The United Nations refugee agency has voiced mounting concern over a “grave immediate risk” to persecuted Rohingya Muslim refugees who have fled Myanmar by boats amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Malaysia has recovered 1.4 billion ringgit (323 million dollars) of funds allegedly stolen from state fund 1MDB and identified another 6.9 billion ringgit for recovery, the prime minister’s office said on Tuesday.
Trial opened for 4 men in the Netherlands in a criminal case surrounding the murder of 298 people aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which was shot downed over Ukraine in 2014.
Crisis continues to overshadow Malaysia's politics, with former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad rebuking the designation of Muhyiddin Yassin as his successor, saying he feels “betrayed” by the newly appointed premier.
Malaysia's 94-year-old Mahathir Mohamad lost out in the battle to become prime minister on Saturday as the king named former interior minister Muhyiddin Yassin after a week of political turmoil sparked by Mahathir's resignation.
Malaysia's parliament will vote Monday on the country's next prime minister in a bid to end a political crisis, but if no candidate has enough support there will be a snap election, Mahathir Mohamad said.
In a shock move, Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says he has submitted his resignation to the country’s monarch, leaving the fate of the government in doubt amid talks on the formation of a new coalition administration.
At least 14 people drowned and dozens more were unaccounted for after a boat carrying Rohingya refugees sank off southern Bangladesh early Tuesday, officials say.
Nearly twenty soldiers have been killed and several others wounded in an attack on an army camp in central Mali before dawn on Sunday, an army spokesman and a local official said.
President Hassan Rouhani says Iran is not the only nation that is bearing the brunt of the economic woes caused by the US pressure campaign.