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Indonesia makes criticising politicians a crime

JAKARTA: Indonesians could be jailed for criticising national politicians under a new law which came into force Thursday, in what critics slammed as a major step back for the world's third-biggest democracy. The vaguely worded bill…

Russian politicians reject Paradise Papers leaks

MOSCOW: Russian politicians on Monday downplayed leaks in the Paradise Papers concerning Russian officials and state companies, insisting the deals were legal and not politically motivated. The head of the foreign affairs committee of…