Law And Order

Philippines: 66 alleged militants convicted in kidnappings

Dec 14, 2018

A Philippine court has found 66 alleged members of the Abu Sayyaf guilty of kidnapping dozens of students, teachers and a Catholic priest in the south in 2000, in the largest single conviction involving the brutal Muslim militant group

Detention of Canadians raises stakes in China-US-Canada row

Dec 13, 2018

China has confirmed the detentions of two Canadian men, raising the stakes in a three-way international dispute with the United States

Indonesia arrests 5 foreigners in Bali for drug smuggling

Dec 13, 2018

Indonesian police say some of the five foreigners who have been arrested for alleged drug smuggling on the tourist island of Bali since the end of November face the death penalty if convicted

Police confirm arrest of Chinese photographer, wife says

Dec 13, 2018

The wife of a prominent Chinese photographer who went missing more than a month ago says police have confirmed his arrest

Analysis: China plays hardball with ex-diplomat's seizure

Dec 13, 2018

Analysis: China plays hardball with detention of ex-Canadian diplomat

Arrest of Nissan star Ghosn raises speculation over coup

Dec 13, 2018

Arrest of Nissan ex-chairman Ghosn spurs speculation over corporate intrigue

Thai policeman arrested in killing of French man

Dec 12, 2018

A policeman in Thailand has been arrested for allegedly shooting and killing a French man at a shopping plaza in Bangkok

Malaysian ex-PM slapped with new charge over 1MDB scandal

Dec 12, 2018

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has been charged with tampering with the final audit report into a defunct state investment fund, adding to a long list of corruption allegations against him since his ouster in May elections

Lawyers protest detention of Kelly, Ghosn's co-accused

Dec 12, 2018

Lawyers for Greg Kelly, the executive arrested last month with Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn on suspicion of underreporting Ghosn's pay, are protesting his prolonged stay in Japanese detention

China says no information on detained ex-Canadian diplomat

Dec 12, 2018

China's Foreign Ministry says it has no information about the detention of a former Canadian diplomat