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June 22, 2018 1:20 PM Call for probe over sale of illegal driving licence

PETALING JAYA: The police have been urged to investigate the claims over the sale of "lesen terbang" (illegally-obtained driving licence) to members of the public via social media, including Facebook. Special functions officer to the Transport Minister Chung Yi Fan said there had been an illegal syndicate offering such a licence on the social media with the price 5

June 21, 2018 8:45 AM Police officers, personnel must serve with sincerity and integrity

KOTA KINABALU: Police officers and personnel should be sincere in carrying out their duties as well as complying with the Royal Malaysia Police code of ethics to ensure their integrity as civil servants are safeguarded. Police Management director Datuk Seri Abdul Ghafar Rajab said such nobles values were crucial in the face of various challenges and obstacles 3

June 21, 2018 5:02 AM Japan worker's pay docked for taking lunch 3 mins early

TOKYO: A Japanese city official has been reprimanded and fined for repeatedly leaving his desk during work hours — but only for around three minutes to buy lunch. The official, who works at the waterworks bureau in the western city of Kobe, began his designated lunch break early 26 times over the space of seven months, according to a city spokesman 5

June 20, 2018 12:39 AM Brazil Supreme Court to consider Lula appeal

BRASÍLIA: Brazil's Supreme Court is scheduled to rule Tuesday on the latest effort by former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to be freed, pending new appeals to his 12-year corruption sentence. Lula, 72, has been behind bars since April after being convicted of accepting a seaside apartment as a bribe from the big Brazilian OAS construction company 7

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 18, 2018 8:23 AM Spanish king's brother-in-law jailed over graft conviction

MADRID, SPAIN: The Spanish king's brother-in-law was jailed Monday after losing an appeal against a graft conviction, the prison authorities said. Inaki Urdangarin, the husband of King Felipe's sister Cristina, entered the prison in Brieva, about 100km north of Madrid at 8am (0600 GMT), a spokesman said. The former Olympic handball player was sentenced 4

June 16, 2018 9:06 AM Thai king granted full ownership of crown billions

BANGKOK: Thailand's king has been granted full ownership of the palace's multi-billion dollar assets under a law passed last year, according to a rare "explanatory note" published by the financial arm of the powerful but secretive monarchy. King Maha Vajiralongkorn inherited one of the world's great fortunes when he ascended the Thai throne following 5

June 14, 2018 5:41 AM Pakistan student stabbed 23 times fights to see her attacker jailed

LAHORE: A Pakistani law student has emerged as a women's rights crusader after she was stabbed 23 times in a busy street only to see her alleged attacker walk free, igniting outrage across the deeply patriarchal country. Khadija Siddiqui, 23, survived the frenzied attack in broad daylight outside her sister's school on a busy thoroughfare in the teeming 4

June 14, 2018 3:53 AM US arrests Israeli national who coached IS attackers online

WASHINGTON: US officials said Wednesday that a native Israeli woman living in Wisconsin coached potential Islamic State attackers on how to cook up ricin and kept a library of books on making bombs, poisons and suicide vests. The Justice Department charged Waheba Issa Dais with attempting to provide material support to Islamic State after arresting the 45 year old divorcee 7

June 13, 2018 2:00 PM Court orders Spain king's brother-in-law to jail in five days

PALMA, Spain: A Spanish court has given the king's brother-in-law, Inaki Urdangarin, five days to report to jail after he lost his appeal against a graft conviction and prison sentence, a judicial source said Wednesday. The former Olympic handball player and husband of Princess Christina has been sentenced to five years and 10 months in jail in a case which 9