A Malaysian court on Tuesday charged opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim in relation to his role in a street protest calling for electoral reform last month at which the police fired tear gas at demonstrators.
A video of a teenage Malaysian mother beating her baby daughter has generated a storm of outrage online a year after it was filmed, prompting the Malaysian Police to announce that the woman is already serving an 18-month prison sentence for the offense.
Louis Oosthuizen holds a one-shot lead heading into the final day of the Malaysian Open at the Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club.
If you want to stir up a fiery debate -- or maybe even a fist fight -- start talking about air travel and children. Inevitably, someone will declare that airlines should offer "kid-free flights."
Malaysian authorities extradited Saudi writer Hamza Kashgari back to Saudi Arabia Sunday on a warrant for his arrest over statements he made on Twitter.
Two flights from Lahore, Pakistan, received anonymous e-mails saying bombs were aboard the planes on Wednesday, officials said.
Local police fought Malaysian opposition protesters who went to the streets in Kuala Lumpur to call for serious election reform.
Malaysian authorities cracked down on protesters demanding free and fair elections Saturday, firing tear gas and arresting more than 1,600 people.
Rescue workers were looking for at least a dozen children reported missing following two landslides that buried a Malaysian orphanage, killing at least 16 people and injuring nine others, the nation's official news agency reported Sunday.
Search and rescue workers were looking for as many as two dozen children still missing Sunday after landslides a day earlier buried an orphanage in Malaysia, the national news agency said.
Rory McIlroy is preparing for a long, hot final day at the weather-affected Malaysian Open as he seeks to bounce back from his Masters disappointment.
Second seed Marion Bartoli and former world number one Dinara Safina are both through to the second round of the Malaysian Open in Kuala Lumpur.
Top seed Francesca Schiavone suffered a shock first-round exit at the Malaysian Open on Monday, losing 2-6 7-6 (7-1) 6-4 to Australia's Jelena Dokic.
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CNN's Zain Verjee takes us on a tour of the best street food in Kuala Lumpur.
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Efforts are being made to add plant biodiversity to palm oil plantations. Is enough being done? CNN's Dan Rivers reports.
World champion Jenson Button won a rain-hit Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday, but the burning question is how Formula One's 12 teams will get their sizeable loads of personnel and equipment back to Europe for the next race amid the region's ongoing travel chaos.
Spain's Ignacio Garrido and European Tour rookie Rhys Davies carded seven-under-par rounds of 65 to share the lead after Thursday's opening day of the Malaysian Open in Kuala Lumpur.
For the first time, Malaysian authorities have caned three Muslim women under Islamic law for acts of adultery, the Malaysian national news agency Bernama said.
Standing in the shadow of the Burj Dubai Kye Ho Kim of Samsung Construction rattles off the list of records the building will break.
Afraid that her husband will leave her for a younger woman, a 107-year-old Malaysian woman is looking to marry again -- for the 23rd time.
CNN's Anna Coren reports on the surprising turn of events in Malaysia, where authorities have postponed the caning of a woman.
A Malaysian model, who was set to become the first woman to be caned in the southeast Asian country for drinking beer in public, had her sentence postponed Monday until the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.
Police fired tear gas and water cannons and arrested 157 people to quell a protest Saturday against a colonial-era detention law.
Manchester United have scheduled a second match in Malaysia after rejecting a request from the Indonesian government to fulfil a fixture canceled as a result of bomb attacks in Jakarta.
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Home hope Danny Chia charged into the halfway lead at the Malaysian Open on Friday with a seven-under-par 65, boosted by a pair of eagles at the Saujana Golf and Country Club in Kuala Lumpur.
Armed pirates have hijacked a Philippines chemical tanker off the coast of Somalia, but Indian forces thwarted an attack on one of its vessels, authorities said Tuesday.
A Malaysian court ordered the country's former king Wednesday to settle a $1 million debt to a bank in a landmark verdict.
Armed pirates hijacked three ships off the coast of Somalia in a series of attacks Thursday, an international maritime body said, as it urged the U.N. to restore law and order to the notorious African waters
Oil prices rebounded Tuesday, jumping back above $114 barrel after the dollar weakened against the euro and a rally in heating oil pulled new buyers into energy markets
Malaysia's Islamic opposition party has urged the government to cancel a concert by Avril Lavigne, saying the Canadian singer's on-stage moves are "too sexy," an official said Monday
The country is transfixed by a drama whose second act unfolded in June when the top opposition leader, 61-year-old Anwar Ibrahim, was accused of having sex with a 23-year-old male aide. It sounded very much like a case from 10 years ago
Premier League top dogs Manchester United and Chelsea warmed up for the new season with thumping victories in friendlies on Saturday.
