Najib Razak, Malaysia’s prime minister, previously repealed the International Security Act in 2012, which allowd for detention without trial. Photograph: Charles Pertwee/Bloomberg

Malaysia’s lawmakers passed an anti-terrorism bill on Tuesday after more than 10 hours of heated debate over a law that reintroduces detention without(...)

Mother of MH370 plane crash victim Chong Ling Tan, Madam Wong wipes tear during a memorial event MH370 Day of Remembrance in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Sunday. Photograph: Anthony Kwan/Getty Images

Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak said on Sunday Malaysia remains committed to the search for the missing MH370 jetliner a year after it vanished w(...)

Chinese relatives of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 passengers crying during press conference at a hotel in Seri Petaling near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photograph: EPA
MH370: A timeline

2014March 8th - The Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 takes off from Kuala Lumpur at 12.41am local time bound for Beijing, carrying 227 passengers and 12(...)

A woman sits in front her house, which was destroyed by floodwaters from overflowing Kelantan river, at the Manek Urai district of Kelantan, Malaysia. Azhar Rahim

Malaysia, southern Thailand and parts of the Philippines have been battered by heavy rain and flash floods in recent days, killing dozens, officials s(...)

Relatives and friends of the victims of the Malaysia Airlines  disaster at  a national commemoration ceremony in Amsterdam yesterday. Photograph: Jasper Juinen-Pool/Getty Images

The day is already being remembered as 17/7, the Netherlands’ own 9/11 – and so it was fitting that the centrepiece of yesterday’s national day of r(...)

Najib Razak: “Let us hope in the coming months there will be some success.” Photograph: Nikhil Monteiro/Reuters

Malaysia prime minister Najib Razak has vowed to bring to justice those responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17, but said he feared figh(...)

Ukraine’s president Petro Poroshenko aims a rifle during his visit to a demonstration of new weapons for the Ukrainian armed forces at a military base outside Kiev yesterday. Photograph: Reuters

A Ukrainian push to dislodge pro-Russian rebels from the site of the downed Malaysian airliner further complicated plans for an investigation today a(...)

Relatives of passengers aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 react at Kuala Lumpur International Airport. A total of 44 of the 298 killed in the crash, including the aircraft’s 15 crew members, were Malaysian. Photograph: AP Photo

Malaysia was struggling to come to terms yesterday with its second disastrous air crash in five months as authorities in the southeast Asian country (...)

Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) monitors speak to  pro-Russian separatists at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, near the settlement of Grabovo in the Donetsk region of Ukraine. Photograph: Maxim Zmeyev/Reuters 1:31

World leaders have called for an immediate ceasefire in eastern Ukraine as they demanded speedy access for international investigators to the crash si(...)

Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200ER with registration 9M-MRD operating as flight MH17 is seen at the G3 gate of Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam before it took off for Kuala Lumpur. Photograph: Yaron Mofaz/Reuters)

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said that if the downing of a Malaysian airliner over eastern Ukraine was a deliberate act, then “it is an unspe(...)