Two weeks ago, Malaysia's Najib Razak was supremely confident of being elected prime minister for a third term.
Pardoned Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim says decades-old affirmative action policies for the country's Malay majority must be discarded in favor of a new program to help the poor regardless of race.
Malaysia's historic change of government paves the way for an extraordinary comeback for jailed opposition icon Anwar Ibrahim, who played a key role in helping to secure the election victory and has become a prime minister in waiting.
Malaysia's new leader, Mahathir Mohamad, said Saturday that defeated scandal-tainted Prime Minister Najib Razak and his wife have been barred from leaving the country to prevent them from fleeing from possible prosecution over a massive corruption scandal.
In 2013 elections, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's face and reformist message were front and center.
Malaysia's former authoritarian leader Mahathir Mohamad wasn't invited to the forum that planned to debate whether at well past 90 years he was too old to be prime minister again.
A police witness told a Malaysian court Thursday that there is no video evidence that shows an Indonesian woman smearing a nerve agent on the face of the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader as part of an airport attack that killed him.
The trial of the two women accused of killing the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader has resumed after a seven-week recess, with witnesses taking the stand to verify the authenticity of security camera footage showing the attack.
A fire that blocked the only exit to an Islamic school dormitory killed 24 people who were trapped behind barred windows, mostly teenagers, on the outskirts of Malaysia's capital early Thursday, officials said.
A fire department official in Malaysia says a fire at an Islamic religious school on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur has killed at least 25 people, mostly teenagers.
Two women accused of poisoning the estranged half brother of North Korea's ruler in a bizarre airport assassination are expected to plead innocent when they appear in a Malaysian court on Friday, their lawyers said.