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MH370 scrutiny on Malaysia deals wild card in Anwar case

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The intense global scrutiny brought upon Malaysia's government over the fate of flight MH370 has tossed a wild card into its controversial efforts to send opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim back to jail. 

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim speaks during an interview with AFP on April 9, 2014 at his Party office in Kuala Lumpur

Just hours before the Malaysia Airlines plane disappeared on March 8, a court overturned Anwar's 2012 acquittal on sodomy charges he says are false and part of a long-running government attempt to wreck his political career.

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