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Malaysia PM reaches out to opposition with electoral reform

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Saturday the political opposition would be given an oversight role over the country's Election Commission, a move aimed at healing divisions following a disputed May 5 election.Full story

Two Malaysians charged in court for al Qaeda links

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Two Malaysian men were arrested on Monday for having suspected links to a branch of al Qaeda, police said, as the moderate Muslim country attempts to sever a connection between some of its citizens and Islamist militants in Syria. Full story

Malaysian police arrest opposition figures in crackdown

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian police arrested three opposition politicians and activists on Thursday and charged another with sedition, launching a crackdown on dissent three weeks after an election exposed deep divisions in the country and sparked a series of opposition protest rallies. Full story

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