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Malaysia's Anwar in sodomy trial

Tuesday, February 2nd 2010, 15:56

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim denounces "corrupt" sodomy charges against him as he appears in court.
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Four buffaloes and a pig fine for adultery in Malaysia

Sunday, January 31st 2010, 17:05

A Malaysian court reportedly orders a man and a woman to pay a fine of four buffaloes and a pig for an extra-marital affair.
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Malaysia rejects Anwar appeal bid

Friday, January 29th 2010, 10:46

A Malaysian court rejects opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim's bid to obtain prosecution evidence in his sodomy trial.
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Charges over Malaysia church fire

Friday, January 29th 2010, 6:40

Malaysia charges three people over the firebombing of a church, amid a row over the use of the word 'Allah' by non-Muslims.
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Pig head find at Malaysia mosques

Wednesday, January 27th 2010, 11:49

Severed pigs heads are left at two Malaysian mosques following a row over the use of the word "Allah" by non-Muslims.
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Cousins jailed for ritual killing

Monday, January 25th 2010, 16:25

Two Malaysian cousins are jailed for 10 years each for the murder of one of the men's parents in a 'purity ritual'.
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Arrests over Malaysia church fire

Wednesday, January 20th 2010, 5:43

Malaysian police say they have arrested eight people over the firebombing of a church earlier this month.
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Shell signs Iraq oil field deal

Sunday, January 17th 2010, 14:28
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Oil giant Shell and Malaysia's state-run Petronas finalise a contract to develop Iraq's large Majnoon oil field.
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Church attacks

Tuesday, January 12th 2010, 17:55

'Allah' controversy upsets Malaysia religious harmony
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Malaysia church attacks continue

Monday, January 11th 2010, 10:54

Another church in Malaysia has been attacked, in a growing dispute over the use of the word Allah by non-Muslims.
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'Allah' church fire attacks grow

Sunday, January 10th 2010, 16:11

More churches in Malaysia have been attacked, in a growing dispute over the use of the word Allah by non-Muslims.
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Churches attacked in Kuala Lumpur

Friday, January 8th 2010, 10:19
related places: Kuala Lumpur

Three churches in Malaysia are attacked as a row over non-Muslims' use of the word Allah for God intensifies.
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Hotel raids net unmarried couples

Monday, January 4th 2010, 15:39

Dozens of unmarried couples in Malaysia could face charges and jail terms after being caught in hotel rooms by the Islamic morality police.
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Landmark Malaysian 'Allah' ruling

Thursday, December 31st 2009, 11:33

A Malaysia court overturns a ban on the use of the word "Allah" by non-Muslims, in a case filed by the Roman Catholic Church.
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Philippines peace deal 'in 2010'

Wednesday, December 9th 2009, 11:13
related countries: Philippines Philippines

The Philippine government and Muslim separatist rebels hope to reach a peace deal by April next year, a Malaysian facilitator says.
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Philippine rebels in peace talks

Tuesday, December 8th 2009, 5:07
related countries: Philippines Philippines
related places: Kuala Lumpur

The Philippine government and a Muslim rebel group re-open peace talks in the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur.
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From Singapore to Bangkok on the 'jungle railway'

Saturday, November 28th 2009, 11:56
related countries: Singapore Singapore, Thailand Thailand
related places: Bangkok

Christine Finn samples various delicacies on a journey through Malaysia's jungle and the paddy fields of Thailand.
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Malaysia activist's body exhumed

Saturday, November 21st 2009, 10:20

The Malaysian authorities exhume the body of an opposition activist who died in custody, following allegations of foul play.
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Tense ties

Thursday, November 12th 2009, 0:16

Why Indonesians are angry at close neighbour Malaysia
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Indonesian leader visits Malaysia

Wednesday, November 11th 2009, 4:50
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesian President Yudhoyono visits Malaysia amid labour and cultural tensions between the two countries.
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China's Hu set for Malaysia visit

Monday, November 9th 2009, 23:59
related countries: China China

Chinese President Hu Jintao is to hold talks in Malaysia, as the country prepares to issue a licence to a major Chinese bank.
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Malaysia holds 10,000 Bibles that use the word Allah to refer to God

Wednesday, November 4th 2009, 22:48

The Malaysian government refuses to release 10,000 Bibles it seized because they use the word Allah to refer to God.
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Indonesian poisoning maid jailed

Tuesday, November 3rd 2009, 13:22
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

An Indonesian maid is jailed for six years in Malaysia for trying to kill her boss by putting weed killer in her coffee.
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Malaysian bridge fall kills one

Tuesday, October 27th 2009, 2:29

A Malaysian child is killed after a suspension bridge over a river in northern Perak state collapses, but 19 others are rescued.
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Cool Rossi crowned world champion

Sunday, October 25th 2009, 8:29
related places: Sepang

Valentino Rossi wins his seventh world MotoGP crown after finishing third in the rain-delayed Malaysian Grand Prix in Sepang.
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Rossi clinches pole in Malaysia

Saturday, October 24th 2009, 7:54

Valentino Rossi makes the perfect start to his bid to seal a successful defence of his world title in Malaysia by claiming pole for Sunday's grand prix.
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Beyonce postpones Malaysia show

Tuesday, October 20th 2009, 10:28

Beyonce postpones a show in Malaysia after Islamic conservatives claim the show would be immoral.
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Malaysia offers beach breaks to troubled couples

Monday, October 12th 2009, 15:42

A Malaysian state plans to offer free second honeymoons to couples on the brink of divorce.
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Malaysia upholds woman's caning

Monday, September 28th 2009, 16:36

An Islamic court in Malaysia upholds a sentence of caning for a Muslim woman caught drinking beer in public.
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Peas' Malaysian show goes ahead

Saturday, September 26th 2009, 10:53

The Black Eyed Peas play to a mixed audience in Malaysia after the government lifts a ban on Muslims attending the show.
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Beyonce to play Malaysia concert

Sunday, September 20th 2009, 11:50

Singer Beyonce plans to perform in Malaysia, two years after cancelling a show over the country's stringent dress code.
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Malaysian woman, 107, considers marriage - for 23rd time

Monday, September 14th 2009, 16:00

Fearing her husband may stray, a 107-year-old Malaysian woman is considering marriage - for the 23rd time - says a report.
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Tuesday, September 8th 2009, 9:35

McDonald's loses name-infringement battle against Malaysian restaurant
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