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Lawyer: Kim murder suspect thought smearing face was prank

Mar 20, 2018

A lawyer says the Vietnamese woman accused of killing the North Korean leader's half brother told police she realized she had been used to murder him after she was detained

Indonesia faces challenge to seizure of yacht wanted by US

Mar 19, 2018

Indonesian police say a luxury yacht seized as part of a U.S. probe into the alleged multibillion-dollar theft of funds from a Malaysian state investment company has not been handed over to the U.S. because of a legal challenge from its owner

Indonesia's Aceh considers beheading as penalty for murder

Mar 15, 2018

The conservative Indonesian province of Aceh known for publicly caning gays, adulterers and gamblers is considering the introduction of beheading as a punishment for murder

Vietnamese recruited 2 months before Kim Jong Nam's murder

Mar 14, 2018

The lawyer for a Vietnamese woman accused of murdering the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader says she was recruited by a North Korean suspect at a Hanoi bar two months before the killing

Malaysia opposition pledges to axe tax, investigate scandal

Mar 9, 2018

Malaysia's opposition coalition has pledged to axe an unpopular good and services tax and reopen investigations into a multibillion-dollar financial scandal linked to the prime minister if it wins the next elections

Australia urges Indonesia against showing cleric leniency

Mar 3, 2018

Australia has urged Indonesia against any leniency toward the ideological leader of the Bali bombers as the government considers house arrest or other forms of clemency for the ailing radical cleric.

Indonesia seizes yacht wanted by US in probe of Malaysia

Feb 28, 2018

Indonesia has seized a luxury yacht on the tourist island of Bali that is wanted by U.S. authorities as part of a probe into alleged multibillion-dollar corruption at Malaysian state investment fund 1MBD

Victims group shuns Indonesia attacks reconciliation event

Feb 28, 2018

One of the main Indonesian groups for survivors of terror attacks has refused to participate in what it says is a flawed government-organized "reconciliation" meeting between former Islamic militants and victims

Police: Kim Jong Nam told friend he feared for his life

Feb 27, 2018

A police official has testified that the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader told a friend in Malaysia that his life was in danger six months before he was killed at an airport

2 Singapore Airbnb hosts plead guilty to illegal rentals

Feb 27, 2018

Two men have pleaded guilty to using platforms including Airbnb to rent out condominium units for less than six months in Singapore, where short-term rentals are illegal


Indonesia's Aceh considers beheading as penalty...

Mar 15, 2018

The conservative Indonesian province of Aceh known for publicly caning gays, adulterers and...

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UN says Rohingya crisis could endanger regional...

Feb 5, 2018

The UN's human rights chief says Myanmar's persecution of the Rohingya Muslim minority has the...

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Indonesia police probe Aceh abuse of transgender...

Feb 3, 2018

Muslims in Indonesia's conservative and semiautonomous Aceh province are protesting an...

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Morality push may outlaw sex outside marriage in...

Feb 2, 2018

Revisions to Indonesia's criminal code being considered by Parliament would outlaw sex outside...

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Malaysia's top court annuls unilateral...

Jan 29, 2018

Malaysia's top court in a landmark decision says both parents must consent to the religious...

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Indonesia hard-line Muslims protest ban on...

Jan 12, 2018

Muslim hard-liners have protested in Indonesia's capital against Facebook's blocking of accounts...

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