside Shoto Restaurant around 2 am for an assault on February...

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