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Asian shares slide on worries over US-China relations

Nov 5, 2018

Asian shares slide on worries over US-China trade dispute

Mattis: Afghan attack will not shake US commitment

Oct 19, 2018

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the killing of a powerful police chief in southern Afghanistan just two days before national elections is unlikely to fundamentally weaken the security situation

Malaysia's former deputy PM detained for alleged graft

Oct 18, 2018

Malaysia's anti-graft agency says it has detained former Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi in a case linked to misappropriation of funds in a welfare group

Feeling 'vindicated,' Malaysia's Anwar takes lawmaker oath

Oct 15, 2018

Malaysian Prime Minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim has taken his oath as a lawmaker, marking his return to active politics three years after he was imprisoned for sodomy in a charge critics said was politically motivated

Malaysia PM-in-waiting Anwar wins parliamentary by-election

Oct 13, 2018

Charismatic Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim has won a by-election for a parliamentary seat with a landslide victory in a grand political comeback to help him prepare for his eventual takeover from Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad

The Latest: Malaysia's PM-in-waiting wins landslide victory

Oct 13, 2018

Charismatic Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim has won a by-election for a parliamentary seat with a landslide victory in a grand political comeback to help him prepare for his eventual takeover from Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad

Malaysian PM campaigns for successor and former foe Anwar

Oct 9, 2018

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is campaigning for his designated successor and former foe Anwar Ibrahim, urging voters to support his return to active politics

Asian stocks fall as US accuses China of election meddling

Oct 5, 2018

Asian stocks fall after US accuses China of meddling in its midterm elections

Malaysia's Anwar in multi-cornered race for Parliament seat

Sep 29, 2018

Malaysia's prime minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim has kicked off his campaign for a by-election but faced a multi-cornered fight in his bid to return to active politics

FIFA VP Sheikh Salman seeks re-election to lead Asian soccer

Sep 26, 2018

FIFA vice president Sheikh Salman is standing for re-election as Asia's soccer leader and faces a likely challenger from Saudi Arabia

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