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April 2, 2015 10:06 AM Islamists storm Kenyan university, Christian students held hostage

At least 14 people were reported killed on Thursday when Islamist militants stormed a university campus near Kenya’s border with Somalia, taking Christian students hostage and battling security forces over several hours. Police and soldiers surrounded and sealed off Garissa University College and were attempting to flush out the gunmen, the head of Kenya’s 5

April 2, 2015 8:32 AM Hostages Taken By Masked Gunmen At University

Two security guards are killed and 29 people wounded amid gunfire and explosions in northeast Kenya. An "unknown number of student hostages" have been taken by masked gunmen who stormed a university in northeastern Kenya, the Red Cross has said. Two security guards have been killed and at least 29 people wounded amid heavy gunfire and explosions in a campus 6

April 2, 2015 8:25 AM Hostages held, two dead, as gunmen attack Kenyan university

GARISSA, Kenya: Masked gunmen were on Thursday holding an "unknown number" of hostages after storming a university in northeast Kenya, close to the border with Somalia, killing at least two people and wounding scores. Gunfire could still be heard at least six hours after the pre-dawn assault in Garissa began as Kenya's interior ministry said the "attackers 3

April 2, 2015 7:50 AM NOOSE CLOSES IN ON NAJIB, ROSMAH: Dr M asks the question on every M'sian's lips

People are still wondering who issued the order to murder Mongolian translator Altantuya Shaariibuu, former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad says. Former police commando Sirul Azhar Umar's claims, Mahathir said, should be investigated to determine the hidden hand behind the gruesome killing. "Apart from (Prime Minister) Najib (Abdul Razak) dismissing 19

April 2, 2015 5:12 AM Former executive of TM subsidiary freed of falsifying document charges

KUALA LUMPUR: The Sessions Court on Thursday acquitted and discharged a former executive of a Telekom Malaysia subsidiary without calling for his defence on eight counts of having falsified documents involving a total of RM228,700 between 2010 and 2012. Judge Allaudeen Ismail handed down the decision in favour of Hamdy Mohd Nakhaie, 36, at the end of the prosecution 5

April 2, 2015 1:16 AM Out on bail: Malaysia media execs nabbed for sedition, AsiaOne Malaysia News

KUALA LUMPUR - Two top media executives arrested for sedition were released on bail yesterday, a day after their three colleagues from The Malaysian Insider (TMI) news site were similarly freed. Jahabar Sadiq, TMI's chief executive, and Ho Kay Tat, publisher of business daily The Edge, were arrested on Tuesday over a TMI report which alleged that the Council 7

April 2, 2015 12:24 AM Sedition case: Two senior Malaysian media execs out on bail

Release comes a day after three colleagues were similarly freed Two top media executives arrested for sedition were released on police bail yesterday, a day after their three colleagues from The Malaysian Insider (TMI) news site were similarly freed. Mr Jahabar Sadiq, TMI's chief executive, and Mr Ho Kay Tat, publisher of business daily The Edge, were arrested 5

April 2, 2015 12:07 AM Indonesian court to rule Monday on death row Australians' appeal

Jakarta (AFP) - An Indonesian court will rule Monday on the appeals of two Australian drug smugglers facing execution, a judge said, as their lawyers insisted they had done their best to save the men. Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, the ringleaders of the so-called "Bali Nine" trafficking gang, were sentenced to death in 2006 for trying to smuggle 9

April 1, 2015 10:28 PM Andrew Getty, Oil Heir Found Dead Wrote Of Serious Health Problem

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andrew Getty, among the heirs in a family whose name is synonymous with elite American wealth, said in a court filing before he was found dead that he suffered from a serious health problem that could endanger his life. Getty, 47, whose grandfather J. Paul Getty's fortune made his family among the richest in U.S. history, wrote in a March 7

April 1, 2015 7:22 PM Death of Another Getty Heir Fuels Tale of Family's Tragic Wealth

The story of the Gettys, one of America's oldest dynasties, is braided with two conflicting threads: fabulous wealth and chronic misfortune. The circumstances of his death remain unclear. But the news has given fresh attention on the Getty family's turbulent history. "It's terrible to see the Getty family experience another nightmarish tragedy," said Rober 9