Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha arrested for treason

Asia Pacific / Politics Sep 5, 2017

Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha arrested for treason

A Cambodian court on Tuesday charged opposition leader Kem Sokha with treason and espionage over an alleged conspiracy with unnamed foreigners, as strongman premier Hun Sen takes his assault against his political enemies into new territory. The case comes as opponents of Cambodia's longtime leader, ...

Trump pardons controversial former Arizona Sheriff Arpaio

World Aug 26, 2017

Trump pardons controversial former Arizona Sheriff Arpaio

U.S. President Donald Trump spared former Sheriff Joe Arpaio a possible jail sentence Friday by pardoning the recent federal conviction stemming from his immigration patrols, reversing what critics saw as a long-awaited comeuppance for a lawman who escaped accountability for headline-grabbing tactics during his ...