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Hopes fade for Indonesia quake survivors

Rescue teams combing the rubble in the shattered Indonesian city of Padang said on Sunday there was little hope of finding more survivors.

Malaysian state to cane woman after Ramadan

Religious authorities in Malaysia are to cane a Muslim woman convicted of drinking alcohol once the fasting month of Ramadan is over.

Malaysians vote in tense polls on new PM

Voters turned out in large numbers on Tuesday in a tense by-election that is seen as a key test for the Malaysia's new prime minister.

Malaysia bans newspapers, raising fears of clampdown

Malaysia has banned two opposition papers as incoming premier Najib Razak gets ready to take power, raising opposition fears of a looming clampdown.

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