After tailor killed, police in north-west India ban public gatherings, suspend Internet

MUMBAI (REUTERS) – Fearing outbreaks of religious violence, police in the Indian state of Rajasthan banned public gatherings and suspended Internet services a day after two Muslims posted a video claiming responsibility for killing a Hindu tailor in the city of Udaipur. Two suspects were being interrogated by federal investigators on Wednesday, while state police […]

Chinese President Xi Jinping names ally to head public security ministry

BEIJING (BLOOMBERG) – China installed Mr Wang Xiaohong as minister of public security, handing a former colleague of President Xi Jinping control of the nation’s hard power before a twice-a-decade leadership congress. Mr Wang, 64, was appointed last Friday (June 24), according to a statement posted on the website of the National People’s Congress, and […]