Anti-government protesters in Malaysia. Photograph: Olivia Harris/Reuters

Former Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad, joining anti-government protesters for a second day on Sunday, has called for a “people’s power” movement to(...)

A member of the military wipes his face during rehearsals for Independence Day, or Merdeka Day, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Malaysia celebrates Independence Day on August 31st. Photograph: Reuters

Malaysian authorities have blocked access to the website of a civil society group that called for massive anti-government demonstrations this weekend,(...)

A Malaysian expert (centre) looks for debris from the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on a beach in Saint-Andre de la Reunion in the Indian Ocean. Photograph: Richard Bouhet/AFP/Getty Images

The Australian-led search for the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 will continue scanning the seabed 2,000km west of the Western Austral(...)

Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak during a press conference in Kuala Lumpur to confirm debris found on Reunion Island is from the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 flight. Photograph: Fazry Ismail/EPA

Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak has confirmed that a Boeing 777 wing segment discovered in the Indian Ocean island of Reunion is from the missing(...)

Members of French Gendarmerie and local authorities checking a piece of debris from an unidentified aircraft apparently washed ashore in  Réunion island in the Indian Ocean. Photograph: EPA 0:50

Aircraft debris found on a French Indian Ocean island has been flown to France for analysis, with a 6ft section of wing appearing to match the model o(...)

Malaysia’s prime minister Najib Razak  has denied taking any money from 1MDB or any other entity for personal gain, and is considering legal action. Photograph: Reuters

Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak sacked his deputy and four other ministers in a cabinet reshuffle on Tuesday, and replaced the attorney general, (...)

Indonesian health workers check on the condition of a Rohingya migrant, who arrived recently by boat, at a temporary shelter in Kuala Langsa, in Indonesia’s Aceh Province on Monday. Malaysia’s police chief said  that 139 graves believed to contain the remains of migrants were found near the country’s border with Thailand, and that some graves contained more than one body. Photograph: Darren Whiteside/Reuters 1:14

Malaysia has uncovered 139 graves thought to contain the remains of migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh scattered around more than two dozen suspect(...)

Suspected ethnic Rohingya migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh rest as they were detained at the district hall in Rattaphum district Thailand, May 9th 2015. Police discovered a mass grave in the southern province of Songkhla containing 26 bodies at an abandoned camp used by human traffickers. Photograph: EPA.

Mass graves and suspected human trafficking detention camps have been discovered by Malaysian police in towns and villages bordering Thailand, the cou(...)

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(...)