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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 27

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 80

June 8, 2018 3:39 AM Australia gives the nod for Sirul to be extradited

PETALING JAYA: Sirul Azhar Umar will be extradited back to Malaysia within a month following a request by Putrajaya, according to British daily The Guardian. According to the daily's sources, Australian authorities have approved the request from Malaysia to extradite the former police officer who was convicted for the murder of Mongolian national Altantuya 59

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 30

June 1, 2018 7:43 AM Husband, wife claim trial to CBT charges

KUANTAN: A husband and wife today claimed trial in separate magistrate courts here to 18 criminal breach of trust charges involving RM2,926. Ramlee Abdullah, 57, and Haspalela A. Rahman, 52, pleaded not guilty to the charges before Magistrate Syarifah Nursyuhada Tuan Mamat and Magistrate Nurunaim Abdullah, respectively. The duo are alleged to have committed 23

May 22, 2018 10:15 AM Unemployed man charged with uploading offensive FB posting against Agong

KUALA LUMPUR: An unemployed man claimed trial in the Sessions Court here today to a charge of uploading an offensive posting on Facebook against Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V, two years ago. Amir Izhar Hamiruddin, 33, is accused of using his Facebook account, "Amir Izhar" to consciously initiate a false posting with intent to annoy another 22

May 18, 2018 8:10 AM Indonesia prosecutors demand death for radical leader over 2016 attacks

JAKARTA: Indonesian prosecutors Friday demanded the death penalty for a radical cleric over his role in a 2016 terror attack committed by a group linked to wave of suicide bombings this week. Dozens of officers from an elite unit were sent to guard the trial of Aman Abdurrahman who is accused of authorising a gun and suicide attack in the capital Jakarta 55

May 16, 2018 11:20 AM Kontena Nasional sues its former CEO

PETALING JAYA: Kontena Nasional Bhd has filed a lawsuit against its former CEO, Hood Osman. Kontena Nasional, an indirect subsidiary of MMC Corp Bhd, is claiming from the defendant, among others, damages in the sum of RM66.59 million, general damages, full indemnity against any claims arising from the transactions, and interest and costs. Kontena Nasional's 54

May 15, 2018 1:32 AM New trial for US man whose lawyer proclaimed him guilty

WASHINGTON: The US Supreme Court ordered a new trial on Monday for a Louisiana man whose lawyer told a jury he had committed a triple murder despite his claims of innocence. In a 6-3 ruling, the top US court said the lawyer in the case should have abided by the wishes of accused murderer Robert McCoy. McCoy, now 44, was convicted in 2011 of shooting 60

May 6, 2018 5:47 AM Saudi detains 'thousands' for months without trial: HRW

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia has detained thousands of people for up to a decade without trial, Human Rights Watch said Sunday, slamming the country's powerful crown prince for the "arbitrary detentions". Official data from the interior ministry, analysed by HRW, showed that authorities had detained 2,305 people for more than six months — some for over a decade 63