Malaysia reopens grisly murder case linked to former PM Najib

Malaysian police have reopened an investigation into the grisly murder of a young Mongolian woman in 2006 which has been linked to the country’s ousted leader, reports said Friday. Altantuya Shaariibuu was shot dead and her body blown up with military-grade plastic explosives near Kuala Lumpur. The murder was the most shocking aspect in a scandal ...

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Geckos, snakes, tarantulas: Malaysia seizes over 600 protected animals

Geckos, snakes, tarantulas: Malaysia seizes over 600 protected animals

More than 600 protected animals, including geckos, snakes and tarantulas, have been seized in a series of raids in Malaysia, officials said Friday. Tropical Malaysia is home to...

Malaysia makes record 1.2 ton crystal meth seizure

Malaysia makes record 1.2 ton crystal meth seizure

Malaysian authorities said yesterday they have seized a record 1.2 tons of crystal methamphetamine that was shipped from Myanmar hidden in tea packets, the latest huge drugs haul...

EU, NATO urge Russia to ‘accept responsibility’ for MH17

EU, NATO urge Russia to ‘accept responsibility’ for MH17

The EU and NATO urged Russia on Friday to take responsibility for the 2014 downing of flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine after international investigators concluded that a missile...

MH17 Timeline: From crash to disputed conclusion

MH17 Timeline: From crash to disputed conclusion

International investigators this week concluded that a Malaysia Airlines flight that crashed in war-torn Ukraine in 2014 had been struck by a missile that came from a Russian...

Russia’s Lavrov: No ‘facts’ to support MH17 charges

Russia’s Lavrov: No ‘facts’ to support MH17 charges

Russia said Friday the Netherlands had provided no evidence that Moscow was directly behind the 2014 shooting down of flight MH17 over war-torn east Ukraine, accusing the Dutch of...

MH17 shot down by Russian military: Investigators

MH17 shot down by Russian military: Investigators

Investigators probing the 2014 downing of flight MH17 said Thursday for the first time that the missile which brought down the plane over eastern Ukraine originated from a Russian...

Report: Former Malaysian police and convicted killer offers to tell all on another Najib scandal

Report: Former Malaysian police and convicted killer offers to tell all on another Najib scandal

A Malaysian former police officer convicted of killing a young woman in a scandal linked to the country’s disgraced ex-leader offered Saturday to reveal who ordered the...

Lurid tale of model’s murder, bribery loom anew for Najib

Lurid tale of model’s murder, bribery loom anew for Najib

Ousted Malaysian premier Najib Razak is already in hot water over allegations he looted state funds, but his legal woes could worsen as calls grow for a fresh look at an even...

Cash-filled designer handbags seized in raids on former PM’s house

Cash-filled designer handbags seized in raids on former PM’s house

Malaysian police seized a huge haul of designer handbags, many of them stuffed with cash and jewelry, in searches of homes and offices linked to scandal-tainted ex-premier Najib...


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