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Malaysian anti-government group launches campaign to oust premier

A Malaysian pro-democracy group began a nationwide campaign on Saturday to attempt to force Prime Minister Najib Razak to step down over corruption allegations.

Health Minister warns of more Zika cases emerging in Malaysia

Malaysia’s Health Minister Sunday warned of an increase in Zika cases following the detection of local transmission of the virus.

Malaysia reports first Zika case

Malaysian health authorities on Thursday confirmed the country's first case of Zika, over a week after neighbouring Singapore reported its first outbreak of the virus.

Anti-government protesters gather in Malaysian capital

Protesters on Saturday marched in the streets in the Malaysian capital to denounce alleged massive corruption in government.

Nine suspected Islamic State supporters arrested in Malaysia

Police have arrested nine suspected Islamic State militants during a two-week sweep in Malaysia as part of a crackdown on extremism in the predominantly Muslim country, a senior official said...

Controversial new anti-terrorism law takes effect in Malaysia

A new anti-terrorism law, which critics say gives Prime Minister Najib Razak sweeping powers, took effect Monday in Malaysia.

Malaysia imposes price controls on food for Ramadan celebrations

Malaysia will impose price controls on a range of basic foods ahead of celebrations for the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, a senior minister said Sunday.

Activists blast execution of Malaysian murder convict in Singapore

Singapore on Friday executed a Malaysian murder convict after a last-minute plea was rejected, police said, triggering condemnation by human rights groups.

Singapore executes Malaysian murder convict

Singapore on Friday executed a Malaysian murder convict after a last-minute plea was rejected, police said.

Detained Australian journalists leave Malaysia without facing charges

Two Australian journalists on Tuesday left Malaysia after being detained for trying to question Prime Minister Najib Razak over corruption allegations, officials said.

Malaysian Parliament approves Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement

The Malaysian Parliament on Wednesday approved the country's participation in the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership Agreement, a senior official said.