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What’s Behind Myanmar Military Chief’s Europe Voyage?

Myanmar’s military chief Min Aung Hlaing embarked on a goodwill visit to the Federal Republic of Germany with a stopover in Austria. His trip, made at the invitation of his German

Myanmar Says 1st Camp for Rohingya Will Be Ready Next Week

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Myanmar officials say a camp to house Rohingya Muslim and Hindu refugees who return from Bangladesh will be ready by its promised deadline next week. Myanmar and Bangladesh

North Korea rejects Nam’s autopsy report as an "absurdity" as Malaysia charges two women with murder

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysia on Wednesday charged two women, an Indonesian and a Vietnamese, with the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong

Internationally-banned chemical weapon used to kill Kim Jong Nam

New York [USA], Feb. 24 (ANI): A preliminary report by the Chemistry Department of Malaysia has revealed that the chemical substance used to kill Kim Jong Nam was a VX nerve agent, an

North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un’s half-brother killed at Malaysian airport, all eyes on Pyongyang

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - New details emerged on Wednesday in one of the most daring assassination plots after South Korea's spy agency confirmed Kim Jong Nam, the estranged 46-year-old

Action thriller 'Mrs K' to open Osaka Asian Film Festival

PanARMENIAN.Net - Malaysian-Hong Kong action thriller "Mrs K" has been set as the opening film of the Osaka Asian Film Festival. The festival, which runs March 3-12, will close with the

An extreme sports enthusiast, Sultan Muhammad V takes oath as the new king of Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysia inaugurated its new king, Sultan Muhammad V in a traditional ceremony on Monday.  The new Yang di-Pertuan Agong, who succeeds Abdul Halim Mu'adzam

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak signs 14 agreements with China, in warning to U.S.

BEIJING, China - The Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has secured a defence deal with China after a meeting with the Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at Beijing's Great Hall of the People on

Malaysian oil tanker not hijacked, taken over commercial dispute

JAKARTA, Indonesia - A Malaysian oil tanker that was previously thought to have been hijacked on Wednesday morning, was later reported to have been taken due to a commercial dispute. > Big News

US president Barack Obama in Malaysia amid massive security

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - US President Barack Obama landed in Malaysia over the weekend for the final leg of his six-day visit to Asia, amid high security following the terror attacks in Paris last

Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 downed by Russian-made 9M38 Buk missile

THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- The Dutch Safety Board said Tuesday that Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which went down a year ago near the Russia-Ukraine border, was destroyed by a Russian missile.

Dozens of migrant mass graves found on Malaysian border with Thailand

BANGKOK/KUALA LUMPUR - Several mass graves believed to contain bodies of Myanmar migrants have been found in Malaysia on the border with Thailand, authorities say. Malaysian Home Minister

Malaysia charges cartoonist for sedition over tweets critical of government

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- A Malaysian cartoonist known for his critical cartoons of Malaysia's ruling Barisan Nasional party was charged with sedition Friday. Zulkiflee Anwar Haque, who

UN, Malaysia Groups Seek to Repeal Fatwa Requiring FGM

BANGKOK - In 2009, Malaysia's National Fatwa Committee, the nation's top Islamic council, required all Muslim women in the country to undergo female genital mutilation, otherwise known as

Malaysia’s economy trapped by oil-price drop, devalued currency

BEIJING, Jan. 9 (Xinhuanet)-- Seriously affected by continuous oil price drop, Malaysian ringgit has encountered biggest single-quarter decline in the fourth quarter of 2014 since the Asian

AirAsia aircraft crashed in waters off East Belitung

An aircraft has reportedly crashed in the waters off East Belitung, off the east coast of Sumatra, after authorities confirmed that AirAsia Flight QZ8501 went missing earlier today, The Malaysian

Over 160,000 people flee homes as worst flood in decade hits Malaysia

More than 160,000 people in Malaysia have been forced to evacuate and five have been killed as the country is facing the worst flood in a decade, Sky News reported on Dec.27 citing local media.

Underwater search for missing Malaysian jet continues

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Defense Minister Hishammuddin Hussein has said that Malaysia is "99.9 percent sure" of finding the remains of the missing MH370 flight as a second ship joined

Malaysia wants further search at MH17 eastern Ukraine crash site

Malaysian and Australian leaders have agreed to send searchers back to the crash site of flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine. The leaders also discussed efforts to find missing flight MH370.

Ban urges halt to fighting, unfettered access to Malaysia Airlines crash site in Ukraine

Both Mr. Ban and the United Nations Security Council have called for a full investigation into the crash of flight MH17, which went down in Donetsk Oblast on 17 July, resulting in the loss of 298

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