Part number 'confirms' debris is from Boeing 777: Malaysia

A part number on a piece of aircraft wreckage found in the Indian Ocean confirms the object is from a Boeing 777, a Malaysian transport official said on Friday.

Beijing, Almaty make final pitch for for 2022 Winter Olympics votes
Beijing, Almaty make final pitch for for 2022 Winter Olympics votes

Beijing and Almaty made their final bids for the 2022 Winter Olympics with China`s basketball legend Yao Ming countering Kazakhstan`s prime minister in the battle to sway decision-makers ahead of Friday`s vote.

Mysterious plane wreckage sparks MH370 speculation

A mysterious piece of plane debris washed up on the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion on Wednesday, prompting some speculation it could be part of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

Beijing promises better air quality, enough snow for 2022 Winter Olympics
Beijing promises better air quality, enough snow for 2022 Winter Olympics

Air quality and snow conditions are regarded as two of the major challenges for Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics. But the city's bid officials gave an answer and solution to all the concerns, promising clean air and enough snow.

Innovation, increased gender balance at 2018 Youth Olympics
Innovation, increased gender balance at 2018 Youth Olympics

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board has approved the event programme for the third Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) set to take place in Buenos Aires in 2018.

Malaysia blocks UK-based whistle-blower website

Malaysian authorities said they had blocked a UK-based website that had published corruption allegations against Prime Minister Najib Razak, but the portal vowed Monday to press on with its exposes.

Malaysian police looking for those behind leaked documents

Malaysian police said on Monday a special task force set up to probe reported transfers involving a state investment fund to Prime Minister Najib Razak is now itself under investigation to see if its members leaked classified information.

Malaysian Police foils ISIS terror plot; arrests 2

Two people suspected of having links with the Islamic State (IS) terror group were arrested here on Thursday, police said.

Malaysia's opposition demands emergency debate on PM after graft allegations

Two of Malaysia`s main opposition parties on Sunday demanded an emergency sitting of parliament to discuss Prime Minister Najib Razak`s future as tensions mounted over a report that linked him to probes into alleged corruption involving state fund 1MDB.

Malaysia must seek justice for MH17 victims: Defence Minister

Malaysia must take a stand and seek justice for the victims of Malaysia Airlines plane downed over Ukraine last year, the country's defence minister on Friday said after Russia rejected its calls for setting up a UN tribunal to try those responsible for crashing the aircraft.

Indian man held in largest drug bust in Malaysian capital

The Malaysian Police have arrested a 36-year-old Indian national near here and seized 19 tonnes of white powder, believed to be ketamine, worth USD 7.6 million in the largest drug bust in the Malaysian capital this year.

Arrested pirates confirmed as Indonesian nationals

The eight pirates who confessed to hijacking a Malaysian oil tanker earlier this month were identified as Indonesian nationals, officials said.

Malaysia's attempt to move Diwali holidays faces heat

A recent attempt by Malaysia`s Terengganu state education department to include Diwali holiday dates in the summer to extend the Hari Raya break has faced the ire of the Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA).

Record haul of gold at Visakhapatnam airport, 55 detained

In the largest seizure of gold at Vizag Airport to date after the international flights started landing here, the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Chennai, and Customs officials seized around 63 kg of gold bars valued about Rs 20 crore last night.

MH17 crash: Malaysia to hold memorial service

 Malaysia is scheduled to hold a memorial service in Kuala Lumpur next month to remember the 298 people who were onboard the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which crashed in eastern Ukraine last year.

Eight suspects held after pirates flee hijacked Malaysian tanker

Eight suspected Indonesians pirates believed to have hijacked a Malaysian oil tanker with 22 crew members last week in the South China Sea were on Friday detained in waters near the Tho Chu Island in Vietnam.

Malaysian Navy says missing tanker found in Cambodian waters

A Malaysian-registered tanker that disappeared a week ago in a suspected hijacking has been detected in Cambodian waters with a new name and fresh coat of paint, Malaysia`s navy chief was quoted saying Thursday.

Randeep shoots 'Do Lafzon Ki Kahani' in KL
Randeep shoots 'Do Lafzon Ki Kahani' in KL

Actor Randeep Hooda is busy shooting for Deepak Tijori's directorial ‘Do Lafzon Ki Kahani’ Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, where the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Weekend and Awards attracted Bollywood celebrities galore earlier this month.

Randeep Hooda in Kuala Lumpur for 'Do Lafzon Ki Kahani' shoot
Randeep Hooda in Kuala Lumpur for 'Do Lafzon Ki Kahani' shoot

Actor Randeep Hooda is currently shooting Deepak Tijori's directorial venture "Do Lafzon Ki Kahani" in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Naked backpacker `truly sorry` on return to UK

The British backpacker deported from Malaysia after pleading guilty to taking nude photos on a sacred mountain on Borneo island said she was "truly sorry" on her return home Sunday.