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Former Malaysian PM Najib arrested over huge graft probe

​Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was arrested by anti-corruption investigators on Tuesday according to a security source

Malaysia’s Mahathir, 92, eyes comeback in the opposition he once crushed

He will be the world's oldest leader if the coalition backing him wins a general election in August, although analysts believe this is unlikely.

Malaysia PM Razak faces $700m question

Najib Razak has refused to answer questions about vast sums of money paid into his personal bank accounts, in the country's biggest political scandal.

Malaysian opposition leader sentenced to five years for sodomy

While Anwar Ibrahim's conviction has been widely seen as politically motivated, the court said there was "overwhelming evidence" he sodomised an aide.

Malaysia says missing plane crashed in Indian Ocean

Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak has announced the plane that disappeared more than two weeks ago crashed in the southern Indian Ocean.

Najib’s coalition expected to take Malaysia election

Malaysian politicians have made a last campaign push as Prime Minister Najib Razak's coalition competes against the opposition ahead of the elections.

Malaysia’s PM dissolves Parliament for upcoming election

Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak has announced he will dissolve Parliament, paving the way for a general election later this month.

Malaysians protest for free and fair elections

Up to 20 000 protesters calling for fair elections and greater accountability marched on Kuala Lumpur's centre on Saturday.

Petronas finds two gas fields off Borneo island

The Malaysian state energy company's aggressive efforts to drill locally have been boosted by gas finds off Borneo island.

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