KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim says he expects Malaysia’s top court will dismiss his final appeal against a sodomy conviction next week and that he will be sent to prison. Anwar was sentenced to five years in prison in March on charges of sodomizing a male aide after the appeals court...
National human rights institutions in Southeast Asia have often been described as “paper tigers” or “toothless agencies” -- accused of sitting idle in the face of serious human rights concerns -- but there is some cause to believe that may be changing...
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government says Ukrainian searchers have recovered belongings including passports, luggage, jewelry and children's toys from the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17....
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Three Malaysian banks have announced plans for a merger to create Southeast Asia's fourth-biggest commercial lender and an Islamic bank....
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian police say one person died and 13 others injured when a hand grenade blew up Thursday outside a night club at a popular tourist belt in the country’s largest city Kuala Lumpur. A senior police official, who declined to be named as he isn’t authorized to speak to the...
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Wed, Oct 22, 2014 6:35PM UTC
North Korea detainee to return to Ohio
Wed, Oct 22, 2014 6:12PM UTC
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Wed, Oct 22, 2014 5:38PM UTC
Second ship to join search for missing Malaysian plane
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South Korea demolishes ‘Christmas tree’ border tower
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