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Ex-flight attendant faces longer jail term for smuggling heroin to Australia

Australian authorities appeal against imprisonment of five years and six months, saying it is too lenient.

Road bully jailed 12 months for smashing windscreen with helmet

The offence was caught on a dashcam camera and the video recording went viral on social media.

Vietnamese poachers could spend 12 years in jail if fine not...

The court has taken cognizance of the government’s seriousness in protecting wildlife by imposing a fine of RM1.56 million, the highest ever involving a wildlife crime, says A Srimurugan.

College student who rammed into traffic cop jailed 3 months

A video of the KL accident has gone viral on social media.

Iran human rights lawyer sentenced to 38 years, 148 lashes

Her husband says the sentence is unusually harsh even for Tehran which cracks down hard on dissent and regularly imposes death sentences for some crimes.

Nissan director’s wife says Christmas day release a possibility

Kelly, who was arrested along with Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn on Nov. 19, may be able to communicate with his family soon.

Trader gets 30 months’ jail for planning pre-National Day attacks

He was going to use home-made smoke bombs on a transvestite haven, a beer factory and gaming machines in Melaka.

FBI leaker jailed for 4 years

A former FBI agent who leaked internal documents showing how the agency used racial profiling in counter-terror investigations was sentenced to four years in prison Thursday.

Vietnam blogger sentenced again after Facebook posts

At least 55 dissidents have been jailed in Vietnam this year according to an AFP tally, a spike from 29 arrested last year as reported by Amnesty International.

Election returning officer jailed 3 months for contempt

He is found guilty of contempt of court for coaching a witness in an election petition brought by PKR candidate Dr Streram Sinnasamy.

Bill Cosby seeks new sexual assault trial, reduced prison sentence

Even if the judge rejects their request for a new trial, the attorneys say his sentence should be vacated and reduced.

S. Korea ex-president jailed for 15 years over corruption

Lee was also found guilty of accepting nearly six billion won from Samsung Electronics in return for a presidential pardon for its chairman Lee Kun-hee, who was jailed for tax evasion.

2 men jailed 3 years for planning attack on JB building

The Islamic State militant group supporters had targeted building as it was symbol of group propagating a deviant ideology.

Former Mexican state governor sentenced to 9 years in jail

Elected governor in 2010, he is alleged to have acquired luxury properties in Mexico and abroad, defrauding taxpayers of sums some estimates put in the hundreds of millions of dollars, and using shell companies to transfer and hide public funds.

Bill Cosby jailed for up to 10 years for sexual assault

More than 50 women have accused Cosby of sexual abuse going back decades, with most complaints too old to prosecute.

Aussie filmmaker freed from Cambodia prison arrives in Sydney

In a letter to Hun Sen last month, the filmmaker apologised for statements to media that were disrespectful to the long-serving prime minister.

Anger as Turkey jails 24 over Istanbul airport protests

Activists said that the authorities should be listening to the workers' grievances rather than jailing them as work continues at breakneck speed to ensure the facility is finished on time.

Bangladeshi with 14 passports jailed, fined RM30,000

He also pleads guilty to charges of violating his social visit pass and for attempting to forge either a visa, permit or pass under the Immigration Act.

Suu Kyi says jailed journalists can appeal verdict

'If we believe in the rule of law, they have every right to appeal the judgment and to point out why the judgement was wrong.'

Turkey jails filmmaker for movie portraying execution of Erdogan

Ali Avci was arrested last year after the release of a trailer for his film Awakening, based on a failed military putsch in 2016 in which more than 250 people were killed.

Brazil top court judge rejects motion to maintain Lula’s candidacy

The former president was reported to give up his candidacy in favour of current vice-presidential candidate Fernando Haddad after Supreme Court Justice Edson Fachin rejected a similar appeal.

Quiet, jailed Russian said of interest in US election meddling

The lawyers won court approval this month for a psychological evaluation of Nikulin to determine whether he’s mentally incompetent to assist in his own defence.

Wife of jailed Reuters journalist in Myanmar gives birth

Wa Lone's wife, Pan Ei Mon, gave birth in a Yangon hospital early on Friday to a girl, named Thet Htar Angel. She is the couple's first child.

Youngest member of female terrorism cell jailed in Britain

Phone calls recorded between the three show them talking about the terrorist attack as having a "tea party". Police believe their suspicious actions were a reconnaissance of likely targets.