India and Morocco signed an agreement on mutual legal assistance in criminal matters, a move to strengthen bilateral cooperation and provide strong legal base for extradition of fugitive offenders, a Home Ministry statement said.
While maintaining that there was no immediate threat of militancy in Punjab, the Indian Army Chief, General Bipin Rawat, said that there was a need to be alert about it.
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman pitched for dialogues between India and China on various issues, saying differences between the two nations should not be allowed to become disputes.
Union Cabinet chiared by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved signing and ratifying the extradition agreement between India and Morocco.
Senior Congress leader Ashok Chavan described demonetisation as the "biggest mistake of the Modi government" and claimed that it resulted in the slowdown of the economy and rise in unemployment.
Sudan’s foreign ministry said that Khartoum and Washington have agreed to launch the second phase of strategic talks aimed at removing Sudan from the United States’ state sponsors of terrorism list.
Italy’s government won a confidence motion in the upper house Senate on a contested security decree, which tightens immigration regulations and bolsters anti-terrorism and anti-mafia rules.
In a veiled attack on Pakistan, India at the UN said that terrorism is the most serious violation of human rights emanating from beyond its borders, urging the global community to take a resolute action against the menace in all its forms and manifestations.
A Vietnamese cybersecurity law that global technology companies and rights groups have warned could undermine development and stifle innovation, will protect the country from increasing cyber threats, the security ministry has said.
American law enforcement officials were examining clues to find who sent 10 packages containing what appeared to be explosive materials to prominent Democrats, critics of President Donald Trump and to CNN's New York offices as authorities have classified the incidents as domestic terrorism.