Asia Pacific

Passenger subdued on Malaysian plane after bomb threat

Passengers feared for lives after man with electronic device threatened to 'blow up' aircraft before being tackled.

Passenger subdued on Malaysian plane after bomb threat

Asia Pacific

Kim Jong-nam murder case moves to Malaysian high court

Two women charged with killing half-brother of North Korea's leader with nerve agent to be tried in high court.

Kim Jong-nam murder case moves to Malaysian high court

Malaysia

Inside Kuala Lumpur’s ‘village’

It’s rare that you find a slice of village life in the centre of a modern city. But that is what Kampong Bharu is to Kuala Lumpur.

UpFront

Can Malaysia's opposition win?

We speak to Malaysia's opposition leader Wan Azizah, and debate Hassan Rouhani’s chances for re-election.

UpFront

Is Malaysia's opposition too weak to win?

"We have to change the government because of the dire conditions," says opposition leader Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.

Turkey

Malaysia deports Turkish nationals accused of coup link

Police confirm three citizens arrested under security law returned to Ankara as rights group warns of 'crass abuse'.

Malaysia deports Turkish nationals accused of coup link

Asia Pacific

Family fears over Turkish men arrested in Malaysia

The families of three Turkish nationals arrested in early May in Malaysia over suspected links to ISIL say they fear the men will be sent to their home country.

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