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October 16, 2018

October 16, 2018: Missing JNU student Najeeb Ahmed’s case closure report filed by CBI, India

SITUATION Fatima Nafees, the mother of mysteriously disappeared Jawaharlal Nehru University student Najeeb Ahmed, was devastated after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) filed a closure report and has ended the long search. According to media report, “Ahmed had gone missing from the Mahi-Mandvi hostel of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on October 15, 2016, following a scuffle with some students allegedly affiliated to the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) the previous night.” In the closure report, CBI informed Delhi High Court that they investigated the case thoroughly but couldn’t track the missing person or have any intelligence about his...

 

October 16, 2018

October 16, 2018: British PhD student Matthew Hedges charged with UAE spying

SITUATION Durham University PhD student Matthew Hedges has been charged with spying for the UK government in the United Arab Emirates, according to UAE government. The 31-year-old student was arrested on 5th May at Dubai Airport and has been held in solitary confinement and would face ten-year imprisonment if convicted. According to UAE's attorney general, Hamad al-Shamsi said that Matthew had been charged with "spying for and on behalf of a foreign state" in an act that "jeopardizes the military, economic and political security of the UAE". Hamad al-Shamsi claimed that Matthew posed as an academic researcher, attempted to gain...

 

October 15, 2018

October 15, 2018:In Ankara, after Bomb Alarm Iran Embassy was Evacuated

SITUATION   According to the mass media information, Iran’s embassy in Ankara, Turkey was evacuated after a warning of a possible bomb threat. The mission in the Turkish capital had been given intelligence warning of a possible suicide bomb attack, DHA news agency reported, without giving further details. Police reportedly received a phone call warning them about an impending suicide bombing attack on Iran’s embassy in Ankara. Police conducted searches of cars close to the embassy after the road was shut off, an AFP photographer said. A few years ago Turkey was blamed by a series of terror attacks on...

 

October 15, 2018

October 15, 2018: Mass migration ‘march’: hundreds of Hondurans head for US border

SITUATION Hundreds of Honduran migrants headed to the U.S. border during ‘March of the Migrant,’ Officials claimed that at least 1,300 of migrants took part in the 'march'. Among migrants, there were a lot of women and children attempting to seek asylum in the U.S. According to the media, Honduran migrants are escaping from extreme poverty and some of the world's highest crime rates. The organizer of the 'march' Bartolo Fuentes claimed that the group of migrants plans to march through Guatemala and into Mexico. In Mexico, participants are planning to request refugee status which can allow them to stay...

 

October 15, 2018

October 14, 2018:Three female migrants found brutally stabbed to death near Greek-Turkish Border

SITUATION Greek Police are investigating a triple murder of three mysterious women who are suspected as immigrants were stabbed to death near Evros River in Greece. The Evros area, where bodies were discovered, is famous as an entrance for migrants trying to enter Greece illegally from Turkey. According to the coroner’s record, victims’ death, from stab wounds in the neck, occurred within the last two days. The victims haven’t been identified as no identification document were found, however; they appeared to be migrants or refugees, but law enforcement have found yet no substantial evidence. According to Police report, a local farmer found the...