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Man killed for 'hogging karaoke'

Friday, December 5th 2008, 10:03

A man in Malaysia is stabbed to death for refusing to stop singing and hand over the microphone at a karaoke bar, police say.
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Pledge to aid Malaysia minorities

Friday, November 28th 2008, 17:14

Malaysia's deputy prime minister, Najib Razak, promises to address the grievances of minority groups when he becomes PM next year.
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Malaysian jailed for maid attacks

Thursday, November 27th 2008, 17:08
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

A former Malaysian flight attendant who repeatedly scalded her Indonesian maid is jailed for 18 years.
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Malaysia blogger's joy at release

Friday, November 7th 2008, 9:54

Malaysian blogger Raja Petra Kamaruddin is freed by a judge after spending eight weeks in a prison camp.
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Malaysia launches campaign to teach MPs to mind their manners

Monday, November 3rd 2008, 14:43

Malaysian officials are launching a campaign to teach members of parliament to mind their language, following insults and abuse during parliamentary debates.
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Acquittal in Malaysia murder saga

Friday, October 31st 2008, 5:08
related countries: Mongolia Mongolia

Malaysian political analyst Abdul Razak Baginda is cleared of involvement in the murder of a Mongolian woman.
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Malaysia U-turn on Ebadi speech

Friday, October 24th 2008, 11:20
related countries: Iran Iran

Malaysia's foreign minister denies ordering a university to withdraw an invitation to outspoken Iranian activist Shirin Ebadi.
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Malaysia blocks Iran Nobel winner

Wednesday, October 22nd 2008, 16:32
related countries: Iran Iran

A Malaysian university cancels a speech by Iranian Nobel Peace laureate Shirin Ebadi after pressure from diplomats.
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Malaysian PM 'to quit in March'

Wednesday, October 8th 2008, 10:29

Malaysia's Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi will step down from office in March, a ruling party official says.
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Malaysian PM 'to quit in March'

Wednesday, October 8th 2008, 10:29

Malaysia's Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi will step down from office in March, a ruling party official says.
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Malaysia writer in sedition trial

Monday, October 6th 2008, 10:36

Prominent Malaysian blogger Raja Petra Kamaruddin goes on trial for sedition charges lodged before his detention last month.
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Malaysia pair killed in 'ritual'

Friday, October 3rd 2008, 9:34

A Malaysian husband and wife are beaten to death by relatives in a ritual apparently intended to cure a smoking addiction and an illness.
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Pressure builds on Malaysia's PM

Friday, September 26th 2008, 13:06

Malaysia's ruling party delays a leadership poll in an apparent attempt to hasten the transition of power away from PM Abdullah.
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Malaysia detains 'dissent' writer

Tuesday, September 23rd 2008, 9:16

A prominent anti-government Malaysian blogger is detained for two years on claims of insulting Islam.
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MP free as Malaysia tensions grow

Friday, September 19th 2008, 11:41

Malaysia's opposition member of parliament Teresa Kok is freed from jail as demands for political reform mount.
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Malaysia arrests second blogger

Thursday, September 18th 2008, 9:23

A second blogger is arrested in Malaysia in a week, amid continuing opposition pressure on the government.
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Malaysia PM rebuffs Anwar claim

Tuesday, September 16th 2008, 13:30

Malaysia's PM Abdullah Badawi rejects claims by opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim that he is poised to take power.
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Malaysia resignation amid arrests

Monday, September 15th 2008, 9:10

A Malaysian cabinet minister, Zaid Ibrahim, quits amid a crackdown on critics of the embattled government.
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Malaysian arrests draw protests

Saturday, September 13th 2008, 20:50

A protest vigil is held in the Malaysian capital after the arrest of an opposition woman MP and a leading blogger.
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Blogger silenced

Saturday, September 13th 2008, 1:54

Malaysian detention raises fears for dissenters
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Malaysia blogger held for dissent

Friday, September 12th 2008, 14:41

Malaysian police arrest a prominent anti-government internet campaigner amid a clampdown on dissent.
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Anwar 'on track to win power'

Wednesday, September 10th 2008, 8:24

Malaysia's opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim says he remains on track to topple the government by next week.
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Malaysia's Anwar returns as MP

Thursday, August 28th 2008, 12:20

The Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has been sworn in as a member of parliament, ending a decade's absence.
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Malaysia orders Aceh refugees out

Tuesday, August 26th 2008, 16:19
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Malaysia tells more than 25,000 Indonesian tsunami refugees to leave by early January or face deportation.
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Anwar Ibrahim wins landslide vote

Tuesday, August 26th 2008, 16:10

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has won a landslide victory in a by-election in Penang.
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Malaysian fight

Monday, August 25th 2008, 14:47

Why a by-election has become a key battle ground
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Malaysia allows Lavigne concert

Saturday, August 23rd 2008, 16:59
related countries: Canada Canada

Canadian pop singer Avril Lavigne will be allowed to perform in Malaysia despite concerns her show is "too sexy".
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Malaysia's Anwar starts campaign

Saturday, August 16th 2008, 12:14

Thousands of supporters cheer on Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, as he makes a bid to return to parliament.
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Anwar charged with sodomy

Thursday, August 7th 2008, 14:31

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim is formally charged with sodomy, an accusation he says is politically motivated.
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Anwar announces by-election plan

Thursday, July 31st 2008, 11:48

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim is to contest a by-election for a parliamentary seat, in a return to front-line politics.
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Doctor 'ruled out Anwar sodomy'

Tuesday, July 29th 2008, 10:23

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim claims new medical evidence shows allegations he sodomised a male aide are false.
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Malaysian Anwar in 'sodomy alibi'

Friday, July 18th 2008, 14:14

Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim tells the BBC he has an alibi to prove sodomy claims against him are false.
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Malaysia's Anwar released on bail

Thursday, July 17th 2008, 7:14

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim is granted bail after arrest over allegations of sodomy.
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