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14 dead in Malaysian landslide

Two workers were found dead and 12 others were missing Saturday after a landslide at a construction site on the popular Malaysian tourist island of Penang, officials said.

South Africa: Woman gains freedom from sex-trafficking ring

A South African woman has gained her freedom from a sex-trafficking gang operating in Malaysia. The 24-year-old woman from Bloemfontein was rescued by the police and will be sent back to South Africa on Monday. News24 in South Africa…

Kim Jong-nam death: North Korean detainee to be freed

The North Korean man being held by Malaysia in connection with the death of Kim Jong-nam is to be released and deported on Friday. Malaysia's Attorney General Mohamed Apandi Ali said Ri Jong Chol was "a free man" as there was "insufficient…

Kim Jong-nam killing: Suspect paid $90

An Indonesian woman arrested for the murder of the half-brother of North Korea's leader has said she was given 400 Malaysian ringgits ($90) to carry out a prank. Indonesian embassy officials met Siti Aisyah, 25, on Saturday in the Malaysian…

Kim Jong-nam killed by VX nerve agent

Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader, was killed by a highly toxic nerve agent, says Malaysia. Mr Kim died last week after two women accosted him briefly in a check-in hall at a Kuala Lumpur airport. Malaysian toxicology…

Search for vanished Malaysian airliner suspended

Relatives want the search to continue and be expanded. Photo Credit: Reuters The search for the Malaysian airliner that disappeared three years ago with 239 on board has been suspended. In a statement, Australia, Malaysia and China said the…