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Malaysia searches for foreigners missing in seas off Borneo

2016-05-04 15:59

Malaysian authorities are searching for three foreigners who went missing in waters near the Philippines where a spate of recent kidnappings have taken place, a coast guard official says.

Indonesian sailors kidnapped off Malaysia

2016-04-16 15:35

Gunmen have abducted four Indonesian sailors and shot and wounded one crew member on the high seas off the east coast of Malaysia's Sabah state.

PICS: Giant python found on Malaysian building site

2016-04-12 09:17

A quarter-ton snake that was found nestling on a building site could be the longest ever captured in Malaysia, officials say.

Malaysia detains 15 suspected ISIS members

2016-03-25 10:32

Malaysian police have detained 15 more suspected Islamic State members, who police say planned to launch attacks and tried to obtain chemicals to make bombs

Aus journalists held for trying to 'aggressively' question Razak

2016-03-13 22:35

Two Australian journalists have been detained overnight and have been barred from leaving Malaysia after they tried to "aggressively" question Prime Minister Najib Razak about a corruption scandal, police say.

Obama praises Nancy Reagan as a source of comfort, strength

2016-03-08 10:07

President Barack Obama says he once had the opportunity to meet with former first lady Nancy Reagan, and she could not have been more charming and gracious to him and Michelle Obama when he came into office.

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 families file lawsuit in China

2016-03-07 13:50

Twelve Chinese families with relatives aboard missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 have filed a lawsuit in a Beijing court one day before the deadline for pursuing litigation against the carrier.

Man tells how he found suspected MH370 debris

2016-03-03 18:32

The American amateur investigator who found suspected debris from missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 says experts must be "cautious" about identifying the piece washed up off Mozambique.

'High possibility' Moz debris from MH370

2016-03-02 18:26

There is a "high possibility" that aircraft debris reportedly found off the coast of Mozambique came from a Boeing 777, the same aircraft model as missing flight MH370, Malaysia's transport minister says.

Australia warns of possible terror attacks

2016-02-21 17:32

Australia has warned that terrorists may be plotting attacks in and around Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia's largest city.

 

Malaysian wildlife smugglers plead guilty

2016-04-28 20:28

Two Malaysian men have been sentenced to 6 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to smuggling wildlife parts into the United States.

Saudi Arabia confirms 'genuine' $681m donation to Malaysian PM

2016-04-15 11:23

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister says $681m banked into the Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's bank accounts is a 'genuine donation'.

Gunmen kidnap Malaysian ship's crew, demand ransom

2016-04-02 11:21

Gunmen have kidnapped four Malaysians from a ship off the east coast of Sabah state in waters where Abu Sayyaf militants are known to operate.

Mozambique debris 'almost certainly from MH370'

2016-03-24 07:03

Two pieces of debris found in Mozambique are "almost certainly from MH370", Australian and Malaysian authorities say, after technical analysis provided fresh clues to the fate of the missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft.

Malaysia, Australia still 'hopeful' on MH370 anniversary

2016-03-08 12:35

Malaysia and Australia say they remain "hopeful" of solving the mystery of flight MH370 as the second anniversary of the plane's disappearance arrived with no end in sight for devastated families.

Suspected MH370 debris handed to experts

2016-03-07 21:06

Mozambican civil aviation authorities have handed over suspected debris from missing flight MH370 to Malaysian experts after the piece was found by an American amateur investigator.

Moz hotelier discusses possible MH370 piece

2016-03-04 21:16

A hotel owner in Mozambique says the sandbank where what could be a piece of a missing Malaysian airliner was found, is in waters with treacherous currents and is not normally visited by tourists.

Mozambique debris to be sent to Australia for MH370 analysis

2016-03-03 08:26

A piece of suspected plane debris found on the east African coast will be sent to Australia where experts will examine whether it is the latest piece in the puzzle of missing flight MH370, officials said.

Decline of bees, other pollinators, poses crop risks

2016-02-26 14:04

Populations of bees, butterflies and other species important for agricultural pollination are declining, posing potential risks to major world crops, a UN body on biodiversity says.

Lion dance tradition thrives in Malaysia

2016-02-04 13:38

As Lunar New Year approaches, the traditional Chinese art of the lion dance is thriving in Muslim-majority Malaysia.

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