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Singapore needs to stay alert to potential terrorist threats: report

While Singapore sees no specific or credible terrorist threats at present, there is still a need to stay alert to potential threats on the horizon, local newspaper the Straits Times reported Thursday, quoting a report, Trend reports citing Xinhua. Released by the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies in Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University, the report said the easing of COVID-19-related movement restrictions and resuming of cross-border travel could prompt a surge in terrorist movement and activities, including around Southeast Asia. The report said that Singapore continues to remain a high-value target for both terrorist organizations and self-radicalized lone actors. The primary threat in

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Qantas Airways plane makes emergency landing at Heydar Aliyev International Airport

BAKU, Azerbaijan, December 23. An aircraft of the Qantas Airways has made an emergency landing at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport in Baku, Trend reports citing the press service of airport. The airline’s Airbus A380, en route Singapore-London, requested an emergency landing at the Baku airport due to smoke in the cargo hold. The plane landed safely at 07:08 (GMT+4), there were no casualties during the incident. There were 356 passengers on board. All emergency services have been put on alert at Baku airport. At the moment, the aircraft is being inspected, and measures are being organized to assess all the circumstances and

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Report: Tanzania’s Elephant Population Recovering

Tanzania’s Ministry of Tourism released a census this week showing the country’s elephant population has stabilized. Tanzania’s elephants were among the hardest hit by poaching in Africa, with numbers dropping 60 percent between 2009 and 2014. But authorities say joint efforts with conservation groups and local communities have drastically reduced poaching and helped to attract tourist dollars. Just under 20,000 elephants were recorded in a survey that covered about 90,000 square kilometers of the Katavi-Rukwa and Ruaha-Rungwa landscapes in western Tanzania, including parks, game reserves and other protected areas. The government said the results confirm that the landscape remains the

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Crypto giant Coinbase gets Singapore licence

Coinbase, the largest crypto exchange in the United States, said it has received approval from Singapore’s central bank to offer payment services in the city-state, Trend reports citing Reuters.       Source: TREND News Agency  

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Indian warship INS Satpura arrives in Fiji

In the first-ever visit by any Indian warship in four years, INS Satpura arrived in Suva, Fiji in the South Pacific Ocean as part of its operational deployment in the Pacific region.The visit is aimed at strengthening friendship and cooperation between…

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India hopes for early solution to Sri Lanka crisis

As Sri Lanka reels under political and economic crisis, India on Thursday said it continues to stand with the Lankan people and hoped for an early solution to the situation, especially related to the government and its leadership through democratic mea…

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