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Malaysian rescuers find fourth body; 36 still missing
Malaysian rescuers find fourth body; 36 still missing

Malaysian rescuers found a fourth body at sea Monday as authorities said they may soon end the search for 36 other Indonesians missing after their boat sank on the way home to celebrate Eid al-Fitr.

Malaysian rescuers find fourth body; 36 still missing
40 Indonesians missing off Malaysia after boat sinks
40 Indonesians missing off Malaysia after boat sinks

Rescuers were searching for 40 Indonesians including women and children on Saturday after a boat carrying them home to celebrate the end of the Islamic fasting month sank off Malaysia.

40 Indonesians missing off Malaysia after boat sinks
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Six fined over Malaysia 'exorcism' death: report

Six family members who suffocated a Malaysian toddler to death by piling on top of her for hours in a suspected exorcism ritual have been fined but avoided jail.

Six fined over Malaysia 'exorcism' death: report
France promises Malaysia no palm oil 'discrimination'
France promises Malaysia no palm oil 'discrimination'

French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault assured Malaysia that European rules on declaring product ingredients would not "discriminate" against palm oil.

France promises Malaysia no palm oil 'discrimination'
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Vatican envoy apologises to Malaysia over 'Allah' row

The Vatican's first-ever envoy to Malaysia has apologised for supporting the use of the word "Allah" by non-Muslims after he was summoned by the foreign minister.

Vatican envoy apologises to Malaysia over 'Allah' row
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Malaysia seizes methamphetamine disguised as tea

Malaysian authorities have seized nearly 50 kilograms (around 100 pounds) of methamphetamine disguised as Chinese tea at Kuala Lumpur's main airport.

Malaysia seizes methamphetamine disguised as tea
3 athletes charged with raping official in Malaysia
3 athletes charged with raping official in Malaysia

Three young Malaysian handball players have been charged with raping an official at a national tournament.

3 athletes charged with raping official in Malaysia
Fat Malaysian orangutan put on diet
Fat Malaysian orangutan put on diet

An obese orangutan has been put on a strict diet by Malaysian wildlife authorities after two decades of gorging on junk food handed out by tourists.

Fat Malaysian orangutan put on diet
Malaysia tribal groups protest world hydro meeting
Malaysia tribal groups protest world hydro meeting

About 300 Borneo tribespeople staged a protest at a world hydroelectric industry meeting in Malaysia on Wednesday to denounce dams they say are destroying forests and native ways.

Malaysia tribal groups protest world hydro meeting
Malaysian coalition retains power, opposition alleges fraud
Malaysian coalition retains power, opposition alleges fraud

Malaysia's ruling coalition retained its 56-year grip on power in hard-fought elections and called for "reconciliation" Monday, as the opposition alleged widespread fraud and refused to concede defeat.

Malaysian coalition retains power, opposition alleges fraud
Anwar says only fraud can stop Malaysia opposition
Anwar says only fraud can stop Malaysia opposition

Anwar Ibrahim said only fraud can stop his Malaysian opposition from scoring a historic election win as the rival sides launched a last-ditch campaign blitz Saturday on the eve of a tense vote.

Anwar says only fraud can stop Malaysia opposition
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Malaysia braces for its closest election ever

When Malaysian voters cast ballots in Sunday's general election it will be the first time in the country's history that they do so without knowing the eventual winner.

Malaysia braces for its closest election ever
Leader of Malaysia incursion has fled: reports
Leader of Malaysia incursion has fled: reports

The leader of a band of Filipino militants whose incursion in Malaysia has left scores dead has reportedly fled even as his own family insist he is still in the country.

Leader of Malaysia incursion has fled: reports
Philippine 'sultan' calls for ceasefire with Malaysia
Philippine 'sultan' calls for ceasefire with Malaysia

A self-proclaimed Philippine sultan whose followers launched a deadly incursion into Malaysia last month called Thursday for a ceasefire, following a major offensive by Malaysian troops.

Philippine 'sultan' calls for ceasefire with Malaysia
Malaysia launches attack to clear out militants
Malaysia launches attack to clear out militants

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

Malaysia launches attack to clear out militants
Philippine sultan infuriates two countries
Philippine sultan infuriates two countries

From a dirty plastic chair in a rundown district of the Philippine capital, an ailing man claiming to be the head of an ancient Muslim dynasty whispers defiant decrees that infuriate a president.

Philippine sultan infuriates two countries
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Zarina Diyas qualifies for main draw of WTA Malaysia Open

Kazakhstan tennis professional Zarina Diyas won over Japan's Erika Sema convincingly in the qualification round of the Malaysia Open.

Zarina Diyas qualifies for main draw of WTA Malaysia Open
Blood on the tracks at Malaysia's first 'zombie run'
Blood on the tracks at Malaysia's first 'zombie run'

Malaysians smeared with fake blood roamed a jungle range on the outskirts of the capital Kuala Lumpur Saturday in the Southeast Asian's country's first "zombie run".

Blood on the tracks at Malaysia's first 'zombie run'
Fourteenth rare Borneo pygmy elephant found dead
Fourteenth rare Borneo pygmy elephant found dead

A fourteenth rare Borneo pygmy elephant has been found dead of suspected poisoning, Malaysian officials said Thursday, the latest in a series of fatalities that has shaken conservation efforts.

Fourteenth rare Borneo pygmy elephant found dead
Thousands gather in support of Malaysian opposition
Thousands gather in support of Malaysian opposition

Malaysian opposition supporters gathered by the thousands in the capital Saturday to call for the ouster of the country's long-ruling government in elections due within months.

Thousands gather in support of Malaysian opposition