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Is it wrong to expose wrongdoings?

The most important thing is the authenticity of the evidence and whether the law has been broken in our effort to get to the truth.

I haven’t been active in politics for a year, Latheefa tells...

MACC chief reassures naysayers that she has never truly been an 'active politician' despite being in PKR for 15 years.

German far-right suspect confesses to politician’s murder

The suspect’s DNA matches samples collected by investigators at the scene.

Are politicians allowed as election observers, Bersih asks EC

Electoral watchdog wants a clarification after a Sabah politician is seen wearing the observer tee-shirt and tag at the nomination centre in Sandakan.

Murder of Indian politician sets stage for election bloodshed

Prime Minister Narendra Modi must soon announce a national election expected to start in April and which will almost certainly see new bloodshed.

Suspect held over massive German politician data hack

A massive data leak and a breach of cybersecurity are piling immense political pressure on the German government.

Waytha slams wild claims by Indian politician on Seafield temple issue

Minister in charge of national unity and social well-being P Waytha Moorthy says he will get in touch with the Indian government to express Putrajaya’s dissatisfaction with the Indian politician's claims.

Stevie Chan, from art enthusiast to politician

The independent candidate in the Port Dickson by-election has always been more interested in art than politics.

Indian film star prepares for new role in politics

The multiple award-winning screen icon is the latest in a long line of Indian actors hoping to transform their popularity at the box office into votes at the ballot box.

Two die in stampede at funeral of Indian Tamil leader

The stampede happened when a sudden rush among mourners arriving at the site caused many to lose their balance and fall.

Brazil’s Supreme Court close to rejecting Lula’s plea to avoid jail

Brazil's Supreme Court was on the verge of rejecting on Wednesday former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's plea to remain out of prison while he appeals a corruption conviction, a case that has sharply divided the country, cast a shadow over this year's presidential election and stirred rumblings in the army.

Kenyan minister, police chief found in contempt; opposition politician deported

Interior Minister Fred Matiang’i and Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet were told to appear for sentencing for failing to obey a court order to release Miguna Miguna.

Ethiopia detains recently-released journalist, politicians

Among those detained were journalist Eskinder Nega, bloggers Befekadu Hailu and Mahlet Fantahun, and opposition politician Andualem Arage.

Thai politics: No country for young men?

Thanathorn has launched his Future Forward party this month with a big fanfare and a promise to appeal to the youth vote.

Booing racist politicians not our stand, says Suhakam chairman

Razali Ismail says the call to boo racist politicians is the personal view of fellow commissioner Jerald Joseph.

Mexico warns of drug cartel interference in vote

Navarrete has mentioned that two candidates for a seat in the state legislature were murdered last month.

Australia politician slammed for Facebook gun photo

George Christensen deletes the post but says he won't be 'moralised to by these extreme greens who put the livelihoods, safety and lives of others at risk'.

Who are the racists – politicians or the people?

Writer says we could be ignorant, stupid or racist, all of which are not the best qualities to have, but politicians see the opportunity and they take it.

Stop being sexy and you can stop harassment, journalists told

That's the advice from the National Union of Journalists following a report that two journalists had been harassed by politicians.

Political squabbles put off youths, says activist

Student activist Anis Syafiqah says indifference among youths towards politics only getting worse because politicians focusing on their internal squabbles.

DAP willing to ‘school’ Ku Nan on respecting women

The minister had told a TN50 forum that women should dress 'shabbily' to avoid being harassed in public.

‘Fainting’ ruse sees man lose RM18,000 to pickpocket

A local politician in Seremban finds his back pocket empty after coming to the aid of a man, who was in front of him on the escalator and had pretended to faint.

Ex-AG: Probe politicians who live beyond their means

Unfair to attack the integrity of civil servants while overlooking the lifestyle of politicians, says former Attorney-General Abu Talib Othman.

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