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'Nude' climber admits being 'stupid'

Thursday, June 11th 2015, 16:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British woman arrested for posing naked on Malaysia's Mount Kinabalu admits she was "stupid and disrespectful".
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Malaysia mountain 'nudists' in court

Wednesday, June 10th 2015, 15:51

Four Western tourists appear in court in Malaysia accused of posing nude on Mt Kinabalu, which was hit by a deadly earthquake last week.
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Malaysia Airlines to be 'new company'

Tuesday, June 9th 2015, 20:05

Malaysian Airlines will become an "entirely new company" its new boss has said, in an interview with the BBC
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VIDEO: Malaysia Airlines 'to be replaced'

Tuesday, June 9th 2015, 20:05

The new CEO of Malaysia Airlines has moved to reassure the families of last year's twin Malaysia Airlines disasters that the company's rebranding will not affect them.
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Malaysia official blames nude tourists for deadly quake

Monday, June 8th 2015, 21:48

Malaysian official blames nude tourists for deadly earthquake
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Singapore and Sabah mourn quake dead

Monday, June 8th 2015, 7:04
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Singapore and the Malaysian state of Sabah observe a day of remembrance for those killed in an earthquake on Mt Kinabalu.
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VIDEO: Singapore school mourns quake dead

Monday, June 8th 2015, 6:30
related countries: Singapore Singapore

A day of national mourning is taking place in Singapore and Sabah state in Borneo for those who died there in last week's earthquake in Malaysia.
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VIDEO: Climbers stranded for 24 hours after earthquake

Saturday, June 6th 2015, 16:57

Rescuers in Malaysia are trying to trace six pupils and two teachers missing since Friday's earthquake hit the highest peak, Mount Kinabalu.
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Search for Malaysia quake children

Saturday, June 6th 2015, 15:05

Rescuers in Malaysia search for six pupils and two teachers missing since an earthquake struck Malaysia's highest peak, Mount Kinabalu, on Friday.
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Malaysia mountain quake kills 11

Saturday, June 6th 2015, 5:13

Eleven people die and eight are missing after an earthquake near Malaysia's highest peak, but 137 climbers trapped there are now safe, officials say.
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VIDEO: MH370 relatives settle out of court

Tuesday, June 2nd 2015, 22:56

Two Malaysian children whose father was a passenger on flight MH370 have received an out of court settlement for negligence.
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Russia says old missile downed MH17

Tuesday, June 2nd 2015, 13:41
related countries: Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine

A Russian defence firm says an old Buk missile that it used to manufacture brought down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine.
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MH370 suit settled out of court

Tuesday, June 2nd 2015, 11:57

Two Malaysian children who lost their father on flight MH370 have settled their negligence case with the airline and government out of court.
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Malaysia Airlines is 'bankrupt'

Monday, June 1st 2015, 10:37

Malaysia Airlines is "technically bankrupt", its chief executive says, as he announces a restructuring programme and plans to cut about 6,000 jobs.
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VIDEO: Inside Malaysia's migrant jungle camps

Friday, May 29th 2015, 18:01

Ian Pannell and cameraman Darren Conway went to migrant camps on Malaysia's border, where traffickers abused and killed Rohingya Muslims.
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Malaysian police probed over graves

Thursday, May 28th 2015, 11:01

Malaysia detains 12 policemen suspected of human trafficking, two of whom are said to be connected to recently discovered jungle graves.
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Malaysia exhumes mass 'migrant' graves

Tuesday, May 26th 2015, 14:45

Malaysia exhumes bodies suspected to be migrants buried in 139 grave sites as fresh details of alleged human trafficking camps emerge.
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Malaysia bars HK teen activist

Tuesday, May 26th 2015, 9:57
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

A student activist who helped run last year's Hong Kong protests has been denied entry to Malaysia by immigration authorities.
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Malaysia finds 139 'migrant graves'

Monday, May 25th 2015, 8:31

A total of 139 grave sites of suspected migrants have been found in 28 trafficking camps close to Malaysia's border with Thailand, police say.
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Malaysia finds 'migrant' mass graves

Sunday, May 24th 2015, 9:20
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Authorities in Malaysia find several mass graves near the border with Thailand suspected of containing the bodies of trafficked migrants.
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VIDEO: Aerial view of Asian boat migrant route

Tuesday, May 19th 2015, 15:08
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Ian Pannell takes a flight over the Andaman sea, where thousands of people are stranded on boats in waters between Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia.
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VIDEO: Inside an Asian boat migrants' camp

Tuesday, May 19th 2015, 14:54
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh, Indonesia Indonesia

Martin Patience visits an Indonesian camp for migrants and meets Bangladeshi men hoping to reach Malaysia and Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar.
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UN offers Malaysia migrant help

Tuesday, May 19th 2015, 6:54

The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) is offering to help Malaysia handle a migrant crisis that has left thousands stranded in the Andaman sea.
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MH370 search discovers shipwreck

Wednesday, May 13th 2015, 9:16

The search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 uncovers a previously unknown shipwreck, raising hopes that the missing jet could be found.
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'Thousands' stranded off Thailand

Monday, May 11th 2015, 13:54
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh, Indonesia Indonesia
related places: More

Thousands of refugees from Bangladesh and Myanmar are stranded at sea close to Thailand, unable to come ashore, according to the IOM migration agency.
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Malaysia toughens sedition law

Friday, April 10th 2015, 5:09

Malaysia approves tougher penalties under the controversial sedition law, despite criticism from the UN.
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Vettel plays down Chinese GP chances

Thursday, April 9th 2015, 10:11
related countries: China China

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel plays down the prospect of repeating his Malaysian Grand Prix victory in China on Sunday.
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Malaysia passes anti-terror bill

Tuesday, April 7th 2015, 14:19

Malaysia passes a controversial anti-terrorism bill, reintroducing detention without trial, which it says is needed to tackle Islamic extremism.
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Malaysia arrests 17 terror suspects

Monday, April 6th 2015, 17:06
related places: Kuala Lumpur

Malaysian police arrest 17 suspected militants who were believed to be planning terrorist attacks in the capital, Kuala Lumpur.
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Malaysia sedition charge over tweets

Friday, April 3rd 2015, 6:32

Malaysian authorities charge a prominent cartoonist who criticised the jailing of opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim with sedition.
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FBI confirms militant Marwan's death

Thursday, April 2nd 2015, 8:22
related countries: Philippines Philippines

The FBI confirms that a senior Malaysian militant known as Marwan was killed in a bloody raid in the southern Philippines in January.
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Malaysia website staff freed on bail

Wednesday, April 1st 2015, 12:11

The publisher and editor of a Malaysian website have been freed on bail after their arrest on suspicion of sedition.
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Anwar Ibrahim denied royal pardon

Wednesday, April 1st 2015, 4:02

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim will remain in jail for sodomy after a request for a royal pardon is turned down.
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