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Cause of death still unclear in North Korean killing in Malaysia

The cause of death is "still pending" following an autopsy of the estranged half-brother of North Korea's ruler, following his mysterious death at Kuala Lumpur's airport last week, Malaysia's director general of health said Tuesday.

North Korean envoy to Malaysia: 'We cannot trust the investigation'

North Korea "cannot trust the investigation" by Malaysian police into the death last week of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half-brother, Pyongyang's ambassador to Malaysia said Monday.

Croatian inventors win 12 medals in Kuala Lumpur

Croatian inventors and entrepreneurs have won 12 medals at the Malaysia Technology Expo (MTE) in Kuala Lumpur -- best award, main award, three gold medals, two silver medals two bronze medals and three special awards.

Malaysian police arrest North Korean linked to Kim Jong Nam's death

Malaysian police said Saturday they had arrested a North Korean man linked to the suspected assassination of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

North Korean man killed in Malaysia identified as Kim Jong Nam

The man killed at Kuala Lumpur's international airport earlier in the week was indeed Kim Jong Nam, the North Korean leader's older half brother, Malaysian officials confirmed Thursday.

North Korean leader's half brother dead in suspected assassination

Malaysian police confirmed on Tuesday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's estranged half brother Kim Jong Nam has died in what media reports said was an assassination.

Malaysian boat with 31 people on board missing

A boat carrying 31 people including 28 Chinese tourists has been reported missing in Malaysia, a spokesman for the country's maritime authority said on Saturday.

14 killed in Malaysia Christmas Eve crash as bus plunges into ravine

Fourteen people were killed and 16 injured after a bus fell off a cliff on Malaysia's North-South Expressway early Saturday.

Nearly 4 million people without water in Malaysian capital

Nearly 4 million people in Malaysia's capital were without water on Wednesday, as scheduled cuts drew loud complaints for occurring the week before Christmas.

Thousands in Malaysia take part in rally against prime minister

Thousands of protesters in the Malaysian capital took part in an anti-government rally Saturday, despite the arrest of rally leaders and the leader of a counter-protest.

Bersih leaders among nine Malaysians arrested ahead of mass rally

Two leaders of Malaysian voting rights group The Coalition for Free and Fair Elections (Bersih 2.0) have been arrested by police and will be remanded on Saturday, said Eric Paulsen, one of the duo's lawyers.

Head of Malaysian pro-democracy group held for handing out flyers

The head of a Malaysian pro-democracy group demanding free and fair elections and the resignation of Prime Minister Najib Razak has been arrested for distributing flyers, the group announced on Facebook Saturday.

Malaysian anti-government group launches campaign to oust premier

A Malaysian pro-democracy group began a nationwide campaign on Saturday to attempt to force Prime Minister Najib Razak to step down over corruption allegations.

Health Minister warns of more Zika cases emerging in Malaysia

Malaysia’s Health Minister Sunday warned of an increase in Zika cases following the detection of local transmission of the virus.

Malaysia reports first Zika case

Malaysian health authorities on Thursday confirmed the country's first case of Zika, over a week after neighbouring Singapore reported its first outbreak of the virus.

Anti-government protesters gather in Malaysian capital

Protesters on Saturday marched in the streets in the Malaysian capital to denounce alleged massive corruption in government.

Nine suspected Islamic State supporters arrested in Malaysia

Police have arrested nine suspected Islamic State militants during a two-week sweep in Malaysia as part of a crackdown on extremism in the predominantly Muslim country, a senior official said Saturday.

Controversial new anti-terrorism law takes effect in Malaysia

A new anti-terrorism law, which critics say gives Prime Minister Najib Razak sweeping powers, took effect Monday in Malaysia.

Malaysia imposes price controls on food for Ramadan celebrations

Malaysia will impose price controls on a range of basic foods ahead of celebrations for the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, a senior minister said Sunday.

Activists blast execution of Malaysian murder convict in Singapore

Singapore on Friday executed a Malaysian murder convict after a last-minute plea was rejected, police said, triggering condemnation by human rights groups.

Singapore executes Malaysian murder convict

Singapore on Friday executed a Malaysian murder convict after a last-minute plea was rejected, police said.

Detained Australian journalists leave Malaysia without facing charges

Two Australian journalists on Tuesday left Malaysia after being detained for trying to question Prime Minister Najib Razak over corruption allegations, officials said.

Malaysian Parliament approves Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement

The Malaysian Parliament on Wednesday approved the country's participation in the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership Agreement, a senior official said.