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Live - Malaysian GP practice

Friday, April 2nd 2010, 5:30
related countries: Aruba Aruba
related places: Sepang

Lewis Hamilton tops first free practice ahead of the Malaysian Grand Prix in Kuala Lumpur.
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Malaysia woman's caning commuted

Thursday, April 1st 2010, 10:23

Malaysian religious authorities say a woman who admitted drinking beer will not be caned but will instead do community service.
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Malaysia accused of migrant abuse

Wednesday, March 24th 2010, 9:37

Amnesty International says migrant workers in Malaysia are exploited by both employers and police.
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Communion insult magazine 'sorry'

Saturday, March 6th 2010, 15:20

A Malaysian Muslim magazine apologises after two of its journalists took Holy Communion in a Roman Catholic church.
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Superficial unity

Saturday, February 20th 2010, 12:48

Malaysia struggles to keep the peace among its races
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Malaysia extraditing 'terror' men

Thursday, February 18th 2010, 9:20

Malaysia is to extradite to their own countries nine foreigners arrested last month over alleged terror links, say officials.
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Judge refuses to quit Anwar trial

Thursday, February 18th 2010, 4:31

The sodomy trial of Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim is delayed, mired in legal wrangling over the judge's role.
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Malaysia women flogged over sex

Wednesday, February 17th 2010, 16:20

Three Malaysian women are caned by the authorities for having extra-marital sex, say officials.
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Anwar trial appeal bid rejected

Wednesday, February 17th 2010, 9:39

The sodomy trial against Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, should go ahead, the appeals court rules.
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Equal sides?

Friday, February 12th 2010, 1:54

Rows highlight race and faith divide in Malaysia
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Anwar trial visits 'sodomy' flat

Thursday, February 4th 2010, 8:17

The trial of Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim on sodomy charges visits the site where the alleged assault took place.
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Anwar sodomy trial finally starts

Wednesday, February 3rd 2010, 12:09

After repeated delays, Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim goes on trial accused of sodomy and vehemently denies the claim.
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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
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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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