Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

61-70 results from 1000 for query «freed»

October 11, 2017 9:19 AM GHAH slams IGP’s move to investigate Zamihan for sedition

Civil societies group agrees that there are limits to freedom of expression, but says the Sedition Act is outdated, regressive and humiliating. PETALING JAYA: A movement supported by over 132 civil societies today expressed disappointment over the top cop’s move to investigate religious officer Zamihan Mat Zin under the Sedition Act 1948. Zamihan, who is a Malaysian 30

October 10, 2017 7:26 AM In tributes, Kassim Ahmad remembered for courage and principles

Muslim intellectual Kassim Ahmad has passed away at the age of 84. ― Picture by Saw Siow FengKUALA LUMPUR, Oct 10 ― Following his death this morning, Kassim Ahmad was hailed in tributes by fellow Malaysians as a brave Muslim thinker who had fought for intellectual freedom. Social activist Datin Paduka Marina Mahathir, who had posted bail for Kassim after 24

October 10, 2017 3:40 AM Muslim thinker Kassim Ahmad dies; family to seek compensation from Jawi

Muslim intellectual Kassim Ahmad has passed away at the age of 84. — Picture by Zurairi ARKUALA LUMPUR, Oct 10 ― Muslim intellectual Kassim Ahmad, 84, died around 10am in Kedah's Kulim Hospital after falling into a coma yesterday, his lawyer Rosli Dahlan confirmed. Rosli also said Kassim's family has instructed him to seek compensation from the Federal 25

October 9, 2017 11:07 PM Group denies helping to pay bogus dentist’s fine

PETALING JAYA: Various local dental groups have come out strongly against the woman who was penalised for practising dentistry without a licence and who paid off the fine through public fundraising. Since then the Malaysian Muslim Consumer’s Association (PPIM) has denied raising funds to help bogus dentist Nur Farahanis Ezatty Adli, although they did not oppose 12

October 4, 2017 5:29 AM Cop lied, so court frees Korean student of cannabis trafficking charge

SEREMBAN: A High Court here acquitted and discharged a 20-year-old South Korean student of a drug trafficking charge after a police officer admitted that he had lied during cross examination. Judge Abu Bakar Jais freed Kim Yun Soung after the prosecution decided not to continue with the case. “After taking into account submissions by both parties, I hereby 11

October 3, 2017 9:05 AM Report on MH370 finds 'initially similar' route on pilot's flight simulator

SYDNEY/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The captain of the Malaysian Airlines aircraft that vanished somewhere in the southern Indian Ocean with 239 people on board had flown a route on his home flight simulator six weeks earlier that was "initially similar" to the one actually taken, Australian authorities said on Tuesday. The details were contained in a 440-page 8

September 15, 2017 10:21 PM Assad aide says Syria will fight any force, including U.S.-backed militias

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A top aide to President Bashar al-Assad said on Friday the Syrian government would fight any force, including U.S.-backed forces also battling Islamic State militants, in its drive to recapture the whole of the country. "Whether it's the Syrian Democratic Forces, or Daesh (Islamic State) or any illegitimate foreign force in the country 22

September 12, 2017 4:42 PM Austria to extradite alleged Russian crime boss

VIENNA: Austria will extradite the alleged boss of a Russian crime gang wanted by Moscow for a string of murders after a court rejected his appeal on Tuesday. The ruling ends the long-running legal saga of Aslan Gagiev, who was immediately taken into custody, police in Vienna said. The 46-year-old was first detained at a Vienna train station in January 23

September 11, 2017 9:28 AM New ‘Fifty Shades Freed’ clip teases marriage and murder awaits (VIDEO)

LOS ANGELES, Sept 11 — The first teaser trailer for Fifty Shades Freed is out and it reveals the wedding of Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele. The final instalment of the erotic trilogy sees Christian (Jamie Dornan) and Anastasia (Dakota Johnson) tie the knot but things quickly take a dangerous turn after they say “I Do”. The clip ends with Anastasia 162

September 10, 2017 5:51 AM UTeM lecturer couple held by MACC freed

The two were arrested on Sept 5 when they went to the MACC office to assist investigations under Section 23 of the MACC Act 2009 for using their office or position for gratification. MELAKA: A married couple, both lecturers at Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM), were freed today after being in remand for five days to facilitate investigations 15