Law And Order

Australian man arrested in Bali on cocaine charges

Aug 9, 2018

An Australian man faces up to 20 years in prison in Indonesia after being arrested for allegedly selling cocaine on the resort island of Bali

Thai monk who flew in high style gets prison for fraud

Aug 9, 2018

A former Buddhist monk who became notorious for a jet-set lifestyle has been sentenced to more than 100 years in prison in connection with funds he raised from followers

China sentences 6 in graduate exam cheating scheme

Aug 8, 2018

Chinese state media reports say six people have been imprisoned for up to four years for their part in a scheme to cheat on the country's national graduate school exam

Malaysia ex-PM pleads not guilty to money laundering charges

Aug 8, 2018

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak pleaded not guilty to new money-laundering charges related to the alleged multibillion-dollar looting of a state investment fund that led to his stunning electoral defeat

The Latest: Najib pleads not guilty to money laundering

Aug 8, 2018

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has pleaded not guilty to new money laundering charges related to the alleged multibillion-dollar looting of the 1MDB state investment fund

Pompeo calls on Myanmar to release 2 Reuters journalists

Aug 4, 2018

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he spoke with Myanmar's foreign minister and urged him to immediately release two Reuters journalists held on charges of possessing secret documents

Australia says Malaysia hasn't sought hitman's extradition

Aug 1, 2018

Australia has rejected accusations it supported corruption and crime under Malaysia's former leader by harboring a high-profile fugitive; Bishop says Malaysia has not made any extradition request

Thai officials say they seek UK extradition of former PM

Jul 31, 2018

Senior Thai officials say the government is seeking the extradition from the United Kingdom of former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who fled her country last year ahead of a conviction for negligence in overseeing a money-losing rice subsidy program

Indonesian court outlaws Islamic State-linked group

Jul 31, 2018

An Indonesian court has outlawed Jemaah Anshorut Daulah, a network that supports the Islamic State group, following deadly attacks over the past two years

Report: Fugitive Chinese police officer returns

Jul 29, 2018

Report: Fugitive Chinese police officer returns from US to face bribe charges