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Anwar Ibrahim 'should be freed'

Monday, November 2nd 2015, 19:29

The sodomy conviction of Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim was politically motivated and he should be released immediately, a UN group concludes.
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Rossi penalised for Marquez kick

Sunday, October 25th 2015, 11:16

Valentino Rossi will start from the back of the grid in Spain after kicking Marc Marquez off his bike during the Malaysian GP.
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Kent must wait for Moto3 world title

Sunday, October 25th 2015, 7:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's Danny Kent fails to clinch the Moto3 world title after finishing seventh at the Malaysian Grand Prix.
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Malaysia arrests Kosovan for 'IS hack'

Friday, October 16th 2015, 7:45
related countries: United States United States

A Kosovan man is arrested in Malaysia for allegedly hacking a database and providing information on US security officials to the so-called Islamic State group.
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Ukraine rebels reject Dutch MH17 report

Wednesday, October 14th 2015, 14:53
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine

Ukrainian rebels reject a Dutch report saying a Russian-made missile brought down a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine in 2014, as Russia calls for a fresh investigation.
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VIDEO: Close-up: MH17 plane reconstructed

Tuesday, October 13th 2015, 14:25
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine

Dutch investigators have confirmed that Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 crashed in Ukraine after being hit by a Russian-made Buk missile.
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VIDEO: Key questions unanswered by MH17 report

Tuesday, October 13th 2015, 13:53
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Ukraine Ukraine

Key revelations - and unanswered questions - after a report by Dutch investigators into what caused Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 to crash in eastern Ukraine.
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VIDEO: 'We hope they did not suffer'

Tuesday, October 13th 2015, 10:34
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

The father of one of the victims of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which crashed in Ukraine, says the official report gives them hope that the passengers did not suffer.
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VIDEO: MH17 crash report to be released

Monday, October 12th 2015, 22:58
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Ukraine Ukraine

Dutch investigators will publish their report into what caused Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 to crash in eastern Ukraine.
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1MDB 'should face criminal prosecution'

Friday, October 9th 2015, 14:38

Malaysia's Central Bank recommends criminal prosecutions related to controversial state investment fund 1MDB.
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Malaysia PM demands Indonesia haze fix

Monday, October 5th 2015, 5:01
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

The Malaysian prime minister has demanded Indonesia take action against companies responsible for illegal forest fires blanketing the region in smoke.
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Benjamin Britten's 'lost' Malaysian anthem

Thursday, October 1st 2015, 23:07

The tune Benjamin Britten wrote in vain for Malaysia
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VIDEO: Malaysia state fund denies misconduct

Thursday, October 1st 2015, 6:30

The head of the troubled Malaysian state fund 1MDB denies claims of wrongdoing and any involvement in the $700m that ended up in the prime minister's bank account.
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Malaysia opposition in new alliance

Tuesday, September 22nd 2015, 13:34

Malaysian opposition parties form a new alliance, to be led by the wife of jailed opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim
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Malaysia prosecutor found dead in drum

Wednesday, September 16th 2015, 7:24
related places: Kuala Lumpur

The body of a missing deputy public prosecutor is found in an oil drum filled with concrete near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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Government supporters rally in Malaysia

Wednesday, September 16th 2015, 6:47
related places: Kuala Lumpur

Thousands of people join a pro-government rally in Malaysia's capital, Kuala Lumpur, amid concerns it could stoke racial tensions.
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Malaysia pumps $4.6bn into stock market

Monday, September 14th 2015, 6:31

The Malaysian government is spending 20bn ringgit ($4.6bn; £3bn) on boosting shares and is cutting taxes for manufacturers.
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Malaysia makes Bangkok bomb arrests

Monday, September 14th 2015, 5:47
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, Thailand Thailand
related places: Bangkok

Malaysian police have arrested two Malaysians and one Pakistani in connection to last month's deadly bombing at a Bangkok shrine.
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VIDEO: 'Meddling' charge over Malaysia probe

Thursday, September 3rd 2015, 21:25

A senior anti-corruption official in Malaysia accuses the government of "meddling" with an independent investigation into the prime minister.
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Heavily laden boat sinks off Malaysia

Thursday, September 3rd 2015, 10:04

Malaysian authorities say a boat carrying at least 70 suspected Indonesian migrants has capsized off the country's west coast.
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Malaysia to question ex-PM over rally

Wednesday, September 2nd 2015, 6:52

Malaysian police say they will ask former PM Mahathir Mohamad to give a statement over accusations made in a speech at a recent anti-government rally.
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Malaysia's Najib calls for unity

Monday, August 31st 2015, 2:23

Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak refuses to resign after mass protests against him at the weekend, and calls for national unity.
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Mahathir call to topple Malaysian PM

Sunday, August 30th 2015, 13:56
related places: Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia's former PM Mahathir Mohamad urges protesters on streets of the capital Kuala Lumpur to remove the current prime minister.
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VIDEO: Protests held against Malaysian PM

Saturday, August 29th 2015, 13:21
related places: Kuala Lumpur

Thousands of anti-government protesters have gathered in Kuala Lumpur, demanding the resignation of the Malaysian prime minister.
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Mass protest against Malaysia PM

Saturday, August 29th 2015, 10:51
related places: Kuala Lumpur

Tens of thousands of Malaysians protest in Kuala Lumpur, calling for PM Najib Razak to quit over a financial scandal.
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Malaysia blocks protest website

Friday, August 28th 2015, 6:15

Malaysia blocks the website of the organiser of a large anti-government protest planned for this weekend.
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VIDEO: Malaysia 'migrant' graves found

Sunday, August 23rd 2015, 14:29
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh, Thailand Thailand

Malaysian police say they have found more mass graves near the border with Thailand, a transit point for smugglers bringing people by boat from Myanmar and Bangladesh.
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Malaysia finds new 'migrant' graves

Sunday, August 23rd 2015, 11:39
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Malaysia finds fresh mass graves containing 24 bodies suspected to be those of migrants trafficked near the border with Thailand.
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MH370: Maldives 'debris' to be examined

Monday, August 10th 2015, 12:18
related countries: Maldives Maldives

Malaysia says it is sending a team of experts to the Maldives to investigate reports that debris from missing Flight MH370 has washed up there.
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VIDEO: MH370 families' anger at meeting access

Friday, August 7th 2015, 4:08
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Some of the Chinese relatives of the passengers on board flight MH370 have been protesting outside the Malaysian Airlines offices in Beijing.
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MH370 mystery resolution 'closer'

Thursday, August 6th 2015, 8:40
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia PM Tony Abbott says the "baffling mystery" of MH370 is closer to being solved, after Malaysia says debris came from the missing flight.
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Plane debris is from missing MH370

Thursday, August 6th 2015, 1:00
related countries: Reunion Reunion

An aircraft part found on Reunion Island was from missing Flight MH370, says Malaysia PM Najib Razak, though investigators stopped short of full confirmation.
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