Loot and snooze: Burglar amasses jewelry, then falls asleep on homeowners’ couch in Malaysia

Malaysia burglar falls asleep on homeowners’ couch

Cosmetic mogul’s slaying grips Malaysia; police say her body was burned, ashes discarded

Cosmetics millionaire’s slaying grips Malaysia

Malaysian prosecutors seek harsher sentence for ‘Lizard King’ to deter wildlife trafficking

Malaysian officials appeal ‘Lizard King’ sentence

Malaysian court jails notorious wildlife trader 6 months for smuggling 95 live boas in luggage

Malaysian snake smuggler sentenced to 6 months

Snakes in a bag: Malaysian smuggler guilty over 95 live boas found in burst luggage at airport

95 snakes found in burst bag at Malaysia airport

Maritime group urges Indonesia to increase anti-piracy patrols after spike in attacks

Indonesia urged to increase anti-piracy patrols

Kenya seizes 2 tons of ivory destined for Malaysia and concealed in boxes of fruit

Kenya seizes 2 tons of ivory destined for Asia

Malaysia to boost size of security corps despite allegations that volunteers abuse immigrants

Malaysia boosts security corps accused of abuses

Malaysia court convicts 2 Muslim brothers to 5 years in prison for torching Christian church

2 Muslims jailed 5 years for Malaysia church arson

Malaysia court convicts 2 Muslim brothers of torching Christian church during tensions

Malaysia court convicts 2 Muslims of church arson

2 Muslim Malaysian brothers testify in court to deny charge of torching church during tensions

2 Muslim Malaysians on trial deny torching church

Malaysian prosecutor removed over alleged affair with witness accusing opposition leader

Malaysian prosecutor axed in Anwar’s sodomy trial

Malaysia court fines 12 Muslims for parading cow head in protest against Hindu temple plan

12 Muslims fined for Malaysia Hindu temple protest

Malaysian police raid for stolen cars finds hundreds of birds, other protected wildlife

Malaysia raid for stolen cars nets protected birds

Malaysia’s government reverses decision to let non-Muslims bet on sports after criticism

Malaysia nixes sports betting for non-Muslims

Malaysia tears down iconic mural wall at century-old prison, refuses to make it a museum

Malaysia tears down iconic mural wall at prison

Human rights report about oil companies in Sudan leads to Swedish probe

Swedish probe regarding rights report on Sudan

300 tortoises saved after Malaysian airport staff see bags wriggling (slowly)

Malaysian airport staff rescue smuggled tortoises

Malaysian wins $1M from government over being wrongfully held 3 years under harsh security law

Malaysian wins $1M for wrongful 3-year detention

Malaysia parents seek return of son exiled for allegedly possessing stolen motorcycle

Malaysia parents challenge gov’t exile of teen son

Report: Handcuffed theft suspect in Malaysia escapes by fleeing in police car

Handcuffed suspect flees in Malaysian police car

Malaysia court sentences woman to 8 years in jail for scalding Indonesian housemaid

Malaysia woman handed 8 years’ jail for maid abuse

Malaysia opposition leader Anwar loses bid to get police documents that could derail sex trial

Malaysia’s Anwar loses new bid to derail sex trial

Malaysia probes police shooting of suspect amid allegations police use arms indiscriminately

Malaysia probes 3rd police shooting of suspect

Malaysian policeman charged with fatal shooting of teen after national outcry over brutality

Malaysian policeman charged with killing teenager

Oppsn leader Anwar’s accuser says he met Malaysian PM days before making sodomy allegation

Anwar’s sodomy accuser met Malaysian PM earlier

Reports: Indonesian sentenced to death in Malaysia wedding shooting that killed 5

Death sentence for Malaysia wedding shooting

Somali pirates carrying AK-47s, RPG storm ship, seize 21 Filipinos aboard; 326 crew now held

Somali pirates seize ship with 21 Filipinos aboard

Court orders Malaysian jailed, whipped over acid attack on wife who refused to have sex

Malaysian gets flogging for acid attack on wife

Malaysia bans export of weapon parts after cases linked to Iran, Libya nuclear trafficking

Malaysia passes law to curb nuclear trafficking

Malaysian state ruler commutes caning sentence for beer-drinking Muslim woman

Malaysian ruler commutes caning sentence for woman

Malaysia’s High Court schedules sodomy trial of opposition leader Anwar to resume in May

Sodomy trial of Malaysia’s Anwar to resume in May

Malaysia opposition fires MP in ‘Allah’ dispute, losing 4th lawmaker in less than a month

Malaysia opposition fires lawmaker in ‘Allah’ spat

Singapore says it boosted security after threat of terrorist attack on ships

Singapore bolsters security over terrorist threat

Officials warn of terror threat to oil tankers in Malacca Strait, countries step up patrols

Tankers warned of terror threat in Malacca Strait

Malaysia refuses to prosecute 2 Muslims who deceived Catholic church, took Communion

Malaysia won’t punish Muslims for taking Communion

Malaysia prison canes 3 Muslim women for illicit sex in 1st use of penalty on females

3 Muslim Malaysia women caned for extramarital sex

Sodomy trial of Malaysian opposition leader Anwar halted as defense seeks judge’s removal

Malaysia: Anwar wants sodomy trial judge removed

Lurid sex allegations recorded in sodomy trial of Malaysia’s opposition leader Anwar

Lurid evidence in Malaysia opposition leader trial

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar faces explicit accusations as sodomy trial begins

Malaysia: Anwar faces explicit claims in trial

Sodomy trial of Malaysia’s Anwar starts after lawyers fail to secure further delays

Sodomy trial of Malaysia’s Anwar starts

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim went on trial Wednesday for allegedly sodomizing a male aide, a charge that he says is a high-level government conspiracy aimed at destroying his political movement.

Sodomy trial of Malaysia’s Anwar set to start after lawyers fail to secure further delays

Sodomy trial of Malaysia’s Anwar set to start

Malaysia’s Anwar accuses PM, First Lady of ‘personal’ involvement in his sodomy trial

Malaysia’s Anwar says PM behind sodomy trial

Malaysia charges 3 Muslim men for firebomb attack on church _ 1st suspects to face court

Malaysia charges 3 Muslims for church firebombing

Malaysia court jails 2 men, acquits main accused over beating ritual to expel spirits

2 jailed, 1 acquitted in Malaysian ritual killing

Iranian engineer’s case highlights US efforts to pursue violators of Iran embargo

Engineer’s arrest exposes US pursuit of Iranians

Malaysia police arrest 8 suspects linked to church firebomb attack amid religious tensions

Malaysia police arrest 8 over church arson attack

Iran accuses France of using trial of Iranian student for political pressure

Iran says France using Iranian’s trial to pressure

Rum bottle thrown at mosque in 1st such attack amid religious tensions in Malaysia

Rum bottle thrown at Malaysia mosque amid tension

Vandals smash Malaysian church window amid religious tensions over use of word Allah

Vandals smash Malaysia church window amid tensions