Oil rebounded Tuesday in Asia on a weaker dollar and renewed buying interest after prices plunged nearly $4 in the previous session
A stronger dollar and signs that tensions were easing in the Middle East sent benchmark crude prices tumbling more than $4 Monday
Malaysia's opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim filed a defamation lawsuit Monday against a male aide who accused him of sodomy, vowing to clear his name in the second sex scandal of his life to thrown the country's politics into turmoil
Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim was accused Saturday of sodomizing a man, police said, sparking speculation that he might be arrested
A top U.S. health official says the threat of a flu pandemic remains high. And while the world has made great strides to prepare, it's not enough
Bangalore has a suicide rate three times the national average. The workplace stress in India's booming corporate sector may be taking a psychological toll
Hundreds of flag-waving Chinese students gathered at the starting and ending points of the Olympic torch relay in Kuala Lumpur Monday, far outnumbering the handful of people who carried pro-Tibet signs.
Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi seems sure to remain in office, but opposition to the government is growing
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A massive protest turns violent as underprivileged ethnic Indians demonstrate against the country's longstanding pro-Malay affirmative action policy
Malaysian riot police disperse angry crowds in Kuala Lumpor. CNN's David Ariosto reports
Thousands of Hindu protesters met water cannons and tear gas in Malaysia's capital on Sunday while demanding equal rights and consideration from the government.
In the largest demonstrations in a decade, thousands march in the Malaysian capital demanding electoral reform
Police use water cannon and teargas to disperse protesters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The largest political protest in nearly a decade erupted in Malaysia's capital city, Kuala Lumpur, Saturday with riot police aiming water hoses and tear gas at thousands of protesters gathered to demand electoral reform.
An earthquake struck Wednesday off the western Indonesian coast, killing at least nine people, said a spokesman for the country's Social Affairs Department. I-Reporters sent in their stories, photos and video.
I-Reporters send in videos and images of the Indonesia earthquake.
A Malaysian man nicknamed "King Tooth" has pulled a seven-coach train using a steel rope clenched in his mouth in an attempt to set a new world record for the heaviest weight pulled with teeth.
South Korea, playing with 10 men from the 57th minute, overcame fierce rivals Japan 6-5 in a penalty shootout after a goalless 120 minutes, to win a tempestuous third-place playoff at the Asian Cup in Palembang on Saturday.
A gruesome murder and an influential defendant make for a riveting courtroom drama
A court's denial of a conversion to Christianity from Islam highlights a clash between religious and secular forces
Premier League champions Manchester United have scrapped plans to play a match in Malaysia as part of their Far East tour this summer.
Manchester United's controversial pre-season match in Malaysia is set to go ahead in defiance of world governing body FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).
With the U.S. real estate market in the doldrums, look south - way south - to Uruguay. Uru-where? The tiny South American nation is wedged between Brazil and Argentina, whose sputtering currencies have been attracting globe-trotting bargain hunters in recent years. But it's getting harder to find a real deal in those countries, with all the competition from euro-flush investors and increasingly prosperous locals. That makes largely overlooked but delightfully cosmopolitan Uruguay the place to be.
AirAsia X, the region's newest budget airline, has shelved plans for a July launch.
Former U.S. Open champion Michael Campbell has been cleared to play in next week's WGC-Accenture Match Play event after injuring his neck in a hotel gym.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change -- a group of scientists and government officials from more than 130 countries -- issued its most detailed report to date on the links between humans and global warming on Friday.
Syed Zainal Abidin Tahir, the youthful new boss of Proton, Malaysia's state-owned car company, is clear on his priorities.
Thailand's Thammanoon Srirot moved into a one-shot lead at the Malaysian Open before officials decided to reduce the competition to 54 holes due to bad weather.
Miguel Angel Jimenez is a shot ahead of the field after a thunderstorm and poor light cut short the first day's play at the Malaysian Open.
The era of the record-breaking American skyscraper is over, according to the firm of architects behind Chicago's Sears Tower, once the world's tallest building.
When it comes to the airport experience, terminals in Asia are a cut above the rest, according to a recent independent survey of air passengers.
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