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Boat sinks carrying Indonesian migrant workers home from Malaysia

A boat carrying 93 Indonesian migrant workers from Malaysia has sunk off Batam Island just south of Singapore, killing 17 of them according to Indonesia’s national disaster…

A boat carrying 93 Indonesian migrant workers from Malaysia has sunk off Batam Island just south of Singapore, killing 17 of them according to Indonesia’s national disaster…

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Study suggests missing MH370 plane plummeted into ocean

The Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared in 2014 was in a "high and increasing rate of descent" when it crashed, a report says.

The Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared in 2014 was in a "high and increasing rate of descent" when it crashed, a report says.

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Formula 1: Ricciardo leads Red Bull one-two as Hamilton retires

Daniel Ricciardo claimed his maiden Formula One win of the season in Sunday’s Malaysian Grand Prix after reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton

Daniel Ricciardo claimed his maiden Formula One win of the season in Sunday’s Malaysian Grand Prix after reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton

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Zika spreads in Malaysia

Malaysia confirms first pregnant woman has contracted Zika.

Malaysia confirms first pregnant woman has contracted Zika.

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Malaysian protesters call for PM's arrest

Students and anti-corruption activists in Malaysia have taken to the streets of the capital Kuala Lumpur calling for the arrest of Prime Minister Najib Razak.

Students and anti-corruption activists in Malaysia have taken to the streets of the capital Kuala Lumpur calling for the arrest of Prime Minister Najib Razak.

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ISIL blamed for Malaysian bar attack

The authorities in Malaysia now say ISIL was responsible for a grenade attack on a bar showing a Euro 2016 football match last week.

The authorities in Malaysia now say ISIL was responsible for a grenade attack on a bar showing a Euro 2016 football match last week.

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Malaysian and Kenyan artists win prestigious cartooning prize

Kenyan and Malaysian cartoonists Gado and Zunar have been awarded the 2016 Cartooning for Peace Prize. The accolade, which rewards cartoonists for

Kenyan and Malaysian cartoonists Gado and Zunar have been awarded the 2016 Cartooning for Peace Prize. The accolade, which rewards cartoonists for

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Eight-metre python 'dies' after being caught in Malaysia

An enormous python found on a construction site in Malaysia, believed to be the longest snake ever caught at about eight metres, has died according

An enormous python found on a construction site in Malaysia, believed to be the longest snake ever caught at about eight metres, has died according

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Debris found in Mozambique "possibly" from missing MH370 flight

Update: Click here for the latest news on this story A piece of metal found on a Mozambique beach is possibly from a Malaysia Airlines plane that

Update: Click here for the latest news on this story A piece of metal found on a Mozambique beach is possibly from a Malaysia Airlines plane that

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Malaysia PM cleared over $681 million Saudi gift

Malaysia’s attorney-general cleared Prime Minister Najib Razak of any criminal offences or corruption on Tuesday, closing investigations into a murky

Malaysia’s attorney-general cleared Prime Minister Najib Razak of any criminal offences or corruption on Tuesday, closing investigations into a murky

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Malaysia's first Islamic airline takes to the skies

Malaysia’s first Islamic airline has taken to the skies, offering a service that adheres to strict religious rules. Rayani Air offers onboard

Malaysia’s first Islamic airline has taken to the skies, offering a service that adheres to strict religious rules. Rayani Air offers onboard

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UN tells world leaders to cooperate over ISIL

Meeting at the annual East Asian summit in Malaysia, world leaders have been urged to cooperate in rooting out terrorism. Days after the Security

Meeting at the annual East Asian summit in Malaysia, world leaders have been urged to cooperate in rooting out terrorism. Days after the Security

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World Travel Market 2015 interview – M Nazri, Malaysia

At the World Travel Market 2015 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to M Nazri, the Malaysian Minister of

At the World Travel Market 2015 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to M Nazri, the Malaysian Minister of

