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  • Malaysia ex-PM Najib goes on trial over 1MDB scandal

    Malaysia's disgraced ex-leader Najib Razak pleads not guilty to all charges against him as he went on trial today over a multi-billion-dollar fraud, almost a year after his shock election loss.

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    Mahathir unfazed by Najib's popularity on social media

    Dr Mahathir Mohamad is unperturbed by the sudden popularity of his predecessor Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak on social media.

  • Ex-PM hit with 25 new charges

    Malaysian prosecutors yesterday charged former Prime Minister Najib Razak with 21 counts of money laundering and four counts of abuse of power over hundreds of millions of dollars received in his personal bank account.

  • Malaysia ex-PM arrested

    Malaysia's toppled leader Najib Razak was arrested yesterday and will be charged over allegations that $628 million linked to state investment fund 1MDB ended up in his personal bank accounts, officials said.

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    Bank accounts of Najib’s children frozen

    A day after Najib Razak’s daughter complained about having her personal bank account frozen, three other children of the former prime minister are also said to have suffered a similar fate.

  • Najib says he is innocent, has chance to clear his name

    Malaysia's former prime minister, Najib Razak, says he is innocent and has a chance to clear his name, hours after being charged with offences including abuse of power.

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    Malaysian officials reveal just how much 1MDB probe was obstructed

    The government of former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak spent years systematically obstructing probes into the alleged looting of state fund 1MDB, while also ruthlessly muzzling critics, according to current and former government officials.

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    Najib's trial: Interim gag order against the media granted

    The Malaysian High Court has granted an interim gag order against the media from discussing merits of the case of Najib Razak.

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    Ex-Malaysian PM Najib charged with corruption

    Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was charged in court Wednesday with criminal breach of trust and corruption, two months after a multibillion-dollar graft scandal at a state investment fund led to his shock election defeat.

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    Ousted Malaysian govt accused of covering up scandal at state fund

    The government of ousted Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak deceived parliament over the finances of state fund 1MDB and suppressed an investigation by intimidating and purging anti-corruption agents, officials say.

  • Malaysia fromer PM Najib quizzed by graft agency

    Scandal-tainted former Malaysian leader Najib Razak arrives at the anti-corruption agency for questioning over a massive financial scandal that helped to bring down his long-ruling regime.

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    Cash-stuffed designer handbags seized in raids on Malaysia's Najib

    Dozens of designer handbags stuffed with cash and jewellery are seized during Malaysian police raids on luxury properties linked to ex-prime minister Najib Razak on Friday, as a corruption probe gathered pace.

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    Malaysia cops deny raid on apartment belonging to Najib’s family

    Kuala Lumpur city police chief Comm Mazlan Lazim has denied a Reuters news report that police had raided a luxury apartment said to belong to family members of Najib Razak.

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    Mahathir-led opposition wins Malaysia general election

    An alliance of opposition parties spearheaded by Mahathir Mohamad won Malaysia's general election on Thursday, official results show, setting the veteran strongman on course for a return to the Prime Minister's Office he occupied for 22 years.

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    Malaysia general election May 9

    Malaysia will hold a general election on May 9, the country's Election Commission (EC) says, in what could be the toughest test of the ruling-coalition's 61-year grip on power.

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    Saudi gift to Najib ‘for elections’

    The $681m (£479m) deposited in the bank account of Malaysian PM Najib Razak by Saudi Arabia is to help him win the 2013 elections, a Saudi source says.

  • Top four newsmakers of 2015

    Looking back at the eventful year, some names stand out head and shoulders above others, and have managed to make headlines with significant contributions to the whole as a whole. Let’s meet some of the luminaries of 2015 who have shown bright as a beacon of inspiration for many people around the world.

  • MH370 search: Families vent anger over inquiry

    Part of the aircraft wing found on Reunion Island is from the missing MH370 plane, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak confirms.