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Umno files suit to claim back RM116.7 million seized in raids

Umno executive secretary Rauf Yusoh, who is suing on behalf of the party, has named five defendants that includes the raiding officer.

Hasanah asks court to declare questioning by MACC unlawful

Hasanah’s lawyer says High Court expected to hear oral arguments on Monday over her action seeking a declaration that the section under which she has been detained is against the constitution.

I didn’t want to chair the reform committee, says Abdul Rashid

The former EC chairman says the government probably appointed him based on his experience.

Vietnam jails former bankers in graft crackdown

Former chairman and chief executive of Vietnam Construction Bank were convicted of "deliberate violation of state regulations on economic management, causing serious consequences"

Mugabe-era minister jailed for corruption in Zimbabwe

Samuel Undenge, an energy minister in Mugabe's cabinet, was accused of issuing a US$12,650 contract without due tender to a company that did no work.

Former Bar president against AG reviewing top judges’ posts

Zainur Zakaria says it would be improper for Tommy Thomas to relook the position taken by his officers just because there has been a change in the federal government.

Italy’s president calls in former IMF official amid political turmoil

President Sergio Mattarella has called in Carlo Cottarelli after two anti-establishment parties angrily abandoned their plans to form a coalition in the face of a veto from the head of state over their choice of economy minister.

Zeti: We’ll announce how we intend to abolish GST within 100...

Zeti, who sits on the Council of Eminent Persons, says the method of abolishing the GST will be made known within 100 days and if it needs parliamentary approval, this will be sought.

‘God is with me’, ex-soldier tells wife before long walk to...

Nasri Mat Jusoh's wife says these were her husband's words of comfort before he began his walk from Kuantan to Putrajaya to protest the rise in cost of living.

Former US first lady Barbara Bush dead at 92

Former US first lady Barbara Bush has died at age 92.

Tens of thousands rally in Armenia as ex-president elected PM

Protesters had filled Yerevan's main square after lawmakers backed the candidacy of the Kremlin-supported veteran politician with 77 to 17 votes.

Comey: Belief Clinton would win election ‘factor’ in email probe

Comey had acknowledged that his belief that Clinton would be elected president "was a factor" in his decision to reopen the email probe 11 days before the US election.

Finnish police ask Spain for info on Puigdemont arrest warrant

Puigdemont has been due to leave Finland on Saturday afternoon, but his exact whereabouts were unknown.

Ex-NFL star Romo tees off in PGA’s Dominican debut

Former Dallas Cowboys star Tony Romo, now an NFL television analyst, makes his US PGA Tour debut Thursday at the Corales Puntacana Championship, the tour's first Dominican Republic event.

French ex-president Sarkozy in custody in campaign funding probe

Sarkozy, who served as president from 2007 to 2012, has always denied receiving any illicit campaign funding.

Services for former PMs never withdrawn, govt says

A total of 21 postings have been allocated to Mahathir and utility bills paid, all borne by government, says PM's office.

Matlan: Use ex-footballers to train schoolkids

The former national star says retired footballers have knowledge and experience to maximise the potential of young talents.