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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

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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

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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

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World markets claw back losses on possible Trump-Xi meet

Oct 12, 2018

World shares claw back losses on possible Trump-Xi meeting at Group of 20 summit

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Indonesian president says trade wars too destructive

Oct 12, 2018

Indonesian president says trade wars are an invitation to destruction, as shares rebound on news of possible Trump-Xi meeting

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The Latest: Southeast Asian leaders affirm free trade goals

Oct 11, 2018

Southeast Asian leaders affirm free trade goals, aim to close gaps in development

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As markets swoon, finance chiefs urge US, China to cool it

Oct 11, 2018

World Bank, IMF heads urge U.S., China to play by rules, fix, not break world trade system as tumbling share prices underscore risks

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Malaysia says it will end death penalty for all crimes

Oct 11, 2018

Malaysia's government says it will abolish the death penalty and halt all executions, in a rare move against capital punishment in Asia hailed by human rights groups

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Stock market drop spreads, Wall Street set to fall again

Oct 11, 2018

Stock markets sink, extending losses from Wall Street, as investors worry that higher interest rates will dent company earnings and a trade war will crimp global business.

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New Indonesia quake kills 3 in Java village, shakes Bali

Oct 11, 2018

An earthquake collapsed homes on Indonesia's eastern Java island, killing three people, and shook the tourist hotspot of Bali, two weeks after a major quake-tsunami disaster in a central region of the archipelago

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