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Court quashes 6-year jail term of office boy for carrying knife...

Judge Ab Karim Ab Rahman says the conviction of V Goby is not safe due to conflicting evidence by the arresting officer and a policeman.

9 victims of kidnapping in Lahad Datu waters released

Further discussions are ongoing with the Philippine authorities as the victims have no documents.

Ex-UEFA chief Platini freed from French custody

Michel Platini is no longer in custody after being questioned for hours on the investigation into the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar.

We can’t accept it, says mum of dead Indonesian maid Adelina

Yohanna Banunaek says she was shocked by acquittal of Adelina's employer of murder charge.

Freed Vietnamese woman in Kim Jong Nam murder case arrives home

Doan Thi Huong, who was released after serving a short stay in jail as her sentence commenced from her date of arrest, says she is happy to be home and plans to become an actress.

Former Johor exco freed of corruption, money laundering charges

The Johor Bahru Sessions Court also acquits his son and property consultant.

Karpal Singh freed of sedition charge

Chief Judge of Malaya Zaharah Ibrahim says there was a substantial miscarriage of justice brought about by the failure to consider Karpal Singh's defence.

Indonesia frees Christian politician jailed for blasphemy

An ethnic Chinese Christian, Ahok lost a 2017 bid to be re-elected governor over charges of insulting the Quran.

Tian Chua freed of sedition charge

Judge says a detailed analysis of Tian Chua's statement shows that he did not propagate a change of government through unlawful means.

Africa’s youngest billionaire freed from abduction

Dewji owns MeTL Group, a conglomerate operating in several African countries and contributing about 3.5% to Tanzania’s gross domestic product.

Freed US pastor flying home from Turkey after case sparked crisis

Trump said he would meet the pastor as soon as he returns.

High Court frees teens remanded over Cradle Fund CEO murder case

Police had last Sunday obtained a remand order from the magistrate’s court to hold the siblings, aged 14 and 17, for seven days.

Russia’s ‘Pussy Riot’ World Cup pitch invaders freed from jail, says...

The group served a 15-day sentence for running onto the pitch wearing police uniforms during the second half of the game and were held for a further day before being finally let go late on Tuesday.

Two Filipinas kidnapped in Iraq freed -local police chief

The women had been travelling with three compatriots on the road connecting Baghdad to oil city Kirkuk when their car broke down, two military sources said.

Turkish journalist Mehmet Altan released from prison

The Altan brothers were detained in September 2016 as part of a government crackdown following the July 2016 coup attempt against President Tayyip Erdogan.

Khalid Samad freed of sedition charge

The Sessions Court says Khalid Samad was merely making suggestions to improve the Selangor religious council.

Anwar: Dr M offered me a government post but I said...

The PKR leader says this was to give Dr Mahathir the space to implement change in the country.

From prison to power: leaders who served time

A look at some of the world leaders who, like Anwar Ibrahim, have spent years behind bars.

Sivarasa: Talks on Anwar’s political involvement only after Hari Raya

The lawyer says efforts will be made so that Anwar Ibrahim can return to Parliament.

Anwar: My pardon is unconditional

The Pakatan Harapan de facto leader says he will now spend time taking up academic positions at universities abroad.

Boko Haram frees most of abducted Dapchi schoolgirls

Boko Haram Islamists who kidnapped 110 schoolgirls in Dapchi, northeast Nigeria, just over a month ago have so far returned 104 of the students to the town, the government said on Wednesday.

4 held in Pastor Koh’s case freed due to lack of...

Investigating officer Supari Mohammad says the Attorney-General's Chambers classified case against them as 'no further action'.

Anwar wants Sodomy II charge revoked because Saiful lied

Lawyer N Surendran says hearing to overturn his client's conviction for sodomy must be held on an urgent basis.

Court frees security guard of rape charge

Suspect is freed after court finds the victim’s statement unclear and inconsistent with the police report she lodged.