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Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak in May arrives at Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Office in July in Putrajaya, Malaysia. Photo: Vincent Thian / Associated Press

Malaysian Ex-PM Slapped With New Charge Over 1MDB Scandal

KUALA LUMPUR — Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was charged Wednesday with tampering with the final audit report into a defunct state investment...
British Prime Minister Theresa May, left, and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte pose for photographers at the start of a meeting Tuesday in The Hague, Netherlands. Photo: Peter Dejong / Associated Press

May in the Netherlands as She Fights to Save Brexit Deal

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Top European Union officials on Tuesday ruled out any renegotiation of the divorce agreement with Britain as Prime Minister Theresa...
U.S. soldiers of Company C, 9th Infantry Regiment who survived a Filipino ambush in 1901 pose with a church bell used to signal the attack. Photo: Fred R. Brown / Wikimedia Commons

US to Return 3 Bells Seized From Philippines a Century Ago

MANILA — The United States is to return three church bells seized by U.S. troops as war trophies from the Philippines more than a...

Big Rally by Malaysia Muslims Calls for Upholding Privileges

KUALA LUMPUR — Tens of thousands of Malaysian Muslims rallied Saturday in Kuala Lumpur against any attempt to strip the ethnic Malay majority of...
Indonesian soldiers and police officers carry a body bag Friday containing the body of a victim of separatist attack in Nduga district upon its arrival at Moses Kilangin Airport in Timika, Papua province, Indonesia. Photo: Mujiono / Associated Press

Rebels Demand Indonesia Negotiate on Papua Independence

JAKARTA — Rebels in Indonesia's Papua province demanded that the government hold negotiations on their territory's self-determination and warned of more attacks following a...
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, left, shakes hands Friday with his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc before heading for talks behind closed doors in Hanoi, Vietnam. Photo: Tran Van Minh / Associated Press

Cambodia’s Hun Sen Says No to Foreign Military Bases

HANOI — Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said Friday that his government will not allow any foreign military bases in its territory and called...
In this Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, image from video, Hakeem Ali Mohamed Ali AlAraib speaks at Suvarnabhumi Airport, Thailand. Photo: SBS via AP

FIFA Supports Bahraini Football Player Detained at Suvarnabhumi

ZURICH — FIFA says it wants a soccer player who has refugee status in Australia to return to the country "at the earliest possible moment" rather than be extradited from Thailand to Bahrain.
Tammy Davis-Charles, right, an Australian charged with providing commercial surrogacy services, hides her face as she enters the Phnom Penh Municipal Court in 2017 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Photo: Heng Sinith / Associated Press

Cambodia Surrogate Mothers Freed After Vowing to Keep Babies

PHNOM PENH — Thirty-two Cambodian women who were charged with human trafficking for serving as surrogate mothers have been provisionally released from detention after...
Low Taek Jho during the 2014 "Social Good Summit" in New York City. Image: Jynwel Foundation / YouTube

New Charges Against Fugitive 1MDB Financier Jho Low, 4 Others

KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysian police said Wednesday that they have filed new criminal charges against fugitive financier Low Taek Jho and four others over...
Rohingya men who were rescued by local fishermen sit on the ground Tuesday in Kuala Idi, Aceh province. Photo: Iskandar Ishak / Associated Press

Indonesia Rescues 20 Muslim Rohingya Adrift Off Aceh

KUALA IDI, Indonesia — Indonesian fishermen rescued a wooden boat carrying 20 hungry, weak Rohingya Muslims on Tuesday after it was found adrift off...

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