Published on November 19, 2019 by Johanna Loock · No Comments November 19: More military equipment will be deployed in Sulu to help ground forces defeat Abu Sayyaf militants and neutralize foreign terrorists hiding on the island. Armed Forces chief Gen. Noel Clement announced during his visit to the Western Mindanao Command last week the acquisition for the Light Armor Battalion of additional C-130s and the arrival of a C295…
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – A total of 800 protesters who had holed up for over a week at Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) left the campus in a peaceful manner, police said in a statement on Tuesday.
New Delhi (Sputnik): A third-generation Earth-imaging satellite Cartosat-3 and 13 commercial nanosatellites from the US will be launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, in Andhra Pradesh.
Dozens of Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters staged a daring escape Monday from a besieged university, abseiling on ropes from a bridge and driving away on waiting motorcycles.
The Taliban handed two Western hostages over to US forces in southern Afghanistan Tuesday, three years after they were abducted, in a successful swap for three high-ranking insurgent prisoners that could boost peace talks.
Strong winds stoked more than 100 fires across Australia’s east coast on Tuesday, blanketing Sydney in hazardous smoke and prompting health warnings for the country’s most populous city.
Three members of the Iranian security forces have been stabbed to death by “rioters” near Tehran, the ISNA and Fars news agencies reported late Monday.
Hong Kong’s new police chief called for the support of all citizens to end social unrest that has disrupted the city for more than five months, while protesters remained trapped by his officers at a university for a third day on Tuesday.
Published on November 18, 2019 by Johanna Loock · No Comments August 19: Police and Nagoya Customs officials have stated that around 177 kilograms of cocaine were found on a cargo ship docked at Mikawa Bay in Aichi Prefecture’s Toyohashi City on Aug 19. The street value of the cocaine is estimated at 3.5 billion yen, police said. It is the largest drug seizure by Nagoya Customs, Fuji TV reported….
Published on November 18, 2019 by Johanna Loock · No Comments October: A record 400 kilograms of cocaine was seized by customs authorities in October at Kobe port, investigative sources said Thursday. The latest seizure, with an estimated street value of ¥8 billion, more than doubles the previous record set when 177 kilograms were found at Mikawa port in Aichi Prefecture in August. Local customs authorities and police believe someone…