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Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Thursday declared victory in a presidential election to lead the world's third-largest democracy, but his challenger also claimed he won and complained of widespread cheating.

Indonesia’s presidential rivals both declare election win

Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Thursday declared victory in a presidential election to lead the world's third-largest democracy, but his challenger also claimed he won and complained of widespread cheating.
Umno lawyer Datuk Mohd Hafarizam Harun is pictured leaving the Kuala Lumpur Court Complex February 21

Former Malaysian premier’s lawyer charged with money laundering

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak’s lawyer on Thursday was charged with money laundering, in a widening sweep against those suspected of being involved in crimes linked to the scandal-plagued 1MDB state fund.

Ex-Malaysian premier arraigned over misappropriation of funds

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was on Thursday charged along with two of his former senior aides over misappropriation of government funds.
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Malaysian ex-premier’s wife charged with money-laundering

Rosmah Mansor, Wife of ex-Malaysian Prime Minister, Najib Razak, was charged on Thursday with money laundering and tax evasions as the country continues its probe into state investment firm 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB).

Malaysian premier wants review of death penalty for man who sold medicinal cannabis

Malaysian Prime Minister, Mahathir Mohamad, on Tuesday came to the defence of a man facing the death penalty for selling cannabis oil to patients, saying his sentence should be reviewed.
Malaysia's former prime minister Najib Razak is expected to be charged on Wednesday (July 4), after he was arrested by anti-graft officers at his home around 2.45pm on Tuesday (July 3) - Reuters

Malaysia charges ex-PM Najib’s lawyer with money laundering

A lawyer representing former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak was charged with money laundering on Thursday, as anti-corruption agents try to retrieve billions of dollars siphoned off from a scandal-plagued state fund.

Malaysian PM: Caning of lesbians against Islamic compassion

Malaysian Prime Minister, Dr Mahathir Mohamad, stoked further legal controversy over homosexuality when he denounced the caning of two Muslim women for attempting lesbian sex.
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China: No strings attached to Africa investments – Xi Jinping

President Xi Jinping told African counterparts and business leaders Monday that China’s investments on the continent have “no political strings attached”, even as Beijing is increasingly criticised over its debt-heavy projects abroad.
Argentina's Lucas Matthysse reacts after he was knocked down by Philippines' Manny Pacquiao during their world welterweight boxing championship bout at Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur on July 15, 2018. Mohd RASFAN / AFP

Philippines erupts in joy after Manny Pacquiao win

Millions of boxing fans across the Philippines erupted in cheers and tears of joy on Sunday after national icon Manny Pacquiao beat Argentine Lucas Matthysse in a world title bout.
Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak

Ex-Malaysian premier Najib Razak charged in 1MBD corruption scandal

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has denied corruption charges over the disappearance of millions of dollars from the 1MBD state investment fund, as part of a graft probe while he was in office.
Malaysia's former prime minister Najib Razak is expected to be charged on Wednesday (July 4), after he was arrested by anti-graft officers at his home around 2.45pm on Tuesday (July 3) - Reuters

Ex-Malaysian premier arrested amid graft probe

A former Malaysian Prime Minister, Najib Razak, was arrested on Tuesday, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, following an investigation into how billions of dollars went missing from a state fund he founded almost a decade ago.

Malaysian ex-premier’s wife Rosmah Mansor ‘summoned for questioning’

The wife of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has been summoned by the country's anti-corruption agency in its probe into a former subsidiary of the scandal-hit sovereign wealth fund 1MDB, according to reports.

Malaysia’s Mahatir blames ex-premier for $251.7bn debt

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Monday, blamed previous government led by former protege Najib Razak for the one trillion ringgit (251.70 billion dollars) in debt.

Bags of cash, jewellery seized from ex-Malaysian premier’s properties

Handbags stuffed with cash, a number of jewellery items and hundreds of expensive purses were among the items seized from apartment units and homes owned by former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's family, during the second night of police raids in Kuala Lumpur.

Ex-Malaysian premier accuses police of harassment, disturbance

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Thursday accused the police of harassment and disturbance.
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AirAsia boss sorry for ‘foolish’ Malaysia poll stunt

AirAsia boss Tony Fernandes on Sunday apologised for a controversial stunt endorsing scandal-tainted Prime Minister Najib Razak before Malaysia's general election, in which he suffered a stunning defeat.

Jailed Malaysian opposition leader to be freed, granted full pardon on Tuesday

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim is set to be released from custody on Tuesday, and granted a full royal pardon, local media reported.

Fake news to attract 10 years jail in Malaysia

The Malaysian government Monday proposed a law to combat “fake news” which could see offenders jailed for 10 years, sparking fears authorities aim to stifle criticism as elections loom.

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Gernot Rohr wants NFF to decide his future

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Shiites/Police clash: Let nobody doubt or test my will to act – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has on Tuesday reiterated his commitment in fighting insecurity that is threatening the unity of the country.
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