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After the experts

Saturday, December 10th 2016, 2:39

Families who lost loved ones on board missing Malaysian flight MH370 are driving the search for the truth.
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MH370 relatives campaigning for answers on missing flight

Saturday, December 3rd 2016, 15:16
related countries: Madagascar Madagascar

Relatives of those who died on board Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 travel to Madagascar to lobby for the search for debris to be expanded.
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Malaysia protesters demand PM Najib Razak step down

Saturday, November 19th 2016, 7:13

Thousands protest in the Malaysian capital to demand Prime Minister Najib Razak resign.
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Snake marriage story fake, Malaysian fireman says

Friday, November 18th 2016, 11:49

A Malaysian fireman reported to have wed a snake says he is saddened by the story he says is fake.
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Which world leader is karaoke king?

Friday, November 11th 2016, 13:27
related countries: Philippines Philippines

The leaders of the Philippines and Malaysia have ended an official meeting in an unusual manner, by singing at a karaoke session.
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Andrew Gaskell: Missing Australian found in Malaysia jungle

Tuesday, November 1st 2016, 10:19
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian tourist Andrew Gaskell is found alive after going missing in a Malaysian jungle for almost two weeks.
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Record-breaking soup thrown away

Monday, October 31st 2016, 13:00

Malaysia shopping centre apologises for discarding 600kg of soup after breaking a street food record.
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DiCaprio to co-operate in probe into Malaysia's 1MDB scandal

Wednesday, October 19th 2016, 9:05
related countries: United States United States

Leonardo DiCaprio is offering to help US authorities in their corruption probe into Malaysia's state fund 1MDB.
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Hot dogs 'must be renamed' in Malaysia, says religious government body

Wednesday, October 19th 2016, 8:38

A religious government body in Malaysia says food outlets must rename hot dogs or risk being refused halal food certification.
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'Budgie Nine' Malaysian F1 strippers return to Australia

Friday, October 7th 2016, 6:37
related countries: Australia Australia

Eight of the men branded the "Budgie Nine" after being arrested for stripping off at the Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix return to Australia.
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'Budgie nine' sorry for revealing pants

Thursday, October 6th 2016, 10:04

Nine Australians arrested after stripping down to their swimwear at Malaysia's Formula One Grand Prix have been freed.
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Australian 'Budgie Nine' F1 strippers freed by Malaysia court

Thursday, October 6th 2016, 9:19
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Nine Australians arrested for indecency after stripping to swimwear at the Malaysian Grand Prix are freed at their first court hearing.
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'Budgie Nine': F1 driver Ricciardo defends Malaysian GP strippers

Thursday, October 6th 2016, 4:22
related countries: Aruba Aruba

F1 driver Daniel Ricciardo gives his backing to nine Australians arrested for stripping at the Malaysian Grand Prix, as they appear in court.
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Lewis Hamilton out in Malaysia as Daniel Ricciardo wins

Sunday, October 2nd 2016, 10:37
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton says his Mercedes engine failure is "unacceptable", as Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo wins the Malaysian Grand Prix.
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MH17: Dutch-led team to pinpoint Buk missile launch site

Wednesday, September 28th 2016, 10:50
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

An international investigation team looking into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 is due to release its findings on Wednesday.
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MH370 search: Doubts over 'debris burn marks'

Thursday, September 22nd 2016, 8:23
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian authorities cast doubt on the theory that Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 may have had a fire on board before it went missing.
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MH370 search: Tanzania debris 'part of missing plane'

Thursday, September 15th 2016, 16:15
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Tanzania Tanzania

A large item of debris found off the coast of Tanzania belongs to the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, Australian investigators confirm.
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India investigating French submarine company data leak

Wednesday, August 24th 2016, 9:15
related countries: Brazil Brazil, France France, India India

India is investigating a massive data leak from French shipbuilder DCNS that revealed crucial details about submarines being built for the Indian navy.
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Malaysian singer Namewee held for 'insulting Islam'

Monday, August 22nd 2016, 6:58

Police arrest popular but controversial Malaysian singer Namewee, after complaints that his most recent music video "insulted Islam".
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Malaysia oil tanker 'not hijacked' despite earlier reports

Wednesday, August 17th 2016, 9:28
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia
related places: Kuantan

A Malaysian oil tanker that was believed to have been hijacked was actually commandeered by its own crew, officials say.
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Malaysia's new security law raises rights concerns

Monday, August 1st 2016, 5:57

A new security law giving Malaysia's prime minister sweeping new powers prompts concerns it could restrict human rights and stifle democracy.
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MH370 was flown into water, says Canadian air crash expert

Monday, August 1st 2016, 5:18
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Canada Canada

One of the world's leading air crash investigators tells Australian TV he believes Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 was deliberately flown into the sea.
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'I must give MH370 pilot a voice'

Friday, July 22nd 2016, 16:01

As the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 is close to being suspended, the BBC talks to the sister of Zaharie Shah, the plane's chief pilot.
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A sister's pain

Friday, July 22nd 2016, 14:02

The sister of missing Malaysia Airlines captain Zaharie Shah tells the BBC about her brother's disappearance, and why the story of MH370 must live on.
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MH370: Search for missing plane to be suspended not shut down

Friday, July 22nd 2016, 8:50
related countries: Australia Australia, China China

The search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 will be suspended rather than shut down after the current search area has been scoured, China, Malaysia and Australia say.
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Swiss police seize Monet and Van Gogh art linked to 1MDB

Friday, July 22nd 2016, 3:18
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Swiss police seize three paintings by Vincent Van Gogh and Claude Monet as part of an investigation into Malaysian state fund 1MDB.
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1MDB: Malaysian PM under pressure over $1bn US fraud case

Thursday, July 21st 2016, 15:47
related countries: United States United States

Malaysian PM Najib Razak faces growing domestic and international pressure amid US allegations of "enormous" fraud at state investment fund 1MDB.
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Malaysia 1MDB investigation: US seeks to seize $1bn in assets

Wednesday, July 20th 2016, 23:22
related countries: United States United States

The US justice department moves to seize more than $1bn (£761m) from Malaysia's state fund 1MDB, saying the funds were stolen.
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MH17 crash: Malaysia Airlines 'strikes deal on damages', says lawyer

Sunday, July 17th 2016, 22:26
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Malaysia Airlines settles damages with relatives of most victims of flight MH17 which was shot down over Ukraine, the lawyer for the victims says.
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MH370 anger

Friday, July 15th 2016, 0:19

Families of passengers from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 say they believe the authorities are not investigating possible new evidence.
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Malaysia reports first attack by IS

Tuesday, July 5th 2016, 3:44

Malaysian police have said a blast at a bar last week, which injured eight, was the first attack by the so-called Islamic State group in the country.
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