Anwar's former lawyer killed in car crash

2014-04-17 11:50

A leading Malaysian politician who gained fame defending opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim in his sensational sodomy trials was killed in an early morning road accident, police say.

Malaysia PM 'will not rest' on MH370

2014-04-03 14:52

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak vowed "we will not rest" until the fate of flight MH370 is known, as Australia called it "the most difficult search in human history".

UK nuke submarine joins MH370 hunt

2014-04-02 09:47

The protracted search for missing Flight MH370 has been boosted with the arrival of a UK nuclear submarine in the Indian Ocean, ahead of a visit to Australia by Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak.

Race against time to find MH370 black box

2014-04-01 09:07

Authorities are racing the clock to find the "black box" of missing Flight MH370 before signalling goes silent.

China media call for rationality over MH370

2014-03-31 08:22

China should treat the disappearance of Flight 370 "rationally", a commentary in state media says, after days of accusations by relatives insisting their loved ones could still be alive.

Philippines and Muslim rebels sign peace deal

2014-03-27 13:41

The Philippine government has signed a peace accord with the country's largest Muslim rebel group, the culmination of years of negotiations.

Many factors drive MH370 relatives to rage - experts

2014-03-26 12:11

The fury, disbelief and even accusations of murder that have erupted from Chinese relatives over the loss of MH370 are driven by the painfully long search and mistrust of officials.

Malaysian authorities called murderers

2014-03-25 07:10

Malaysia has drawn criticism for its announcement that a missing passenger jet had been lost at sea, even before any wreckage was found. In Beijing some relatives of passengers vented their anger, decrying Malaysian authorities as "murderers".

Plane search puts minister on defensive

2014-03-24 11:18

Malaysia’s defence minister has come under fire for just about everything that’s gone wrong with the unprecedented hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

Hunt for missing jet widens; pilots probed

2014-03-16 08:27

Malaysian authorities are investigating the pilots of the missing jetliner after it was established that whoever flew off with the Boeing 777 had intimate knowledge of the cockpit.

Focus back on Malaysia pilots, stolen passports

2014-03-15 14:18

Confirmation that a missing Malaysian airliner has been deliberately diverted suggests several scenarios that will sharpen scrutiny of the cockpit crew and the passengers with stolen passports.

Malaysia PM to brief press on hijacked jet

2014-03-15 07:56

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is to address a press conference on the fate of a missing Malaysian airliner, his office says.

Malaysia denies censoring BBC report on PM

2014-01-16 10:31

Malaysia’s internet regulator has denied accusations that it is blocking access to a BBC report about netizens in the Muslim-majority nation lampooning the country's PM.

Kerry lauds Malaysia as model for world

2013-10-11 10:27

US Secretary of State John Kerry lauded Malaysia Friday as a modern, innovative and multi-faith model for the world, heaping praise on a country the United States regards as a valuable Muslim ally.

Malaysia affirmative action angers minorities

2013-09-25 09:01

The Malaysian government's new measures to benefit the Malay majority are angering the multi-ethnic nation's other races and raising fears they could accelerate a "brain drain".

Malaysia cops kill 5 in crime crackdown

2013-08-19 14:00

Malaysian police say they killed five suspected criminal gang members in a shootout, as they crackdown on a burst of violent crime that has shocked the country.

Malaysia: Anwar calls for vote protest

2013-05-09 11:00

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has called a protest tour over elections he says the ruling regime stole, as the White House urges authorities to "address concerns" about voter fraud.

Malaysian regime retains power

2013-05-05 21:59

Malaysia's ruling coalition retained its 56-year hold on power, the country's Election Commission says, but a bitter opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim refuses to concede defeat.

Bernie: Sepang needs a 'paint job'

2013-03-23 11:30

Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone has backed the Malaysian Grand Prix to continue past its current contract but said the Sepang circuit needed a "paint job".

Malaysia hunts missing Filipino invaders

2013-03-06 07:55

Malaysian forces have searched house-to-house after armed Filipino invaders apparently escaped a military assault, as a Philippine guerrilla warned that more fighters have arrived.

Malaysia launches attack on militants

2013-03-05 08:15

Malaysian fighter jets have launched air strikes on a defiant group of Filipino intruders as security forces seek to end a three-week incursion that has already killed 27 people.

Malaysia beefs up security as toll rises

2013-03-04 09:00

Malaysia has vowed to beef up security in an eastern state where at least 26 people have been reported killed after a bizarre invasion by Philippine followers of a self-styled sultan.

Thailand in peace talks with rebel group

2013-02-28 09:00

Thailand's government has signed its first-ever agreement with a rebel group in its Muslim-majority south, pledging to work toward peace talks aimed at ending a festering insurgency.

Amnesty slams Malaysia's 'flawed' law

2013-02-08 13:50

Global rights group Amnesty International has urged Malaysia to release or charge two Malaysian men detained under a new "deeply flawed" security law.

Thousands protest in Malaysia

2013-01-12 11:23

Malaysian opposition supporters have gathered by the thousands in the capital to call for the ousting of the country's long-ruling government.


