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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.

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.

Australia has 'better understanding' of where MH370 might be

Sydney - Australian search chiefs said Tuesday they now have a better understanding of where flight MH370 might be, admitting it was inconceivable that a commercial plane could vanish in the modern era.

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.

Malaysian Muslim-only laundrette stirs anger

Kuala Lumpur - A Malaysian laundrette that banned non-Muslim customers sparked anger Tuesday as fears grow of creeping religious conservatism in the multi-ethnic country.

Malaysia arrests suspects in deadly school fire

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysian police have arrested seven suspects accused of intentionally starting a fire that killed 23 children and teachers at an Islamic school, an official said Saturday.

Malaysia buries victims of deadly school fire

Kuala Lumpur - Victims of a fire at an Islamic school in the Malaysian capital that killed 23 boys and teachers were buried Friday, as hundreds of mourners looked on in stunned silence.

Malaysia school fire kills 23 children and teachers

Kuala Lumpur - Twenty-three people, mostly children, were killed Thursday by a blaze that tore through a Malaysian religious school, trapping them in a dormitory with metal grilles barring its windows.

25 people, mostly students, killed in Malaysia school fire

Kuala Lumpur - Twenty-five people, most of them students, were killed when a fire tore through a religious school in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur on Thursday, an official said.

Trump welcomes scandal-hit Malaysian PM

Washington - US President Donald Trump welcomed Malaysia's prime minister to the White House Tuesday, amid questions about his guest's involvement in a spiraling corruption scandal.

Malaysia PM says Rohingya face systematic atrocities

Wilayah Persekutuan - Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Saturday said Rohingya Muslims face systematic violence including torture, rape and murder in Myanmar.

Malaysia PM says Rohingya face systematic atrocities

Wilayah Persekutuan - Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Saturday said Rohingya Muslims face systematic violence including torture, rape and murder in Myanmar.

Malaysia PM says Rohingya face systematic atrocities

Wilayah Persekutuan - Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Saturday said Rohingya Muslims face systematic violence including torture, rape and murder in Myanmar.

Malaysia summons Myanmar envoy as Rohingya crisis worsens

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia on Tuesday summoned the Myanmar ambassador in a rare diplomatic rebuke in Southeast Asia to voice its "deep concern" over the spiralling violence against the Rohingya Muslim minority.

Malaysia says foiled plot to disrupt SEA Games, 19 arrested

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysian police said Tuesday they had foiled a "terror plot" to disrupt last month's Southeast Asian Games and the country's independence day celebrations and arrested 19 suspects including 11 foreigners.

US won't pull back from South China Sea ops: general

Kuala Lumpur - An American general insisted Friday the United States would not pull back from operations in the disputed South China Sea to combat Beijing’s territorial claims despite a series of accidents involving US warships.

Elephant hit by tourist bus in Malaysia dies

Kuala Lumpur - A wild elephant in Malaysia has died after being hit by a tourist bus on a busy highway, an official said Friday, the second pachyderm to meet its end in the area in two months.

'Needle in a haystack search' for missing US sailors

- Off the coast of southern Malaysia, rescuers peered through binoculars at vast expanses of ocean Thursday as they zipped along in a speedboat, in a desperate search for US sailors missing after a warship accident.

Scandal-hit Malaysian PM to visit White House

Kuala Lumpur - US President Donald Trump has invited Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak to Washington, officials said Thursday, despite a Justice Department investigation into a major corruption scandal that has ensnared the leader.

Objects spotted near suspected MH370 crash site - Australia

Sydney - Several "probably man-made" objects were floating near the suspected crash site of MH370 just weeks after it vanished, Australian researchers revealed Wednesday, more than six months after the hunt for the doomed jet was called off.

Families demand Malaysia accept MH370 hunt offer

Kuala Lumpur - Relatives of passengers aboard missing flight MH370 Friday demanded Malaysia accept a US exploration firm's offer to take up the hunt for the aircraft, which was suspended earlier this year.

Malaysia probe targets resurgent ex-PM Mahathir: opposition

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia on Tuesday opened an inquiry into huge losses by the central bank more than two decades ago, a move the opposition says is aimed at derailing ex-premier Mahathir Mohamad's efforts to oust the government.

Seabed exploration firm offers to hunt for MH370

Kuala Lumpur - A US exploration company has offered to take on the search for flight MH370 which was suspended earlier this year, the firm and a Malaysian minister said Thursday, offering new hope to families of the missing.
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STUDY AREA: Map provided by investigators shows areas being considered for the next phase of the multi-nation search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which vanished in March with 239 passengers and crew.
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As seen on this map of Malaysia, Brunei is a small Sultan state on the Island of Borneo
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (right) meets with Malaysia's prime minister, Najib Razak, in 2013.
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Citrawarna Malaysia parade in Kuala Lumpur
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Sailors aboard the Australian Navy ship Ocean Shield deploy the Bluefin 21 underwater search vehicle as part of efforts to find the Malaysian Airlines jet that disappeared March 8 with 239 passengers and crew.
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SIMILAR: A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 like the one missing over the Indian Ocean is prepared for departure from Adelaide Airport in South Australia in 2008.
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Zaharie Ahmad Shah, captain of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 bound for Beijing
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Citrawarna Malaysia parade in Kuala Lumpur
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The Australian Navy vessel Ocean Shield has been outfitted with a high-tech listening device to detect locator signals from the black boxes aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
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Malaysian authorities said Sunday that they have discovered a series of graves in more than a dozen abandoned camps used by human traffickers on the border with Thailand, where Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar have been held.
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Three U.S. Navy Poseidon aircraft wait to join the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 at the airport in Perth, Australia.
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Under Taib's rule the Penan have mounted countless blockades to stop their forest being destroyed. © A.Rain/N.Rain/Survival
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Kilim Geoforest park, Langkawi, Malaysia
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Citrawarna Malaysia parade in Kuala Lumpur
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Lizard Squad attacked the Malaysia Airlines website, replacing the homepage.
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Citrawarna Malaysia parade in Kuala Lumpur
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