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Topic: Zakir Naik

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PETALING JAYA: A political scientist has called out government hypocrisy in its action against a Shia group, and questioned if the Islamic principle of Rahmatan lil ‘Alamin, or “mercy to all” ap...
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BALIK PULAU: Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa has offered to with meet parties who continue to be unhappy with the presence of controversial Muslim preach...
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PETALING JAYA: A lawyer today questioned Putrajaya’s double standards in deporting a woman wanted by Thailand while resisting attempts to deport preacher Zakir Naik who is facing criminal charges in...
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Controversial preacher Zakir Naik must not be allowed to talk alone on a stagewithout the participation of another speaker, says prominent academicianMohamad Tajudin Mohamad Rasdi.Mohamad Tajudin said...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 10 — Fugitive televangelist Dr Zakir Naik has conceded that he is willing to face justice back in India, but only if he is not arrested there until he is tried in court and convict...
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LETTER | Religion has become a non-issue for me over the years.
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PETALING JAYA: Indian preacher Zakir Naik says he is prepared to return to India to face charges of money laundering, but that he fears being jailed like many other Muslim suspects whom the courts fou...
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The Prime Minister’s Office today dismissed as “baseless” a report by an India-based TV channel which claimed that the Malaysian government had rewarded controversial Muslim preacher Zakir Naik ...
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has denied claims that the Malaysian government rewarded preacher Dr Zakir Naik with land for Dr Naik's Peace TV channel and a "slot on Malaysia's national broadcaster".
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 7): The Prime Minister's Office has denied claims that controversial Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik has been rewarded by the Malaysian government with a piece of land and a slot on M...
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PETALING JAYA: Putrajaya has denied a report from India which claimed that the Malaysian government had given controversial Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik a plot of land to restart his banned Peace TV ...
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PUTRAJAYA, May 7 — The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) today denied claims that the Malaysian Government had rewarded preacher Dr Zakir Naik with land for Dr Naik’s Peace TV channel and a “slot ...
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PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) today denied claims that the Malaysian Government had rewarded preacher Dr Zakir Naik with land for Dr Naik’s Peace TV channel and a “slot on Malaysia’...
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SHAH ALAM: DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng said he is still waiting for a response from Perlis mufti Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin on when he can meet party leaders.
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KUALA LUMPUR: PAS today pleaded with Putrajaya to not deport Dr Zakir Naik, the controversial Indian preacher who was recently charged with money laundering.
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GEORGE TOWN: Perlis police have received nearly 50 reports over the past week from the public related to alleged insults to Hinduism by a preacher and threats made against him and the state mufti.
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I refer to Dennis Ignatius‘s column piece published by FMT, accusing Dr Zakir Naik of having radicalised the Malaysian public.
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PETALING JAYA: A well known radio jockey was arrested today for alleged criminal intimidation and misuse of Internet facilities against a disciple of controversial Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik.
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In a press conference on Friday, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the Government will study if controversial Islamic scholar Zakir Naik will be extradited to his home country in India after...
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Controversial Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik has been charged in absentia by the Indian authorities on Thursday with money laundering.Zakir Naik who is wanted by his home country, India has been alle...
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PETALING JAYA: Controversial Indian Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik (pix) has been charged for money laundering by the Indian authorities.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 3 — Controversial Muslim televangelist Dr Zakir Naik has been charged by Indian authorities with money laundering, even as he has sought refuge and made public appearances in Malay...
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India has charged Zakir Naik with money laundering, reported the BBC.
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PETALING JAYA: India yesterday brought formal charges of money laundering against Zakir Naik, accusing him of acquiring about Rs1.9 billion (RM114.5 million) worth of criminal assets.
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PETALING JAYA, May 3 — A 36-year-old man was arrested in Penang less than 24 hours after he was alleged to have threatened to beat up Perlis Mufti Datuk Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin in a Facebook post.
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Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin on Thursday said it is untrue that action has not been taken against those insulting Islam, adding that 53 cases have been investigated so far.He was responding ...
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Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin on Thursday said it is untrue that action has not been taken against those insulting Islam, adding that 53 cases have been investigated so far.He was responding ...
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Cable operators in Sri Lanka have allegedly blocked Peace TV, the television network founded by Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, just over a week after the Easter Sunday bombings which killed more than 2...
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PETALING JAYA: Days after being labelled as “deaf” by the prime minister, Perlis mufti Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin today questioned why Putrajaya had turned a “deaf ear” to a proposal on interfait...
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GEORGE TOWN: In a move seen as defending his views that the voices of Islam were hardly heard among leaders of the current administration, Datuk Dr Mohd Asri Zainul Abi­din showed a note he received from Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad years ago.
