Ex-Lankan minister held for LTTE comment

A former Sri Lankan minister and Tamil member of parliament has been arrested for allegedly making controversial remarks favouring the banned outfit LTTE, police said on Monday. Continue Reading

FATF to review Pakistan’s steps against terror financing

A team of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is set to hold meetings with top Pakistani officials on Monday to discuss the measures taken by Pakistan so far to counter money laundering and terror financing. Continue Reading

Lack of maintenance blamed for Brazil museum fire mishap

By Monday morning, the flames had been extinguished, leaving museum directors to survey the smouldering ruins of Brazil’s heritage. Although they were initially wary of calculating losses, the gutted building suggests the toll will be immense. Continue Reading