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Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad resigns amid talks of new coalition

24 Feb 2020

Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad resigns amid talks of new coalition

In a shocking move, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Mahathir Mohamad (94), resigned on Monday.

Malaysia ex-PM faces barrage of charges over $681mn bank balance

21 Sep 2018

Malaysia ex-PM faces barrage of charges over $681mn bank balance

Malaysia's ex-leader Najib Razak arrived in court yesterday to face a barrage of charges relating to $681mn of state funds that allegedly ended up in his personal bank account.

Malaysia: Najib pleads not guilty to new money laundering charges

08 Aug 2018

Malaysia: Najib pleads not guilty to new money laundering charges

Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak today pleaded not guilty to three new money-laundering charges related to the alleged multibillion-dollar looting of a state investment fund.

Malaysian ex-PM Razak hit with new charges over multi-billion-dollar scandal

08 Aug 2018

Malaysian ex-PM Razak hit with new charges over multi-billion-dollar scandal

Malaysia's former Prime Minister Najib Razak was hit with new charges today linked to a multi-billion-dollar financial scandal that contributed to his shock election defeat in May.

Ex-Malaysian PM Najib charged with corruption, criminal breach of trust

04 Jul 2018

Ex-Malaysian PM Najib charged with corruption, criminal breach of trust

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was charged with corruption today for allegedly accepting $10.4 million in bribe money, in a stunning fall from grace just months after his election defeat.

Malaysia: Scandal-hit former PM Najib Razak's home searched by police

17 May 2018

Malaysia: Scandal-hit former PM Najib Razak's home searched by police

The Malaysian police searched former Prime Minister Najib Razak's home today as the new government probes into a massive graft scandal.

Malaysia: Scandal-hit former PM Najib, wife banned from leaving country

12 May 2018

Malaysia: Scandal-hit former PM Najib, wife banned from leaving country

The scandal-hit former Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, and his wife, Rosmah Mansor, have today been banned from leaving the country, the immigration chief said, after the shock election loss of Najib's coalition.

Malaysia: At 92, Mahathir Mohamad is world's oldest elected leader

10 May 2018

Malaysia: At 92, Mahathir Mohamad is world's oldest elected leader

92-year-old Mahathir Mohamad will sworn in as Malaysian Prime Minister at 5 PM, on Thursday, making him the oldest elected leader of the world.

Malaysia's Mahathir Mohamad to become world's oldest Prime Minister

10 May 2018

Malaysia's Mahathir Mohamad to become world's oldest Prime Minister

At the age of 92, Malaysia's former strongman leader Mahathir Mohamad is poised to become the world's oldest Prime Minister after a stunning election victory against scandal-haunted leader Najib Razak.

Malaysia polls: Scandal-hit PM Najib Razak faces ex-mentor Mahathir Mohamad

09 May 2018

Malaysia polls: Scandal-hit PM Najib Razak faces ex-mentor Mahathir Mohamad

Malaysians went to the polls today in one of the country's closest ever elections which pits scandal-hit Prime Minister Najib Razak against his one-time mentor, 92-year-old former authoritarian leader Mahathir Mohamad.

Media censorship fears rise after Malaysia's proposed fake news law

01 Apr 2018

Media censorship fears rise after Malaysia's proposed fake news law

While battling fake news is media's biggest challenge all over the world, a new rule proposed by Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has stirred censorship fears in the country.

Rahul Gandhi in Singapore: Congress has a clean slate now

08 Mar 2018

Rahul Gandhi in Singapore: Congress has a clean slate now

Congress President Rahul Gandhi yesterday began a five-day trip to Singapore and Malaysia. He plans to reach out to the Indian diaspora and will also meet the PMs of the two countries.

PM Modi meets Trump upon arriving in the Philippines

12 Nov 2017

PM Modi meets Trump upon arriving in the Philippines

Upon arriving in the Philippines as part of a tour which will see him attend the 15th ASEAN-India Summit and the 12th East Asia Summit, PM Narendra Modi met several foreign leaders informally.

Tragedy: Fire at Malaysian school kills 23 students, 2 teachers

14 Sep 2017

Tragedy: Fire at Malaysian school kills 23 students, 2 teachers

Tragedy struck a religious school in Malaysia's capital, Kuala Lumpur.