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February 1, 2018 12:43 AM Singapore owners of unregistered e-bikes to face fines from today

E-bike owners who have not registered their vehicles or continue to use non-compliant bikes could face hefty fines and jail sentences from today. — Picture courtesy of Land Transport Authority SINGAPORE, Feb 1 — E-bike owners who have not registered their vehicles or continue to use non-compliant bikes could face hefty fines and jail sentences from today 6

December 13, 2017 10:55 PM Ecuador court sentences VP to six years in jail in Odebrecht graft case

QUITO: An Ecuadorean court on Wednesday sentenced Vice President Jorge Glas to six years in jail after finding him guilty in Brazilian construction company Odebrecht SA's corruption scandal. The prosecutor's office had accused him of receiving a roughly US$13.5 million (£10 million) bribe from Odebrecht through his uncle. Glas was suspended from his duties 5

November 22, 2017 11:29 AM Mafia godfather buried amid friends and foes in Corleone

ROME: Former "boss of bosses" Toto Riina, one of the most feared godfathers in the history of the Sicilian Mafia, was buried Wednesday in his hometown of Corleone. Riina, who had been serving 26 life sentences and is thought to have ordered more than 150 murders, was laid to rest in the family tomb, which sits near the graves of other famed mobster-in-chiefs 14

October 14, 2017 8:20 AM Australian charged for drugs in Bali after escape bid

DENPASAR, Indonesia: An Australian who was nabbed with drugs in his luggage in Bali and briefly escaped custody by climbing through a toilet air vent has been charged with narcotics possession, a police spokesman said Saturday. Joshua James Baker was detained after arriving at Bali's Ngurah Rai airport from Bangkok on Oct 8 when Indonesian police found 10

September 19, 2017 2:25 AM Labourer gets 30 years’ jail and rotan for raping daughter

SARIKEI: An underage girl was repeatedly raped by her father from early last year until the end of August this year. The first time the 38-year-old labourer raped his daughter was in January 2016, when she was just 12. Despite staying in the same room with her mother and two-year-old sister, the victim was raped almost every night while her mother was sound 7

September 18, 2017 11:12 AM Azerbaijan sentences journalist to nine years in prison

BAKU: A court in Azerbaijan on Monday sentenced opposition journalist Elchin Ismayilli to nine years in prison for extortion, in a case his supporters slammed as politically motivated. The 39-year-old journalist — whose website has often criticised local authorities in the tightly-controlled country — was arrested in February for allegedly trying to coerce 13

September 8, 2017 3:55 AM Divorcee jailed 48 years for 623 counts of sodomising and sexually abusing teen daughter

PUTRAJAYA: The divorcee who faces 623 charges of sexually abusing and sodomising his daughter including sodomising the girl at a hotel room in Mecca when they were performing Umrah, has been jailed a total of 48 years. Special court for sexual crimes judge Yong Zarida Sazali meted out the sentences after the father of three daughters pleaded guilty to the charges 8

September 1, 2017 1:25 AM N. Korea sentences S. Korean reporters to death over review of book about country

North Korea has sentenced two South Korean journalists and their publishers to death for 'seriously insulting the dignity' of the country. — Reuters picSEOUL, Sept 1 — A North Korean court sentenced two South Korean journalists and their publishers to death for "seriously insulting the dignity" of the country by reviewing and interviewing the British 10

August 31, 2017 1:03 PM Pyongyang ‘sentences’ four journalists to death

SEOUL: Pyongyang has sentenced four South Korean journalists to death for book reviews that insulted the North, state media said yesterday. The Chosun Ilbo and the Dong-A Ilbo, both of them conservative newspapers, reviewed the new Korean edition of North Korea Confidential, a book by two Seoul-based UK journalists first published in 2015. The work details 7

August 28, 2017 1:21 PM Yingluck fled at ‘last minute’ fearing harsh sentence, say aides

Yingluck fled with two aides but left her only son, Supasek Amornchat, 15, behind in Thailand, the source said. BANGKOK: Thailand’s former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra kneeled before a row of saffron-robed Buddhist monks last Wednesday as she offered them fruits and sticky rice soaked in coconut milk and logan juice, a specialty from her northern 13