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News: Malaysia

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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Malaysia: news

Thousands mourn rider Simoncelli

Thursday, October 27th 2011, 15:27
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Coriano

The small east Italian town of Coriano swells with mourners for the funeral of MotoGP rider Marco Simoncelli, killed at the Malaysian Grand Prix.
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Simoncelli dies in Sepang crash

Sunday, October 23rd 2011, 10:17
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Sepang

Italian MotoGP rider Marco Simoncelli dies after crashing in the Malaysian Grand Prix in Sepang.
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Malaysia raids human traffickers

Tuesday, October 18th 2011, 9:27
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Malaysian police say they have broken up a ring of human traffickers who forced Ugandan women into prostitution.
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Malaysia to scrap security laws

Thursday, September 15th 2011, 17:48

Malaysia's prime minister says he will repeal security laws that allow the government to detain people indefinitely without trial.
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Cigarette ban for Malaysian ape

Monday, September 12th 2011, 10:50

An orangutan in Malaysia called Shirley is being weaned off cigarettes that have been thrown to her by zoo visitors, officials say.
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Australia to pursue migrant swaps

Monday, September 12th 2011, 6:10
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard says her government wants to amend the law and revive an asylum-seeker swap deal with Malaysia.
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Cameraman killed in Somali attack

Friday, September 2nd 2011, 22:12
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Mogadishu

A Malaysian journalist is killed and another wounded after a convoy of aid workers they were travelling with was attacked in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, security officials say.
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Gillard hits out at asylum ruling

Thursday, September 1st 2011, 7:23

Prime Minister Julia Gillard describes as "deeply disappointing" a court ruling that declared her "Malaysia Solution" asylum policy unlawful.
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VIDEO: Australia refugee deal 'illegal'

Wednesday, August 31st 2011, 15:37
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's High Court has ruled that a government plan for a refugee "swap" with Malaysia is unlawful.
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Australia refugee deal 'illegal'

Wednesday, August 31st 2011, 8:22
related countries: Australia Australia

In a major setback for Australia's government, the high court rules a deal to "swap" refugees with Malaysia to try to deter people-smuggling is unlawful.
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Malaysia's Anwar in angry denial

Monday, August 22nd 2011, 6:58

Malaysia's opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim calls sodomy charges against him "a vile attempt at character assassination", as he addresses court for the first time.
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Fernandes completes QPR takeover

Thursday, August 18th 2011, 12:31

Malaysian entrepreneur Tony Fernandes secures a 66% stake in QPR, buying out Flavio Briatore and Bernie Ecclestone.
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BBC suspends Malaysia film-maker

Wednesday, August 17th 2011, 12:00

The BBC launches an investigation into one of its independent film-makers said to be in receipt of payments from the Malaysian government.
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Man arrested over riot mugging

Thursday, August 11th 2011, 18:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Police arrest a man after a Malaysian student was mugged by apparent Good Samaritans soon after being attacked by rioters in London.
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PNG agrees to reopen asylum camp

Thursday, August 11th 2011, 12:26
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia, Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea
related places: Canberra

Papua New Guinea approves an Australian proposal to reopen a detention centre on Manus Island, as Canberra's refugee swap deal with Malaysia stalls.
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Riot mugging victim 'recovering'

Wednesday, August 10th 2011, 14:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A Malaysian student who was filmed being mugged after rioters attacked him in London is recovering in hospital.
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Malaysia's top airlines in tie up

Wednesday, August 10th 2011, 3:48

AirAsia and its rival Malaysian Airline System (MAS) agree a deal to swap shares in a bid to boost growth.
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VIDEO: Australian court halts deportation

Monday, August 8th 2011, 15:17
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

Australia's High Court has stopped the authorities from deporting a boat-load of asylum seekers to Malaysia.
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Court halts Australia asylum plan

Monday, August 8th 2011, 11:28
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's High Court stops authorities deporting a boat-load of asylum seekers to Malaysia, in a blow to government immigration policy.
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VIDEO: Row over Australian asylum seeker deal

Monday, August 8th 2011, 2:39
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

The High Court in Australia has granted a reprieve to the first group of asylum seekers due to be transferred under the Government's controversial people swap deal to Malaysia.
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'Racist' Ramadan adverts pulled

Wednesday, August 3rd 2011, 8:44

A Malaysian TV channel withdraws a series of messages aimed at influencing the behaviour of non-Muslims during Ramadan, after viewers complain.
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Benayoun abuse racist - Chelsea

Thursday, July 28th 2011, 10:09

Chelsea complain to the Malaysian FA about what they believe was racist abuse directed at Yossi Benayoun.
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Australia refugee deal criticised

Tuesday, July 26th 2011, 8:40
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's rights watchdog criticises the asylum-seeker swap deal with Malaysia, saying it may breach international obligations.
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Australia signs refugee swap deal

Monday, July 25th 2011, 8:47
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

Australian and Malaysian officials sign a controversial agreement intended to stem the flow of asylum seekers to Australia by boat.
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Australia 'to sign asylum deal'

Friday, July 22nd 2011, 7:20
related countries: Australia Australia

A deal to send 800 asylum seekers in Australia to Malaysia in exchange for 4,000 refugees is to be signed on Monday, a Malaysian official says.
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Tuesday, July 19th 2011, 11:55

Malaysia rejects a legal bid by a member of a controversial religious sect to be allowed to renounce Islam so she can avoid being jailed for apostasy.
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Malaysia establishes Vatican ties

Monday, July 18th 2011, 14:13
related countries: Italy Italy

Malaysia and the Vatican agree to establish diplomatic ties, a move seen as an attempt to reassure Christians in the Muslim majority nation.
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US concern at Malaysia crackdown

Thursday, July 14th 2011, 8:19
related countries: United States United States

The US expresses concern over a recent crackdown in Malaysia on protests calling for electoral reform.
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Breezes of change

Wednesday, July 13th 2011, 23:21

Malaysian unrest may have unforeseen consequences
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