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'14 dead' in Sabah stand-off clashes

Friday, March 1st 2013, 12:57
related countries: Philippines Philippines

At least 14 people are reported to have died in clashes to end a siege at a village in Malaysia's Sabah province by a Philippines clan, police say.
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'Affair' threatens Malaysia trial

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 6:42

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim asks a court to drop sodomy charges against him, amid accusations that a female prosecutor had an affair with the star witness.
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'Affair' threatens Malaysia trial

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 6:42

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim asks a court to drop sodomy charges against him, amid accusations that a female prosecutor had an affair with the star witness.
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'Allah' church fire attacks grow

Sunday, January 10th 2010, 16:11

More churches in Malaysia have been attacked, in a growing dispute over the use of the word Allah by non-Muslims.
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'Budgie Nine' Malaysian F1 strippers return to Australia

Friday, October 7th 2016, 6:37
related countries: Australia Australia

Eight of the men branded the "Budgie Nine" after being arrested for stripping off at the Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix return to Australia.
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'Budgie nine' sorry for revealing pants

Thursday, October 6th 2016, 10:04

Nine Australians arrested after stripping down to their swimwear at Malaysia's Formula One Grand Prix have been freed.
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'Budgie Nine': F1 driver Ricciardo defends Malaysian GP strippers

Thursday, October 6th 2016, 4:22
related countries: Aruba Aruba

F1 driver Daniel Ricciardo gives his backing to nine Australians arrested for stripping at the Malaysian Grand Prix, as they appear in court.
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'Deep shock' over Malaysia jet crash

Friday, July 18th 2014, 4:21
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Malaysia's leader calls "deeply shocking" the crash in eastern Ukraine of a Malaysia Airlines plane, which some sources claim was shot down.
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'Dumped' dogs turn to cannibalism

Thursday, May 7th 2009, 10:39

Hundreds of dogs abandoned by Malaysian villagers on uninhabited islands eat one another after weeks of starvation.
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'Engaging with youth'

Saturday, July 17th 2010, 23:34

Malaysian reality TV show helps pick new imam
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'Europe is poor so should live within its means'

Tuesday, February 7th 2012, 17:48

Live within your means, says Malaysian ex-PM
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'Extinction threat' to flying fox

Tuesday, August 25th 2009, 23:01

The world's largest fruit bat faces extinction unless the Malaysian government curbs hunting, conservationists say.
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'Goodwill' rugby final ends in brawl

Wednesday, June 17th 2015, 8:36
related countries: Algeria Algeria

The inaugural final of rugby union's Crescent Cup ends in a brawl between players and fans from Algeria and Malaysia.
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'I must give MH370 pilot a voice'

Friday, July 22nd 2016, 16:01

As the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 is close to being suspended, the BBC talks to the sister of Zaharie Shah, the plane's chief pilot.
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'Idiot' backmarker upsets Vettel

Monday, March 26th 2012, 6:48

Sebastian Vettel describes backmarker Narain Kartikeyan as an "idiot" after a collision costs him fourth place in the Malaysian GP.
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'Longest-ever' captured python dies

Monday, April 11th 2016, 14:17

A python estimated to be 8m (26ft) long has died three days after being captured on the Malaysian island of Penang, officials say.
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'Metal shards' hold MH17 crash clue

Friday, September 12th 2014, 15:18

The investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 searches for clues in 25 pieces of metal recovered from bodies and debris.
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'My body battleground'

Sunday, August 20th 2017, 23:40

The brutality of online attacks on some Muslim women in Malaysia have led to calls for changes in law.
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'No time limit' on Malaysia jet hunt

Monday, March 31st 2014, 11:19
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Rescuers have put no time limit on the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, now into its fourth week, says Australian PM Tony Abbott.
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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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Friday, March 28th 2014, 21:46
related countries: India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, New Zealand New Zealand

Five planes spot unidentified objects in a new area of the Indian Ocean being searched for missing flight MH370.
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'Oil slick seen' in missing jet hunt

Saturday, March 8th 2014, 19:19

A Vietnamese plane spots possible oil slicks as the US joins Asian nations to search for a missing Malaysia Airlines jet carrying 239 people.
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'Racist' Ramadan adverts pulled

Wednesday, August 3rd 2011, 8:44

A Malaysian TV channel withdraws a series of messages aimed at influencing the behaviour of non-Muslims during Ramadan, after viewers complain.
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Tuesday, July 19th 2011, 11:55

Malaysia rejects a legal bid by a member of a controversial religious sect to be allowed to renounce Islam so she can avoid being jailed for apostasy.
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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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'Threat' to US Malaysian mission

Friday, December 30th 2005, 6:42
related countries: United States United States

The US embassy in Malaysian is closed in response to what officials say is a terrorist threat.
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'Two dead as shots fired' in Sabah

Friday, March 1st 2013, 10:35
related countries: Philippines Philippines

At least two Malaysian policemen are reportedly killed in clashes at a village in Sabah province occupied by a clan from the Philippines.
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"Spiderman" scales one of Malaysia's Twin Towers at third go

Tuesday, September 1st 2009, 8:38
related countries: France France

French climber Alain Robert, known as Spiderman, climbs one of the world's tallest buildings in Malaysia.
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#BBCtrending blocked in Malaysia

Thursday, January 16th 2014, 13:08

How our blog about spinach jokes and the Malaysian prime minister was blocked in Malaysia for several hours.
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100 Women: The woman who decides if men can take a second wife

Tuesday, November 20th 2018, 4:09

One of Malaysia's first female Sharia high court judges says her role allows her to protect women.
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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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1MDB: Ex-Goldman bankers and Jho Low face US charges

Thursday, November 1st 2018, 19:17
related countries: United States United States

The charges are linked to one of the world's biggest financial scandals - Malaysia's 1MDB fund.
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1MDB: Malaysian PM under pressure over $1bn US fraud case

Thursday, July 21st 2016, 15:47
related countries: United States United States

Malaysian PM Najib Razak faces growing domestic and international pressure amid US allegations of "enormous" fraud at state investment fund 1MDB.
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