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Malaysia fund 'may be missing $4bn'

Saturday, January 30th 2016, 5:17
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

About $4bn (£2.8bn) may have been stolen from 1MBD investment fund owned by the Malaysian state, a Swiss prosecutor says.
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Friday, January 29th 2016, 6:21
related countries: China China

A Chinese sonar ship will join the search for missing Malaysia Airlines plane MH370 as of Sunday, Australia confirms.
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Saudi gift to Najib 'for elections'

Tuesday, January 26th 2016, 20:22
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The $681m deposited in the bank account of Malaysian PM Najib Razak by Saudi Arabia was to help his party win the last election, Saudi sources say.
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Malaysia PM cleared over $681m gift

Tuesday, January 26th 2016, 17:10

Malaysia's top prosecutor clears Prime Minister Najib Razak of corruption claims centring on a $681m (£479m) donation from the Saudi royal family.
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Bodies wash up on Malaysian coast

Tuesday, January 26th 2016, 11:38
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Police search for survivors after a boat capsized off the coast of Malaysia, killing at least 13 people thought to be Indonesian migrants.
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MH370 search team loses sonar detector

Monday, January 25th 2016, 3:42
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The Australian team looking for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has lost the sonar detector they were using for their search.
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Malaysia counts cost of bauxite mining

Tuesday, January 19th 2016, 22:08

Malaysia counts cost of bauxite mining
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MH370 searchers find second shipwreck

Wednesday, January 13th 2016, 13:07

Search teams looking for the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 think they have stumbled across a 19th-century shipwreck.
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Custody battle actress can go home

Thursday, December 31st 2015, 3:50
related countries: Australia Australia

A former Neighbours actress, detained in Malaysia after snatching her child from her estranged partner at restaurant, can return to Australia, officials say, with no charges filed.
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Five things about Malaysia's Islamic airline

Thursday, December 24th 2015, 7:00

Onboard Malaysia's first Islamic airline
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The runaway children Malaysia failed to save

Thursday, December 24th 2015, 0:24

The runaway children too short to survive by picking fruit
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Firm claims 'abandoned' Malaysia jets

Friday, December 11th 2015, 9:59
related places: Kuala Lumpur

An air cargo company in Malaysia says it owns three Boeing 747 jets which officials said were left at Kuala Lumpur airport.
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Airport seeks owner of 'abandoned' jets

Tuesday, December 8th 2015, 16:42

Officials at Malaysia's main airport take out a newspaper advert seeking the owner of three Boeing 747 jets they say have been left unclaimed.
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Australia MH370 search 'in right place'

Thursday, December 3rd 2015, 9:18
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian officials say they are confident that missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is in the southern end of their Indian Ocean search zone.
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Rights group condemns Malaysia bill

Thursday, December 3rd 2015, 7:20

Human Rights Watch condemns a national security bill proposed this week by lawmakers in Malaysia, calling it "a tool for repression".
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Malaysia ex-diplomat in NZ guilty plea

Monday, November 30th 2015, 4:43
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

A former Malaysian diplomat pleads guilty to indecently assaulting a woman in New Zealand last year, in a case that has caused a diplomatic row.
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VIDEO: Asean's quest to boost free trade

Sunday, November 22nd 2015, 9:29

Malaysia's Prime Minister has announced the formal establishment of the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Economic Community.
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Obama in Malaysia amid high security

Friday, November 20th 2015, 11:45
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Barack Obama lands in Malaysia for the final leg of a six-day visit to Asia, amid high security following last week's attacks in Paris.
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Deal agreed on satellite plane tracking

Wednesday, November 11th 2015, 18:56

A deal is struck on satellite tracking of planes, motivated by the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 last year.
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Palestine must move matches - Fifa

Wednesday, November 4th 2015, 14:41
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Fifa says Palestine must move home World Cup qualifiers against Saudi Arabia and Malaysia to "neutral ground" in Asia.
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Anwar Ibrahim 'should be freed'

Monday, November 2nd 2015, 19:29

The sodomy conviction of Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim was politically motivated and he should be released immediately, a UN group concludes.
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Rossi penalised for Marquez kick

Sunday, October 25th 2015, 11:16

Valentino Rossi will start from the back of the grid in Spain after kicking Marc Marquez off his bike during the Malaysian GP.
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Kent must wait for Moto3 world title

Sunday, October 25th 2015, 7:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's Danny Kent fails to clinch the Moto3 world title after finishing seventh at the Malaysian Grand Prix.
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Malaysia arrests Kosovan for 'IS hack'

Friday, October 16th 2015, 7:45
related countries: United States United States

A Kosovan man is arrested in Malaysia for allegedly hacking a database and providing information on US security officials to the so-called Islamic State group.
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Ukraine rebels reject Dutch MH17 report

Wednesday, October 14th 2015, 14:53
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine

Ukrainian rebels reject a Dutch report saying a Russian-made missile brought down a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine in 2014, as Russia calls for a fresh investigation.
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VIDEO: Close-up: MH17 plane reconstructed

Tuesday, October 13th 2015, 14:25
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine

Dutch investigators have confirmed that Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 crashed in Ukraine after being hit by a Russian-made Buk missile.
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VIDEO: Key questions unanswered by MH17 report

Tuesday, October 13th 2015, 13:53
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Ukraine Ukraine

Key revelations - and unanswered questions - after a report by Dutch investigators into what caused Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 to crash in eastern Ukraine.
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VIDEO: 'We hope they did not suffer'

Tuesday, October 13th 2015, 10:34
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

The father of one of the victims of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which crashed in Ukraine, says the official report gives them hope that the passengers did not suffer.
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VIDEO: MH17 crash report to be released

Monday, October 12th 2015, 22:58
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Ukraine Ukraine

Dutch investigators will publish their report into what caused Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 to crash in eastern Ukraine.
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1MDB 'should face criminal prosecution'

Friday, October 9th 2015, 14:38

Malaysia's Central Bank recommends criminal prosecutions related to controversial state investment fund 1MDB.
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Malaysia PM demands Indonesia haze fix

Monday, October 5th 2015, 5:01
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

The Malaysian prime minister has demanded Indonesia take action against companies responsible for illegal forest fires blanketing the region in smoke.
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