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Prosecutors said the case had "tarnished the country's image as a kleptocracy" and sought a deterrent sentence to remind those in public office that "no one is above the law."

Goldman's role came under scrutiny over bond issues totalling $6.5 billion it helped arranged for the fund.

Malaysia freezes $340 million in 1MDB scandal-linked PetroSaudi funds

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Malaysia freezes $340 million in 1MDB scandal-linked PetroSaudi funds

The Malaysian court granted a temporary freeze whilst it considers a hearing on the matter, set for the end of August.

Malaysia's Mahathir urges parliament vote to defy Muhyiddin appointment

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Malaysia's Mahathir urges parliament vote to defy Muhyiddin appointment

Muhyiddin took the oath of office following the collapse of the former ruling coalition, but Mahathir Mohamad on Sunday urged parliament to defy ...

Malaysia's king appoints Muhyiddin Yassin PM amid political crisis

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Malaysia's king appoints Muhyiddin Yassin PM amid political crisis

Mahathir Mohamad's bid to retain his post as Malaysian prime minister has failed following a decision from the country's king.

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Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad resigns

Analysts suggest that the Malaysian PM may not be gone for good, and that the resignation is a political move to create a new majority.

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Malaysia's former PM 'asked UAE to fake evidence'

Malaysia's disgraced former prime minister reportedly sought help from UAE's crown prince, asking him to fake evidence in an attempt the cover ...

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Malaysia aiming to locate $4.3bn linked to 1MDB scandal

Malaysia's anti-corruption chief has said that five countries are working with Malaysia to locate more than $4bn in funds allegedly stolen from ...

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'Unsatisfied' Malaysia rejects $2 billion compensation from Goldman Sachs

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is accused of channelling around $700 million from 1Malaysia Development Berhad ...

Seven times Boris Johnson has offended minority groups

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Seven times Boris Johnson has offended minority groups

Boris Johnson goes head-to-head with Jeremy Hunt in the race to become the next PM, but his history of gaffes, racial slurs and offensive ...

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Malaysia's 'shopaholic' former first lady faces 20th corruption charge

Rosmah Mansor - widely reviled in Malaysia due to her penchant for lavish overseas shopping sprees - was newly charged with accepting a bribe.

Malaysia files charges against Goldman over 1MDB scandal

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Malaysia files charges against Goldman over 1MDB scandal

Malaysia has filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs and two of its former employees over the scandal surrounding state fund.

Malaysia financier faces new charges in 1MDB scandal

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Malaysia financier faces new charges in 1MDB scandal

Low, commonly known as Jho Low, is accused of playing a central role in plundering the investment fund.

Goldman Sachs could face hefty penalties over Malaysia scandal

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Goldman Sachs could face hefty penalties over Malaysia scandal

Banking firm Goldman Sachs has acknowledged that it could be hit with severe penalties over bribes allegedly made by former senior officials.

Malaysia ex-PM says $27m diamond was UAE prince's gift

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Malaysia ex-PM says $27m diamond was UAE prince's gift

Scandal-stricken former PM Najib Razak has said that a 22-carat diamond sought by the US Department of Justice was given to ...

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Former Malaysia PM slapped with six new graft charges

Najib Razak and Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah pleaded not guilty to counts of criminal breach of trust at a Kuala Lumpur court on Thursday.

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Former Malaysian PM faces fresh charges over $1.2bn payment

Malaysian anti-corruption investigators are reportedly preparing to level fresh charges against fromer leader Najib Razak on ...

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Malaysia's ex-deputy PM slapped with 45 graft-related charges

Malaysian opposition leader Ahmad Zahid Hamidi pleaded not guilty to 45 charges levelled against him by a court on Friday.

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Malaysia defies China and releases Uighur

Malaysia has freed 11 ethnic Uighur Muslims, after ignoring demands from China to deport the group.

Malaysia to formally charge <em>Najib</em> <em>Razak</em> with corruption

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Malaysia to formally charge Najib Razak with corruption

Malaysia's former prime minister will be formally charged with allegedly looting millions in state funds.

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Malaysia looks to China to solve economic problems

Malaysia's new prime minister is hoping China will "look sympathetically" and "help resolve" the country's fiscal issues as they suspend ...

Malaysia shuts down Saudi-backed 'anti-terrorism' centre

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Malaysia shuts down Saudi-backed 'anti-terrorism' centre

Malaysia's new government has shut down a Saudi-backed 'anti-terrorism' centre, just over a year after it was launched by the Saudi King during ...

Former Malaysian Prime Minister <em>Razak</em> arrested in corruption probe

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Former Malaysian Prime Minister Razak arrested in corruption probe

Veteran Malaysian leader Najib Razak has been arrested by anti-corruption investigators, following allegations of misuse of ...

Former Malaysian Prime Minister <em>Najib</em> <em>Razak</em> arrested for corruption

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Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak arrested for corruption

Malaysia's veteran former Prime Minister Najib Razak has been arrested for suspected corruption.

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