ISIS

Top Malaysian ISIL operative killed in Syria

Malaysian police confirm death of most wanted ISIL member Muhammad Wanndy Mohamed Jadi in a drone attack.

Top Malaysian ISIL operative killed in Syria

Crime

Malaysian court postpones Kim Jong-nam's murder hearing

Two female suspects appear in court but lawyers warn they feared 'a trial by ambush' with police not sharing evidence.

Asia Pacific

Deported Filipinos return from Malaysia

Many of the thousands of undocumented workers had left Mindanao, hoping to escape a life of poverty and war.

Asia Pacific

Malaysia and North Korea make swap deal after row

Nine Malaysians who were caught up in the diplomatic dispute that followed the murder of the estranged half-brother of North Korea’s leader were released from North Korea.

Asia Pacific

'118 foreign detainees die' in Malaysia in two years

Report says more than half of the 118 dead are from Myanmar, the source for thousands of refugees coming to Malaysia.

'118 foreign detainees die' in Malaysia in two years

Asia Pacific

North Korea-Malaysia deal ends diplomatic spat

Malaysia releases body of Kim Jong-nam and allows North Koreans to depart, as Pyongyang frees Malaysians in return.

North Korea-Malaysia deal ends diplomatic spat

Politics

Malaysia says Kim Jong-nam's body still in Kuala Lumpur

Body of estranged half-brother of North Korean leader has not left the country, health minister says.

Malaysia says Kim Jong-nam's body still in Kuala Lumpur

Asia Pacific

Interpol notice for suspects wanted by Malaysia

Four North Korean nationals sought in connection with February 13 death of estranged half-brother of leader Kim Jong-un.

Interpol notice issued for North Korean suspects

Asia Pacific

Kim Jong-nam's son breaks silence in video

A video has emerged of a man said to be Kim Han-sol, son of murdered Kim Jong-nam, the first time a member of his family has spoken about his death. The video was posted by a group that says it's protecting the family.

Asia Pacific

Malaysia PM: North Korea ‘holding our citizens hostage’

Prime Minister Najib Razak has demanded the release of Malaysian citizens in North Korea, accusing Pyongyang of effectively holding them hostage.

Politics

North Korea bans Malaysians from leaving in murder row

Malaysia quickly responds by imposing a similar ban on North Koreans as tensions swirls over killing of King Jong-nam.

North Korea bans Malaysians from leaving in murder row

Asia Pacific

Malaysia expels North Korean ambassador

Kang Chol declared persona non grata following the alleged murder of North Korean leader's half-brother in Kuala Lumpur.

Malaysia expels North Korea Ambassador Kang Chol

Asia Pacific

Kim Jong-nam suspect accuses Malaysia of conspiracy

Suspect in the murder of North Korean leader's brother points finger at Malaysian authorities as he denies involvement.

Kim Jong-nam suspect accuses Malaysia of conspiracy

Asia Pacific

Malaysia-North Korea relations fray after Kim Jong-nam killing

Malaysia’s government is ending a visa-free agreement with North Korea citing national security after the murder of the estranged half-brother of leader Kim Jong-un.

Malaysia

Port project threatens indigenous community in Malaysia

Concerns rise over government plans to build a 10,000-hectare port and industrial zone on traditional Mah Meri land.

Port project threatens indigenous community in Malaysia