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We have started to collect the most important news related to Malaysia in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Wanted Malaysia envoy is extradited

Friday, October 24th 2014, 6:26
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Wellington

A Malaysian diplomat, wanted by New Zealand authorities on allegations of attempted rape in the city of Wellington in May, is finally extradited.
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VIDEO: Is it sinful to pet a dog?

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014, 2:00

Many people in the Muslim-majority nation of Malaysia believe it's sinful to be in contact with a dog, but one man is trying to change that perception by putting on a canine event.
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Malaysia in 'Islamic State' arrests

Wednesday, October 15th 2014, 10:37
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Kuala Lumpur

Malaysian authorities arrest 13 men and women suspected of planning to join Islamic State fighters in Syria in a raid near Kuala Lumpur.
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Abbott to 'confront' Putin on MH17

Monday, October 13th 2014, 7:26
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Russia Russia

Australian PM Tony Abbott says he will confront Russian President Vladimir Putin over the shooting down of a Malaysian passenger plane in July.
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MH370 search resumes in Indian Ocean

Monday, October 6th 2014, 9:21
related countries: India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

A specialist ship begins scanning the Indian Ocean seabed in the next phase of the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
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VIDEO: Sharp rise in Malaysia dengue deaths

Tuesday, September 23rd 2014, 0:50

The number of people dying from dengue fever in Malaysia has more than tripled this year compared with 2013, with 250 cases being reported daily.
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'Metal shards' hold MH17 crash clue

Friday, September 12th 2014, 15:18

The investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 searches for clues in 25 pieces of metal recovered from bodies and debris.
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MH17 hit by 'numerous objects'

Tuesday, September 9th 2014, 17:37
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Ukraine Ukraine

Dutch experts say Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed in east Ukraine after being hit by objects that "pierced the plane at high velocity".
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VIDEO: Close-up: First look at MH17 report

Tuesday, September 9th 2014, 11:38
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Ukraine Ukraine

MH17 Dutch experts say Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed in eastern Ukraine after being hit by 'numerous objects' that 'pierced the plane at high speed'.
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Russians 'operated BUK' in MH17 area

Monday, September 8th 2014, 17:12

Russians were operating a BUK missile launcher seen in the area where the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet MH17 was shot down, eyewitnesses tell the BBC.
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VIDEO: What next in the search for MH370?

Monday, September 8th 2014, 12:50

Richard Westcott reports on what is next in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
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Emotional scenes at MH370 gathering

Monday, September 8th 2014, 8:08
related countries: China China

There are emotional scenes at a Beijing temple as relatives of MH370 passengers gather to mark six months since the Malaysian plane disappeared.
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Malaysia Airlines scraps quiz title

Thursday, September 4th 2014, 11:21

Malaysia Airlines bows to public outrage by scrapping a quiz title asking customers to name their top "bucket list" destinations.
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Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff

Friday, August 29th 2014, 10:31

Malaysia Airlines is to cut 6,000 staff as part of recovery plan after being hit by two air disasters this year.
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VIDEO: MH370 search to begin in September

Thursday, August 28th 2014, 15:39

Australia's Deputy Prime Minister says a deep-sea search for the Malaysian airliner that disappeared in March will begin in September.
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Malaysia Airlines expects more losses

Thursday, August 28th 2014, 15:27

Malaysia Airlines says the full financial impact of the two tragedies to hit the company will be seen in the second half of the year.
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Missing plane search area refined

Thursday, August 28th 2014, 6:28
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia says the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 will focus on the southern part of the search area, after more data analysis.
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VIDEO: Newborns abandoned 'to avoid shame'

Monday, August 25th 2014, 23:56

Malaysian teenagers are being encouraged to attend sex education classes in a bid to reduce the number of unwanted pregnancies in the country.
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MH370 search faces tough next phase

Saturday, August 23rd 2014, 7:01

The next part of the hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet MH370 will be very challenging in places, sea-floor mapping data suggests.
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Malaysia observes silence for MH17

Friday, August 22nd 2014, 8:53
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Kuala Lumpur

Malaysians observe a moment of silence following the arrival of the bodies of 20 victims of Flight MH17 which crashed in Ukraine in July.
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Malaysia Airlines in state 'takeover'

Friday, August 8th 2014, 9:34

Malaysia's state investment firm Khazanah Nasional seeks to take control of crisis-hit Malaysia Airlines for a "complete overhaul".
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VIDEO: Malaysia Airlines in state 'takeover'

Friday, August 8th 2014, 9:16

Malaysia's state investment firm Khazanah Nasional has proposed a "complete overhaul" of troubled national carrier Malaysia Airlines.
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Australia commemorates MH17 dead

Thursday, August 7th 2014, 3:58
related countries: Australia Australia, Ukraine Ukraine

Australia is holding a national day of mourning for those who died in the Malaysia Airline MH17 air disaster in Ukraine in July.
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Two British students killed in Borneo

Wednesday, August 6th 2014, 17:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two British medical students from Newcastle University - named as Neil Dalton and Aidan Brunger - are stabbed to death in Borneo, police say.
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MH370 sea search contractor named

Wednesday, August 6th 2014, 3:18
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

A Dutch firm has been chosen to carry out the underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, Australia announces.
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VIDEO: MH17 flowers moved at Schiphol airport

Monday, August 4th 2014, 13:04
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Hundreds of flowers and tributes laid outside Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam in remembrance of the victims of the Malaysian airliner which crashed in Ukraine are being moved to a new location.
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Ukraine clashes hamper MH17 probe

Saturday, August 2nd 2014, 14:34
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Fresh fighting in eastern Ukraine forces a forensics team to halt operations in part of the vast crash site of Malaysian flight MH17.
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Leaders meet to discuss MH17 access

Thursday, July 31st 2014, 4:07
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Ukraine Ukraine

Malaysian and Dutch leaders to meet later to discuss securing full access to the crash site of MH17 in eastern Ukraine, two weeks after the plane went down.
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