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Malaysia hunts for sex claim man

Sunday, July 6th 2008, 12:16

Malaysian police hunt for a missing man who claimed the deputy prime minister had sex with a murdered model.
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Anwar urges supporters' protest

Tuesday, July 1st 2008, 12:52

Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim urges supporters to protest against what he claims is a conspiracy against him.
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Anwar quits Turkey embassy refuge

Monday, June 30th 2008, 13:52
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim leaves the Turkish embassy, after seeking sanctuary amid sodomy claims.
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Anwar 'to quit embassy sanctuary'

Monday, June 30th 2008, 10:11
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim vows to leave the Turkish embassy after seeking sanctuary amid sodomy claims.
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Malaysia's Anwar seeks sanctuary

Sunday, June 29th 2008, 13:22
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Kuala Lumpur

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim seeks refuge in the Turkish embassy in Kuala Lumpur, after receiving threats.
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Malaysia's Anwar faces sex claim

Sunday, June 29th 2008, 1:55

The Malaysian opposition leader, Anwar Ibrahim, is to be investigated over allegations of sodomy, police say.
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Malaysia burial row fuels tension

Thursday, June 26th 2008, 15:27

A row over whether a man should be buried as a Hindu or Muslim stokes ethnic tensions in Malaysia.
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Malaysian migrants to be expelled

Wednesday, June 25th 2008, 16:06

Malaysia expels from Borneo tens of thousands of illegal immigrants whose presence has become a political issue.
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AQ Khan 'nuclear middleman' freed

Monday, June 23rd 2008, 12:28
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Malaysia says it has released an alleged middleman in the nuclear secrets ring run by disgraced Pakistani scientist AQ Khan.
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Parliament battle for Malaysia PM

Monday, June 23rd 2008, 4:32

Supporters of Malaysian PM Abdullah Badawi promise to thwart coalition lawmakers calling for a vote of no-confidence.
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Malaysia PM faces confidence vote

Wednesday, June 18th 2008, 8:48

Malaysian lawmakers say they will present a motion of no confidence in beleaguered leader Abdullah Badawi.
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Malaysia to boost rice production

Monday, June 16th 2008, 10:20

A Malaysian palm oil firm is to begin growing rice to tackle shortages of the crop and help meet record demand.
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Malaysian PM plays down handover

Sunday, June 15th 2008, 22:53

Embattled Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi denies he has set a date to stand down from office.
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One killed in Tunisian price riot

Friday, June 6th 2008, 17:44
related countries: India India, Tunisia Tunisia

Unrest over the rising cost of living turns lethal in Tunisia and challenges the authorities in India and Malaysia.
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No U-turn on Malaysia fuel hike

Friday, June 6th 2008, 10:05

The Malaysian government has said it will not back down on its decision to increase fuel prices despite protests.
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Malaysia to let fuel prices rise

Tuesday, June 3rd 2008, 6:56

A Malaysian minister announces plans to remove price controls on petrol and diesel from August.
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Malaysia fuel ban for foreigners

Tuesday, May 27th 2008, 15:36

Malaysia is to restrict fuel sales to foreign motorists on its borders to curb the spiralling cost of subsidies
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Malaysia's Mahathir quits party

Monday, May 19th 2008, 12:41

Malaysia's ex-PM Mahathir Mohamad resigns from the ruling party in protest at its poor election result.
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Malaysian woman can leave Islam

Thursday, May 8th 2008, 11:27

In a landmark ruling, a religious court in Malaysia decides that a Muslim convert can leave the faith.
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Malaysia plans women travel curb

Sunday, May 4th 2008, 11:57

Women's groups in Malaysia react angrily to proposed restrictions on women travelling abroad alone.
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Chelsea visit sparks Malaysia row

Sunday, April 27th 2008, 15:01
related countries: Israel Israel

Malaysian Muslim groups call for protests when Chelsea FC visits in July because the coach and a player are Israeli.
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Iran expelled from military fair

Thursday, April 24th 2008, 14:45
related countries: Iran Iran

Malaysia expels Iranian defence firms from a military trade fair, saying they breached a UN ban.
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Malaysia torch relay peaceful

Monday, April 21st 2008, 13:54
related places: Kuala Lumpur

The Olympic torch has been paraded through the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur under heavy security.
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Anwar 'could topple Malaysia PM'

Tuesday, April 15th 2008, 1:28

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim says he has the support of enough MPs to topple the government.
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Malaysian PM hints at hand-over

Saturday, April 12th 2008, 8:43

Malaysia embattled prime minister signals that he is willing to discuss a transition of power to his deputy.
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F1: Raikkonen wins in Malaysia

Sunday, March 23rd 2008, 10:56
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen dominates the Malaysian Grand Prix, with Lewis Hamilton's McLaren down in fifth.
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F1: McLaren duo punished

Saturday, March 22nd 2008, 16:25
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

McLaren drivers Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen are penalised five grid places for impeding rivals during qualifying in Malaysia.
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F1: Massa on pole

Saturday, March 22nd 2008, 12:21

Felipe Massa secures pole position for the Malaysian Grand Prix ahead of team-mate Kimi Raikkonen, with Lewis Hamilton fourth.
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F1: Hamilton on top form

Friday, March 21st 2008, 13:29
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton is fastest in Friday practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix as David Coulthard suffers a worrying car failure.
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Malaysian PM unveils new cabinet

Tuesday, March 18th 2008, 19:23

Malaysian PM Abdullah Badawi unveils a slimmed-down cabinet in response to last week's poor election results.
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Penang ends pro-Malay policy

Tuesday, March 11th 2008, 12:03

The Malaysian state of Penang says it will no longer follow a government policy favouring ethnic Malays.
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Malaysian prime minister sworn in

Monday, March 10th 2008, 4:11

Malaysian PM Abdullah Badawi is sworn in, two days after his coalition's worst election result in over 50 years.
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Malaysia PM rejects calls to quit

Sunday, March 9th 2008, 9:08

Malaysia's Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi says he will not step down, despite a poor election result.
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