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MALAYSIA POLITICS: Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar Face Systematic Atrocities: Najib Razak Malaysian PM

MALAYSIA POLITICS: Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar Face Systematic Atrocities: Najib Razak Malaysian PM

“Actually, it is done in a planned manner so that they are tortured, discriminated, killed and raped,” Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said.

The UN has already described Rohingya Muslims as the “most persecuted minority group in the world.”

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MALAYSIA POLITICS: Mas Ermieyati Samsudin Says Jamal Yunos Not ‘Liability’ to Umno

MALAYSIA POLITICS: Mas Ermieyati Samsudin Says Jamal Yunos Not ‘Liability’ to Umno

Puteri Umno chief Mas Ermieyati Samsudin: “I saw his role in Sungai Besar by-election June 2016 and how he moved the party machinery. It was effective.”

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ASIA POLITICS: ASEAN Nations Unite Against Islamic State Threat

ASIA POLITICS: ASEAN Nations Unite Against Islamic State Threat

“Our open borders are being exploited by terrorist groups to facilitate personnel and material,” Le Luong Minh, Secretary-General of ASEAN.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: North Korean Murder Suspects Go Home With Victim’s Body As Malaysia Forced to Swap

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: North Korean Murder Suspects Go Home With Victim’s Body As Malaysia Forced to Swap

Malaysia will not snap diplomatic ties with North Korea following the row, Prime Minister Najib Razak said during an official visit to India, state news agency Bernama reported.

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MALAYSIA POLITICS: Two Malaysians Leave North Korea, Talks on to Lift Travel Ban

MALAYSIA POLITICS: Two Malaysians Leave North Korea, Talks on to Lift Travel Ban

“Diplomatic relations between Malaysia and North Korea will not be severed, as we need to continue communicating with them to find a solution,” Najib said.

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MALAYSIA POLITICS: Yemenis Arrested Ahead of Saudi King Salman’s Visit

MALAYSIA POLITICS: Yemenis Arrested Ahead of Saudi King Salman’s Visit

Yemenis were arrested in Serdang and Cyberjaya – near the capital Kuala Lumpur – for suspected links to a Yemeni insurgent group, Malaysian police had said.

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MALAYSIA POLITICS: Doan Thi Huong, Siti Aishah Charged With Kim Jong-nam’s Murder, Leave Court in Bullet-Proof Vests

MALAYSIA POLITICS: Doan Thi Huong, Siti Aishah Charged With Kim Jong-nam’s Murder, Leave Court in Bullet-Proof Vests

Siti Aishah, a 25-year-old mother of one from Jakarta, and Doan Thi Huong, 28, from rural northern Vietnam, could be hanged if they are convicted for the killing of Kim Jong Nam at Kuala Lumpur International Airport on Feb. 13.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: UN Reveals! Spy Agency Runs Arms Operation Out of Malaysia

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: UN Reveals! Spy Agency Runs Arms Operation Out of Malaysia

Glocom is a front company run by North Korean intelligence agents that sells battlefield radio equipment in violation of United Nations sanctions.

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MALAYSIA POLITICS: Kim Jong Nam’s Murder: North Korean Man Arrested

MALAYSIA POLITICS: Kim Jong Nam’s Murder: North Korean Man Arrested

Kim Jong Nam died this week after being assaulted at Kuala Lumpur International Airport with what was thought to be a fast-acting poison. South Korean and U.S. officials have said he was assassinated by North Korean agents.

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MALAYSIA POLITICS: Police Arrests Second Woman in Suspected Assassination Kim Jong Nam

MALAYSIA POLITICS: Police Arrests Second Woman in Suspected Assassination Kim Jong Nam

Malaysian police detained a second woman suspected of involvement in assassination of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

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MALAYSIA POLITICS: Police Detains Woman in Connection With Kim Jong Nam Murder

MALAYSIA POLITICS: Police Detains Woman in Connection With Kim Jong Nam Murder

Kim Jong Nam was known to spend a significant amount of time outside North Korea, traveling in Macau and Hong Kong as well as mainland China, and has been caught in the past using forged travel documents.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Murdered! Kim Jong Nam Half-Brother of Kim Jong Un Killed in Malaysia

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Murdered! Kim Jong Nam Half-Brother of Kim Jong Un Killed in Malaysia

Kim Jong Nam and Kim Jong Un are both sons of former North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, who died in late 2011, but they had different mothers.

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MALAYSIA POLITICS: Najib Razak Sends Aid for Muslim Rohingyas in Myanmar

MALAYSIA POLITICS: Najib Razak Sends Aid for Muslim Rohingyas in Myanmar

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak sent a ship carrying tonnes of food and emergency supplies to Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims, saying their suffering would not be ignored.

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CHINA POLITICS: Beijing to Protect South China Sea Sovereignty

CHINA POLITICS: Beijing to Protect South China Sea Sovereignty

China claims most of the South China Sea, while Taiwan, Malaysia, Vietnam, the Philippines and Brunei claims parts of the sea that commands strategic sealanes and has rich fishing grounds along with oil and gas deposits.

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CHINA POLITICS: Vietnam, China Pledge Peace in South China Sea

CHINA POLITICS: Vietnam, China Pledge Peace in South China Sea

China claims almost all of the South China Sea, where about $5 trillion worth of sea-borne trade passes every year.

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MALAYSIA POLITICS: Adenan Satem Passes Away

MALAYSIA POLITICS: Adenan Satem Passes Away

Adenan Satem, the veteran chief minister of the Malaysian state of Sarawak, died of a heart attack. There was no official confirmation of the cause.

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PALESTINE POLITICS: UN Passes Resolution to End Israeli Settlements, US Abstained

PALESTINE POLITICS: UN Passes Resolution to End Israeli Settlements, US Abstained

It was adopted with 14 votes in favor. It is the first resolution the Security Council has adopted on Israel and the Palestinians in nearly eight years.

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MALAYSIA POLITICS: Rohingya Muslims Faces Genocide, PM Razak Seeks Urgent Foreign Help

MALAYSIA POLITICS: Rohingya Muslims Faces Genocide, PM Razak Seeks Urgent Foreign Help

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak called on the United Nations, International Criminal Court and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation to intervene.

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MALAYSIA POLITICS: Maria Chin Abdullah Released

MALAYSIA POLITICS: Maria Chin Abdullah Released

Maria Chin Abdullah was arrested before a protest rally organized by the group saw Malaysians marching in the capital to demand Najib’s resignation.

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MALAYSIA: MH17 Hit By Russian-Made Buk Missile

MALAYSIA: MH17 Hit By Russian-Made Buk Missile

The Russian-made Buk missile was launched from a village held by rebels fighting Ukrainian government forces, international prosecutors said.

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