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Language barriers

Wednesday, April 12th 2017, 16:27

A moving letter written by a Malaysian-born teenager qualified her for eight Ivy League schools.
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Missing pastor

Wednesday, April 12th 2017, 8:13

Several Malaysian pastors and activists have gone missing, raising worries of religious vigilantism.
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Kim Jong-nam's body released to North Korea

Thursday, March 30th 2017, 22:17
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Malaysia's PM lifts the ban on moving the assassinated half-brother of North Korea's leader.
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A beauty myth

Thursday, March 23rd 2017, 0:59

Writer Eris Choo describes growing up dark-skinned in Malaysia among "candle princesses".
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Beauty and the Beast: Disney rules out censoring gay scene for Malaysia

Wednesday, March 15th 2017, 5:36

Disney says it will not be removing a scene with a gay character, as requested by Malaysian censors.
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Kim Jong-nam death: Malaysia 'to deport 50 North Koreans'

Tuesday, March 14th 2017, 7:59

The move comes despite reciprocal travel bans imposed amid the row over the murder of Kim Jong-nam.
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Beauty and the Beast release postponed in Malaysia

Monday, March 13th 2017, 12:24

No specific reason has been given for the decision and cinemas are refunding advance tickets.
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Kim Jong-nam death: Malaysian UN workers leave North Korea

Thursday, March 9th 2017, 9:36
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Their departure came despite a N Korean tit-for-tat ban with Malaysia after Kim Jong-nam's murder.
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Yuna: 'Fame isn't worth sacrificing your identity'

Monday, March 6th 2017, 0:57
related countries: United States United States

Malaysian singer-songwriter Yuna says she made it in the US without losing her sense of self.
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Kim Jong-nam killing: Malaysia expels North Korean ambassador

Saturday, March 4th 2017, 15:39
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Kuala Lumpur

He had criticised Malaysia's inquiry into the killing of the North Korean leader's half-brother.
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Kim Jong-nam death: Malaysia deports detained North Korean

Friday, March 3rd 2017, 13:16
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Ri Jong Chol, the only North Korean arrested over Kim Jong-nam's death, has been deported.
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Kim Jong-nam death: North Korean detainee to be released

Thursday, March 2nd 2017, 6:00

The man suspected of being involved in Kim Jong-nam's death will be deported to North Korea.
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Kim Jong-nam death: Two women to face murder charges

Tuesday, February 28th 2017, 22:04

They could face the death penalty if convicted of murdering the North Korean leader's brother.
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Kim Jong-nam death: Four wanted N Koreans 'are spies'

Monday, February 27th 2017, 16:23
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea's intelligence agency says four North Koreans wanted by Malaysia over killing are spies.
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View from the South

Monday, February 27th 2017, 10:50
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Speculation is rife and defectors are unnerved by the death of the North Korean in Malaysia.
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Kim Jong-nam killing: Malaysia airport terminal declared safe

Sunday, February 26th 2017, 2:21
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korean leader's half brother was killed by a nerve agent in the airport two weeks ago.
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Kim Jong-nam killing: North Korea condemns Malaysia

Thursday, February 23rd 2017, 5:42
related countries: North Korea North Korea

An angry report in North Korean state media blames Malaysia for the death of "a citizen".
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Kim Jong-nam killing: Senior N Korea diplomat named as suspect

Wednesday, February 22nd 2017, 12:17
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Malaysia wants to question an embassy official and an airline worker over Kim Jong-nam's killing.
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Kim Jong-nam killing: Footage shows airport 'attack'

Monday, February 20th 2017, 19:41
related places: Kuala Lumpur

Footage from an airport in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, is said to show the moments before Kim Jong-nam died.
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Kim Jong-nam killing: Malaysia recalls envoy from North Korea

Monday, February 20th 2017, 15:38
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Kuala Lumpur, Pyongyang

Malaysia recalls its ambassador in a dispute over the killing of the North Korean leader's brother.
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North Korea murdered Kim Jong-nam, says South Korea

Sunday, February 19th 2017, 11:50
related countries: North Korea North Korea

South Korea publicly accuses its Northern neighbour, after four more suspects are identified.
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North Korean man arrested over killing of Kim Jong-nam

Saturday, February 18th 2017, 5:51
related countries: North Korea North Korea

The man - the fourth person to be held - is identified by Malaysian police as Ri Jong Chol, aged 46.
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Kim Jong-nam death: North Korea asks for return of body

Wednesday, February 15th 2017, 16:13
related countries: North Korea North Korea

The request comes as a woman is arrested in Malaysia in connection with the death.
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North Korean leader's brother Kim Jong-nam killed at Malaysia airport

Tuesday, February 14th 2017, 20:24
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Kim Jong-nam dies in Malaysia's capital after an attack at the airport - reportedly with poison.
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Malaysia boat sinks: 23 Chinese tourists and two crew rescued

Sunday, January 29th 2017, 15:12
related countries: China China

A major rescue operation continues after a catamaran carrying 31 people sank off Malaysia's coast.
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Rohingya crisis: Malaysia PM says Muslims must act

Thursday, January 19th 2017, 9:49

Malaysia's prime minister says the Rohingya crisis is no longer Myanmar's internal affair.
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MH370: Relatives react to suspension of search for missing plane

Tuesday, January 17th 2017, 21:17

Relatives of passengers aboard flight MH370 give their reactions to a decision to halt the search for the Malaysian airliner that vanished in March 2014.
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MH370: Families say search suspension for Malaysian plane 'irresponsible'

Tuesday, January 17th 2017, 9:27

They say it is "irresponsible" to halt the underwater search for the Malaysian plane.
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Fifa Football Awards: Malaysia's Mohd Faiz Subri wins Best Goal

Tuesday, January 10th 2017, 8:20

Malaysian football player Mohd Faiz Subri wins Fifa's Puskas Award for serving the best goal of 2016.
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MH370: Plane 'not likely to be in search area', say investigators

Tuesday, December 20th 2016, 4:58

Experts say Malaysia Airlines flight 370 is unlikely to be found in the current search area.
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The Malaysian comedian crowned 'World's Funniest Person' in 2016

Monday, December 12th 2016, 9:57

The man crowned the "World's Funniest Person" of 2016 on how Malaysia made him funny.
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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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