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Families brace for 'final' MH17 air crash report

The final report about what caused a Malaysia Airlines plane crash last year is expected to be published by the Dutch Safety Board on Tuesday

The final report about what caused a Malaysia Airlines plane crash last year is expected to be published by the Dutch Safety Board on Tuesday

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World Cup qualifier in Malaysia abandoned due to crowd trouble

A world cup qualifier between Malaysia and Saudi Arabia was abandoned on Tuesday night following crowd trouble in Selangor. Three minutes before full

A world cup qualifier between Malaysia and Saudi Arabia was abandoned on Tuesday night following crowd trouble in Selangor. Three minutes before full

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Malaysia: Ex-leader urges 'people power' to topple scandal-hit PM

Former Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad, 90, has urged anti-government protesters to step up their ‘people power’ movement to remove the country’s

Former Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad, 90, has urged anti-government protesters to step up their ‘people power’ movement to remove the country’s

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Kerry blasts Beijing over South China Sea 'militarisation'

US Secretary of State John Kerry had strong words for Beijing, as tensions over the disputed South China Sea surfaced at the East Asia Summit on

US Secretary of State John Kerry had strong words for Beijing, as tensions over the disputed South China Sea surfaced at the East Asia Summit on

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Aircraft debris found on Réunion confirmed from flight MH370

The first piece of wreckage from the first-ever lost Boeing 777, which vanished back in early March along with 239 people on board has been found

The first piece of wreckage from the first-ever lost Boeing 777, which vanished back in early March along with 239 people on board has been found

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ASEAN foreign ministers set to discuss South China Sea tensions

Foreign ministers from Southeast Asia are meeting in Malaysia, with territorial disputes in the South China Sea set to be a key talking point. The

Foreign ministers from Southeast Asia are meeting in Malaysia, with territorial disputes in the South China Sea set to be a key talking point. The

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Air crash investigators meet in Paris to plot MH370 probe

French air crash investigators have met with Malaysian officials to co-ordinate the probe into missing flight MH370. The fresh impetus is a result of

French air crash investigators have met with Malaysian officials to co-ordinate the probe into missing flight MH370. The fresh impetus is a result of

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Missing MH370: piece of twisted metal found on Reunion island

A piece of twisted metal found on Reunion island is to be examined as part of an investigation into the disappearance of a missing Malaysia Airlines

A piece of twisted metal found on Reunion island is to be examined as part of an investigation into the disappearance of a missing Malaysia Airlines

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Missing MH370: suspected wing debris arrives in Paris

Debris which could belong to a missing Malaysia Airlines plane is understood to have been flown into Paris. What is thought to be part of a wing was

Debris which could belong to a missing Malaysia Airlines plane is understood to have been flown into Paris. What is thought to be part of a wing was

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MH370: Plane debris heads from Reunion to Paris for analysis

Plane debris thought to belong to the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 left Reunion island on Friday night heading for Paris. In metropolitan

Plane debris thought to belong to the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 left Reunion island on Friday night heading for Paris. In metropolitan

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Suspected Malaysia Airlines debris en route to France for inspection

As plane debris washed up in the Indian Ocean was on its way to France for closer inspection, experts said they are “almost certain” it belongs to a

As plane debris washed up in the Indian Ocean was on its way to France for closer inspection, experts said they are “almost certain” it belongs to a

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Bach arrives in Kuala Lumpur for IOC session

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach arrived in Malayia’s capital Kuala Lumpur on Friday ready for IOC’s 128th executive board

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach arrived in Malayia’s capital Kuala Lumpur on Friday ready for IOC’s 128th executive board

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Western tourists jailed for naked mountain pose

Four Western tourists who posed naked on top of a Malaysian mountain have been fined and jailed for three days. Their actions were blamed by some

Four Western tourists who posed naked on top of a Malaysian mountain have been fined and jailed for three days. Their actions were blamed by some