Malaysia's first openly gay pastor has chosen Wednesday, coinciding with the country's Independence Day, to get married to his American partner in New York, barely a month after same-sex marriage became legalized there.
Authorities rescued 30 children and four teachers from a man wielding a hammer and a machete in southern Malaysia on Thursday, the country's national news agency said.
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.
The prime ministers of Australia and Malaysia on Saturday announced an agreement aimed at reducing human smuggling and illegal migration to Australia.
The mother of three Mexicans jailed in Malaysia for allegedly manufacturing drugs is pleading for authorities to intervene in their case. They face death by hanging if convicted.
It's been said that we know more about the moon than we know about our own oceans.
Malaysian law enforcement officials have detained a man for posting a Facebook page that allegedly included insults against the state monarch there, according to Bernama, Malaysia's official national news agency.
I was told I'd either love it or hate it.
CNN's Zain Verjee takes us on a tour of the best street food in Kuala Lumpur.
Politics is in the blood of Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak.
In Malaysia's patriarchal society, airline Air Asia wants more women pilots to cope with its expansion plans.
A worldwide shortage of airline pilots has given women in Malaysia a chance to break into a profession that is notoriously male dominated.
Tioman island in Malaysia is caught in the battle between responsible tourism and rampant development.
Bordered by Thailand, Indonesia and Brunei, and with a heritage of diverse influences including a long period of British colonial rule and an economically powerful Chinese community, Malaysia is one of the most multicultural nations in southeast Asia.
Can Malaysia's spicy fusion cooking take on the full English breakfast, or triumph over sushi?
Malaysian cuisine, a mixture of Indian, Thai, Arab and Chinese influences, is gaining ground on the international markets.
Can the internet get to the heart of the Malaysian film industry?
In the latest Global Connections, Connect the World viewers find some surprising links between Sweden and Malaysia.
Every week, Global Connections chooses two countries and asks you to find connections between them.
It may look like "American Idol" or "The X Factor", but the contestants aren't vying for money or a record deal.
A Malaysian model who was sentenced last year to six strokes of a cane for drinking beer in public has had her sentence commuted, her lawyer said Thursday.
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.
"Would you marry the same person again?" could be a dangerous question.
Beating drums accompany hundreds of thousands of Hindu worshippers as they inch their way toward the entrance of the Batu caves just north of Malaysia's capital for the festival of Thaipusam.
Two more churches in Malaysia were firebombed Sunday, bringing the total to six since a court ruled that non-Muslims can use the word "Allah" as a term for God.
Muslim activists protest court verdict ruling allowing non-Muslims to use Allah as a translation for God.
Attackers firebombed three churches in the southeast Asian nation of Malaysia overnight, assaults that come amid widespread Muslim ire over a court ruling that allowed Christians to use the word Allah as a term for God.
Authorities in Malaysia have seized more than 20,000 Bibles in recent months because they refer to God as "Allah," Christian leaders said Thursday.
One child is dead and two others are missing in Malaysia, after a suspension bridge they were crossing collapsed, the Bernama national news agency said Tuesday.
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.
A Malaysian model, who is set to become the first woman in the Southeast Asian country to be caned for drinking alcohol in public, wants her punishment carried out in public.
Malaysia swore in a new prime minister on Friday, the country's state news agency reported.
Najib Razak takes over as Malaysian prime minister. Can he reunite his fractured party? CNN's Anjali Rao reports.
Malaysia will swear in a new prime minister Friday -- one tasked with reuniting a multi-racial nation and shoring up an economy in dire straits.
Malaysia's prime minister wants to step down and has scheduled a meeting with the supreme ruler of the country to hand in his letter of resignation, Malaysia's national news agency reported Saturday.
A Malaysian court ordered the country's former king Wednesday to settle a $1 million debt to a bank in a landmark verdict.
As a long-running political standoff heightens, Malaysians can only sit and hope that someone will get around to tackling the nation's problems sooner rather than later
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
After accusing the country's Deputy PM of having an affair with a woman who was later murdered, a private investigator and his family suddenly disappear
For the second time, the country's leading opposition politician is facing sex charges. In an interview with TIME, he calls it a "desperate" attempt by the government to keep him from power
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
Muslim leaders have urged Malaysians to boycott a planned visit from English Premier League club Chelsea after their government decided to allow the London side's Israeli manager Avram Grant and defender Tal Ben Haim to enter the country.
Malaysia's prime minister took the oath of office for a new five-year term Monday, rejecting calls to resign after an unprecedented electoral setback that has shaken the country's political landscape, the Associated Press reported.
The ruling National Front still holds a majority, but opposition candidates scored stunning upsets in parliamentary elections
Ethnic tensions boil ahead of Malaysia's elections. CNN's Rosalind Chin reports
Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi seems sure to remain in office, but opposition to the government is growing
A judge in Malaysia sentenced an Indonesian man to five years in prison for burying his day-old baby alive in a jungle, a local newspaper reported Tuesday.
Malaysia expects to send home at least 200,000 foreign workers by next year to open up more jobs for its citizens, a local newspaper reported Sunday.
Inside a nondescript building in the gritty Bangsar district of south Kuala Lumpur rests Malaysiakini.com (Malay for "Malaysia Now"), a newspaper covering Malaysia that exists solely in cyberspace.
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.
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.
A Malaysian and American astronaut blast off from Kazakhstan to relieve the international space station crew.
Malaysia marked 50 years of independence Friday with dances and parades in a colorful show of ethnic unity that belied worsening race relations and growing fears about eroding minority rights.
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
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).
Anwar Ibrahim was a rising star in Asian politics during the 1990s as Finance Minister and then Deputy Prime Minister under Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. But in 1998, after leading a c...
On August 30, 2001, then majority whip Tom DeLay, his wife, his staff and two Florida Republican House members arrived in Malaysia on what was billed as an educational trip.
Negotiations to secure a free-trade agreement between Australia and Malaysia have begun in Canberra as the two countries mark a new step in their often troubled relationship.
We received thousands of e-mails in the days after December's tsunamis from people seeking news of friends and relatives in areas affected by the disaster.
Malaysia has pledged full support for Thailand's crackdown on Islamic separatists along their border at a meeting between the leaders of the two countries.
Malaysia's ruling moderates have won an unexpected landslide victory over the fundamentalist Islamic opposition in Sunday's elections.
Malaysia says it has sold a nine percent stake in dominant telephone firm Telekom Malaysia for $766 million to a group of offshore investors that includes Singapore's Temasek.
CIA Director George Tenet was wrong when he said this week that Malaysia had closed a plant that made a critical component for Libya's nuclear weapons program, a U.S. official has said.
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