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Dutch team find more remains at Ukraine MH17 crash site

2015-04-16 23:22

Dutch investigators have recovered more body parts at the MH17 plane crash site in Ukraine after searching a location that was previously inaccessible.

Search area for MH370 to be doubled

2015-04-16 11:24

The search area for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 will be expanded by another 60 000km2 in the Indian Ocean if the jetliner is not found by May, officials say.

Malaysia passes terrorism law, raising rights fears

2015-04-07 06:31

Malaysia's parliament has passed a tough anti-terrorism law meant to nip emerging signs of Islamic militancy in the bud, but which opponents have denounced as a harsh blow for civil rights.

Malaysian politicians killed in helicopter crash

2015-04-05 09:54

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's chief of staff, as well as a former ambassador to the US, have died after a helicopter crash.

Malaysia denies royal pardon for Anwar

2015-04-01 12:11

Malaysia has rejected a petition seeking a royal pardon for jailed opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, who is serving a five-year prison term for sodomy, his lawyers say.

Malaysia detains daughter of jailed Anwar Ibrahim

2015-03-16 15:46

The daughter of Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has been arrested over a protest demonstration at her father's conviction for sodomy, her lawyer says.

No known link between found towelette and MH370

2015-03-10 13:16

A Malaysia Airlines towelette has been found on a Western Australian beach four months after MH370 vanished, but investigators say it was impossible to know if it came from the missing plane.

If MH370 not found by May, new plan is needed

2015-03-07 10:11

If the massive undersea search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 turns up nothing by the end of May, the three countries leading the effort will re-examine data and come up with a new plan.

2 Malaysians identified in ISIS beheading video from Syria

2015-03-04 13:59

Malaysian authorities have identified two Malaysians in a video by the Islamic State of a beheading that is believed to have taken place in Syria.

Timeline: The fruitless year-long hunt for MH370

2015-03-04 12:08

One of the most baffling aviation mysteries ever seems no closer to being solved as the first anniversary of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370's disappearance approaches.

 

Islamic law debate puts more pressure on Malaysia PM

2015-04-16 14:33

Feuding over an Islamic penal code that stipulates stoning for adultery and amputation for theft has put a spotlight on Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's struggle to secure the majority Muslim vote.

Malaysia toughens sedition law to include online media ban

2015-04-10 10:04

Malaysia has strengthened its controversial sedition law, imposing a minimum jail term of three years and allowing the government to block online media deemed to be seditious, lawmakers say.

Malaysia detains 17 suspected of plotting terror acts

2015-04-06 07:45

Malaysia's police chief says that 17 suspected militants have been detained for allegedly plotting to carry out terrorist acts in the country's largest city, Kuala Lumpur.

Malaysian police release media CEO held under sedition

2015-04-01 13:25

Police have released the publisher of a Malaysian media group and a senior executive on bail, after arresting them for sedition related to a news report published last month, their company's lawyers says.

Malaysian govt propose tough anti-terrorism law

2015-03-30 16:10

The Malaysian government has tabled a tough anti-terrorism bill to deal with what is seen as the growing domestic threat of extremism linked to groups such as the Islamic State.

AirAsia 'not giving up' on hunt for bodies

2015-03-12 14:26

AirAsia boss Tony Fernandes says he has not given up on finding more bodies from one of the airline's jets that crashed in the Java Sea last year, but flagged the hunt will draw to a close within weeks.

Malaysia committed to MH370 search

2015-03-08 09:04

Prime Minister Najib Razak says Malaysia remains committed to the search for the missing MH370 aircraft a year after it vanished without trace.

Malaysia Airlines increases aircraft tracking rate

2015-03-06 22:10

Malaysia Airlines has increased the frequency with which its aircraft are tracked, a safety enhancement spurred by the still unexplained disappearance of flight MH370 one year ago.

MH370 families trapped in 'black hole' one year on

2015-03-04 13:53

Chinese businessperson Li Hua has suffered a stroke, has considered suicide, and his wife has been hospitalised with heart trouble, all since their daughter went missing on flight MH370.

A year on, what's the latest in the hunt for Flight 370?

2015-03-03 12:45

Nearly a year has passed since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. What’s the latest in the hunt for the plane?

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