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October 23, 2017 1:26 PM DPM Zahid denies Malaysia currently seeking Interpol help over Jho Low's whereabouts

Various reports earlier on Monday quoted Zahid as saying in parliament that Malaysian police "have yet to receive any detailed information" from Interpol on the whereabouts of Low Taek Jho, also known as Jho Low, the financier whose whereabouts are unknown. However, in a media statement released later that night, Zahid clarified that "reports on social 62

October 8, 2017 12:51 AM Kim's murder trial to resume with lab visit for VX evidence

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – The trial of two women accused of killing the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader enters its second week with the court moving temporarily Monday to a high-security laboratory to view evidence tainted with the toxic VX nerve agent. High Court Judge Azmi Ariffin declared that prosecutors and defense lawyers, along with the two suspects 55

September 7, 2017 7:55 AM Indian court jails Mumbai 1993 blasts convict for life

MUMBAI - A court on Thursday jailed for life Abu Salem, convicted of involvement in India's most deadly bombings, a series of blasts in the financial capital that killed 257 people in 1993, television channels said. The fate of the other four men found guilty of the blasts along with Abu Salem, a prominent member of the group that planned the attack 40

August 30, 2017 8:06 PM Extra jail time for those exempted from caning, only if justified: High Court

SINGAPORE — Unless there is a need to emphasise the deterrent or retributive effect of caning, or be fair to co-offenders, convicted persons exempted from being caned should not have their jail terms enhanced, the High Court has ruled. It said in a written judgment released on Tuesday that even if these criteria are met, judges should not automatically 46

August 26, 2017 6:39 AM India city under siege after clashes over 'rape guru' kill 30

Hundreds of troops Saturday patrolled a northern Indian city hit by deadly clashes that killed at least 30 people after thousands protested a court's decision to convict a controversial spiritual leader of rape. The army was deployed in Haryana state's Panchkula city after tens of thousands of followers of guru Ram Rahim Singh went on an angry rampage 44

August 7, 2017 5:42 AM Prosecutors ask court to imprison Samsung heir for 12 years

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean prosecutors recommended imprisoning the billionaire heir of the Samsung business empire for 12 years on Monday, urging a court to convict him of bribery and other crimes in a national corruption scandal. The prosecutors’ recommendation ends a four-month-long trial into allegations against Samsung’s 49-year-old vice chairman 38

July 20, 2017 3:38 PM Jeff Sessions is helping the police to take your stuff away

Robert Everett Johnson and Nick Sibilla work at the Institute for Justice. Surveys show 84 percent of Americans oppose it. Both the Republican and Democratic party platforms condemn it. More than 230 newspaper editorials have denounced it. And in the last three years alone, 24 states have taken steps to restrict it. So why is Attorney General Jeff Sessions 41

July 20, 2017 6:02 AM Thailand should leave 'no stone unturned' after 62 found guilty of trafficking

BANGKOK: More needs to be done to ensure that human traffickers are brought to justice and Rohingya migrants are protected, rights groups said on Thursday, after a trial in which 62 people were convicted of crimes including trafficking and murder. A Bangkok court convicted the 62, including a general, police officers and provincial officials, on Wednesday 37

July 19, 2017 10:14 AM Thai mayor and prominent businessman found guilty of human trafficking in landmark case

BANGKOK - A senior Thai official and an influential businessman were found guilty of human trafficking on Wednesday (July 19) after a landmark criminal trial. The verdict for Banjong Pongphon, the former mayor of Padang Besar sub-district of Songkhla province, was read out on Wednesday morning as the court began giving its decisions on 103 suspects 35

June 9, 2017 4:10 PM Today in Entertainment: Late-night TV tackles #ComeyDay; Taylor Swift ramps up Katy Perry feud

Late-night TV goes Comey crazy: 'Like listening to a clean version of a hip-hop song' On Thursday morning, millions of Americans ignored their work emails for a few hours in order to watch former FBI Director James Comey testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee about his interactions with Presiden Trump. For the country's late-night comics, so-called 59