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Malaysia ex-PM denies graft charges in visit to home region

Pekan - Malaysia's scandal-tainted former leader Sunday denied he stole public funds and complained of the way he has been treated since he unexpectedly lost power in a stunning election defeat.

Lurid tale of bribery and murder looms anew for Malaysia's Najib

Kuala Lumpur - Ousted Malaysian premier Najib Razak is already in hot water over allegations he looted state funds, but his legal woes could worsen as calls grow for a fresh look at an even darker past scandal involving the grisly slaying of a young model.

Convicted killer in Malaysia scandal offers to tell all: report

Kuala Lumpur - A Malaysian former police officer convicted of killing a young woman in a scandal linked to the country's disgraced ex-leader offered Saturday to reveal who ordered the grisly slaying in exchange for a full pardon, a media report said.

Malaysia's luxury-loving former first lady laments 'trying times'

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia's unpopular former first lady on Saturday lamented the "trying times" since her husband Najib Razak's ouster from power, in a plea for public sympathy just a day after police seized a huge trove of cash, jewels and designer handbags linked to ...

'Cash is king': The fall of Malaysia's disgraced first couple

Kuala Lumpur - With his scandal-tainted career and her reputation as greedy and domineering, Malaysia's disgraced former first couple look set to have their names etched in the country's history books as synonyms for the corruption of power.

Malaysia seizes cash, jewels, designer bags in raid on ex-leader

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysian police seized 72 suitcases stuffed with cash and jewels along with scores of designer handbags in raids on luxury properties linked to ex-prime minister Najib Razak on Friday as a corruption probe gathered pace.

Malaysia's Anwar says Najib likely headed to jail

Kuala Lumpur - Newly released Malaysian political heavyweight Anwar Ibrahim said Thursday he expects ex-premier Najib Razak to be jailed over multi-billion-dollar graft claims.

Malaysia's Anwar says Najib likely headed to jail

Kuala Lumpur - Newly released Malaysian political heavyweight Anwar Ibrahim said Thursday he expects ex-premier Najib Razak to be jailed over multi-billion-dollar graft claims.

Malaysia's Anwar says Najib likely headed to jail

Kuala Lumpur - Newly released Malaysian political heavyweight Anwar Ibrahim said Thursday he expects ex-premier Najib Razak to be jailed over multi-billion-dollar graft claims.

Police search scandal-tainted Malaysian ex-premier's home

Kuala Lumpur - Police conducted an extensive search of the home of Malaysia's scandal-tainted former premier on Thursday that his lawyer decried as "harassment", as the new government presses forward with probes into a massive graft scandal after seizing power in his...

Police swoop on disgraced Malaysian ex-premier's home

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysian police converged on the home of scandal-tainted former premier Najib Razak late Wednesday as local media quoted officials saying they were conducting raids related to a massive graft scandal.

Selfies with his captors: a whirlwind day for Malaysia's Anwar

Kuala Lumpur - Mobbed by ecstatic supporters and journalists, chased through the streets by the media like a celebrity, sharing an audience with the king, and taking selfies with his prison guards.

From prison to power: leaders who served time

Kuala Lumpur - Anwar Ibrahim's release from a Malaysian jail on Wednesday paves the way for him to become prime minister, a path from prison to power that has been trodden by some of the most famous leaders of the last century.

Malaysia's Anwar: A roller-coaster life takes a new turn

Kuala Lumpur - Anwar Ibrahim's release from prison marks yet another dramatic turn in a roller-coaster political life that has left a profound mark on Malaysian politics and society.

Anwar declares 'new dawn' in Malaysia after walking free from jail

Kuala Lumpur - Reformist Anwar Ibrahim declared a "new dawn for Malaysia" Wednesday after his release from prison paved the way for a return to national politics as presumptive successor to Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad following a stunning election upset.

Mahathir to stay up to two years as Malaysia leader, no deal for Najib

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia's 92-year-old new leader Mahathir Mohamad said he expects to stay as prime minister for up to two years and vowed not to cut any deals to keep his predecessor out of jail for alleged corruption.

Malaysian ex-PM accused of blocking 1MDB probe as Mahathir starts work

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia's toppled leader Najib Razak was Monday accused by a former top graft fighter of blocking probes into a massive financial scandal, as the country's new prime minister got down to work after a historic poll win.

Malaysia's Mahathir gets down to work after historic poll win

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia's new Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, 92, officially got down to work Monday after his shock election win last week that broke the six-decade stranglehold on power of a corruption-riddled regime.

Malaysian PM Mahathir vows to review 'fake news' law

Kuala Lumpur - New Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad vowed Sunday to review a controversial law against "fake news" hurriedly passed before the elections and seen as aimed at critics of his scandal-tainted predecessor.

Malaysia's scandal-mired Najib hit with travel ban after poll loss

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia's former leader Najib Razak was hit with a travel ban Saturday as speculation mounted he was about to flee the country following his shock election loss, in a possible bid to avoid prosecution over a multi-billion-dollar scandal.
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