Law And Order

Police question Thai politicians who criticized junta

May 21, 2018

Supporters of eight prominent Thai politicians who criticized the country's ruling junta shouted "Fight, fight" as the group arrived at a Bangkok police station for questioning

Fired coach Halilhodzic suing Japanese soccer association

May 21, 2018

Fired coach Vahid Halilhodzic is suing the Japanese soccer association and its president for his dismissal last month

Malaysia ex-leader seeks police protection amid graft probe

May 20, 2018

Malaysia's national news agency is reporting that former Prime Minister Najib Razak, who is under investigation for a massive corruption scandal, has sought police protection over concern about his family's safety

Malaysians transfixed by luxury goods seized from ex-PM flat

May 19, 2018

In 10 days of dramatic political developments, none has transfixed Malaysians more than the sight of truckloads of boxes of Hermes Birkin handbags and luggage filled with cash and jewelry being seized from apartments linked to the former prime minister

Malaysia anti-graft body summons ex-PM Najib for questioning

May 18, 2018

A Malaysian official says former Prime Minister Najib Razak has been summoned for questioning in a money-laundering probe involving the 1MDB state investment fund

Indonesia seeks death for cleric accused of ordering attacks

May 18, 2018

Indonesian prosecutors demand death for radical Islamic cleric Aman Abdurrahman who is accused of ordering attacks including a 2016 suicide bombing and gun attack in Jakarta that killed four civilians and four attackers

The Latest: Indonesia prosecutors seek death for cleric

May 18, 2018

Indonesian prosecutors are demanding a death sentence for radical Islamic cleric Aman Abdurrahman for his role in terror attacks

Indonesian prosecutors seek death sentence for radical cleric accused of ordering deadly attack in Jakarta in 2016

May 18, 2018

Indonesian prosecutors seek death sentence for radical cleric accused of ordering deadly attack in Jakarta in 2016

Malaysia steps up graft probe of fund linked to ex-leader

May 17, 2018

Malaysia's new government has stepped up a corruption investigation into a state fund with a seven-hour police search of the home of former Prime Minister Najib Razak and the creation of a special committee to accelerate the probe

3 Japanese seek damages, apology for forced sterilizations

May 17, 2018

Three Japanese forcibly sterilized decades ago under a now-defunct Eugenics Protection Law have filed lawsuits against the government demanding an apology and compensation