While Anwar Ibrahim's conviction has been widely seen as politically motivated, the court said there was "overwhelming evidence" he sodomised an aide.
Malaysia's government has released the raw satellite data used to track missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in response to pressure from relatives.
Investigators are convinced the missing Malaysia Airlines flight was hijacked, but they are yet to trace the plane's location.
Malaysian politicians have made a last campaign push as Prime Minister Najib Razak's coalition competes against the opposition ahead of the elections.
Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim celebrated a surprising triumph over sodomy charges on Monday and vowed to win the upcoming elections.
Malaysia may remove rules that protect its car industry from foreign competition, officials said on Tuesday.
A South African vet will perform in Malaysia what is being described as the world's first cataract surgery on an orangutan, an official said on Tuesday. Animal ophthalmologist Izak Venter will perform the two-hour surgery early on Wednesday, said an official at the Matang Wildlife Centre in Sarawak state on Borneo island.