Malaysia’s former prime minister Najib Razak greets his supporters as he leaves a court in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday. Photograph: Lai Seng Sin/Reuters

Najib Razak, the former prime minister of Malaysia, was charged with criminal breach of trust and abuse of power on Wednesday, and pleaded not guilty (...)

 Doan Thi Huong (left) and Siti Aisyah after being arrested in connection with the death of Kim Jong-nam. Photograph: EPA/Royal Malaysia Police Handout

Malaysia will cancel visa-free entry for North Koreans coming to the country from Monday, as diplomatic ties between the two nations worsened over the(...)

Siti Aisyah (25) and Doan Thi Huong (28) will be charged with murder on Wednesday. Photograph: NYT

Two women will be charged with murder on Wednesday over their alleged involvement in the killing of the estranged half-brother of North Korea’s leader(...)

Muslim demonstrators chant slogans outside Malaysia’s Court of Appeal in Putrajaya, outside Kuala Lumpur, on Monday. The  court ruled on Monday that a Christian newspaper may not use the word “Allah” to refer to God. Photograph: Samsul Said/Reuters

A government ban on non-Muslims in Malaysia using the word “Allah” to refer to God has been upheld by an appeal court.The country’s Christian, Buddhis(...)