Law And Order

Indonesia passes new terror law after attacks using children

May 25, 2018

Indonesia passes a tougher anti-terrorism law, lengthening detention periods and involving the military in counter-terrorism policing, spurred into action by recent bombings that involved children as perpetrators

$28.6 million in cash seized in ex-Malaysia PM's graft probe

May 25, 2018

Malaysian police say the cash stashed in bags at an apartment linked to former Prime Minister Najib Razak and seized in a money-laundering investigation amounted to $28.6 million

Australian sentenced to death in Malaysia drugs case

May 24, 2018

Australian woman accused of drug trafficking in Malaysia has been sentenced to death after an appeals court overturned a lower court's acquittal

Malaysia's ex-leader questioned again in corruption scandal

May 24, 2018

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was quizzed for more than six hours by anti-graft investigators looking into alleged theft and money laundering at a state investment fund he founded

Former Malaysian leader Najib grilled by anti-graft agency

May 22, 2018

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has been questioned over a corruption scandal that could lead to criminal charges against him

Malaysia ex-leader seeks police protection amid graft probe

May 20, 2018

Malaysia's national news agency is reporting that former Prime Minister Najib Razak, who is under investigation for a massive corruption scandal, has sought police protection over concern about his family's safety

Malaysians transfixed by luxury goods seized from ex-PM flat

May 19, 2018

In 10 days of dramatic political developments, none has transfixed Malaysians more than the sight of truckloads of boxes of Hermes Birkin handbags and luggage filled with cash and jewelry being seized from apartments linked to the former prime minister

Malaysia anti-graft body summons ex-PM Najib for questioning

May 18, 2018

A Malaysian official says former Prime Minister Najib Razak has been summoned for questioning in a money-laundering probe involving the 1MDB state investment fund

Indonesia seeks death for cleric accused of ordering attacks

May 18, 2018

Indonesian prosecutors demand death for radical Islamic cleric Aman Abdurrahman who is accused of ordering attacks including a 2016 suicide bombing and gun attack in Jakarta that killed four civilians and four attackers

The Latest: Indonesia prosecutors seek death for cleric

May 18, 2018

Indonesian prosecutors are demanding a death sentence for radical Islamic cleric Aman Abdurrahman for his role in terror attacks


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