Crime

Indonesia woman irked by mosque noise on trial for blasphemy

Aug 14, 2018

Indonesian prosecutors are seeking an 18-month prison term for a woman who was charged with blasphemy after she complained about the volume of a mosque's loudspeakers

Japanese suspect steals sneakers, flees police station

Aug 13, 2018

Japanese police have launched a massive manhunt for a robbery and rape suspect who fled from a police station after reportedly stealing an officer's sneakers

9 people killed in Taiwan nursing home fire; 16 hurt

Aug 13, 2018

A fire at a nursing home in Taiwan has left 9 people dead and 16 injured

Malaysia ex-PM fails in media gag bid ahead of graft trial

Aug 10, 2018

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has failed to win a court order barring the media from discussing the merits of corruption charges against him ahead of the start of his trial on Feb. 12.

Australian man arrested in Bali on cocaine charges

Aug 9, 2018

An Australian man faces up to 20 years in prison in Indonesia after being arrested for allegedly selling cocaine on the resort island of Bali

Thai monk who flew in high style gets prison for fraud

Aug 9, 2018

A former Buddhist monk who became notorious for a jet-set lifestyle has been sentenced to more than 100 years in prison in connection with funds he raised from followers

Malaysia ex-PM pleads not guilty to money laundering charges

Aug 8, 2018

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak pleaded not guilty to new money-laundering charges related to the alleged multibillion-dollar looting of a state investment fund that led to his stunning electoral defeat

The Latest: Najib pleads not guilty to money laundering

Aug 8, 2018

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has pleaded not guilty to new money laundering charges related to the alleged multibillion-dollar looting of the 1MDB state investment fund

Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak charged with money laundering related to alleged looting of state investment fund

Aug 8, 2018

Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak charged with money laundering related to alleged looting of state investment fund

Former Malaysian PM faces new charge of money laundering

Aug 7, 2018

Malaysia's anti-corruption agency says former Prime Minister Najib Razak will face a new charge of money laundering on Wednesday over a multibillion-dollar graft scandal at a state investment fund