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    Kim Jong-nam murder: Women plead not guilty in Malaysia trial

    BBC | Updated at 09:20am on October 02, 2017

    Two women have pleaded not guilty in the murder of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader, at the start of their trial in...

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    Breaking cycle of expulsion, forced repatriation

    | Updated at 12:05am on September 29, 2017

    EVEN as the Rohingyas in Bangladesh watch their villages burn across the Naf river, even as trapped and internally displaced Rohingya desperately seek safe passage...

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    Malaysia school fire kills 23

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 12:05am on September 15, 2017

    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...

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    Malaysia ready to provide temporary shelter for Rohingyas fleeing violence

    Reuters | Updated at 11:47am on September 08, 2017

    Malaysia’s coast guard will not turn away Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar and is willing to provide temporary shelter for...

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    2,21,000 legal Bangladeshi workers in Malaysia

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:15am on July 29, 2017

    A total of 2,21,089 legal Bangladeshi workers have been employed in Malaysia, according to government statement of the host country. Malaysian deputy prime minister and...

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    Dhaka concerned

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:35am on July 24, 2017

    The government has asked the Malaysian authorities to stop harassment of Bangladesh nationals, travelling with valid travel documents and visas, at Kuala Lumpur International Airport...

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    Odhikar calls for urgent govt step

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:03am on July 23, 2017

    Rights group Odhikar on Saturday demanded that the government immediately look into the miseries Bangladeshi migrant workers were going through at privately-run detention centre in...

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    60 more Bangladeshis arrested in Malaysia in 3 days

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:46am on July 21, 2017

    At least 60 more Bangladeshi workers, who became undocumented in Malaysia, were arrested in the past three days, according to Malaysian national news agency BERNAMA...

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    Malaysia pips China in 10m platform for historic gold

    Agence France-Presse . Budapest | Updated at 12:05am on July 21, 2017

    Cheong Jun Hoong won Malaysia’s first ever diving gold medal at the aquatics world championships in Budapest on Wednesday in the women’s 10 metre platform...

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    Malaysia condemned for migrant worker crackdown

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 01:16am on July 13, 2017

    Malaysia has rounded up over 3,000 undocumented migrant workers this month in a major crackdown, prompting alarm Wednesday from lawmakers across the region who said...