Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak To Face 21 Money Laundering Charges
Thursday, September 20, 2018, 3:43 PM
A total of 21-money-laundering-charges will-be-laid against former Malaysian PM Najib-Razak over a $681 million transfer into his bank-account, police said, money that allegedly came from scandal-linked state fund 1MDB. The money-laundering charges include nine counts of receiving illegal proceeds, five counts of using illegal proceeds and seven counts of transferring the proceeds to other entities, Deputy Inspector-General of Police Noor Rashid Ibrahim said in-a-statement.
Former Australian PM resigns from parliament
Saturday, September 1, 2018, 10:38 AM
Former Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull resigned from the Parliament, a week after he was ousted from office. Following his resignation, the Australian government has lost its one-seat majority in the Lower House of the Parliament. Turnbull, who was Australia's 29th Prime Minister, first became a Member of the Parliament in 2004.
UN Secy General condoles demise of Vajpayee
Thursday, August 23, 2018, 12:50 PM
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has paid tribute to former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who passed away last-week following a prolonged illness. Taking to his official Twitter handle, India's Permanent Representative to the UN, Syed Akbaruddin revealed that Guterres visited the office of the Permanent Mission