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Greenpeace members face federal, state charges in Houston protest

Those charged include 31 people who dangled on ropes off a bridge or who provided logistical support, and all face up to a US$10,000 fine and two years in prison if convicted.

Govt files additional charges against Goldman Sachs execs

Attorney-General Tommy Thomas says the accused were directors of Goldman Sachs subsidiaries and should have exercised decision-making authority over the transactions of those bodies.

Sri Lanka to charge police for ‘lapses’ over Easter attacks

Nine police officers will face criminal investigations for failing to act on warnings ahead of the April 21 bombings.

Duterte-critic journalist pleads not guilty in Manila tax case

If found guilty, Maria Ressa could face up to 10 years behind bars on each charge.

Canada begins process of extraditing Huawei exec to US

Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou process of extradition to the US has began in Canada. She faces criminal charges on alleged Iran sanctions violations.

Malaysia files criminal charges against Goldman Sachs in 1MDB probe

Criminal charges have been filed against Goldman Sachs, its former bankers Tim Leissner and Roger Ng, former 1MDB employee Jasmine Loo and businessman Jho Low.

Don’t bury Umno just yet, says analyst

Kamarul Zaman Yusoff says the departure of top leaders could in fact help the party reform.

Najib at court to support ex-deputy Zahid

The former prime minister arrived shortly after 9am.

National Australia, Commonwealth Bank may face criminal charges

National Australia’s wealth and pensions units have been under fire after revelations they charged customers fees when no services were provided.

Najib claims trial to money laundering charges

The three money laundering charges as well as the earlier CBT and abuse of power charges have been transferred to High Court 1 where they will be heard together.

Najib slapped with 3 money laundering charges over RM42 million from...

This comes a month after he claimed trial to three charges of criminal breach of trust and one charge of abuse of power.

Malaysia graft trial a sea change for Southeast Asia

If conducted fairly and transparently, Najib Razak’s trial may give efforts to improve governance across the region the push they need.

AG says taken by surprise over bid for gag order

AG Tommy Thomas says the prosecution team will make a formal bid to oppose the interim gag order on Aug 8.

Najib charged with RM42 million CBT, abuse of power

The former prime minister is charged with three counts of criminal breach of trust and one count of abuse of power.

Najib arrives at KL court

The former prime minister arrived at the Sessions Court at 8.20am, accompanied by a police escort.

Anti-graft body: Charge political masters too, not just civil servants

Transparency International notes that civil servants are often only pawns in the hands of politicians who make the decisions that may result in corruption or financial losses.

7 DAP, PKR hopefuls to contest in GE14 despite criminal charges

Any disqualification of MPs and assemblymen will only come into effect after the final appeal is exhausted and application for clemency is dismissed, says lawyer S N Nair.

Report: India to demand Zakir Naik’s extradition soon

India's Ministry of External Affairs says government is finalising internal legal process required before making formal request to Putrajaya.

Clare: Nothing to rejoice, 1MDB criminal charge a foregone conclusion

Clare Rewcastle-Brown says the Department of Justice's civil suits in the US were just to prevent suspects from 'spending their loot'.

DoJ’s 1MDB civil suit ‘indefinitely frozen’ now, says BN

BNSC's Eric See-To adds that money allegedly misappropriated from 1MDB didn't legally belong to the firm at the point of misappropriation.