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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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Malaysia's Anwar Ibrahim arrested

Wednesday, July 16th 2008, 16:05

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim is arrested over allegations of sodomy, in a move that elevates political tensions.
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Malaysia's Anwar Ibrahim arrested

Wednesday, July 16th 2008, 5:44

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim is arrested outside his home, according to his lawyer.
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Malaysia's PM 'to quit in 2010'

Thursday, July 10th 2008, 13:13

Malaysia's Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi says he will leave office in 2010, handing power to his deputy, Najib Razak.
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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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