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Johnson battles sex allegations as Brexit opponents plot

Tech entrepreneur Jennifer Arcuri, whose company received government grants, reportedly had sexual relationship with British PM.

Egypt’s Sisi denies graft accusations

Construction contractor Mohamed Aly claims authorities have misappropriated millions of Egyptian pounds in public funds. 

Hong Kong court quashes conviction of former leader Donald Tsang

The Court of Final Appeal quashes his conviction and sentence and says there would be no retrial.

Leaked documents show ‘red flags’ of Trump officials

The documents show that the Trump administration is well aware of allegations of inappropriate relationships that dogged some of his initial cabinet members.

Renault’s US$3.3 million went to Ghosn linked firm, Asahi reports

The allegation adds to prosecutors’ accusations that money from Renault alliance partner Nissan Motor Co. was channelled to the same firm.

R. Kelly girlfriends defend superstar, deny brainwashing

R. Kelly's girlfriends, Azriel Clary and Joycelyn Savage, dubbed accusations against Kelly as money-making schemes.

Hadi’s Chinese New Year gift to Pakatan Harapan

Hadi Awang’s withdrawal of the suit against Sarawak Report editor Clare Rewcastle-Brown raises a lot of questions and will serve as fodder in the coming Semenyih by-election.

Petronas lodges report over preferential treatment allegations by online site

The national oil company says it maintains the highest standards of corporate governance and transparency in all its business dealings.

Sony Music drops US singer R. Kelly

While Variety and Billboard reported the breakup, Sony Music did not immediately confirm it when contacted by AFP.

After arrest, Poland could limit use of Huawei products

The Polish government could also look to tighten legislation to allow the authorities to limit the availability of products made by any company deemed to pose a threat to security.

Report: Volkswagen denies allegations chairman knew early about emissions cheating

Volkswagen says it had been aware of the allegations for some time.

Ronaldo still very much part of Portugal team, insists coach

Ronaldo spent much of last month vehemently denying allegations of rape.

Ronaldo insists he is an ‘example’ amid rape allegations

A former American model has accused the celebrated footballer of raping her in 2009.

Indian actress takes #MeToo claims to police

Tanushree Dutta first alleged in 2008 that multi-award-winning Nana Patekar behaved inappropriately towards her during the making of a romantic comedy.

Embattled Ronaldo prepares to play for Juventus

The Portuguese superstar has travelled with the Italian champions to play at Udine.

Weinstein hearing moved up in NY amid possible setbacks for prosecution

The next hearing in a New York court in his sex crimes case has been moved up from November 8 to October 11 -- a possible sign that prosecutors are having difficulties making their case.

FBI’s probe of Kavanaugh will have limits set by White House

The bureau hasn’t been authorized to investigate the claims of Julie Swetnick, said a person with knowledge of the probe who wasn’t authorized to speak publicly.

Republican lashes out over Kavanaugh accusations

After being silent on the hearing most of the day, the White House sounded its approval of Graham's counterattack – and in doing so signalled its support for the embattled nominee.

Cubs ace Russell on leave after domestic violence allegations

Chicago Cubs player Addison Russell was placed on administrative leave on Friday due to domestic violence allegations by ex-wife Melisa Reidy-Russell.

Sex abuse claims rock Dutch Catholic Church

It is the latest in a slew of assault allegations against the Catholic Church spanning several continents.

Pope says will not respond to allegations of abuse cover-up

Francis said he would "not say one word" on the 11-page document, in which a former Vatican official says Francis should resign.

R. Kelly hits back and reveals abuse in 19-minute song

Entitled “I Admit,” the marathon song nonetheless is heavier on denials than acknowledgement as the I Believe I Can Fly star vents frustration over the stream of allegations against him.

Son of former South African president Zuma to face charges

Zuma is expected to appear in the Johannesburg Specialised Crimes Court on Monday, his lawyer Rudi Krause said, but was unable to give details on what the exact charges were.

Chilean film director apologises over harassment claims

Eight actresses accused Nicolás López of sexual harassment.