Maldives president Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom will embark on his first state visit to Pakistan this week during which the two countries will sign a number of agreements to combat drug trafficking and promote cooperation in education and health sectors.
An Australian woman faces a possible death sentence for drug trafficking in Malaysia after a prosecutor said on Thursday a chemist`s report confirmed the substance found in her bag was crystal methamphetamine.
A Brazilian man executed in Indonesia for drug trafficking who was diagnosed with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder did not understand what was happening to him until his final moments, a priest assigned as his spiritual adviser told Australia`s ABC radio on Thursday.
The two young sons of a Philippine maid on death row for drug trafficking in Indonesia will fly out Thursday for a feared final reunion, the government said as it mounted a last-ditch campaign to save her.
The case of an Australian woman facing a possible death sentence for drug trafficking in Malaysia was postponed again Thursday, with a lawyer describing the defendant as frustrated with the repeated delays.
Court proceedings in the case of an Australian woman charged with the capital crime of drug trafficking in Malaysia were pushed back by a month Friday due to delays completing a chemist report on the alleged contraband.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has warned Indonesia of the potential for diplomatic fallout if Jakarta goes ahead with the looming execution of two Australian citizens on death row for drugs charges.
After making a strong pitch for economic reforms on the first day of G20 summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday stressed on the importance of coordination between all nations to face challenges of black money, terrorism, drug trafficking and arms smuggling.