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Suspects in Kim Jong Nam murder trial arrive at Malaysia court

Two women accused of the assassination of the half-brother of North Korea’s leader arrive at Shah Alam court as a Malaysian judge is about to deliver a key ruling in the trial. IMAGES

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International Cat Day: Meet the princes of Istanbul

On International Cat Day, take a stroll with the true princes of Istanbul or the felines of Taiwan’s very own cat village. In Malaysia, cats are given the royal treatment at a chain of luxury cat hotels.

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Luxury yacht linked to 1MDB scandal arrives in Malaysia

A luxury yacht allegedly paid for with funds from a multi-billion-dollar scandal that helped topple Malaysia’s government arrived outside Kuala Lumpur Tuesday, with authorities hoping it will help in their prosecution of the country’s disgraced former leader.

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Luxury yacht linked to 1MDB scandal arrives in Malaysia

A luxury yacht allegedly paid for with funds from a multi-billion-dollar scandal that helped topple Malaysia’s government arrived outside Kuala Lumpur Tuesday, with authorities hoping it will help in their prosecution of the country’s disgraced former leader. The 300-foot (90-metre) Equanimity, equipped with pool, helicopter landing pad and cinema, belonged to Jho Low, a flamboyant international financier who allegedly played a central role in the 1MDB controversy that has engulfed former prime minister Najib Razak. IMAGES

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Matthysse-Pacquiao ready to rumble in Malaysia

World welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse salutes Manny Pacquiao but says he is “fully prepared to defend the title” ahead of their WBA title clash on Sunday.

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Ex-Malaysian PM Najib charged with corruption

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was charged with corruption on Wednesday for allegedly accepting millions of dollars in bribe money, in a stunning fall from grace just months after his shock election defeat. Najib, the first ex-premier in Malaysia to appear in front of a judge, is accused of pocketing 42 million ringgit ($10.4 million), and three counts of criminal breach of trust.

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In World Cup’s shadow, Rohingya find freedom on pitch

They may lack the glitz and glamour of the World Cup, but football clubs for stateless Rohingya refugees in Malaysia offer something more — a 90-minute reprieve from a grinding existence on the fringes of society.

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Trial resumes over murder of Kim Jong Nam

Suspects arrive at Shah Alam court as trial resumes over murder of Kim Jong Nam, half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, in Malaysia. IMAGES

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Panda cub makes first public appearance at Malaysia zoo

Scores of panda lovers visit a zoo in Kuala Lumpur for the first public viewing of a cub, the second born in the Southeast Asian country in less than three years. IMAGES

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Malaysia’s ex-PM arrives at anti-graft agency

Former Malaysian leader Najib Razak arrives at the country’s anti-corruption agency for questioning over a massive financial scandal which helped to bring down his long-ruling regime.