MH370 cover-up alleged

2014-04-04 09:55

Malaysia opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has accused the government of hiding information on Flight MH370, as a black-box detector is expected in the search zone a month after the plane vanished.

Malaysian PM arrives in Australia

2014-04-03 09:10

Malaysia's prime minister has arrived at the Australian air force base serving as a hub for the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

Jet mystery may never be solved - Malaysia police

2014-04-02 08:23

The investigation into what happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 may take a long time and may never determine the cause of the tragedy, Malaysia's national police chief has warned.

Jet search objects are fishing equipment

2014-03-31 15:08

A cluster of orange objects spotted by a search plane is just fishing equipment and not related to the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, officials say, the latest disappointment in the search.

F1 party arrives in mourning Malaysia

2014-03-27 15:25

Malaysia might be mourning the passengers of flight MH370 but it's business as usual for the Formula 1 teams.

F1 party arrives in mourning Malaysia

2014-03-27 08:42

Malaysia might be mourning the passengers of flight MH370 but it's business as usual for the Formula 1 teams as they fly in to Kuala Lumpur for the 2014 Malaysian GP weekend.

China demands MH370 satellite data

2014-03-25 08:03

China has demanded that Malaysia hand over the satellite data which led to its judgement Monday that missing flight MH370 crashed at sea and that none on board survived.

Flight MH370 last location far from any landing sites

2014-03-24 17:09

Malaysia Prime Minister Najib Razak says new satellite analysis showed the last location of Flight MH370 was in a remote location far from any possible landing sites.

Plane crisis: Malaysia under fresh fire

2014-03-16 11:01

China is spearheading fresh criticism of Malaysia's handling of a missing airliner drama, saying it "squandered" precious time and resources by releasing dramatic information on the plane's fate.

Families worried over 'deliberate disappearance'

2014-03-15 16:23

Relatives of the passengers aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 have voiced fear and concern after reports that the jet's diversion may have been intentional.

Plane's disappearance deliberate - Malaysia PM

2014-03-15 09:10

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says investigators now know that the missing Malaysian airliner's communications were deliberately disabled.

Malaysia's Anwar convicted of sodomy

2014-03-07 20:55

A Malaysian court has convicted opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim of sodomy and sentenced him to five years in prison.

Malaysia denies censoring BBC on prime minister

2014-01-16 09:25

Malaysia's Internet regulator has denied accusations that it was blocking access to a BBC report about netizens in the Muslim-majority nation lampooning the country's prime minister.

US shutdown: Obama postpones Malaysia trip

2013-10-02 09:16

President Barack Obama has postponed a visit to Malaysia due to the US government shutdown, Malaysia's prime minister has confirmed.

Malaysia cops freed in high profile murder

2013-08-23 11:00

A Malaysian appeals court has ordered two police officers freed after overturning their murder convictions in the killing of a woman who had an affair with the prime minister's friend.

Dozens detained as Malay parliament opens

2013-06-24 13:01

Malaysian police have detained at least two dozen people protesting alleged election fraud as parliament convened for the first time since divisive polls last month.

Malaysia PM sworn in amid protests

2013-05-06 12:08

Prime Minister Najib Razak has been sworn in for a second term by Malaysia's king, after his 56-year-old ruling coalition retained power in elections branded as fraudulent by the opposition.

Awaited Malaysia election set for 5 May

2013-04-10 08:46

Malaysia has announced a general election for 5 May, setting a date for polls tipped to be its closest ever as the long-ruling government seeks to hold off a surging opposition.

Spectre of bias hovers over Malaysian vote

2013-03-20 13:02

Nearly all of Malaysia agrees coming elections will be the country's closest ever, but opinions diverge on whether they will be free and fair.

Doubts over Malaysian assault on invaders

2013-03-05 18:10

Malaysia's military has launched a fierce assault on about 300 Filipino intruders after a deadly three-week standoff, but the militants' supporters say they have escaped and were alive and well.

Malaysia tries to block Filipino intruders

2013-03-04 13:03

Malaysia has sent hundreds of soldiers to a Borneo state to help neutralise armed Filipino intruders who have killed eight police officers in the country's bloodiest security emergency in years.

7 killed in clashes in Malaysian Borneo

2013-03-03 10:00

Five Malaysian policemen and two gunmen have died in a fresh clash on Borneo as fears mounted that violence had spread to other areas, police say.

Malaysia opposition vows reform

2013-02-25 15:01

Malaysia's opposition have unveiled a sweeping election manifesto that pledges to end authoritarian rule and corruption while promising higher wages and other populist sweeteners.

Malaysian PM on solidarity trip to Gaza

2013-01-22 17:26

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has pledged solidarity with the Palestinians on his first trip to Gaza, and has backed reconciliation efforts between Hamas and Fatah.

World leaders hail Obama victory

2012-11-07 13:11

World leaders have hailed President Barack Obama's sweeping re-election, with allies pledging to deepen co-operation with the United States.

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