Paris mayor against Russian athletes at 2024 Olympics ‘while war goes on’

PARIS Mayor Anne Hidalgo is opposed to Russian competitors at the 2024 Olympics “while the war continues” in Ukraine, her office said today.   It represents a change in position by Hidalgo, who said last month she believed Russians could take part “under a neutral flag” to avoid “depriving athletes of competition”.  

Seoul court rules South Korea responsible for Vietnam War massacre

A SEOUL court delivered a landmark ruling today holding the South Korean government accountable for a massacre committed by its soldiers in the Vietnam War, ordering it to pay compensation. In the 1960s and early 1970s, South Korea sent troops to support America’s doomed fight against the communist North Vietnamese during a bloody two-decade conflict […]

Prosecution withdraws appeal to forfeit monies from 9 entities linked to 1MDB funds

THE prosecution has withdrawn its appeals to forfeit monies belonging to nine entities, including Umno and Wanita MCA, which are allegedly linked to 1Malaysia Development Bhd (IMDB) funds. The prosecution had lost its cases both in the High Court and Court of Appeal to forfeit monies from Habib Jewels Sdn Bhd, Hattatex Trading, Wanita MCA, […]