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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 12:01 AM Topless Kate Middleton photo case back in French court

PARIS: Two senior editors of French celebrity magazine Closer returned to court Wednesday to appeal hefty fines for printing photographs of Prince William's wife Kate sunbathing topless in 2012. Two photographers, suspected of taking the offending shots, are also appealing fines in a case that sparked a scandal in Britain a year after the second-in-line 6

June 13, 2018 4:47 AM Guess co-founder quits after sex assault probe

NEW YORK: Paul Marciano, co-founder of the Guess fashion brand, resigned Tuesday in the wake of an investigation into sexual assault claims. Marciano "exercised poor judgment in his communications with models and photographers and in placing himself in situations in which plausible allegations of improper conduct could, and did, arise," Guess said in a Securities 7

June 13, 2018 4:15 AM Rafizi, NFCorp fail to reach settlement

KUALA LUMPUR: An agreement for settlement between PKR vice-president Mohd Rafizi Ramli and National Feedlot Corporation Sdn Bhd (NFCorp) has failed after Rafizi refused to agree to some of the terms set. After meeting with the lawyers from both sides in chambers of Justice Nik Hasmat Nik Mohamed, the High Court has set Aug 24 for hearing. Lawyer Noor Farhah 14

June 12, 2018 9:30 AM Shoemaker Louboutin wins EU court battle over red soles

LUXEMBOURG: French luxury shoe designer Christian Louboutin won a lengthy EU legal battle over trademarking his signature red-soled high-heeled shoes, the court and the company said on Tuesday. Louboutin took Dutch shoemaker Van Haren to court in the Netherlands in 2012 after Van Haren sold similar shoes, with the Parisian designer insisting he had already 6

June 12, 2018 4:35 AM Liew files election petition on Ayer Hitam GE14 result

JOHOR BARU: Johor DAP Chairman, Liew Chin Tong (pix) has filed an election petition to challenge the outcome of the Ayer Hitam Parliamentary seat to result in the 14th General Election at the High Court here. His lawyer Datuk Yeo Yang Poh said the case is significant as the court would review the alleged misconduct during the election process including 3

June 12, 2018 3:42 AM Property agent charged with raping colleague

KUALA LUMPUR: A property agent was charged at the sessions court with here raping his colleague early this year. Lee Chee Thian, 40, appeared calm and pleaded innocent after the charges were read out in front of Judge Noradura Hamzah. According to the charge sheet, he was accused of raping his colleague whose name is withheld to protect her identity 8

June 9, 2018 5:17 AM Lawyer Syahredzan Johan appointed as Lim Kit Siang's political secretary

PETALING JAYA: Lawyer Syahredzan Johan (pix) has been appointed as the political secretary of DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang. DAP announced the appointment in a statement today, which cited his credentials as an elected member of the Bar Council from 2012 to 2017. "He chaired the Bar Council National Young Lawyers Committee for three terms," it added 7

June 6, 2018 10:36 AM Unpaid fees: Former Pahang MB settles suit with lawyers

KUALA LUMPUR: The lawsuit filed by lawyers Manjeet Singh Dhillon and Americk Sidhu against former Pahang Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Adnan Yaakob over alleged non-payment of legal fees was settled amicably in the Sessions Court today. Judge Nurul Husna Awang recorded the settlement of the case in her chambers in the presence of lawyer Adnan Seman, representing 8

June 4, 2018 9:47 AM Thomas ideal as Attorney-General: Sarawak PKR chairman

KUCHING: Stick to the law in the appointment of the next Attorney-General (AG), whereby race and religion are not dragged into the issue, says Sarawak PKR chairman Baru Bian. He pointed out that Article 145 (1) of the Federal Constitution provided that The Yang di-Pertuan Agong shall on the advice of the Prime Minister, appoint a person who is qualified 5