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Lawsuit after Malaysian flag reported as 'IS symbol' in US

The Malaysian flag is similar to the Stars and Stripes, crescent moon and star aside



A US employee association is being sued after restricting a Muslim man's membership over a row about a flag.

Munir Zanial let a property at a lake owned by the organisation for a Malaysian Independence Day party.

Read more: Lawsuit after Malaysian flag reported as 'IS symbol' in US


North Korea used VX nerve agent to kill leader's brother, says US

Kim Jong-nam (pictured in 2001) was late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il's oldest son



The half-brother of Kim Jong-un was killed by a chemical attack in Malaysia on the orders of the North Korean government, the US has concluded.

Kim Jong-nam died after a bizarre encounter at Kuala Lumpur airport in 2017, when two women smeared his face with VX nerve agent.

Read more: North Korea used VX nerve agent to kill leader's brother, says US

Australia and East Timor sign historic maritime border deal

The new border - marked by the green line - will bring economic benefits to East Timor



Australia and East Timor have signed a historic treaty on a permanent maritime border in the Timor Sea.

The deal ends a decade-long dispute between the neighbours over rights to the sea's rich oil and gas reserves.

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MH370: Why families oppose plans for a memorial

A protest against a decision to suspend the official search for MH370 last year



On Thursday it will be four years since Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 disappeared. With the mystery still unsolved, some relatives of passengers have criticised plans for a memorial in Australia.

The memorial is scheduled to be completed in Perth, on the west coast, by September.

Read more: MH370: Why families oppose plans for a memorial


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