An Australian mother-of-four was charged in Malaysia with the capital crime of drug trafficking on Friday, but her lawyers insisted she was innocently duped into carrying a bag that appeared to contain only clothing.
Kuala Lumpur: The Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) Customs Department has detained a 27-year-old Indian national in connection with the seizure of 5.34 kg of drugs worth 1.01 million Malaysian ringgits ($288,155), media reported Monday.
The Malaysian government and police are monitoring those Malaysians who are fighting for the Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical organisation and planning to return to the country to spread their extremist ideologies, Deputy Home Minister Wan Junaidi Wan Jaafar said Monday.
A New Delhi-Kuala Lumpur bound Malindo Air plane with 129 people on board on Monday made an emergency landing at Thailand's Don Mueng Airport here after experiencing a technical problem while flying over Myanmar, the budget airlines said.
All Muslim women employees in supermarkets, food outlets and other business centres in a Malaysian state have been ordered to wear headscarves or face a fine, triggering yet another controversy in this multi- ethnic Muslim majority country.
The hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in a remote patch of the Indian Ocean is progressing well but will likely take many months because of the huge area involved, an Australian official said on Friday.
Malaysia`s Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said Wednesday his country was determined to find missing Flight MH370, as he was briefed by Australian officials leading the complex search deep in the Indian Ocean.