Tag: Indonesia

Police identifies 4 Jakarta attackers

Newsroom24x7 Desk Jakarta : Indonesian police have worked overtime to nab down the attackers who took the country under militancy in the recent series of attacks this Thursday. A convicted militant has been named as one of the attackers. Additionally, police in Indonesia have identified four out of five of the Jakarta attackers. Two were

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Multiple explosions in central Jakarta, Indonesia near UN agency office

Newsroom24x7 Desk Jakarta : A series of blasts and explosions took place in Jakarta resulting in panic and intense disruption of lives and security of people in the Indonesian city. At least six blasts went off in the city center of the Indonesian capital of Jakarta in an apparent terrorist attack involving suicide bombers. People

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Australia launches Australia-ASEAN Council

Newsroom24x7 Desk Sydney, Australia : With an eye on strengthening partnership bonds between Australia and South East Asian countries, the Australian government launched Australia-ASEAN Council. This initiative will work towards building links between all the countries of South-East Asia. South-East Asia is the one of the most important strategic and economic regions in the world

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UK Today – David Cameron initiates Global Fin Tech Hub

Newsroom24x7 Desk London, UK: Prime Minister David Cameron has taken up an initiative to project and promote UK as a Global Financial Technology Hub for the world participants. On a trade mission during his South East Asian visit, Cameron strongly promoted UK’s quest of attaining the FinTech Leader status in the world map. Companies such as

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On Nebraska abolishing the death penalty

Jamsheed Rizwani Paris Yet another US state joins the civilized world by banning the death sentence… This is something? quite something coming from a state reputed to be very conservative……My respects to the legislators and the people of Nebraska…. who defied public opinion and their seats in the legislature to vote against the death sentence.

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Australia Today: Organiser of asylum seeker boats sentenced to 10 years in jail

Newsroom24x7 Desk Iraqi national, 43-year-old Sayed Omeid was sentenced on 20 May 2015 to ten years imprisonment, with a non-parole period of six and a half years for his role as an organiser of two asylum seeker boats carrying a total of 555 passengers from Indonesia to Christmas Island in 2001. The case presented by

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Asian African partnership will contribute to world peace: Sushma Swaraj

Newsroom24x7 Desk Jakarta: India’s external affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has utilised the 10th anniversary of the New Asian African Strategic Partnership to send out a message to the world that shared will and capacities of the Afro-Asian countries will contribute to peace, stability and sustainable development with the United Nations playing a central role in

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50 countries do not meet fiscal transparency requirements: US Report

Newsroom24x7 Flash The US department of State has concluded that, of the 140 governments that were potential beneficiaries of foreign assistance and were evaluated 50 did not meet the minimum requirements of fiscal transparency. Of these, eleven governments made significant progress toward meeting the minimum requirements of fiscal transparency. On January 14, US Secretary of

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