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Malaysia: Federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia
Malaysia is a country in Southeast Asia. The federal constitutional monarchy consists of 13 states and three federal territories, separated by the South China Sea into two similarly sized regions, Peninsular Malaysia and East Malaysia. Peninsular Malaysia shares a land and maritime border with Thailand in the north and maritime borders with Singapore in the south, Vietnam in the northeast, and Indonesia in the west. East Malaysia shares land and maritime borders with Brunei and Indonesia and a maritime border with the Philippines and Vietnam. Kuala Lumpur is the national capital and largest city while Putrajaya is the seat of federal government. With a population of over 30 million, Malaysia is the world's 44th most populous country. The southernmost point of continental Eurasia, Tanjung Piai, is in Malaysia. In the tropics, Malaysia is one of 17 megadiverse countries, with large numbers of endemic species.

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Flyer from Malaysia held at Mumbai airport in embryo-smuggling racket


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Family of Malaysian shot in New Zealand mayhem wait for word from doctors

Rahimi Ahmad was performing his Friday prayers at the Masjid Al Noor mosque in Christchurch when deafening gunfire shattered the silence.
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Videos for Malaysia

New Zealanders hold moment of silence for mosque shooting victims [Video]New Zealanders hold moment of silence for mosque shooting victims

From bikies in Tauranga to people on the streets of Wellington, New Zealanders pause for a moment of reflection on Friday to mourn the Christchurch mosque shooting victims. Rough Cut (no reporter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:45Published

'We are one' says PM Ardern as New Zealand mourns with prayers [Video]'We are one' says PM Ardern as New Zealand mourns with prayers

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern told a crowd of thousands that 'New Zealand mourns with you' as the call to prayer rang out over Christchurch one week after a shooting left 50 people dead...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:24Published

New Zealand Begins Funerals [Video]New Zealand Begins Funerals

According to REuters, The bodies of victims from New Zealand’s mosques mass shooting were carried in open caskets on the shoulders of mourners into a large tent at Christchurch’s Memorial Park..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:40Published

New Zealand starts to bury mosque attack victims [Video]New Zealand starts to bury mosque attack victims

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Saturday promised to reform the country’s gun laws, a day after at least one gunman attacked worshippers in two mosques, killing 49 and wounding 42..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:34Published

'Our gun laws will change' [Video]'Our gun laws will change'

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern vowed to change the country's gun laws after telling reporters that the alleged perpetrator of the deadly attack at two mosques in Christchurch had a gun..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:58Published

Toxic fumes from Malaysia river affect thousands [Video]Toxic fumes from Malaysia river affect thousands

Three people are arrested in connection with toxic fumes from the Kim Kim River that have sent thousands to hospital this week in Malaysia.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:13Published

Malaysia rejects call to free woman accused of killing Kim Jong Un's half brother [Video]Malaysia rejects call to free woman accused of killing Kim Jong Un's half brother

The woman accused of killing Kim Jong Un's half brother in 2017 will resume trial in April after calls to release her were rejected by Malaysia's attorney-general. The second woman accused in the case..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:23Published

Malaysia Won't Drop Charges Against Vietnamese Suspect in Kim Jong Nam's Murder After Indonesian Counterpart Freed [Video]Malaysia Won't Drop Charges Against Vietnamese Suspect in Kim Jong Nam's Murder After Indonesian Counterpart Freed

Malaysia’s attorney general ordered the murder case to proceed against a Vietnamese woman accused in the killing of the North Korean leader’s estranged half brother, prosecutors said in court..

Credit: Time     Duration: 00:38Published

Malaysia to decide fate of Malaysia Airlines 'soon', PM says [Video]Malaysia to decide fate of Malaysia Airlines 'soon', PM says

The Malaysian government is considering whether to shut, sell or refinance national carrier Malaysia Airlines, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Tuesday. As Francis Maguire reports, the airline..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:48Published

Malaysia Frees Woman Accused Of Murdering Kim Jong Nam [Video]Malaysia Frees Woman Accused Of Murdering Kim Jong Nam

Reuters reports An Indonesian woman accused in the 2017 chemical poison murder of the North Korean leader’s half-brother was freed on Monday after a Malaysian court dropped a murder charge in a case..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:44Published

Malaysian court drops murder charge against Indonesian in Kim Jong Nam case [Video]Malaysian court drops murder charge against Indonesian in Kim Jong Nam case

An Indonesian woman accused in the 2017 killing of the North Korean leader's half-brother was freed after a Malaysian court dropped the murder charge against her in a case that drew suspicions of being..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:29Published

