Lastnight World: Nigerian Navy arrests 10 Indians for alleged oil theft

Nigerian Navy arrests 10 Indians for alleged oil theft

ABUJA: Nigerian Navy has arrested 10 Indians and two Ghanaians for alleged oil theft after it intercepted a vessel near the oil rich southern Rivers state. The arrested people have been handed over to the country's anti-corruption police — the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) — for investigation and prosecution for oil theft.

Neel Kashkari may run for office in California

HOUSTON: Indian-American Neel Kashkari, a former US Treasury official who oversaw the department's troubled Asset Relief Programme at the height of the country's financial crisis, is considering a run for public office in California as a Republican.

Kachin rebels lose key hilltop in Myanmar

BANGKOK: Government troops in Myanmar captured a strategic hilltop position outside the headquarters of ethnic Kachin rebels on Saturday, two observers of the fighting said, in what would be a significant advance in a long and bloody campaign near the border with China.

Hackers claim attack on US Justice dept website

washington: Hackers sympathetic to late computer prodigy Aaron Swartz claimed Saturday to have infiltrated website of the US Justice Department's Sentencing Commission, saying they planned to release government data.

US may give $32 mn to train troops in Mali

SEVARE: The Obama administration is seeking an additional $32 million to train African troops to fight Islamic extremists in Mali. State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland told reporters Friday the request had been made to Congress. The US has been providing aid to the French-led mission, transporting French troops and equipment to Mali.

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