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Benjamin Britten's 'lost' Malaysian anthem

Thursday, October 1st 2015, 23:07

The tune Benjamin Britten wrote in vain for Malaysia
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VIDEO: Malaysia state fund denies misconduct

Thursday, October 1st 2015, 6:30

The head of the troubled Malaysian state fund 1MDB denies claims of wrongdoing and any involvement in the $700m that ended up in the prime minister's bank account.
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Malaysia opposition in new alliance

Tuesday, September 22nd 2015, 13:34

Malaysian opposition parties form a new alliance, to be led by the wife of jailed opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim
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Malaysia prosecutor found dead in drum

Wednesday, September 16th 2015, 7:24
related places: Kuala Lumpur

The body of a missing deputy public prosecutor is found in an oil drum filled with concrete near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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Government supporters rally in Malaysia

Wednesday, September 16th 2015, 6:47
related places: Kuala Lumpur

Thousands of people join a pro-government rally in Malaysia's capital, Kuala Lumpur, amid concerns it could stoke racial tensions.
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Malaysia pumps $4.6bn into stock market

Monday, September 14th 2015, 6:31

The Malaysian government is spending 20bn ringgit ($4.6bn; £3bn) on boosting shares and is cutting taxes for manufacturers.
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Malaysia makes Bangkok bomb arrests

Monday, September 14th 2015, 5:47
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, Thailand Thailand
related places: Bangkok

Malaysian police have arrested two Malaysians and one Pakistani in connection to last month's deadly bombing at a Bangkok shrine.
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VIDEO: 'Meddling' charge over Malaysia probe

Thursday, September 3rd 2015, 21:25

A senior anti-corruption official in Malaysia accuses the government of "meddling" with an independent investigation into the prime minister.
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Heavily laden boat sinks off Malaysia

Thursday, September 3rd 2015, 10:04

Malaysian authorities say a boat carrying at least 70 suspected Indonesian migrants has capsized off the country's west coast.
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Malaysia to question ex-PM over rally

Wednesday, September 2nd 2015, 6:52

Malaysian police say they will ask former PM Mahathir Mohamad to give a statement over accusations made in a speech at a recent anti-government rally.
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Malaysia's Najib calls for unity

Monday, August 31st 2015, 2:23

Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak refuses to resign after mass protests against him at the weekend, and calls for national unity.
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Mahathir call to topple Malaysian PM

Sunday, August 30th 2015, 13:56
related places: Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia's former PM Mahathir Mohamad urges protesters on streets of the capital Kuala Lumpur to remove the current prime minister.
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VIDEO: Protests held against Malaysian PM

Saturday, August 29th 2015, 13:21
related places: Kuala Lumpur

Thousands of anti-government protesters have gathered in Kuala Lumpur, demanding the resignation of the Malaysian prime minister.
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Mass protest against Malaysia PM

Saturday, August 29th 2015, 10:51
related places: Kuala Lumpur

Tens of thousands of Malaysians protest in Kuala Lumpur, calling for PM Najib Razak to quit over a financial scandal.
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Malaysia blocks protest website

Friday, August 28th 2015, 6:15

Malaysia blocks the website of the organiser of a large anti-government protest planned for this weekend.
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VIDEO: Malaysia 'migrant' graves found

Sunday, August 23rd 2015, 14:29
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh, Thailand Thailand

Malaysian police say they have found more mass graves near the border with Thailand, a transit point for smugglers bringing people by boat from Myanmar and Bangladesh.
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Malaysia finds new 'migrant' graves

Sunday, August 23rd 2015, 11:39
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Malaysia finds fresh mass graves containing 24 bodies suspected to be those of migrants trafficked near the border with Thailand.
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MH370: Maldives 'debris' to be examined

Monday, August 10th 2015, 12:18
related countries: Maldives Maldives

Malaysia says it is sending a team of experts to the Maldives to investigate reports that debris from missing Flight MH370 has washed up there.
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VIDEO: MH370 families' anger at meeting access

Friday, August 7th 2015, 4:08
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Some of the Chinese relatives of the passengers on board flight MH370 have been protesting outside the Malaysian Airlines offices in Beijing.
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MH370 mystery resolution 'closer'

Thursday, August 6th 2015, 8:40
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia PM Tony Abbott says the "baffling mystery" of MH370 is closer to being solved, after Malaysia says debris came from the missing flight.
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Plane debris is from missing MH370

Thursday, August 6th 2015, 1:00
related countries: Reunion Reunion

An aircraft part found on Reunion Island was from missing Flight MH370, says Malaysia PM Najib Razak, though investigators stopped short of full confirmation.
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Hashtag attack on Malaysia PM

Wednesday, August 5th 2015, 11:08

And other ways Malaysians are making life difficult online for the PM
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Malaysia warrant 'silencing media'

Wednesday, August 5th 2015, 3:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK-based editor of the Sarawak Report, Clare Rewcastle-Brown, accuses Malaysia of "silencing free media" after a warrant is issued for her arrest.
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Malaysia agency 'clears' Najib funds

Tuesday, August 4th 2015, 3:10

Malaysia's anti-corruption body effectively clears PM Najib Razak of wrongdoing saying funds in his personal accounts were "donations", without saying who from or what for.
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MH370 investigators meet in Paris

Monday, August 3rd 2015, 18:08
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Malaysian officials meet French investigators in Paris ahead of tests on a wing part suspected of being from missing flight MH370.
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Call to widen MH370 debris hunt

Sunday, August 2nd 2015, 18:50
related countries: India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Reunion Reunion

Malaysia urges other Indian Ocean islands to be on the lookout for more possible MH370 debris, after a wing part washes up on Reunion.
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Plane debris to be sent to France

Thursday, July 30th 2015, 21:17
related countries: India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Reunion Reunion

Debris found on an Indian Ocean island is to be sent to France to determine if it is from the missing airliner MH370, Malaysia's PM says.
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VIDEO: Experts investigate MH370 wreckage

Thursday, July 30th 2015, 13:00
related countries: India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Reunion Reunion

Sixteen months after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished, a piece of an aircraft has been found on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean.
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Malaysia sackings over money scandal

Tuesday, July 28th 2015, 12:00

Malaysia's PM Najib Razak sacks his deputy who criticised him over a financial scandal, while the attorney-general probing the issue has been replaced.
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Cameron to discuss IS on Asia trip

Sunday, July 26th 2015, 1:38
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

The PM is expected to offer Indonesia and Malaysia support in tackling Islamist extremists - their "common enemy" - during a four-day trade mission.
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How a stolen phone turned into a national issue

Saturday, July 18th 2015, 23:36

How a stolen mobile became a national issue in Malaysia
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