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Perlis mufti Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin has questioned the arrest of independent preacher Muhammad Zamri Vinoth Kalimuthu for allegedly insulting Hinduism in a sermon, which was uploaded on the internet.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The police will quiz several individuals involved with the forum on the Rome Statute held at Universiti Malaya on Saturday to record their statements.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysians may quarrel among themselves but they are not prepared to allow the exploitation of religious and ethnic differences by individuals or groups to create tension and animosity ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 29 — The number of police reports against controversial preacher Muhammad Zamri Vinoth Kalimuthu for denigrating Hinduism has now risen to 867, said Inspector-General of Police T...
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PETALING JAYA: A freelance Muslim preacher, who is also an associate of controversial cleric Dr Zakir Naik, was arrested in Perlis for allegedly insulting Hinduism.
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PETALING JAYA: Police have received 790 police reports so far on a video that allegedly insulted Hinduism, says Comm Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 28 — The police have received 790 complaints as today against a purported follower of Muslim preacher Zakir Naik for allegedly insulting Hinduism in a lecture.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A disciple of controversial Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik has been arrested for allegedly mocking and belittling Hinduism during a religious sermon in Kelantan.
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Mohammad Zamri Vinoth, an associate of controversial preacher Zakir Naik, was detained by the Perlis Serious Crime (D9) division following several reports lodged against him for insulting Hinduism.Rea...
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PETALING JAYA: Controversial Muslim preacher Muhammad Zamri Vinoth Kalimuthu, who has frequently supported Indian preacher Zakir Naik, was arrested by police today.
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PETALING JAYA: A 34-year-old Muslim preacher was arrested in Perlis on Sunday (April 28) for insulting Hinduism.
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YOURSAY | ‘While ratings dip is normal after honeymoon period, certain mistakes have made it worse for Harapan.’ Poll: PM sees massive dip in approval rating, down to 46pct Abasir: Not surprising,...
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LETTER | Dear Dr Mahathir Mohamad, With due respect to you, I hereby wish to speak honestly and truthfully what I have seen and observed, prior to, and since GE14. First and foremost, I am a believer ...
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PETALING JAYA: India’s request for a red notice against Zakir Naik has been taken up by an Interpol panel, amid India’s attempts to have the controversial preacher declared an international fugiti...
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YOURSAY | ‘Mujahid must explain his reason for ‘serious concern’ over ‘de-hijabbing’ forum.’ Why fear intellectual discourse on de-hijabbing, ask forum panellists Meerkat: I salute writer ...
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PETALING JAYA: Deputy Education Minister Teo Nie Ching should step down for not putting a stop to controversial preacher Zakir Naik’s expected talk at University Utara Malaysia (UUM), says MCA vice president Ti Lian Ker.
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LETTER | Is BN, Umno or PAS the happiest after three by-election victories in a row by the opposition?
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Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) has asserted that its students are not being forced to attend a programme next week involving controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 12 — Universiti Utara Malaysia will proceed with hosting a talk by controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik, which an administrator said was to give students a glimpse of reality.
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KUALA LUMPUR: University Utara Malaysia (UUM) has to explain why it has allowed controversial Indian Muslim preacher Zakir Naik to give his lecture at the public university next week, said Deputy Educ...
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MCA has called on Deputy Education Minister Teo Nie Ching to resign over her remarks regarding Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) inviting controversial Muslim preacher Zakir Naik to deliver a speech on ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 11 — Deputy Education Minister Teo Nie Ching said it is Universiti Utara Malaysia’s (UUM) prerogative to decide if it should permit controversial Islamic televangelist Zakir Na...
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KUALA LUMPUR It is up to University Utara Malaysia (UUM) to explain why controversial preacher Zakir Naik has been invited to speak at the university, says Deputy Education Minister Teo Nie Ching.
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QUITE a number of Malay Muslims in this country of ours have much respect for controversial preacher Zakir Naik.
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YOURSAY | ‘As for the extradition, we are doing to India what China is doing to us.’ Report: Zakir Naik's assets worth RM113m, money meant for 'Muslim welfare' Gerard Lourdesamy: How can Zakir Nai...
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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MY previous column was about sensational gravity – the tendency for public discourse to gravitate towards the sensational.
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PETALING JAYA: Unsurprisingly given the nation’s recent history, a Muslim preacher accused of taking RM113million meant for others, is having no problem at all settling into Malaysia as a permanent...
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YOURSAY | ‘Raja Bahrin, you’re like water for a thirsty traveller in the desert.’ Christchurch killings: Deputy minister highlights hypocrisy of M'sian politicians David Dass: Housing and Local ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 25 — Controversial Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik has been accused by India's Enforcement Directorate (ED) of accumulating assets worth RM113 million by diverting funds and donat...
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India's Enforcement Directorate (ED) has accused Zakir Naik of accumulating assets worth RM113 million by diverting funds and donations received from Islamic countries for the welfare of Muslims.
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PETALING JAYA: Controversial Muslim preacher Zakir Naik has allegedly amassed assets worth Rs193 crore (RM113mil) by diverting funds and donations received from Islamic countries that were meant for the “welfare of Muslims”, says a news report.
