Najib Razak fires back at participants in the Bersih rally, who demanded he resign over corruption allegations.
Warrants are out for a 26-year-old Thai woman and a second foreigner.
The “foreign man” was found with bomb-making materials and fake passports, according to Thai police.
Some 200,000 demonstrators defy police warnings and turn out in a peaceful protest in Kuala Lumpur.
The deadly exchange comes less than a week after Pakistan called off bilateral talks with India over sensitive issues.
Chief rebel negotiator Sukree Haree is the “real deal,” one commentator says.
An anonymous online video threatens a “blast” at the Bersih demonstration, staged to demand the resignation of scandal-ridden Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak.
With no legal basis, the fate of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission – which the Helsinki peace agreement required – is uncertain 10 years after the accord’s signing.
Muslims say it’s not safe to go back and that Hindu majority Jats shun them.
An umbrella organization representing Deep South rebel groups makes a public debut after talks with the Thai government.
“The dark skies have cleared,” says the victorious plaintiff in a lawsuit against the Prime Minister’s Office.
Known for disasters, exploding population and deep poverty, the South Asian nation is now on the list of the next level of emerging economies.
Two sides agree to pre-conditions for future peace talks, Thai official says.
Building “mutual understanding” is crucial, Malaysian facilitator Ahmad Zamzamin Hashim tells BenarNews on the eve of a pre-peace talks meeting.
The collapse of the latest effort to improve relations between the two neighbors could lead to further escalation of violence along their common border, especially in Kashmir, analysts say.
The Tunisia-based Fallaga Team hacks into provincial government and state-run websites in Thailand.
An umbrella group representing the rebel side says it would meet with the media two days later.
Regional summit is an “unprecedented collaboration” between Indonesian and Australia, which have had frosty relations this year.
Two women and six members of the security forces are among the suspects, arrested in six parts of Malaysia.
Critics say such “extrajudicial murders” usually target members of the opposition – and that 1,500 people have been killed in so-called “crossfire” since 2004.
Thai prime minister says if the attacks were politically inspired the country is “now in danger.”
One man, identified as a British citizen, is accused of masterminding the killings, while another allegedly took part in the machete attacks.
Individual is seen leaving a backpack on a bench, then walking away shortly after.
But analysts say the Rohingya community is unlikely to be involved in terror activities.
No one has claimed responsibility for the bombing, which took place inside a religious shrine at a major intersection.
The province's economic growth is still the smallest in the Sumatra region and corruption is rampant.
Indian authorities are also hunting for whoever was responsible for a grenade explosion at a local mosque.
Both suspects in the slaying of Niladri Chottopaddhya belong to the outlawed group Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT), police say.
Meanwhile, Thailand issues arrest warrants for 26 more people wanted in connection with a human-trafficking scandal.
“I honor the temple as much as I do the mosque,” says its principal caretaker, an adherent of Islam.