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49,000 telecom scam suspects extradited to China from Myanmar: Police

Beijing, May 27 (UNI) Over 49,000 criminal suspects of telecom and internet fraud have been handed over to Chinese custody by Myanmar since July 2023, according to the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) on Monday.
Several notorious criminal groups linked to the fraud have been dealt crushing blows with a number of major criminal suspects arrested, the ministry said at a press conference.
Since the beginning of 2023, the number of telecom and internet fraud cases in north Myanmar involving Chinese citizens had remained high, often resulting in other criminal acts such as illegal border-crossing and detainment. The MPS had prioritized the situation and launched high-pressure crackdowns on such crimes, yielding significant results.
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Pakistan's anti-narcotics force recovers around 784 kg of drugs

14 Jun 2024 | 10:10 PM

Islamabad, June 14 (UNI) The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) of Pakistan has recovered about 784 kg of narcotics and arrested eight drug traffickers during separate operations in the country, the ANF said in a statement on Friday.

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Separatist commander killed in Cameroon's restive Anglophone region

14 Jun 2024 | 10:07 PM

Yaounde, June 14 UNI) The Cameroonian army announced Friday that its troops have killed a separatist commander in the country's war-torn English-speaking region of Southwest.

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2 terrorists killed in NW Pakistan

14 Jun 2024 | 9:46 PM

Islamabad, June 14 (UNI) Two terrorists, including one in police custody, were killed in a shoot-out in Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) said in a statement on Friday.

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2 hostages killed in Israeli bombing in Rafah: Hamas

14 Jun 2024 | 9:10 PM

Gaza, June 14 (UNI) Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, announced on Friday that two Israeli hostages were killed in Israeli bombing in Rafah city in the southern Gaza Strip.

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Riga Airport briefly shut down due to flying object

14 Jun 2024 | 9:07 PM

Riga, June 14 (UNI) Riga International Airport was shut down for half an hour on Friday afternoon because of a flying object spotted over the airfield, LETA news agency reported, citing the airport's representatives.

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