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Manus Island: Police enter former Australia-run asylum centre

Police in Papua New Guinea (PNG) have entered a former Australian-run detention centre in a bid to get asylum seekers who remain there to leave. Hundreds of men have refused to leave the Manus Island centre since it was closed on 31 October, citing fears for their safety in the local community. On Thursday, men inside the camp said that ... Read More »

‘Godwoman’ Radhe Maa Spotted In Police Officer’s Chair, Probe Ordered

NEW DELHI:  Amid controversies circling self-declared gurus, “godwoman” Radhe Maa is on camera lording it over Delhi policemen who are now in big trouble. An officer is being investigated after a photograph showing the so-called spiritual leader sitting in his chair surfaced on social media. Another policeman seen singing with her has been suspended. Four more cops have been transferred. In ... Read More »

‘Ahok’: Police name Jakarta governor as blasphemy suspect

Indonesian police have named Jakarta’s governor, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, as a suspect in a blasphemy investigation. Popularly known as “Ahok”, he is accused of insulting the Koran while campaigning in governorship elections. Mr Purnama is a Christian from the Chinese ethnic minority and the first non-Muslim to lead the city. The case has prompted fears of a rise in tensions ... Read More »

SWIFT rejects Bangladeshi claims in cyber heist, police stand firm

SWIFT has rejected allegations by officials in Bangladesh that technicians with the global messaging system made the nation’s central bank more vulnerable to hacking before an $81 million cyber heist in February. The comments were in response to a Reuters story that cited Bangladeshi police and a central bank official as saying that SWIFT technicians introduced security holes into the ... Read More »