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MELAKA: An ex-Melaka State Education Trust Fund (TAPEM) clerical assistant was sentenced to four years' jail and whipped 146 times by the Sessions Court at Ayer Keroh here to an offence of criminal breach of trust (CBT) involving RM2.4 million.
LA PAZ (Reuters) - Bolivian President Evo Morales said on Sunday he was resigning to ease violence that has gripped the South American nation since a disputed election, but he stoked fears of more unrest by saying he was the victim of a "coup" and faced arrest.
DHAKA (Reuters) - Cyclone Bulbul lashed Bangladesh overnight, killing six people and leaving relatives in a desperate search for 36 missing fishermen, though prompt evacuations saved many lives and the worst was over, officials said on Sunday.
HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuban Communist Party leader Raul Castro, President Miguel Diaz-Canel and Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro signalled on Sunday punishing U.S. sanctions would only stiffen their resolve to stick together and support social change in the region.
BANDA ACEH: An Indonesian man working for an organisation which helped draft strict religious laws ordering adulterers to be flogged was himself publicly whipped after he was caught having an affair with a married woman.
BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (Reuters) - An Indonesian man who worked for a clerical organisation that advises a local government on Islamic law has been caned in public for adultery, an official said.
SIBU: A 22-year-old jobless man was sentenced to 15 years in prison and four strokes of the rotan by a Sessions Court here on Friday (Nov 1) after he pleaded guilty to raping and robbing a hotel staff.
DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh's cricket board lashed out at the players who hatched a "conspiracy" to destabilise the game in the country by striking, while an international federation of players' associations came out in support of the action on Tuesday.
ROCHESTER, N.H. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump added muscle to the legal team defending against an impeachment investigation led by congressional Democrats on Wednesday, after 2020 re-election rival Joe Biden called for the first time for his impeachment.
Jakarta: Poachers who threaten endangered orangutans, tigers and other wildlife could receive up to 100 lashes under new rules in Indonesia’s Aceh province, which usually reserves whipping for morality crimes under Islamic law.