KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 11): A Malaysian judge ordered former Malaysian premier Najib Razak to defend himself against a charge of abuse of power in the trial involving a former unit of troubled state-owned investment firm 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB).

Najib appeared in a Kuala Lumpur court on Monday, when the judge announced that the case, his first to go to trial, will proceed.

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