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Obama to seek fresh start with Malaysia in overdue visit

Barack Obama will this weekend become the first US president to visit Malaysia for nearly 50 years, seeking to put decades of uneasy relations behind him as both cast wary eyes on a rising China. Obama – who visits Saturday-Monday – is expected to tout the US's friendship with the economically thriving moderate Muslim... Read More

A child plays with an LED-embellished toy at a night market, or pasar malam, in Pantai Dalam, Kuala Lumpur, yesterday. – The Malaysian Insider pic by Afif Abd Halim, April 23, 2014.

A child plays with an LED-embellished toy at a night market, or pasar malam, in Pantai Dalam, Kuala Lumpur, yesterday. – The Malaysian Insider pic by Afif Abd Halim, April 23, 2014.

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