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Fourteen feared dead in Malaysian landslide

October 21, 2017 5:30 pm
Fourteen feared dead in Malaysian landslide

This handout from the Fire and Rescue Department of Malaysia taken and received on October 21, 2017 shows rescue workers carrying a landslide victim into a lorry at a construction site in Tanjung Bungah in the north of Penang. (Via AFP) Two workers were found dead and 12 others were […]

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Two women plead not guilty to killing North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un’s half-brother at Malaysia court

October 2, 2017 1:52 pm
Two women plead not guilty to killing North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un’s half-brother at Malaysia court

Two women charged with fatally poisoning the half-brother of North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un have pleaded not guilty during the first hearing session in a high-profile murder trial that kicked off in Malaysia. Indonesian Siti Aisyah and Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong are accused of using a banned nerve agent to […]

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At least 24 people, mostly teen boys, killed in Malaysian school fire

September 14, 2017 9:00 am
At least 24 people, mostly teen boys, killed in Malaysian school fire

At least 24 people, mostly teenagers, have been killed in a fire that broke out in an Islamic school dormitory on the outskirts of the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur, officials say. The tragic incident occurred in the Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah — a three-storey boarding school where students learn to […]

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Malaysian authorities thwarts hijacking of Thai oil tanker

September 7, 2017 10:30 pm
Malaysian authorities thwarts hijacking of Thai oil tanker

A MMEA team stormed the MT Tanker MGT1, off the coast of Terengganu, Malaysia, nearly 10 hours after it was reported missing on September 7, 2017. (Photo by Bernama) Malaysian authorities thwarted the hijacking of a Thai oil tanker on Thursday and arrested 10 suspected Indonesian pirates on board the […]

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Emirati Ambassador to the US Yousef al-Otaiba involved in Malaysia graft scandal: Report

July 2, 2017 2:37 pm
Emirati Ambassador to the US Yousef al-Otaiba involved in Malaysia graft scandal: Report

Emirati Ambassador to the US Yousef al-Otaiba Leaked documents reportedly implicate Emirati ambassador to the US Yousef al-Otaiba in a multibillion-dollar corruption scandal surrounding Malaysian state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reviewed the court and investigative data and reported on Saturday that the companies connected […]

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Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines launch joint operation against Daesh-linked militants

June 19, 2017 10:30 pm
Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines launch joint operation against Daesh-linked militants

Members of the Philippine army patrol in a speedboat across a lake near the frontline in Marawi, on the southern island of Mindanao, June 19, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines have launched a joint maritime operation against Daesh-linked militants holed up in a southern Philippine city. […]

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Security forces in Malaysia arrest 6 Daesh suspects

May 27, 2017 10:30 pm
Security forces in Malaysia arrest 6 Daesh suspects

Royal Malaysian Police Inspector General Khalid Abu Bakar addresses journalists in Bayan Lepas, on Malaysia’s northern island state of Penang, March 7, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Security forces in Malaysia have arrested six local people suspected of membership in the Takfiri Deash terrorist group. Malaysian Inspector General Khalid Abu Bakar […]

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Malaysia police arrest Turks over ‘security threat’

May 3, 2017 7:58 am
Malaysia police arrest Turks over ‘security threat’

Malaysian national police chief, Khalid Abu Bakar, tweeted that Turgay Karaman and Ihsan Aslan were arrested “because they threatened the security of Malaysia.” Two Turkish nationals who went missing in Malaysia have been arrested as a security threat, the police chief announced Wednesday, but a rights group raised concerns of […]

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Malaysia, North Korea reach agreement in Kim Kuala Lumpur’s killing row

March 31, 2017 5:00 pm
Malaysia, North Korea reach agreement in Kim Kuala Lumpur’s killing row

Malaysia and North Korea have lifted mutual bans on nationals from each country leaving the other as part of an agreement that ends a bitter row following the assassination of the North Korean leader’s exiled half-brother in Kuala Lumpur. The nine Malaysians who had been barred from leaving North Korea […]

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Malaysia hunting more suspects over Kim Jong-nam’s death

March 19, 2017 5:50 pm
Malaysia hunting more suspects over Kim Jong-nam’s death

Royal Malaysian Police Inspector General Khalid Abu Bakar addresses journalists on March 7, 2017. (AFP photo) Malaysian authorities have announced that the hunt is continuing for more suspects in the controversial case related to the killing of the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Police said Sunday that more […]

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