Vietnam has been praised for its efforts to contain the virus through mass testing and tracing and strict centralised quarantining. It has recorded fewer than 2,600 COVID-19 infections and only 35 deaths due to the disease.
Prosecutors said Wheeler admitted to conspiring with her husband to keep her out of prison.
Hong Kong traditionally holds the largest vigil in the world every year, although it was banned in 2020, with authorities giving the risk of spreading the coronavirus as the reason. The vigils have always been banned in mainland China.
An African watchman and his five runaway accomplices were prosecuted and referred to criminal court after they assaulted and robbed two brothers of Dhs2,000 in Dubai.
Dozens of graft charges were filed against the couple after Najib lost the 2018 election, amid popular anger over alleged corruption and their opulent lifestyle after police raids revealed Rosmah owned millions of dollars worth of jewellery and luxury handbags.
British human rights lawyer Karim Khan has been elected chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to succeed Gambia’s politically controversial Fatou Bensouda.
Navalny, President Vladimir Putin’s most prominent critic, was jailed earlier this month for parole violations he said were trumped up. The West has condemned the case and is discussing possible sanctions on Russia.
“A PIA aircraft has been held back by a local court in Malaysia taking a one-sided decision pertaining to a legal dispute between PIA and another party pending in a UK court,” a PIA spokesman said in a statement.
A six-member African gang was prosecuted by Dubai Courts on kidnapping, assault and robbery charges after they held a man hostage and poured hot water on him to steal his money.