Malaysia charges three with supporting Islamic State

A Malaysian court on Thursday charged three men with supporting the Islamic State after they were arrested while attempting to leave the country to join the militants fighting in Iraq and Syria.

Malaysia`s Defence Minister hopeful MH370 will be found

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.

Malaysian envoy due back in New Zealand on sex charge: Report

A Malaysian military attache who sparked outrage when he invoked diplomatic immunity to escape a sex charge in New Zealand will arrive in Wellington to face court on Saturday, reports said.

Committed to stronger relationship with Malaysia: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday reiterated India's commitment to work for strengthening and expanding relations with Malaysia.

Malaysian lawmakers warn Australia of radicalism

A delegation from a Malaysian opposition party today urged Australia's government to use its influence to discourage authorities in Malaysia from fanning Islamic radicalism for political gain.

Malaysia Islamic authorities probe `dog patting` event

Islamic authorities in Malaysia are conducting a probe into a controversial "dog patting" event aimed at removing the stigma regarding men`s best friend in the multi-ethnic Muslim-majority country.

German student dies in plunge at Malaysia waterfall

A German student has died after falling into a steep ravine at a waterfall on a popular Malaysian resort island, police said today.

Malaysia`s Sedition Act crackdown `chilling` free speech

 A Malaysian government crackdown under its Sedition Act is creating a climate of fear in the country, according to rising numbers of critics who say it could stunt a recent flowering in freedom of speech. 

IAEA urges long-term plan on Malaysia plant`s waste

 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Friday gave a passing safety grade to a controversial Malaysia rare earths plant, but raised concerns that there was no long-term plan for properly disposing of the plant`s potentially radioactive waste.

Malaysia calls for South East Asian cooperation on Islamic State threat

Malaysia`s defence minister has labelled efforts by a US-led coalition to push back the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria "ineffective", and called for regional cooperation to prevent jihadists gaining a foothold in Southeast Asia.

Angola, Malaysia, Venezuela, New Zealand elected to Security Council

The UN General Assembly Thursday elected Angola, Malaysia, Venezuela and New Zealand as new non-permanent members to the Security Council.

UN votes to fill coveted Security Council seats

The United Nations voted on Thursday to pick five new members to the Security Council, with New Zealand, Spain and Turkey locked in a tight race for seats at the world's "top table."

Taiwan considers permanent armed ships for disputed South China Sea island

Taiwan is considering stationing armed vessels permanently on a disputed South China Sea island, officials said, a move bound to renew friction in a region claimed almost wholly by China, with Vietnam already dismissing such a plan as "illegal".

Malaysia's arrest of Islamic State suspects include country's main recruiters

Islamic State`s main recruiters in Malaysia, who funded trips to Syria for converts and used Facebook to attract young supporters, were among the 14 suspected militants arrested earlier this week, Malaysian authorities said late on Wednesday.

Malaysia arrests 13 people suspected of Islamic State links

Malaysian authorities said on Thursday they had arrested 13 Malaysians suspected of having links to Islamic State and who were planning to leave for Syria.

Malaysian police arrest 13 over IS `links`: Report

Malaysian police have arrested 13 people believed to have "links" with the Islamic State, a report said Wednesday, as concern grows over the extremist group`s appeal in the moderate Muslim country.

Three killed as boat capsizes off Malaysia

 Three people were drowned after a boat carrying illegal immigrants capsized early Tuesday in waters off the coast of Bandar Penawar in Malaysia.

India defeat New Zealand 2-1 Johor Cup opener
India defeat New Zealand 2-1 Johor Cup opener

Parvinder Singh and Varun Kumar scored a goal each as defending champions India opened their campaign in the Sultan of Johor Cup with a 2-1 win over New Zealand at Taman Daya Hockey Stadium, here on Sunday.

Deja vu as Malaysia`s Anwar faces threat of jail

 Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim says "he`s prepared for the worst" as he stares at the prospect of imprisonment once again on a controversial sodomy charge, but has vowed never to give up his struggle.

Defending champions India face New Zealand test in Johor Cup
Defending champions India face New Zealand test in Johor Cup

 Defending champions India face New Zealand in their Sultan of Johor Cup opener to be played at the Taman Daya Hockey Stadium here on Sunday.