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Nur Shamsiah Mohamad Yunus revealed the plundering of the state investment fund by the previous government.

Father-of-six Makram Ali was killed when far-right extremist Darren Osbourne ploughed his van into a crowd outside the north London mosque.

Senior Malaysia judges resign in government clean-up

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Senior Malaysia judges resign in government clean-up

Malaysia's top two judges are the latest officials forced to leave office as the government continues its anti-corruption crackdown.

Morocco loses 2026 World Cup bid to US-Mexico-Canada trio

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Morocco loses 2026 World Cup bid to US-Mexico-Canada trio

With the US and Canada failing even to qualify for Russia 2018, there was only one way to guarantee playing in 2026.

Dubai real estate a money-laundering haven, new report finds

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Dubai real estate a money-laundering haven, new report finds

War profiteers, terror financiers and drug traffickers sanctioned by the US in recent years have used Dubai's real-estate market as a haven for ...

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The Iraq Report: Iraqi democracy smoulders amid political violence

Investigating the fire at the ballot warehouse after the recount was ordered - our weekly round-up of the latest news from Iraq.

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Malaysia's bank chief resigns as corruption probe continues

Malaysia's central bank chief has resigned as the new government continues its corruption probe against former leader Najib Razak.

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Riyadh, Abu Dhabi 'used sleazy Washington lobbyists' against Qatar

Saudi Arabia and the UAE have been dealing with a pair of controversial Washington lobbyists to sway the US government to sanction Qatar, an ...

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Former Malaysia leader questioned in corruption probe

Malaysia's new government has intensified its efforts to investigate the alleged 1MDB corruption scandal with former Prime Minister ...

How are key businesses reacting to Iran's sanctions?

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How are key businesses reacting to Iran's sanctions?

Despite EU leaders firmly determined to preserve the fragile Iran deal, several high profile companies are teetering on packing up their ...

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Malaysian ex-PM's home raided as 1MDB probe intensifies

Malaysia's new government has intensified its efforts to investigate the 1MDB corruption scandal with a raid on the home of the former ...

Released Malaysian opposition reformist forgives nemesis-turned-ally Mahathir

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Released Malaysian opposition reformist forgives nemesis-turned-ally Mahathir

Jailed Malaysian opposition politician Anwar Ibrahim said he forgives his old nemesis, current Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, and welcomed a ...

<em>Scandal</em>-struck former Malaysia PM barred from travel

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Scandal-struck former Malaysia PM barred from travel

Malaysia bars Najib Razak from travel after the former prime minister announced he would be leaving the country for a 'break'.

Mahathir pledges to recover billions from Saudi-linked 1MDB <em>scandal</em>

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Mahathir pledges to recover billions from Saudi-linked 1MDB scandal

Malaysia's new prime minister has pledged to recover money allegedly misappropriated by the country's former leader in an international ...

Malaysia opposition hopes to be sworn in today

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Malaysia opposition hopes to be sworn in today

Opposition leader Mahathir Mohamad said he expects to be sworn in today with Malaysian activists concerned about delays to his inauguration.

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Malaysia's opposition win shock election victory, toppling 'Saudi-backed' premier

Malaysia's veteran ex-leader Mahathir Mohamad, 92, won a shock election victory on Thursday, toppling the country's scandal-plagued premier and ousted a regime that has ruled for over six decades.

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Malaysia's scandal-hit PM looks set to lose popular vote

Unofficial tallies show Malaysia's opposition making early gains in what appears to be a loss of popular vote for the current ...

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'Fake news': A growing new threat to press freedom

Comment: The lack of a strong US voice promoting the basic value of press freedom has emboldened governments from China to Pakistan, writes ...

CJ Werleman

Netanyahu's Iran gobbledynuke

Comment: Netanyahu's claims about Iran were as cartoonish and absurd as the high school level PowerPoint presentation that supported them, ...

Egypt officials apologise to footballer Salah for image <em>scandal</em>

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Egypt officials apologise to footballer Salah for image scandal

The head of Egypt's football association has finally apologised to star Mohamed Salah for a dispute over image rights, showing the power of the ...

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Netanyahu's show-and-tell reveals nothing new on Iran nuclear weaponisation

The Israeli leader promised to hand over intelligence on Iran to the IAEA, but it's likely they already know.

'First BAME Home Secretary' headlines distract from Windrush <em>scandal</em>

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'First BAME Home Secretary' headlines distract from Windrush scandal

While the appointment of Sajid Javid is being hailed by the Conservative Party, many believe the Thatcherite politician is being tokenised to ...

Sajid Javid named Home Secretary after Amber Rudd resignation

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Sajid Javid named Home Secretary after Amber Rudd resignation

Amber Rudd resigned as Home Secretary, claiming she "inadvertently misled" lawmakers about deportation targets for illegal immigrants.

UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd resigns over immigration scandals

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UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd resigns over immigration scandals

Leaked documents reveal Rudd lied to a committee of UK lawmakers over the country's immigration policies, the latest in a series of scandalous ...

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