KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian court has ordered the release of an al-Qaida-linked former army captain and two other suspects charged with inciting terrorist acts. The verdict underlines the legal limits of a security law introduced last year to replace legislation that allowed indefinite detention without trial. Authorities invoked the law for the...
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A court has sentenced a Malaysian couple to 24 years in prison for fatally starving their Cambodian housemaid. Police found the body of Mey Sichan at the couple’s home in Malaysia’s northern Penang state in April last year. Medical reports said she weighed only 26 kilograms (57 pounds). The Penang...
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s leader named a new Cabinet on Wednesday in an effort to restore confidence in a long-ruling coalition that won national elections last week with a smaller majority. Prime Minister Najib Razak chose a mix of experienced officials and fresher faces meant to reinvigorate an administration accused of losing touch...
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — At least 50,000 Malaysian opposition supporters rallied at a stadium Wednesday to protest what they say are fraud-marred election results that enabled the long-ruling coalition to cling to power. Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim’s three-party alliance believes the National Front coalition used illegal voters, bogus ballots and other irregularities in May...
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s long-governing coalition commanded a formidable lead in national elections Sunday after a record number of voters cast ballots, capturing 80 of the 112 seats it needs to extend its 56-year rule. Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim’s three-party alliance seized 37 of the 222 parliamentary seats in results released so far...
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