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Stories with place: Kuala Lumpur
  • Malaysians gear up for street rallies urging Najib to quit 
    Updated: Aug-28-15 6:07 am

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysian activists are putting more pressure on embattled Prime Minister Najib Razak to resign with major street rallies this weekend following allegations of suspicious money transfers into his accounts.

  • In talks, Muslim rebels seek independence in south Thailand 
    Updated: Aug-27-15 8:28 am

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Muslim militant leaders in talks with Thai authorities to end a deadly insurgency said Thursday they are seeking an independent state and are ready to negotiate a solution.

  • Timeline of events in scandal embroiling Malaysian leader 
    Updated: Aug-16-15 1:22 am

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Key events in the scandal involving Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak:

  • Quick or slow with Flight 370 news, Malaysia finds criticism story has photos
    Updated: Aug-07-15 7:25 am

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysia was intensely criticized early in the Flight 370 mystery for failing to quickly disclose that its military radar had picked up an unidentified aircraft the night the Boeing 777 disappeared. Now its reticence has given way to what looks like haste - compared to other countries involved, at least - and that has left relatives of the missing as exasperated as ever.

  • Frustrated Flight 370 families: 'We need definite answers' story has photos
    Updated: Aug-06-15 2:32 pm

    BEIJING - Families aching for closure after their relatives disappeared aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 last year vented deep frustration Thursday at differing statements from Malaysia and France over whether the finding of a plane part had been confirmed.

  • Mystery of Flight 370 evolves with first tangible clue 
    Updated: Aug-06-15 11:52 am

    SYDNEY - For 17 months, Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was, in a sense, nowhere. The lack of any tangible clue to its fate was eerie, unsettling, bizarre - a real-world echo of the TV show "Lost" and the wayward-jetliner mystery at the heart of its story.

  • The Latest on MH370: Madagascar also alert for plane debris story has photos
    Updated: Aug-06-15 9:36 am

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - The latest on the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 (all times local):

  • Asia backs Iran deal, Kerry says A-Bomb anniversary relevant story has photos
    Updated: Aug-06-15 3:32 am

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - The 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and five of their large neighbors endorsed the nuclear deal negotiated between Iran and six world powers, as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday's 70th anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing highlighted the importance of the accord in preventing the spread of atomic weapons.

  • News Guide: Malaysia links debris to MH370; others cautious story has photos
    Updated: Aug-06-15 12:25 am

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak announced that a wing piece that washed up on Reunion Island last week is from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. However, French, U.S. and Australian authorities stopped short of full confirmation, frustrating relatives with mixed messages.

  • Kerry pushes Asia trade pact in Singapore story has photos
    Updated: Aug-04-15 2:37 am

    SINGAPORE - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called Tuesday for countries negotiating a major Pacific Rim trade deal to overcome differences that have stalled its conclusion.

  • IOC ready to act if Olympic medals affected by doping story has photos
    Updated: Aug-03-15 3:11 am

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - The IOC will take action against any Olympic athletes if they are found guilty of the latest doping allegations rocking the sport of track and field, IOC President Thomas Bach said Monday.

  • Sepp Blatter's term as IOC member ends story has photos
    Updated: Aug-03-15 2:11 am

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Outgoing FIFA president Sepp Blatter's 16-year term as an International Olympic Committee member ended Monday when he did not seek re-election.

  • USOC: 3 cities being contacted to replace Boston in 2024 bid story has photos
    Updated: Aug-01-15 8:35 am

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - U.S. Olympic leaders have started contacting Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington about the possibility of bidding for the 2024 Games and believe the demise of Boston's candidacy will be "ancient history" by the time the host city is selected in 2017.

  • Back to Beijing for 2nd Olympics in 14 years story has photos
    Updated: Jul-31-15 10:13 am

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Throughout more than 120 years of Olympic history, no city has hosted both the winter and summer games. Now, Beijing will be the first do it - and in the span of just 14 years.

  • Technical issues force 2 votes for 2022 Winter Olympics 
    Updated: Jul-31-15 10:11 am

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - The vote to decide the 2022 Winter Olympics host city should have taken about 10 minutes using tablet-like electronic devices. Instead, a technical glitch left 85 voting members of the International Olympic Committee using paper ballots to ultimately give Beijing the nod.

  • Relatives torn over possible 1st debris from missing MH370 story has photos
    Updated: Jul-30-15 5:25 am

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Jacquita Gomes is torn about whether to believe that plane debris found more than 16 months after the mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is the first concrete evidence that her husband is truly gone.