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Kim Jong Nam murder suspects fear 'trial by ambush', lawyer tells court

KUALA LUMPUR: The two females charged with killing the estranged half-brother of North Korea’s leader appeared in a Malaysian court on Thursday wearing bullet-proof vests, as one of their lawyers warned they feared “a trial by ambush” with police not sharing evidence. Indonesian Siti Aishah, 25, and Doan Thi Huong, 28, from Vietnam, face the… Read More »

Egypt lawyer appeals court ruling backing islands transfer to Saudi

CAIRO: An Egyptian human rights lawyer said on Monday he had launched an appeal against a court ruling which backed Cairo’s proposed transfer of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia. President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s government announced last year a maritime demarcation accord with Saudi Arabia, which has given billions of dollars of aid to… Read More »

South Korea president's lawyer says no evidence to back impeachment

SEOUL: The impeachment trial of South Korea’s President Park Geun-Hye got under way Thursday (Jan 5), with her lawyers arguing there is no evidence to back the corruption allegations that threaten to force her from office. Parliament voted to impeach Park last month over an influence-peddling scandal that has brought hundreds of thousands of protesters… Read More »

Exclusive – Chinese-Mexican man at centre of US$205 million seizure could be extradited to Mexico in days: lawyer

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK: A Chinese-Mexican businessman accused of drug trafficking could be handed over by U.S. authorities to Mexican authorities as early as next week as he has nearly exhausted his legal options, ending a years-long extradition battle, his lawyer told Reuters. Zhenli Ye Gon’s July 2007 arrest in the United States and the seizure of… Read More »

Windies' Russell to start anti-doping hearing next week – lawyer

KINGSTON, Jamaica: West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell will face a preliminary hearing before an independent anti-doping disciplinary panel next week over a whereabouts rule violation, his lawyer Patrick Foster said on Thursday. The 28-year-old, who helped West Indies win their second ICC World Twenty20 title in India in April, missed three doping tests within a… Read More »