KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's anti-corruption agency says it will appeal against the attorney general's decision to clear Prime Minister Najib Razak of criminal charges over a $681 million financial scandal.
The agency's move disrupts Najib's call to put to rest the scandal that has been the biggest political crisis in his seven-year premiership.
The attorney general said Tuesday that $681 million channeled into Najib's accounts in early...
HELSINKI (AP) — A Danish tourist has been infected by the Zika virus after visiting southern and central America, Danish hospital officials say, but authorities said Wednesday it was not the first case in Europe.
In a statement Tuesday, the Aarhus University Hospital said the patient ran a fever, had a headache and muscle aches and was discovered as having the virus on Tuesday.
There hospital released no further details about the patient but it says...
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A church deacon says a landslide of mining waste has killed at least six people in northern Myanmar, the sixth deadly accident in the jade mining region since a November disaster killed more than 100 people.
Baptist deacon Dut La, who is organizing funerals for the victims, said Wednesday that six bodies were in the morgue but more than a dozen may be unrecovered from the accident in Kachin state's Hpakant mining region.
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The International Monetary Fund says it has made another 126.3 million euros ($136.87 million) available to Cyprus after completing what it said was its second-to-last review of the Eurozone country's rescue deal.
The IMF said Wednesday the amount brings to 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) its share of disbursements to the 10 billion euro bailout that forced a grab of uninsured deposits in Cyprus' two largest banks and shuttered the smaller lender....