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Thousands flee Malaysia floods
Thousands flee Malaysia floods

Floods triggered by torrential monsoon rains in Malaysia forced almost 14,000 people to flee their homes and seek shelter at relief centres.

Thousands flee Malaysia floods
Finding buyers, Malaysian art searches for a voice
Finding buyers, Malaysian art searches for a voice

After art school, Haslin Ismail was the typical struggling artist, selling just a few of his mixed-media fantasy pieces for a few hundred dollars each over the next five years.

Finding buyers, Malaysian art searches for a voice
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Malaysia to teach lawmakers what is corruption

Malaysia's government will offer training to lawmakers to teach them how to avoid corruption, a key issue ahead of national elections that must be held by the middle of next year.

Malaysia to teach lawmakers what is corruption
Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak. ©REUTERS
Malaysia, Egypt call for help to end Gaza violence

Malaysia and Egypt have agreed to ask "international power brokers" to help stop escalating violence in the Middle East, the Muslim-majority Southeast Asian country said.

Malaysia, Egypt call for help to end Gaza violence
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Petronas yanks Diwali video over funeral dance blunder

Malaysian state energy firm Petronas has pulled a YouTube music video it posted to mark the Hindu festival of Diwali after angry viewers pointed out that it depicted an inappropriate funeral dance.

Petronas yanks Diwali video over funeral dance blunder
Malaysia arrests 12 over theft of 1,400 Samsung phones
Malaysia arrests 12 over theft of 1,400 Samsung phones

Malaysian police have arrested 12 people over the theft of 1,400 Samsung Galaxy Note II smartphones a day after the device's much-anticipated launch in the country.

Malaysia arrests 12 over theft of 1,400 Samsung phones
Malaysian company offered to build airport in Kapshagai
Malaysian company offered to build airport in Kapshagai

Malaysian company ALM SDN BHD GROUP offered Kazakhstan Ministry of Transport and Communications to build a big airport in Almaty oblast.

Malaysian company offered to build airport in Kapshagai
Oil field at the map of Sumatec Resources
Malaysian company wants to tap Kazakhstan's oil

Sumatec Resources plans to enter Rakushechnoe field in Kazakhstan.

Malaysian company wants to tap Kazakhstan's oil
Google blocks anti-Islam film in Malaysia
Google blocks anti-Islam film in Malaysia

Google has begun barring access in Malaysia to an anti-Islamic film that has sparked fury across the Muslim world after the country's Internet regulator lodged an official complaint.

Google blocks anti-Islam film in Malaysia
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Man in Malaysia bitten by crocodile during toilet break

A construction worker was bitten by a crocodile during a toilet break in a river in Malaysian Borneo, but fought off the huge reptile and escaped with his life.

Man in Malaysia bitten by crocodile during toilet break
Feasts and fireworks as Muslims in Asia mark Eid
Feasts and fireworks as Muslims in Asia mark Eid

Millions of Muslims across Asia began celebrating the Eid al-Fitr holiday on Sunday, with a month of fasting giving way to feasting, family reunions and raucous festivities.

Feasts and fireworks as Muslims in Asia mark Eid
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Malaysian toddler dies in 'exorcism': police

A three-year-old Malaysian girl died of suffocation during a lengthy exorcism ritual in which seven family members and a maid piled on top of her.

Malaysian toddler dies in 'exorcism': police
Olympics: Malaysians rally behind badminton star
Olympics: Malaysians rally behind badminton star

Malaysians joined in an outpouring of sympathy Monday for badminton star Lee Chong Wei after his heart-breaking loss in the London Games final extended the nation's wait for a first Olympic gold.

Olympics: Malaysians rally behind badminton star
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Global travel industry gears up for Muslim tourist boom

An expected worldwide boom in Muslim tourism is reflected in the growing availability of amenities such as halal spas and airport prayer rooms.

Global travel industry gears up for Muslim tourist boom
Kazakhstan will award its Olympic winners with biggest money prizes
Kazakhstan will award its Olympic winners with biggest money prizes

Kazakhstan and Malaysia promise the most generous money prizes to their Olympic winners.

Kazakhstan will award its Olympic winners with biggest money prizes
Malaysian attacker claimed to be 'God's messenger'
Malaysian attacker claimed to be 'God's messenger'

A samurai sword-wielding attacker shot dead by Malaysian police near Prime Minister Najib Razak's office had told his wife he was a "messenger of God".

Malaysian attacker claimed to be 'God's messenger'
Najib Tun Razak. ©REUTERS
Kazakhstan and Malaysia to start joint production of halal food

Kazakhstan and Malaysia may open a joint company for production of halal food.

Kazakhstan and Malaysia to start joint production of halal food
Nursultan Nazarbayev tagged Malaysia Kazakhstan's key partner
Nursultan Nazarbayev tagged Malaysia Kazakhstan's key partner

Kazakhstan President met with Malaysia’s former Prime-Minister Mahathir bin Mohamad.

Nursultan Nazarbayev tagged Malaysia Kazakhstan's key partner
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev. ©REUTERS
Nazarbayev met with Foreign and Labor Ministers of Malaysia

Kazakhstan President started his state visit to Malaysia with a meeting with the host country's Foreign Minister and the Labor Minister.

Nazarbayev met with Foreign and Labor Ministers of Malaysia
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev. Photo by Danial Okassov©
Nursultan Nazarbayev greeted with 21 artillery volleys in Malaysia

Nursultan Nazarbayev had an official meeting with the Supreme Head and Prime-Minister of Malaysia.

Nursultan Nazarbayev greeted with 21 artillery volleys in Malaysia