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Facebook to pay record $5 bn US fine over privacy violations; critics call it a bargain

Facebook to pay record $5 bn US fine over privacy violations; critics call it a bargain

Facebook Inc will pay a record-breaking $5 billion fine to resolve a government probe into its privacy practices and the social media giant will restructure its approach to privacy, the US Federal Trade Commission said ...

Jail term, fine upheld for illicit drug trading

Jail term, fine upheld for illicit drug trading

The Court of Appeal upheld the verdict of the Criminal Court to sentence two Asian men to five years in prison and impose a fine of QR200,000 after being convicted of involvement in the illicit drug trade ...

Denmark issues first 'burqa ban' fine

Denmark issues first 'burqa ban' fine

The 28-year-old woman who wore a niqab was due to receive a fine of 1,000 kroner ($156) through the post, news agency Ritzau reported.

Japan worker's pay docked for taking lunch 3 minutes early

Japan worker's pay docked for taking lunch 3 minutes early

The official, 64, had half a day's pay docked as punishment and the bosses called a news conference to apologise.

Ronaldo accepts 2 yrs in prison, 18.8mn euro fine in tax case

Ronaldo accepts 2 yrs in prison, 18.8mn euro fine in tax case

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has reached a deal with Spanish tax authorities to serve two years in prison and pay an 18.8 million euro ($21.8 million) fine in a tax evasion case, newspaper El Mundo reported on Friday.

Malaysia's Mahathir vows to review 'fake news' law

Malaysia's Mahathir vows to review 'fake news' law

New Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad vowed on Sunday to review a controversial law against "fake news" hurriedly passed before the elections and seen as aimed at critics of his scandal-tainted predecessor.

Lawyer linked to former Trump aide gets 30 days in prison, $20,000 fine

Lawyer linked to former Trump aide gets 30 days in prison, $20,000 fine

The Dutch son-in-law of one of Russia's richest men was sentenced on Tuesday to 30 days in prison and fined $20,000 for lying to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigators about contacts ...

Qatar's beIN 'categorically rejects' Egypt court fine

Qatar's beIN 'categorically rejects' Egypt court fine

Monday's verdict marked the second such case against beIN in Egypt since January, when it was hit with another fine.

Italy moves to fine Ryanair over flight chaos

Italy moves to fine Ryanair over flight chaos

Italy's competition watchdog on Monday initiated non-compliance proceedings against Ryanair that could see the airline fined up to five million euros ($6 million)over its recent waves of cancellations.

Indian fishermen from Qatar stranded in Abu Dhabi

Indian fishermen from Qatar stranded in Abu Dhabi

The fishermen are Jerald Reegan (31), Karol Jahin (26), John Prabhahar (40), Reegan Jeo Gladwin (35) and Jose Stalin (32), all natives of Kadiyapatanam coastal village in Kanyakumari district.

Pakistani bank calls possible US fine 'disproportionate'

Pakistani bank calls possible US fine 'disproportionate'

HBL, which has announced it plans to surrender its US banking licence, has been embroiled in accusations over money-laundering compliance failures by its New York operation for more than a decade.

Google hit with record 2.4 bn euro EU fine

Google hit with record 2.4 bn euro EU fine

The EU hit Google with a record 2.4-billion-euro fine Tuesday for illegally favouring its shopping service in search results, in a fresh assault on US firms that risks the wrath of President Donald Trump.