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Judge finds conspiracy to kill Kim with VX, women to testify

Aug 17, 2018

A Malaysian judge found evidence two women participated in a "well-planned conspiracy" to kill the North Korean leader's half brother and called on them to present their defense, extending their murder trial into next year

The Latest: Indonesian to testify when murder trial resumes

Aug 17, 2018

Indonesian defendant Siti Aisyah will be the first witness to testify when murder trial in the killing of Kim Jong Nam resumes in November

New Malaysian government repeals law banning 'fake news'

Aug 16, 2018

Malaysia's new government has repealed a widely criticized law prohibiting "fake news," in a move hailed as a landmark moment for human rights by a group of Southeast Asian lawmakers

Indonesian president urges tolerance in annual speech

Aug 16, 2018

Indonesia's president urged the country to embrace its founding spirt of tolerance in an annual national address just days after choosing a divisive cleric as his running mate in elections next year

Judge may acquit women or call defense in Kim Jong Nam trial

Aug 15, 2018

Women on trial in Malaysia for the brazen assassination of the North Korean leader's half brother could be acquitted Thursday or called to enter their defense, which could last several more months

Malaysia PM on China, Rohingya, Singapore, graft and sea row

Aug 14, 2018

Malaysia Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad commented on lopsided China-backed projects, treatment of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims, the South China Sea furor and the country's financial mess in an interview with The Associated Press

Malaysia eyes more than 10-fold hike in Singapore water deal

Aug 14, 2018

Malaysia's prime minister seeking to hike the price of water sold to the neighboring country of Singapore by more than 10 times as his country searches for ways to pay off massive debts

AP Interview: Malaysia's Mahathir aims to scrap China deals

Aug 13, 2018

Malaysia's prime minister says he will seek to cancel Chinese-backed infrastructure projects signed by his predecessor as his government works to dig itself out of debt

Malaysia ex-PM fails in media gag bid ahead of graft trial

Aug 10, 2018

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has failed to win a court order barring the media from discussing the merits of corruption charges against him ahead of the start of his trial on Feb. 12.

Indonesian president picks cleric as running mate in 2019

Aug 10, 2018

Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has formally registered as a candidate in 2019 elections and has chosen a conservative Islamic cleric as his running mate

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Indonesian president urges tolerance in annual...

Aug 16, 2018

Indonesia's president urged the country to embrace its founding spirt of tolerance in an annual...

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Indonesian president picks cleric as running mate...

Aug 10, 2018

Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has formally registered as a candidate in 2019 elections...

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Indonesia's Aceh carries out public canings...

Jul 13, 2018

Conservative Indonesian province publicly canes gay couple, others found guilty of violating...

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Malaysia investigates marriage of man to...

Jul 2, 2018

Malaysia's deputy prime minister says authorities are investigating the marriage between an...

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4 shot dead in attack on Indonesia police;...

May 16, 2018

Indonesian police have shot dead four sword-wielding men who attacked a police headquarters in...

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Malaysia's reformist icon Anwar freed, given...

May 16, 2018

Malaysia's reformist icon Anwar Ibrahim has been freed from custody after receiving a royal pardon,...

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