15 August 2022


Malaysia ex-PM begins final bid to toss out graft conviction (9)
The Associated Press August 14, 2022, 11:52 PM PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (AP) - Malaysia's top court Monday began hearing a final appeal by former Prime Minister Najib Razak to toss out his graft conviction linked to the massive looting of the 1MDB state fund. He would become Malaysia's first former prime minister to be imprisoned if his case fails.
Dutch court expects November verdicts in MH17 downing trial (3)
Aug. 15, 2022 at 5:25 am By The Associated Press The Associated Press THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Verdicts in the Dutch trial in absentia of three Russians and a Ukrainian charged with involvement in the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 are expected to be delivered on Nov.
Malaysia ex-PM begins final bid to quash corruption conviction (6)
Country's top court to hear appeal over convictions for criminal breach of trust, abuse of power and money laundering. Malaysian former Prime Minister Najib Razak starts his final attempt on Monday to set aside his conviction in a corruption case linked to the multi- billion dollar 1MDB financial scandal [Lim Huey Teng/Reuters] Published On 15 Aug 2022 Malaysian former Prime Minister Najib Razak starts his final attempt on
Kenya: Uhuru Kenyatta's Economic Legacy - Big On Promises, but Weak On Delivery (3)
GCIS / Flickr (CC BY-ND 2.0) Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on a state visit to South Africa, November 23, 2021. 14 August 2022 The Conversation Africa (Johannesburg) analysis By Odongo Kodongo Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy, William Ruto, ascended to Kenya's presidency in March 2013.
Malaysia Airlines signs provisional deal for 20 Airbus A330neos (3)
15 Aug 2022 Created: 02:03 PM Langkawi, Aug. 15 (BNA): Malaysia Airlines has signed a provisional agreement to acquire 20 Airbus (AIR.PA) A330neos to replace its ageing fleet of A330 widebody jets in a deal that also involves aircraft leasing company Avolon. The airline will buy 10 of the planes from Airbus and then execute a sale- and-leaseback deal with Avolon, with the other 10 leased directly from Avolon, the carrier said on Monday.
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