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.
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari Wednesday said that he will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi to convey the concerns expressed by the fishermen community over death penalty awarded by a Sri Lankan court to five Indian fishermen for alleged drug trafficking.
Families of five fishermen sentenced to death by a court in Sri Lanka for alleged drug trafficking on Saturday observed a one-day fast to press government to take immediate steps to bring them back home.
Former Tamil Nadu chief minister M Karunanidhi on Friday urged the Centre to act in connection with a Sri Lankan court verdict awarding death penalty to five Indian fishermen for alleged drug trafficking.
Internationally-renowned Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has been roped in as an ambassador for Interpol's ‘Turn Back Crime’ campaign to promote awareness on how everyone can play a role in preventing crime.