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    Malaysia enthrones new king after historic abdication

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 11:43am on January 31, 2019

    Malaysia on Thursday installed a new king, Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah, after the last monarch abdicated in a historic first following his reported marriage...

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    UK supermarket’s viral orangutan ad slammed by palm oil giant

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 12:00am on November 17, 2018

    A British supermarket chain’s viral commercial about an orangutan left homeless because of deforestation from palm oil planting was slammed as a cheap publicity stunt...

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    WC expansion possible for 2022: Infantino

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 12:00am on November 01, 2018

    FIFA president Gianni Infantino said expanding the 2022 World Cup to 48 teams was ‘feasible’ on Wednesday, as hosts Qatar pledged to come to a...

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    Indonesia disaster ‘punishment for gay activities’, says Malaysian politician

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 05:40pm on October 23, 2018

    Malaysia’s opposition leader said Tuesday a quake-tsunami that killed thousands in neighbouring Indonesia was ‘punishment from Allah’ for the...

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    Malaysia ex-PM faces 21 new charges over 1MDB scandal

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 11:22am on September 20, 2018

    Malaysia's ex-leader Najib Razak is facing 21 money-laundering charges related to a transfer of $681 million into his bank account, police said Thursday, following his...

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    Malaysia ex-PM Najib Razak arrested

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 01:01am on September 20, 2018

    Malaysia’s toppled leader Najib Razak was arrested Wednesday and will be charged over allegations that $628 million linked to state investment fund 1MDB ended up...

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    Malaysia halts China-backed projects

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 01:25am on July 06, 2018

    Malaysia said Thursday it has suspended three major China-backed projects worth billions of dollars, the latest big-ticket items to be axed by the new government...

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    Ex-Malaysian PM Najib charged with corruption

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 11:34pm on July 04, 2018

    Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak was formally charged Wednesday with corruption linked to a multi-billion dollar financial scandal that contributed to his shock election...

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    Former Malaysian PM Najib arrested over huge graft probe

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 12:05am on July 04, 2018

    Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak was arrested by anti-corruption investigators Tuesday, officials said, the latest dramatic development in a widening graft probe that has...

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    400 handbags, $30m seized in Najib’s house raid

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 12:46am on May 26, 2018

    Malaysian police said Friday they seized over 400 handbags and cash amounting to almost $30 million in raids on luxury apartments as they probed corruption...

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