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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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Malaysia's Islamic airline Rayani Air barred from flying

Tuesday, June 14th 2016, 3:44

Malaysia's first Islamic-compliant airline, Rayani Air, is barred from flying by civil aviation authorities for breaching regulations.
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VIDEO: Life for Briton after Malaysia child abuse

Monday, June 6th 2016, 17:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British man Richard Huckle has been jailed for life by a judge at the Old Bailey after admitting 71 charges of sex abuse against children in Malaysia.
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Malaysia abuse Briton gets 22 life terms

Monday, June 6th 2016, 15:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British man Richard Huckle is given 22 life sentences by an Old Bailey judge, after admitting 71 charges of sexual abuse against children in Malaysia.
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Malaysia passport systems 'sabotaged'

Tuesday, May 31st 2016, 15:12

Fifteen Malaysian immigration officers are fired, after being accused of sabotaging computer passport systems to let in certain travellers undetected.
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Malaysian teen has parasitic twin removed

Wednesday, May 25th 2016, 10:40

A 15-year-old Malaysian boy has the parasitic foetus of his twin removed from his stomach, the state news agency reports.
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Swiss criminal probe into BSI bank

Tuesday, May 24th 2016, 9:05
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Swiss financial regulators open criminal proceedings against the country's BSI bank over links to the corruption investigation into Malaysia's 1MDB fund.
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MH17 victims' families sue Putin

Saturday, May 21st 2016, 20:01
related countries: Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine

Families of victims of the Malaysia Airlines flight shot down over eastern Ukraine file a compensation claim against Russia and President Vladimir Putin.
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Debris 'almost certainly' from MH370

Thursday, May 12th 2016, 10:24
related countries: Mauritius Mauritius, South Africa South Africa

Two pieces of aircraft debris found on beaches in Mauritius and South Africa almost certainly came from Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, officials say.
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Baby joy for couple who lost kids in MH17

Thursday, May 12th 2016, 7:38
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Ukraine Ukraine

An Australian couple whose three children died when Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine have a new daughter.
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Harmony on show in Malaysian street

Tuesday, May 10th 2016, 21:49

The city where Malaysia's communities co-exist in harmony
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Malaysia Airlines boss resigns

Wednesday, April 20th 2016, 0:58

Malaysian Airlines chief executive Christoph Mueller resigns after less than one year of leading the carriers efforts to reorganise.
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Malaysia school shuts after 'mass hysteria' outbreak

Tuesday, April 19th 2016, 21:30

What has disrupted life at a Malaysian school?
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'Longest-ever' captured python dies

Monday, April 11th 2016, 14:17

A python estimated to be 8m (26ft) long has died three days after being captured on the Malaysian island of Penang, officials say.
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Malaysia fund board offers resignation

Thursday, April 7th 2016, 11:20

The entire board of Malaysia's troubled state fund 1MDB offers to resign, after a parliamentary inquiry found it failed to carry out its responsibilities.
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