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  1. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysia gang violence fed by drugs, guns and race

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 04:41pm by Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur

    ... him. Malaysian police are battling to douse a burst of gang violence blamed on drug-trafficking turf battles, easily obtained guns, and government policies that critics say marginalise Malaysia’s two million ethnic Indians, driving many into crime. Public concern over robberies and street crime has escalated for years in Malaysia, but a burst of deadly gun violence this year has ...

  2. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Myanmese Buddhists fear violence in Malaysia

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Chew

    ... to run away," said a Myanmese community leader who declined to be named over fear for his safety. The violence is believed to have compelled many Myanmese migrant workers to leave the country. "I can tell you many Myanmese workers are leaving Malaysia. Workers in Myanmar who got visas to come here to work are cancelling them because of the news of this violence," said ...

  3. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysian election violence falling, says police

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 05:10pm by Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur Hundreds of cases of Malaysian election violence have been reported since campaigning for tightly contested May 5 polls got under way at the weekend, ... arrested over the violence, national police spokesman Ramli Yoosuf told The Star newspaper. “They were in possession of weapons such as machetes and suspected of slashing rival party supporters ...

  4. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    900 Myanmese held as two killed in sectarian clashes in Malaysia

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... they had detained more than 900 Myanmese in a security sweep after at least two were killed last week in clashes believed to be linked to sectarian violence back home. The two dead were probably ... in critical condition and the attacks were "believed to be the result of violence in Myanmar". "The operation is to send a clear message to stop this nonsense and not bring the violence ...

  5. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysia stand-off with armed Filipinos ends in violence

    Posted Mar 01st 2013, 04:28pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur Twelve followers of a self-described Philippine Sultan died in a shootout with Malaysian security forces Twelve followers of a self-described Philippine Sultan died in a shootout with Malaysian security forces on Frida ...

  6. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysia PM Najib Razak facing problems despite decisive action on Flight MH17

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 06:14am by Satish Cheney

    ... powerful Malay-rights group which uses racial provocation and, occasionally, violence to get its message across. The group has been referred to as "fascist monsters" by the opposition. ...

  7. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Two Myanmar politicians escape 'assassination' bid in Kuala Lumpur

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 04:13am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur Myanmar politicians escape 'assassination' bid Two Myanmar politicians from a western state riven by deadly communal violence narrowly ... has been torn by several episodes of violence since 2012 between Buddhists and Muslims that left scores dead and displaced 140,000 people- many from the stateless Rohingya Muslim minority. ...

  8. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysian church attacked amid 'Allah' dispute

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 03:12pm by Associated Press

    ... further details. Phone calls to the church went unanswered. The incident in Penang has sparked worries of more widespread religious violence such as in 2010, when more than a dozen churches ...

  9. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    450 Myanmar asylum seekers reach Malaysia

    Posted Dec 31st 2012, 03:12pm by Associated Press in Kuala Lumpur

    ... groups of Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims who’ve reached Malaysia this year after leaving their violence-scarred hometowns. A police official on Malaysia’s northern Langkawi island says the asylum ... in Muslim-majority Malaysia. Some came this year following Muslim-Buddhist sectarian violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state.   ...

  10. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysian in London Maoist group not a ‘slave’, says sister

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 05:33pm by AFP

    ... with forced marriage and honour-based violence. Their alleged captors, named by media as 73-year-old Aravindan Balakrishnan and his 67-year-old wife Chanda, have been freed on bail pending further ...




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