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PETALING JAYA: Authorities in India arrested a “trusted aide” to Zakir Naik on Friday in connection to the money laundering case against the controversial preacher, The Times of India reported.
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Malaysia's tentative pace of reform has slowed further this year, as the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government backs down on progressive policies in a bid to woo Malay Muslim support away from rival parties...
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YOURSAY | You don't owe him, a foreigner, a duty to tell him how to behave himself in the host country.
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's tentative pace of reform has slowed further this year, as the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government backs down on progressive policies in a bid to court Malay Muslim support away f...
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YOURSAY | ‘The way out of it is clearly to tone down racial and religious rhetoric.’ Umno politicians slam 'racist' Aussie senator David Dass: At this time, we should grieve for the victims of thi...
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De facto Islamic Affairs Minister Mujahid Yusof Rawa said today that his position on Islamic preacher Zakir Naik has not changed despite having met the latter last week.
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The group of influential Malays (G25) is shocked that Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Mujahid Yusof Rawa met with controversial Indian-born Muslim preacher Zakir Naik.
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PETALING JAYA: Moderate Muslim group G25 has urged Putrajaya to stop being “more Umno than Umno” by using race and religion to garner Malay support, following a meeting between minister Mujahid Yu...
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YOURSAY | ‘We are now on a slippery slope of religious and racial extremism.’ Insulting Islam: Lawyer shocked over 10-year jailing of FB user Kawak: There is nothing to be shocked about the unprec...
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Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Mujahid Yusof Rawa's description of controversial Muslim preacher Zakir Naik as a source of inspiration has irked the Indian community, according to Hindraf...
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YOURSAY | ‘They revert to the old ways.
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PETALING JAYA: Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa has met with controversial Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik.
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Lawyer Latheefa Koya has criticised today's meeting between Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Mujahid Yusof Rawa and controversial preacher Zakir Naik.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 13 — Minister Mujahid Yusof Rawa met today controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik who has been accused of hate speech.
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PETALING JAYA: Controversial Indian Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik had a meeting with Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Mujahid Yusof Rawa today.
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Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Mujahid Yusof Rawa has met with controversial Muslim preacher Zakir Naik, who is wanted in India over allegations that he is linked to terror activities.
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YOURSAY | ‘He takes great pleasure in running down other religions to the delight of his Muslim audiences.’ Putrajaya forms unit to monitor insults against Prophet, Islam David Dass: Only morons a...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Putrajaya today said it is leaving it to the state religious authorities to decide on giving controversial Indian Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik the required credentials (tauliah) to give...
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang Mufti Wan Salim Wan Mohd Noor today said Indian Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik should be given an opportunity to give ceramahs in the state.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang City Council (MBPP) has rejected an application by the Islamic Propagation Society International (IPSI) of Penang to book the City Stadium for a public talk by Dr Zakir Naik, citing a football tournament and maintenance as among the reasons.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Island City Council (MBPP) has rejected the application by the Islamic Propagation Society International (IPSI) for controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik to speak at a public ceramah at Penang City Stadium.
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The Penang City Council (MBPP) today explained that it could not consider an application for controversial preacher Zakir Naik to hold a talk at the Penang's City Stadium in George Town due to schedul...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Islamic Department (JAIPP) says Dr Zakir Naik will not be allowed to give a public speech in Penang this June because the Indian Muslim preacher does not have the required cred...
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GEORGE TOWN, Feb 22 — The Penang Island City Council (MBPP) has rejected the Islamic Propagation Society International’s (IPSI) application to hold a public talk by controversial preacher Zakir Na...
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GEORGE TOWN, Feb 22 — Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik needs to apply for a permit to preach in Penang, Deputy Chief Minister I Datuk Ahmad Zakiyuddin Abdul Rahman said.
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PUTRAJAYA, Jan 12 — The government will not stop any religious preachers from holding talks as long as they comply with the set guidelines and do not touch on issues that may cause religious tension...
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NEW DELHI (Jan 10): Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim called on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday and discussed ways to enhance cooperation on bilateral and ...
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NEW DELHI, Jan 10 — Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim called on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today and discussed ways to enhance cooperation on bilateral and regi...
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NEW DELHI (Bernama): Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim called on Indian prime minister Narendra Modi on Thursday (Jan 10) and discussed ways to enhance cooperation on bilateral and regional issues.
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The Malaysian government requires formal evidence before it can deport controversial Muslim preacher Zakir Naik, said Anwar Ibrahim.
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NEW DELHI: PKR president Anwar Ibrahim, on a tour of India to meet Indian government and opposition leaders, played down the controversy surrounding New Delhi’s request to extradite preacher Dr Zaki...
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YOURSAY | ‘In any case, polls are very often wrong.’ Khairuddin: Rafizi's survey on PM's approval rating 'useless' Anonymous: Prior to the 14th general election, almost all surveys said BN would...