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  1. News - World - BRIEFS

    Briefs, February 24, 2013

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by VARIOUS

    ... of the Rezeigat tribe, which has been fighting rival Arabs since early January in the Jebel Amir gold mining area. AFP   Obama asks top court to repeal marriage law WASHINGTON- The Barack Obama administration took another step towards institutionalising gay marriage, formally asking the US Supreme Court to strike down a 1996 law defining marriage exclusively as a union between a man ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1157187/briefs-february-24-2013
  2. News - China - BRIEFS

    Briefs, December 6, 2012

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF REPRORTER, AFP

    ... Aiding self-immolation now seen as murder Anyone caught aiding or inciting Tibetan self-immolations will be charged with murder, the state press said. A joint legal opinion issued by the supreme court, the top prosecution body and the police said the charge of "intentional murder" should apply to anyone urging Tibetans to set themselves alight, the state-run Gannan Daily ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1098434/briefs-december-6-2012
  3. News - China - BRIEFS

    Briefs, December 21, 2012

    Posted Dec 21st 2012, 12:00am by AFP, ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... Chen sentenced to another 10 years' jail Taiwan's ex-president Chen Shui-bian- already serving an 18-1/2-year prison term for corruption and money-laundering- was yesterday convicted and sentenced to another 10 years for taking bribes from a local financial group, the island's Supreme Court said. Under Taiwanese law, an individual may serve a maximum of 20 years ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1109434/briefs-december-21-2012
  4. News - Asia - BRIEFS

    Briefs, March 2, 2013

    Posted Mar 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... on the country's Islamic ministry and judiciary to stop the public flogging of a teenaged girl for having sex outside marriage, a government official said. A court in Feydhoo sentenced the 15-year-old to 100 lashes after she admitted to having consensual sex, a court official said. Details of the consensual sex emerged when police investigated her complaint against her stepfather and another ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1167378/briefs-march-2-2013
  5. News - Hong Kong - BRIEFS

    Briefs, February 24, 2013

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am

    ... was found half sucked into the vessel's engine near Yau Ma Tei Typhoon Shelter eight days ago.   Casino chief's ex-lover in HK$20m court claim Chen Meihuan, ex-girlfriend of casino operator Ng Man-sun, is being sued over a cheque she wrote for HK$20 million that bounced last September. Mainlander Du Huizhen says in a High Court writ that Chen owes her the money.   Top police ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1157269/briefs-february-24-2013
  6. News - World - BRIEFS

    Briefs extra, February 28, 2013

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Bloomberg Budweiser watered down beer, court hears WASHINGTON- The makers of Budweiser faced accusations that they watered down the popular American lager in search of higher profits, in a class ... in the past five years. AFP Afghan letter activists lose free-speech case CANBERRA- Australia's highest court narrowly rejected the case of two Muslim activists who argued they had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1160350/briefs-extra-february-28-2013
  7. News - Asia - BRIEFS

    Briefs, February 24, 2013

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by VARIOUS

    ... killed more than 180 people. The outlawed militant group claimed responsibility for both attacks. Ishaq, who has been arrested before, was released by a court on bail in July 2011, even though he ... an Indian official said, 10 days after he sought refuge in the mission in a bid to avoid arrest. Nasheed's exit came after a Maldivian court earlier this week postponed his trial for abuse ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1157250/briefs-february-24-2013
  8. News - Hong Kong - BRIEFS

    Briefs, February 12, 2013

    Posted Feb 12th 2013, 12:00am by CITY BRIEFS

    ... No plea from teens on arson charge Two teenagers yesterday appeared in Tuen Mun Court on a joint charge of arson for allegedly setting fire to umbrellas and other items at a Tin Shui Wai ...   Cook enters no plea to rape charges A cook, 39, entered no plea in Tuen Mun Court on charges of rape and buggery. Fung Chi-man has been charged with two counts of rape and one count of buggery ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1148243/briefs-february-12-2013
  9. News - World - BRIEFS

    Briefs, March 10, 2013

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Muslim cleric held for alleged bail breach LONDON- Radical Muslim cleric Abu Qatada was arrested in London for breaching his bail terms, days before the British government begins an appeal against a court decision blocking his deportation to Jordan. Accused by Britain of posing a security risk and being a spiritual inspiration for one of the 9/11 hijackers, Qatada is wanted in his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1187319/briefs-march-10-2013
  10. News - Hong Kong - BRIEFS

    Briefs, March 10, 2013

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am

    ... of HK$6.25 million. The hair stylist was arrested and would be charged with one count of trafficking in a dangerous drug, officials said. He will appear in Tsuen Wan Court on Monday.   Civic Party ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1187303/briefs-march-10-2013

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