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Myanmar further extends state emergency by six months on eve of military coup

Naypyidaw: Myanmar authorities on Wednesday extended the country's state of emergency for six months, citing ongoing terrorist attacks and drug trafficking.

Sri Lanka installs automated face recognition system at main airport to nab criminals

Colombo: An automated face recognition system has been installed at the Bandaranaike International Airport, the main airport in Sri Lanka, to trace people accused of drug trafficking and other criminal activities, the police said on Saturday.

Imam shot dead outside Newark mosque in US

Unknown attackers shot dead an imam outside a mosque in Newark city of the US on Wednesday.

Thailand to burn 340 tonnes of drugs, marking end of this year's 'war on drugs'

Bangkok: The Thai authorities will destroy 340 tonnes of drugs by the end of February, marking the end of this year's 'war on drugs', Thailand's The Nation newspaper reported on Monday.

Pakistan: Police investigates teenage girl's 'honour killing' over viral photo

Kohistan/Pakistan: Authorities in Pakistan are probing the "honour killing" of an eighteen-year-old girl, who was shot dead by her father and uncle last week on the orders of the village elders, due to her appearance in a viral photo, BBC reported.

Nigeria's banditry legacy: Over 100 abducted in motorcycle raids on Zamfara Villages

Zamfara/Nigeria/IBNS: Over 100 people were abducted by bandits who raided the four villages of Nigeria's north-westren state, Zamfara.

US nurse charged with murdering patients with insulin; accepts to killing 17 of them

A nurse in the state of Pennsylvania, United States, earlier charged with killing two patients by administering insulin overdoses, is slapped with more legal actions, media reports said.

UN warns of heightened risk of genocide and atrocity crimes in Ethiopia

Following reports of continued fighting between government troops and local militias in Ethiopia, the UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide is sounding the alarm about the heightened risk of genocide and related atrocity crimes in the Tigray, Amhara, Afar and Oromi regions.

Thailand: 3 killed in Bangkok mall shooting by 14-year-old gunman

Bangkok/UNI: Three people were killed and four injured in a shooting incident allegedly by an underage gunman at the Siam Paragon Mall in Bangkok on Tuesday, Thai media reported, citing police.

Thailand: Drugs worth $8.2 million seized by police

Bangkok: Thai police have arrested four people and confiscated over 15 million pills of methamphetamine and other illegal drugs worth 300 million baht in what they say is one of the biggest drug busts of the year, media reported.

Nigeria: Gunman kidnaps 35 people from university

Abuja/UNI: A minimum of 35 individuals, including both university students and staff members, were kidnapped by an unidentified gunman in Nigeria's northwestern state of Zamfara, on Friday.

Stabbing incident at Australian National University leaves three hospitalised

Canberra/UNI: An alleged stabbing incident at the prestigious Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra has left three individuals hospitalised with injuries.

US: Miami airport officials caught on camera stealing money from passenger bags

Miami (US): A video of two Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employees allegedly pilfering money and belongings from passengers' bags at Miami International Airport has gone viral.

Ovidio Guzmán-López: Mexican drug kingpin El Chapo's son extradited to US from Mexico

The US Attorney General has said Ovidio Guzman Lopez, son of Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, has been extradited from Mexico to the United States on drug trafficking charges.

Norwegian man sentenced to 3.5 years for hiding deceased wife in freezer to collect her pension

A 57-year-old Norwegian man has been sentenced to 3.5 years in prison by a Swedish court for a series of crimes, including fraud and falsifying records, as he concealed his wife's body in a freezer for nearly five years to continue receiving her pension, Fox News reports.