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  World   Asia  06 Jul 2018

World, Asia, 06 Jul 2018

Indian-origin woman jailed for role in US Navy's largest fraud conspiracy

Gursharan had received more than SGD 130,000 in bribes from Leonard Glenn Francis in exchange for sensitive US Navy information.

06 Jul 2018 7:14 PM

Former Pak PM Nawaz Sharif convicted of corruption, gets 10 years in jail

Nawaz's daughter Maryam Sharif has been sentenced to seven years of imprisonment.

06 Jul 2018 5:08 PM

Court dismisses Nawaz Sharif's petition to delay verdict in corruption case

Counsel for Sharif family submitted applications in accountability court seeking week's delay in verdict announcement in Avenfield case.

06 Jul 2018 1:28 PM

Mike Pompeo visits North Korea to seek details on denuclearisation

Pompeo's task is negotiating plan that US hopes would involve Kim declaring extent of nuclear program, agreeing timetable to dismantle.

06 Jul 2018 12:50 PM

Japan executes cult guru, 6 followers for 1995 sarin attack

Asahara claimed to have achieved enlightenment in Himalayas, preached mix of Eastern religions combined with own apocalyptic prophecies.

06 Jul 2018 12:08 PM


Thai diver on cave rescue mission dies due to lack of oxygen

The diver, whose mission was to bring oxygen tanks and carry lines along the passageways, lost consciousness on his way back.

06 Jul 2018 10:52 AM

Poll nominations reveal 2nd marriages of 60 Pak leaders

The exposed politicians, including many prominent ones, had kept their second marriages a secret.

06 Jul 2018 1:12 AM

‘Unexplained’ killings sow fear inside Rohingya camps

Police have made a number of arrests in connection with some of the killings, but say the motives often remain unclear.

06 Jul 2018 1:07 AM

‘Race against water’ as rain threatens Thai boys in the cave

Several Thai Navy divers and medics are staying with them and the video footage showed the group in seemingly good spirits.

06 Jul 2018 12:24 AM