Bangladesh extends lockdown, tightens restrictions

Bangladesh extends lockdown, tightens restrictions

DHAKA: The Bangladesh government has extended the nationwide lockdown for 10 more days and adopted stricter restrictions to control the furthr spread of Covid-19. The lockdown, which ended early Monday after having been extended several times, will now run through the midnight of June 16, reports Xinhua news agency. The country’s Cabinet Division in its …

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Muslim family of four killed in 'premeditated' Canada truck attack

Muslim family of four killed in ‘premeditated’ Canada truck attack

LONDON, CANADA: A man driving a pick-up truck slammed into and killed four members of a Muslim family in the south of Canada’s Ontario province, in what police said Monday was a “premeditated” attack. A 20-year-old suspect wearing a vest “like body armor” fled the scene after the attack on Sunday evening, and was arrested …

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Hundreds arrested globally after joint US-Australian organised crime sting

Hundreds arrested globally after joint US-Australian organised crime sting

CANBERRA: A joint U.S.-Australian police operation targeting organised crime led to hundreds of arrests in 18 countries after officers penetrated an app used by criminals and read millions of encrypted messages, Australian police said on Tuesday. The operation between Australia and the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation ensnared criminals in Australia, Asia, South America and …

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'Butcher of Bosnia' Mladic faces final genocide verdict

‘Butcher of Bosnia’ Mladic faces final genocide verdict

THE HAGUE : UN judges will rule Tuesday on Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic’s appeal against his genocide conviction for the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, Europe’s worst act of bloodshed since World War II. The Hague tribunal will be delivering its final verdict on the so-called “Butcher of Bosnia”, who was sentenced to life imprisonment …

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Google to change global advertising practices in landmark antitrust deal

Google to change global advertising practices in landmark antitrust deal

PARIS: Google said it would make changes to its global advertising business to ensure it did not abuse its dominance, bowing to antitrust pressure for the first time in a landmark settlement with French authorities. The deal with the French competition watchdog could help rebalance the power over advertising in favour of publishers, which held …

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