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On target: Prince Charles shoots blowpipe in Borneo

- Taking aim with a traditional Borneo blowpipe, Britain's Prince Charles gave a royal puff and shot a sharpened wooden dart into a target as he tried out the weapon during a visit to the island on Monday.

N. Korean suspects named in Kim Jong-Nam murder trial

Shah Alam - Four men suspected of plotting with two women to murder the North Korean leader's half-brother were Monday named by police as North Koreans who fled Malaysia after the assassination.

Malaysian royals call for Mahathir to face sedition probe

Kuala Lumpur - A powerful Malaysian royal family called Thursday for former prime minster Mahathir Mohamad to face a sedition probe for allegedly insulting an ethnic group from which they claim descent.

Malaysian man dies in bizarre 'human steaming' stunt

Kuala Lumpur - A Malaysian Taoist medium has died while performing a "human steaming" stunt which involved him sitting on top of a bubbling wok covered by a giant metal lid, police said Wednesday.

Kim Jong-Nam murder suspects visit airport amid chaotic scenes

Sepang - Two women on trial for murdering the North Korean leader's half-brother visited the Malaysian airport where he was poisoned under heavy police guard on Tuesday, with the exhausted suspects pushed around in wheelchairs and one bursting into tears.

Kim Jong-Nam murder suspects visit airport crime scene

Sepang - Two women on trial for murdering the North Korean leader's half-brother have visited the Malaysian airport where they allegedly poisoned him, escorted by huge numbers of heavily armed police on Tuesday.

Malaysia asks Interpol to trace financier in 1MDB scandal

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia has asked Interpol to help track down a financier at the centre of a massive financial scandal that has embroiled the country's leader, it was announced Monday.

11 dead in Malaysian construction site landslide

- Eleven people, mostly foreign workers, were killed in a landslide at a construction site on Malaysia's Penang Island, officials said Sunday, as anger mounted among residents at the accident.

Fourteen feared dead in Malaysian landslide

Penang - Two workers were found dead and 12 others were missing Saturday after a landslide at a construction site on the popular Malaysian tourist island of Penang, officials said.

Malaysia negotiating with US firm to resume MH370 hunt

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia is negotiating with a US firm to resume the hunt for missing flight MH370, a minister said Thursday, in news welcomed by the widow of one of those who had been on board.

IS a threat to SE Asia despite leader's death: analysts

Kuala Lumpur - The reported death of Islamic State's top leader in Southeast Asia is a major blow to the jihadists but analysts warn it remains a potent threat, with battle-hardened fighters set to return from the Middle East.

Trial sees video of Kim Jong-Nam on stretcher

Shah Alam - Footage of the North Korean leader's half-brother being wheeled out of a Malaysian airport on a stretcher after being poisoned was shown at the trial of his alleged killers on Wednesday.

Suspect practised before Kim Jong-Nam murder, court told

Shah Alam - One of the women on trial for murdering the North Korean leader's half-brother was filmed on CCTV apparently practising on another person two days before the assassination, a court heard Tuesday.

Kim Jong-Nam murder trial visits lab to view tainted clothes

Petaling Jaya - The trial of two women accused of murdering the North Korean leader's half-brother moved Monday to a high-security Malaysian laboratory to view clothing worn by the defendants and contaminated by a nerve agent.

VX found on clothes of women accused of Kim Jong-Nam murder: chemist

Shah Alam - Traces of a nerve agent used to murder the half-brother of North Korea's leader were found on the clothes of two women on trial for assassinating him, a chemist testified Thursday.

Kim Jong-Nam may have been poisoned by other suspects, trial told

Shah Alam - Other suspects could have poisoned the half-brother of North Korea's leader besides the two women on trial for his audacious assassination in Malaysia, an expert witness said Wednesday.

Kim Jong-Nam suffered extensive organ damage, trial hears

Shah Alam - The half-brother of North Korea's leader suffered extensive organ damage after being attacked with a nerve agent, a pathologist said Tuesday, as more chilling details emerged at the trial of his alleged killers.

Women plead not guilty to murdering N. Korea leader's half-brother

Shah Alam - Two women pleaded not guilty Monday to murdering the half-brother of North Korea's leader at the start of their trial in Malaysia, as prosecutors alleged they practised for the assassination before carrying it out.

Trial to lift lid on Kim Jong-Nam assassination

Kuala Lumpur - Two women go on trial Monday accused of murdering the half-brother of North Korea's leader, in an audacious assassination in Malaysia that stunned the world and sparked a diplomatic crisis.

Trial to shed light on Kim Jong-Nam airport assassination

Kuala Lumpur - Two women accused of the Cold War-style assassination of the half-brother of North Korea's leader go on trial next week, possibly lifting the lid on the mysterious murder in Malaysia that sparked a diplomatic crisis.
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