Malaysia: Indonesian woman accused of Kim Jong Nam murder freed [Video]Malaysia: Indonesian woman accused of Kim Jong Nam murder freed

Indonesian woman Siti Aisyah was accused of the killing of North Korean leader's half-brother in Kuala Lumpur.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:13Published

Malaysia frees Indonesian suspect in Kim Jong Nam murder case [Video]Malaysia frees Indonesian suspect in Kim Jong Nam murder case

An Indonesian woman accused in the 2017 killing of the North Korean leader’s half-brother was freed on Monday, as a Malaysian court dropped the murder charge against her in a case that drew..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:50Published

Malaysia: Kim Jong Nam murder suspect freed [Video]Malaysia: Kim Jong Nam murder suspect freed

Indonesian woman Siti Aisyah was discharged by a court in the nerve agent killing of North Korean leader's brother.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:08Published

Indonesian suspect freed in Kim Jong Nam murder case [Video]Indonesian suspect freed in Kim Jong Nam murder case

An Indonesian woman accused in the 2017 killing of the North Korean leader’s half-brother is released from custody after a Malaysian court drops a murder charge against her. Grace Lee reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:22Published

Malaysia Frees Indonesian Suspect Jailed for 2 Years Over Kim Jong Nam's Killing [Video]Malaysia Frees Indonesian Suspect Jailed for 2 Years Over Kim Jong Nam's Killing

An Indonesian woman held two years on suspicion of killing the North Korean leader’s half brother was freed from custody Monday after prosecutors unexpectedly dropped the murder charge against her.

Credit: Time     Duration: 01:16Published

Five years on, MH370 families band together as mystery remains unsolved [Video]Five years on, MH370 families band together as mystery remains unsolved

Five years ago, their loved ones boarded a plane and never came home. The mystery surrounding the disappearance of MH370 remains unsolved. On the anniversary of its disappearance, Reuters asks if..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:16Published

Malaysia's Official Claims There Are Now Gays In His Country [Video]Malaysia's Official Claims There Are Now Gays In His Country

Malaysia's tourism minister is in hot water after claiming that there are no gay people in his country, which has a population of 32 million. When asked whether LGBT tourists would be safe in the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

Making a splash at Malaysia's mermaid school [Video]Making a splash at Malaysia's mermaid school

Wearing tails made of plastic fins covered by shimmering fabric, five women glided through a pool at a Malaysian centre that teaches people how to swim like mermaids.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Malaysia Says the Government is Open to New Proposal to Resume Search for MH370 [Video]Malaysia Says the Government is Open to New Proposal to Resume Search for MH370

Malaysia's transport minister said that the government is open to new proposals from U.S. firm Ocean Infinity or any other companies to resume the hunt for MH370, as families of passengers marked the..

Credit: Time     Duration: 00:48Published

Malaysia Ready to Back Firms In Finding Missing Flight MH370 [Video]Malaysia Ready to Back Firms In Finding Missing Flight MH370

According to Reuters, Malaysia will consider resuming the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 if companies interested in the hunt come forward with viable proposals or credible leads. The..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

Poison Control Calls Up Fifty-Fold For Popular Herbal Supplement [Video]Poison Control Calls Up Fifty-Fold For Popular Herbal Supplement

Kratom is a plant which grows naturally in Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and Papua Guinea. The herbal supplement has gained national attention as some have reported using the the drug to treat pain and..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:47Published

 

One Malaysian injured in New Zealand mosque shooting

A Malaysian was among those wounded during a shooting at two mosques in the city of Christchurch, Malaysia's High Commission in New Zealand said on Friday.
Reuters - Published

Malaysia shuts 111 schools, but says poisoning outbreak 'under control'

Malaysia ordered 111 schools to close on Thursday as more than 200 children, teachers and others were taken to hospital after breathing in chemical fumes, but Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said he..
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Vietnam asks Malaysian for fair treatment of citizen accused of Kim Jong Nam murder

Vietnam has repeatedly called on Malaysia for a fair trial of one of its citizens accused of the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of the North Korean leader, the southeast Asian nation's..
Reuters - Published

Malaysia rejects call to free Vietnamese accused in Kim Jong Nam killing

Malaysia's attorney-general on Thursday rejected Vietnam's request to free a woman accused of the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader, and a court set April 1 for her trial..
Reuters - Published

Trial of Vietnamese woman accused of killing Kim Jong Nam to continue

A Vietnamese woman will continue her trial for the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader, after Malaysian prosecutors rejected a request from Vietnam to free her on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

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