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Top US Navy officer jailed over bribery

Saturday, March 26th 2016, 2:10
related countries: United States United States

A high-ranking US Navy captain is sentenced to nearly four years in jail for passing classified information to a Malaysian defence contractor.
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Possible MH370 debris taken to Australia

Monday, March 21st 2016, 3:43
related countries: Australia Australia, Mozambique Mozambique

A piece of debris found on a beach in Mozambique which may have come from missing Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 arrives in Australia for analysis.
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VIDEO: ABC journalist speaks after arrest

Tuesday, March 15th 2016, 23:33
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Two Australian journalists arrested in Malaysia whilst investigating corruption allegations against Prime Minister Najib Razak have been allowed to leave the country.
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Malaysia detains Australian reporters

Monday, March 14th 2016, 1:51
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Australian reporter and camera operator are briefly detained in Malaysia after attempting to question PM Najib Razak.
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MH370 searchers remain 'hopeful'

Tuesday, March 8th 2016, 7:46
related countries: Australia Australia

Malaysia and Australia say they remain "hopeful" that flight MH370 will be found, as relatives mark two years since the plane disappeared.
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MH370 Chinese families seek answers

Monday, March 7th 2016, 16:38
related countries: China China

Families of 12 Chinese passengers of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 file lawsuits in a bid to help establish what happened to the plane.
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Malaysia model hits back at critics

Friday, March 4th 2016, 10:18

A Malaysian model has hit back at criticism that it is inappropriate for her as a Muslim to take part in a modelling television show.
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Thursday, March 3rd 2016, 4:29
related countries: Mozambique Mozambique

Malaysia says there is a "high possibility" debris found off Mozambique came from a Boeing 777, the same model as missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
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Malaysia ex-PM to leave ruling party

Monday, February 29th 2016, 12:35

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says he is leaving the ruling party, Umno, because it is "seen as supporting corruption".
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Malaysian seeks $7.6m in MH370 case

Thursday, February 25th 2016, 18:02

A Malaysian woman whose husband was on board the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 seeks $7.6m (£5.4m) in damages from the airline and the government.
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Russia soldiers 'linked' to MH17 crash

Wednesday, February 24th 2016, 19:10
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British-led investigative team says it has identified Russian soldiers who were likely involved in the shooting down of a Malaysian plane in 2014.
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Malaysia fund 'may be missing $4bn'

Saturday, January 30th 2016, 5:17
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

About $4bn (£2.8bn) may have been stolen from 1MBD investment fund owned by the Malaysian state, a Swiss prosecutor says.
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Friday, January 29th 2016, 6:21
related countries: China China

A Chinese sonar ship will join the search for missing Malaysia Airlines plane MH370 as of Sunday, Australia confirms.
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Saudi gift to Najib 'for elections'

Tuesday, January 26th 2016, 20:22
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The $681m deposited in the bank account of Malaysian PM Najib Razak by Saudi Arabia was to help his party win the last election, Saudi sources say.
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Malaysia PM cleared over $681m gift

Tuesday, January 26th 2016, 17:10

Malaysia's top prosecutor clears Prime Minister Najib Razak of corruption claims centring on a $681m (£479m) donation from the Saudi royal family.
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Bodies wash up on Malaysian coast

Tuesday, January 26th 2016, 11:38
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Police search for survivors after a boat capsized off the coast of Malaysia, killing at least 13 people thought to be Indonesian migrants.
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MH370 search team loses sonar detector

Monday, January 25th 2016, 3:42
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The Australian team looking for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has lost the sonar detector they were using for their search.
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Malaysia counts cost of bauxite mining

Tuesday, January 19th 2016, 22:08

Malaysia counts cost of bauxite mining
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MH370 searchers find second shipwreck

Wednesday, January 13th 2016, 13:07

Search teams looking for the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 think they have stumbled across a 19th-century shipwreck.
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Custody battle actress can go home

Thursday, December 31st 2015, 3:50
related countries: Australia Australia

A former Neighbours actress, detained in Malaysia after snatching her child from her estranged partner at restaurant, can return to Australia, officials say, with no charges filed.
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Five things about Malaysia's Islamic airline

Thursday, December 24th 2015, 7:00

Onboard Malaysia's first Islamic airline
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The runaway children Malaysia failed to save

Thursday, December 24th 2015, 0:24

The runaway children too short to survive by picking fruit
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Firm claims 'abandoned' Malaysia jets

Friday, December 11th 2015, 9:59
related places: Kuala Lumpur

An air cargo company in Malaysia says it owns three Boeing 747 jets which officials said were left at Kuala Lumpur airport.
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Airport seeks owner of 'abandoned' jets

Tuesday, December 8th 2015, 16:42

Officials at Malaysia's main airport take out a newspaper advert seeking the owner of three Boeing 747 jets they say have been left unclaimed.
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Australia MH370 search 'in right place'

Thursday, December 3rd 2015, 9:18
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian officials say they are confident that missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is in the southern end of their Indian Ocean search zone.
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Rights group condemns Malaysia bill

Thursday, December 3rd 2015, 7:20

Human Rights Watch condemns a national security bill proposed this week by lawmakers in Malaysia, calling it "a tool for repression".
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Malaysia ex-diplomat in NZ guilty plea

Monday, November 30th 2015, 4:43
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

A former Malaysian diplomat pleads guilty to indecently assaulting a woman in New Zealand last year, in a case that has caused a diplomatic row.
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VIDEO: Asean's quest to boost free trade

Sunday, November 22nd 2015, 9:29

Malaysia's Prime Minister has announced the formal establishment of the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Economic Community.
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Obama in Malaysia amid high security

Friday, November 20th 2015, 11:45
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Barack Obama lands in Malaysia for the final leg of a six-day visit to Asia, amid high security following last week's attacks in Paris.
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Deal agreed on satellite plane tracking

Wednesday, November 11th 2015, 18:56

A deal is struck on satellite tracking of planes, motivated by the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 last year.
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Palestine must move matches - Fifa

Wednesday, November 4th 2015, 14:41
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Fifa says Palestine must move home World Cup qualifiers against Saudi Arabia and Malaysia to "neutral ground" in Asia.
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