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June 20, 2018 9:39 AM Man arrested for possessing RM880 of drugs at a playground

BUKIT MERTAJAM: Police have arrested a man and seized several packets containing various types of drugs worth a total of RM880 at a playground near Taman Impian, Machang Bubok near here today. Central Seberang Prai district police chief ACP Nik Ros Azhan Nik Abdul Hamid said the 20-year-old suspect from Alor Star was nabbed by police during a crime prevention 4

June 19, 2018 9:00 AM Turkish rapper Ezhel acquitted on first day of drugs trial

ISTANBUL: An Istanbul court on Tuesday acquitted a popular Turkish rapper who faced up to 10 years in jail on charges of encouraging drug use, activists and lawyers said, on the first day of a trial that had sparked widespread alarm. Ezhel, 28, whose real name is Omer Sercan Ipekcioglu, was accused of inciting cannabis use through social media postings 6

June 14, 2018 12:01 AM People smugglers make billions: UN report

VIENNA: People smugglers made billions on the backs of some 2.5 million desperate migrants in 2016, the UN said in a report Wednesday as the plight of refugees worldwide continues to top the headlines. The report, issued by the UN Office on Drugs and Crime, said people smuggling rings earned some US$7.0 billion (RM 27.96 billion) in 2016 – an amount 9

June 11, 2018 2:21 PM Cops urge public to fill up 'balik kampung' form

KUCHING: Members of the public who will be leaving their homes to celebrate Aidilfitri are urged to fill up the "balik kampung" form to facilitate police surveillance and patrolling activities. Sarawak Crime Prevention and Community Safety Department chief SAC Shafie Ismail said the public could obtain the form at any police station or download it from the official 4

June 1, 2018 2:09 PM Father convicted of sexually assaulting daughter gets less time in prison following appeal

KUALA LUMPUR: A man, who was convicted for committing 623 sexual crimes on his 15-year-old daughter, was given less time in prison, when he was sentenced to 40 years in jail and given 24 strokes of the cane by the High Court here today on one charge of raping and another charge of sodomy. Judge Datuk Azman Abdullah meted out the punishment to the 37-year-old 3

May 30, 2018 2:14 PM EU urges 'swift, transparent' probe into Russian journalist murder

STRASBOURG: The EU on Wednesday urged a "swift and transparent inquiry" into the killing of anti-Kremlin reporter Arkady Babchenko in Ukraine, condemning it as a "cowardly crime". The prominent Russian war correspondent and former soldier who was shot dead in Kiev on Tuesday was the latest in a series of Kremlin critics to be killed in the Ukrainian 8

May 29, 2018 11:49 PM Russian journalist shot dead in Kiev: Police

KIEV: A Russian war correspondent who fled to Kiev after criticising Moscow's role in the conflict in eastern Ukraine was shot dead Tuesday in the Ukrainian capital, police said. Arkadi Babchenko was the second Kremlin critic living in Kiev to be killed in less than two years, and police said they suspected the crime was linked to his work. Pavel Cheremet 8

May 29, 2018 3:06 PM Student arrested after US$1m bank error

JOHANNESBURG: A South African student who splurged more than US$63,000 (RM251,244) of US$1.1 million she erroneously received was arrested on Tuesday and appeared in court for alleged theft, police said. Sibongile Mani, 28, was arrested by the police's serious commercial crime unit after she was asked to turn herself in, Anelisa Feni, spokeswoman for an elite 8

May 22, 2018 3:44 PM Hamid is new Special Branch chief

KUALA LUMPUR: The Special Branch former second-in-command Datuk Abdul Hamid Bador, who was constructively steered out of the police force after he broke ranks with his superiors over the 1Malaysia Development Berhad scandal, will report for duty today as the department's new chief. Abdul Hamid, 60, who went on early retirement in 2015, was asked by Prime 22

May 9, 2018 2:57 PM Hundreds protest against gun attack on Montenegro journalist

PODGORICA, Montenegro: Several hundred people protested in Podgorica Wednesday, a day after an investigative journalist reporting on organised crime in Montenegro was shot and injured. Olivera Lakic, 49, was shot in her right leg on Tuesday evening when an unknown attacker opened fire in front of her home. "Her life is not in danger", police said. "We are not optimists 11