An Australian grandmother won her final appeal against a death sentence for trafficking in Malaysia on Tuesday and walked free, after claiming she fell for an online love scam and was tricked into transporting drugs.
A body was found on Tuesday during the search for a missing Irish-French teenage girl in southern Malaysia, 10 days after her disappearance sparked a manhunt near a resort in the area.
Malaysia has detained 15 suspected Islamist militants including a teenager and a housewife accused of plotting separate "lone wolf" attacks on places of worship around the capital, Kuala Lumpur, police said on Friday.
At least six countries, including the United States and Switzerland, are investigating claims that $4.5bn was siphoned out of the fund.
The Malaysia Airlines jet vanished in March 2014 with 239 people -- mostly from China -- on board, en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.
Police arriving in a dozen vehicles converged on the home of corruption-tainted Najib Razak in Kuala Lumpur beginning late on Wednesday, drawing crowds of journalists and onlookers.
Officials close to Najib, who lost a general election this week, were not immediately available for comment to Reuters.