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    Malaysia recovers $322m in stolen 1MDB money

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 11:39pm on March 17, 2020

    Malaysia has recovered $322 million stolen from the scandal-hit sovereign wealth fund 1MDB, officials said Tuesday — a fraction of the more than $4.5 billion...

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    Most Malaysia coronavirus cases linked to Islamic gathering

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 01:39am on March 16, 2020

    Malaysia said Sunday that more than half the country’s 428 coronavirus cases were linked to an international Islamic gathering held last month. The Southeast Asian...

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    Scandal-mired party makes comeback in Malaysian cabinet

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 01:54am on March 10, 2020

    A crop of old faces from a scandal-mired Malaysian party were Monday given key ministerial posts after they returned to power following the collapse of...

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    Malaysian police quiz Mahathir’s daughter over protest

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 01:37am on March 05, 2020

    Malaysian police questioned ex-premier Mahathir Mohamad’s daughter and 18 other activists Wednesday over several small, peaceful protests triggered by the elderly leader losing power and...

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    Muhyiddin Yassin named new Malaysian PM

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 01:22am on March 01, 2020

    Former interior minister Muhyiddin Yassin was named as Malaysia’s new prime minister Saturday, royal officials said, signalling the end of Mahathir Mohamad’s rule and return...

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    Malaysia king hits back at Mahathir amid crisis

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 01:14am on February 29, 2020

    Malaysia’s king struck down Friday a power play by 94-year-old Mahathir Mohamad aimed at seizing momentum in a political crisis, capping a week of turmoil...

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    Malaysian parliament to vote on new PM amid crisis

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 01:36am on February 28, 2020

    Malaysia’s parliament will vote Monday on the country’s next prime minister in a bid to end a political crisis, but if no candidate has enough...

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    Malaysia in turmoil as Mahathir, Anwar vie for power

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 01:03am on February 27, 2020

    Malaysia was plunged into a bitter power struggle Wednesday as Mahathir Mohamad sought to form a unity government following his shock resignation, but old foe...

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    Malaysia’s political machinations: what happens next?

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 10:57pm on February 25, 2020

    Malaysia’s government has collapsed after the resignation of prime minister Mahathir Mohamad, which followed a failed bid by rivals to form a new coalition aimed...

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    Malaysia in turmoil as Mahathir resigns

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 02:25pm on February 24, 2020

    Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad resigned Monday in a shock move after his political allies sought to bring down the government and block the succession...

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