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Asia Pacific Jun 29, 2018

Malaysia freezes bank accounts of Najib's party in 1MDB probe

Malaysia's anti-graft agency has frozen bank accounts of the political party once led by former premier Najib Razak as part of its probe into beleaguered state fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd, media reported on Friday. Najib's United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) is believed to have received ...

Asia Pacific / Politics Jun 22, 2018

Malaysia reopens grisly murder case linked to Najib

Malaysian police have reopened an investigation into the grisly murder of a young Mongolian woman in 2006 which has been linked to the country's ousted leader, reports said Friday. Altantuya Shaariibuu was shot dead and her body blown up with military-grade plastic explosives near Kuala ...