China formally arrests ex-Interpol chief Meng Hongwei on suspicion of accepting bribes

China has formally arrested former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei on suspicion of accepting bribes, prosecutors announced on Wednesday (April 24), as he faces possible corruption charges. In a remarkable fall from grace, Meng – who […]

Saudi Arabia releases Indonesian maids on death row for witchcraft

Two Indonesian domestic workers sentenced to death for practising witchcraft against their employers’ families in Saudi Arabia returned home on Wednesday (April 24) after their sentences were commuted, Indonesia’s Foreign Ministry said. Sumartini and Warnah, […]

Former Malaysia PM Najib’s Corruption Trial Over 1MDB Scandal Finally Begins

Malaysia’s former premier Najib Razak has arrived at Malaysia’s High Court today (April 3) to attend the start of his much-anticipated trial over the alleged plundering of state fund 1MDB in a multi-billion-dollar financial scandal […]