Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop. (AP/File)
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Australia's foreign minister Monday expressed concern at Malaysia's detention of two visiting Australian journalists who had tried to question Prime Minister Najib Razak about corruption allegations.The Australian Broadcasting Corporation journalist and camera operator were detained overnight Saturday after approaching Najib as he visited a mosque in Kuching on Borneo island. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said Australia's high commissioner (ambassador) in Malaysia had been in contact with the pair, Four Corners reporter Linton Besser and camera operator Louie Eroglu.Najib, 62, has been under fire in recent months, including over allegations that billions of dollars were stolen from a state firm he founded, and over his own acceptance of a murky $681 million overseas payment.
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