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Malaysia opposition battles financial odds
Malaysia has few curbs on electoral fundraising, and politicians often use public resources to promote themselves.
Last updated: 29 Apr 2013 14:26 GMT
Campaigns kick off in red-hot Malaysia vote
Both sides launch campaigns optimistic about their chances, but critical May 5 election promises to go down to the wire.
Last updated: 20 Apr 2013 19:56 GMT
Facing a raft of domestic issues, can Malaysia's government weather a growing opposition onslaught to win the elections?
Last updated: 19 Apr 2013 15:31 GMT
Bruising battle awaits Malaysian politicians
Upcoming parliamentary elections could unseat long-ruling coalition and take the Southeast Asian state in new direction.
Last updated: 03 Apr 2013 07:18 GMT
Thai peace talks in Malaysia face uphill task
Discussions to end unrest in Thailand's Muslim-majority provinces start Thursday, but success could be a long way off.
Last updated: 27 Mar 2013 09:22 GMT
Malaysia heading towards closest ever poll
This year's election is likely to be the most closely fought since the nation's independence five decades ago.
Last updated: 19 Jan 2013 13:29 GMT
Leaders of change
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Last updated: 05 Jan 2013 10:54 GMT
Will social media sway Malaysia's elections?
Politicians are becoming media savvy in Malaysia, using social media to appeal to "netizens".
Last updated: 18 Nov 2012 10:58 GMT
Malaysian website tests press freedom limits
Popular website's court victory to start newspaper in country where media is strictly regulated seen as turning point.
Last updated: 30 Oct 2012 14:29 GMT
Minorities cry foul in Malaysia
Equality is being promised in new initiative as ethnic minorities complain of discrimination.
Last updated: 29 Mar 2010 17:49 GMT
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Q&A: 'One day my son will be free'
Mother of jailed Al Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy says her son's ordeal highlights the value of press freedom.
French minorities alarmed by far-right wins
French Jews and Muslims say recent National Front victories in mayoral races reflect rising xenophobia.
The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
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French jihadists in Syria and cyber-indoctrination
Armenian genocide: Turkey has lost the battle of truth
Eastern Ukraine: A new pawn in Putin's dangerous game
South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
In Pictures: Clowning around in Lebanon camps
Volunteer clowns from Belgium's 'Clowns Without Borders' entertain children in Lebanon's refugee camps.
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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