Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak pleaded not guilty Wednesday to three new money-laundering charges related to the alleged multibillion-dollar looting of a state investment fund that led to his stunning electoral defeat three months ago.
Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak arrives in court in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia July 4, 2018. REUTERS/Lai Seng Sin
Romania's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) has welcomed the passage in The Hague of the decision of the Decision Addressing the Threat from Chemical Weapons Use by the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) Conference of States Parties.
Malaysia's sovereign debt has reached such an extent that the government has been forced to seek help from its citizens to repay it. It launched a fundraising campaign. Over 1.7 million dollars were collected in just one day, according to Business Insider.
The fund created is called Taubung Narrarn Malaysia or the Foundation for the Future. The donations are voluntary.
In this picture taken May 25, 2018 show general view of capital city of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
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