Hong Kong’s banking regulator said the financial hub was committed to meeting international standards on antimoney laundering, after media reports that some leading banks had moved large sums of allegedly illicit funds over nearly two decades despite red flags about the money’s origin.
In a tragic incident, at least 14 people were killed in a road accident in Uttar Pradesh’s Pratapgarh late on Thursday night. According to news agency ANI, the accident was reported from Prayagraj-Lucknow highway under limits of Manikpur police station. The deceased also included six children.
French authorities said on Friday they had captured three wolves that escaped a Mediterranean wildlife park during flooding over the weekend, while four were still in the wild.