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Bangladesh charges 16 people for burning schoolgirl to death

Bangladesh charges 16 people for burning schoolgirl to death

Police have charged 16 people over the murder of a teenage girl who was set on fire at an religious seminary in eastern Bangladesh last month after accusing the headmaster of sexual assault, police said on Wednesday.

Lawmakers: Britain must ensure Assange faces any Swedish charges

Lawmakers: Britain must ensure Assange faces any Swedish charges

Seventy British lawmakers urged the government on Saturday to prioritize WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's extradition to Sweden if prosecutors reopen an investigation of an alleged rape there.

Assange charged in US with computer hacking conspiracy

Assange charged in US with computer hacking conspiracy

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested in London on a US warrant charging him over his alleged role in a massive leak of military and diplomatic documents in 2010, the Justice Department said Thursday.

Malaysia charges Goldman Sachs, ex-bankers in 1MDB probe

Malaysia charges Goldman Sachs, ex-bankers in 1MDB probe

Malaysia on Monday filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs and two of the US bank's former employees in connection with an investigation into suspected corruption and money laundering ...

1MDB scandal: Malaysia ex-PM hit with 25 new charges

1MDB scandal: Malaysia ex-PM hit with 25 new charges

Najib Razak pleaded not guilty to all counts, which represented the most serious in a string of charges he has faced over the alleged looting of state fund 1MDB.

Former Malaysian PM Najib arrested in 1MDB case

Former Malaysian PM Najib arrested in 1MDB case

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak will face charges of abusing his position and graft related to money allegedly siphoned off from state fund 1MDB.

Movie mogul Weinstein pleads not guilty to sex assault charges

Movie mogul Weinstein pleads not guilty to sex assault charges

Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of sexually assaulting a woman in 2006, the third criminal sex assault case brought against him.

Ousted Zimbabwe finance minister Chombo in court to face corruption charges

Ousted Zimbabwe finance minister Chombo in court to face corruption charges

Former Zimbabwe finance minister Ignatius Chombo, who was among those detained by the military when they seized power before Robert Mugabe resigned this week ...

Bangladesh charges 7 over Italian’s murder

Bangladesh charges 7 over Italian’s murder

Bangladesh police have charged seven people including a senior opposition leader over the murder of an Italian aid worker...

Fresh charges pressed against BNP chief

Fresh charges pressed against BNP chief

Fresh charges have been pressed against Bangladesh Nationalist Party chief Khaleda Zia and 26 others

Chandy rejects charges, says his life ‘open book’

Chandy rejects charges, says his life ‘open book’

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has reiterated that he will not remain in public life if an ongoing inquiry finds even an iota of truth in the allegations against him.

Hockey team captain under probe over sex charges

Hockey team captain under probe over sex charges

Police in Punjab are inquiring into allegations of “sexual exploitation” against national hockey captain Sardar Singh, made by a young British hockey player of Indian origin who was his live-in partner, an official said yesterday.