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Jailed former Malaysia premier Najib Razak seeks to serve remaining sentence under house arrest

Apr. 04, 2024 23:32 PM EDT

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's imprisoned former Prime Minister Najib Razak is seeking to serve the rest of his prison term under house arrest, two months after his sentence in a corruption case was reduced by half. His surprise application filed Monday said he had...

Two go on trial in Switzerland over 'kleptocracy' scandal involving Saudi oil firm, Malaysian bank

Apr. 02, 2024 05:05 AM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — Two managers of a Saudi oil exploration company went on trial in Switzerland on Tuesday for alleged fraud and money laundering over a scandal years ago linked to a Malaysian sovereign wealth fund that the U.S. Justice Department once described as the “biggest kleptocracy case”...