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High Court judge Mohamad Nazlan Mohamad Ghazali rules the case is strong enough to go forward and Najib should enter his defense
The whereabouts of Low Taek Jho, who has been charged over the scandal in the US and Malaysia, are a mystery but his representatives now say he has been offered asylum, without naming a country
Facebook agrees to pay the £500,000 fine 'but has made no admission of liability in relation to' the monetary penalty notice of the UK Information Commissioner's Office
Guilty for paying a bribe to help her daughter gain admission to college, Felicity Huffman is released from prison after serving 11 days of a 14-day sentence
'I bear responsibility in having appointed him. I deeply apologize to the Japanese people,' says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe after accepting the resignation of the official accused of violating election law by offering voters money and gifts
The 'Desperate Housewives' star is serving her prison term at the Federal Correctional Institution in San Francisco
The US president resorts to coarse language in his broadsides against the investigation and his adversaries conducting it
'The White House's flagrant disregard of multiple voluntary requests for documents have left us with no choice but to issue this subpoena,' says the chairmen of House committees on intelligence, foreign affairs and oversight
After pleading guilty, Huffman is sentenced to two weeks in prison, a $30,000 fine, and 250 hours of community service
With the prosecution now finished, a judge will hear arguments from both sides in October and rule on November 11 whether the case is strong enough to continue
Rupert Stadler and 3 others are charged with fraud over the 'dieselgate' emissions cheating scandal
The city-state is one of several countries that launched probes into allegations that billions of dollars were misappropriated from Malaysian sovereign wealth fund 1MDB
Retired Lieutenant General Jacinto Ligot may have won a tax case over the military 'pabaon' scandal but he has no choice but to proceed to presentation of evidence in a related forfeiture case
'The Wolf of Wall Street' producer Riza Aziz was arrested on the suspicion of money laundering
Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa assures shareholders he will protect the independence of Nissan, part of a three-way alliance with Renault and Japan's Mitsubishi Motors
(UPDATED) 'It is the constitutional right of our client to post bail and be released accordingly, without any conditions,' says Bryan Sy's lawyer Rowell Ilagan
'Global issues related to national interests in the economic and social spheres and global security are more important than games of security services,' says Russian President Vladimir Putin
The 'Desperate Housewives' actress pleads guilty to paying $15,000 to boost her daughter's SAT college entrance exam score
The Sandiganbayan Second Division grants the former senior police officials' separate motions for leave of court to file demurrer to evidence. They are accused of illegal use of the PNP's confidential and intelligence funds in 2008.
Malaysian Ng Chong Hwa, a former managing director at the bank charged in both Malaysia and America over the 1MDB fraud, is extradited to the US, Malaysian attorney-general Tommy Thomas says
A spokesman for Jho Low says he is 'pleased to learn that the United States Department of Justice and all the relevant parties are working to amicably resolve these matters'
'I've seen others paraded in handcuffs and living a miserable existence, but Alan Garcia will not suffer such an injustice or circus,' the late ex-president writes in a note to his six children
Najib Razak earlier denies 7 charges related to the theft of 42 million ringgit ($10.2 million) from SRC International, a former 1MDB unit
The pope emeritus, who retired in 2013, blames the crises rocking the Roman Catholic Church globally with the fight for an 'all-out sexual freedom, one which no longer admitted any norms'
The 'Full House' actress, aside from a bribery charge, is now facing a second charge, which will increase her likelihood of serving prison time
The 'Desperate Housewives' actress pleads guilty to paying $15,000 to get her daughter into a prestigious university
The two actresses appear before a Boston court in connection with the massive college admission scam
The Argentine pontiff issues stringent child abuse legislation for Vatican City employees as part of the Church's bid to address a wave of sex abuse allegations against priests
Some 50 people are indicted so far in a scam to help children of the American elite gain entry into top US colleges
The K-pop singer is arrested after apologizing for filming and distributing illicit sex videos without his partners' consent
(UPDATED) The Argentine pontiff could take several weeks to decide whether to accept the resignation
The 'Full House' actress is among the 50 people indicted in the massive college admissions scam
The husband, surnamed Park, is suing Cho Hyun-ah 'for child abuse and inflicting of bodily injury, among other things'
(UPDATED) Najib Razak's lawyers have filed an application for the trial to be delayed pending an appeal on a technicality related to the transfer of charges between different courts
China says more than 80 other provincial or local officials linked to the major vaccine scandal are either demoted or fired
The Court of Tax Appeals acquits former military comptroller Jacinto Ligot of tax crimes, but says the deficiency assessment of the Bureau of Internal Revenue stands
The Wall Street Journal reports Chinese officials offered in 2016 to help bail out the debt-mired 1MDB, and said they would try to use their influence to get countries to drop investigations into the case
Cardinal Philippe Barbarin, the archbishop of Lyon, is to stand trial along with five others from his diocese over allegations that they helped cover up abuse.
'The Church will never seek to hush up or not take seriously any case,' Pope Francis says
Russian President Vladimir Putin says the cases paint the country as 'a powerful player who needs to be reckoned with'
'None of these partnerships or features gave companies access to information without people's permission,' says Konstantinos Papamiltiadis, Facebook's head of developer platforms and programs
Goldman says in a statement that 'certain members of the former Malaysian government and 1MDB lied to Goldman Sachs, outside counsel and others about the use of proceeds from these transactions'
Malaysian ex-leader Najib Razak has now been hit with a total of 39 charges since losing power, most related to his alleged role in looting 1MDB
The organizing team will prepare a special meeting on the protection of children to be held in February
Low Taek Jho, commonly known as Jho Low, is still at large. His current whereabouts are unknown, although reports have suggested he is in China.
The watchdog announced this fine on July 10, but makes clear it was levying the maximum penalty allowed by the law at the time the the incident occurred
(3rd UPDATE) A total of 167 bishops, priests, and lay members of the church are now under investigation for sexual crimes committed in the South American country since 1960
(UPDATED) Rosmah Mansor, wife of former prime minister Najib Razak, is released on bail after spending the night in detention at the office of the country's anti-corruption agency
Officials are said to be in the final stages of investigating Rosmah Mansor over the alleged looting of state fund 1MDB and she could reportedly be charged soon
Pope Francis: 'We ourselves need to be converted. We have to realize that in order to stand by your side we need to change many situations that, in the end, put you off.'