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Malaysia pauses in solemn homecoming for MH17 dead

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 12:40

Black-clad Malaysians observed a minute of silence and a nationwide day of mourning on Friday as the first remains of the country`s 43 citizens killed in the MH17 disaster returned home.

First Malaysian bodies from MH17 crash fly home

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 21:09

A plane carrying the bodies of 20 Malaysian victims of flight MH17, which crashed in Ukraine in July, took off from Amsterdam for Kuala Lumpur on Thursday, Dutch media reported.

Malaysian couple caught with fake credit cards in Lanka

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 20:56

A Malaysian couple was arrested today in Sri Lanka for using fake credit cards to purchase expensive French brandy from a five-star hotel here.

Malaysian militants bought bomb material for planned attack: Official

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 12:24

Suspected Malaysian militants loyal to the extremist Islamic State movement bought bomb-making material ahead of a proposed attack on a Carlsberg brewery near the capital Kuala Lumpur, a top anti-terrorism official said.

MH370 passengers may have died of oxygen starvation: Report

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 18:12

All 239 passengers aboard missing Malaysian flight MH370 may have died of oxygen starvation as the pilot deliberately turned off the supply before crashing into the Indian Ocean, a new report claimed today.

Two charged in Malaysia with stealing from MH370 victims

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 16:04

A Malaysian bank officer and her husband were charged Wednesday with forgery, theft and other offences after allegedly stealing more than $30,000 from the accounts of four people who were aboard missing flight MH370.

`Reasonable chance` of finding MH370 in new search: Australia PM

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 10:40

A new underwater hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 had a "reasonable chance" of finding the plane, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Wednesday, adding that searchers would not give up easily.

Malaysian charged with murder of British students

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 16:17

A Malaysian fish monger today was charged with murder over the fatally stabbing of two British medical students, a crime that carries the death penalty, local media and police said.

Malaysia militants plotted ISIL-inspired attacks: Police

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 14:46

Malaysian police have foiled plans for a wave of bombings drawn up by radical Islamic militants inspired by Iraq`s extremist jihad group ISIL, a top counter-terrorism official said today.

Malaysian charged with murder of British students

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 14:44

A Malaysian fishmonger on Tuesday was charged with murder over the fatal stabbing of two British medical students, a crime that carries the death penalty, local media and police said.

Malaysia militants plotted ISIL-inspired attacks: Police

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 13:42

Malaysian police have foiled plans for a wave of bombings drawn up by radical Islamic militants inspired by Iraq`s extremist jihad group ISIL, a top counter-terrorism official said Tuesday.

Japan`s Skymark Airlines surges on AirAsia takeover report

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 12:25

The Tokyo-listed stock jumped 27.77 percent to finish at 230 yen, its maximum allowable single-day gain, on the report in Japan`s leading Nikkei business daily.