Iranian opposition group the National Council of Resistance of Iran accused Tehran Monday of being behind an alleged plot to bomb a meeting of opposition figures in Paris at the weekend.
The latest Newspoll, published by The Australian newspaper on Monday, gave Turnbull a 40% approval rating.
Australia's centre-right government trailed the opposition in two opinion polls released on Monday, suggesting that last week's voter-friendly budget had not delivered a much-needed boost for the ruling coalition, an analyst said.
Official results from the Election Commission of votes cast showed that Prime Minister Najib Razak's ruling coalition, Barisan Nasional (BN), had so far won 25 of parliament's 222 seats and Mahathir's alliance had won 16.
Armenia's Prime Minister Serzh Sarkisian resigned on Monday after mass protests against his election, seen as a blatant power grab by the opposition.
Azerbaijanis voted on Wednesday in a snap presidential election boycotted by the main opposition parties and set to extend the autocratic rule of President Ilham Aliyev.
Shinzo Abe and Taro Aso have come under fresh pressure over the ministry's admission this week that it had altered documents related to the sale of state-owned land at a steep discount to a school operator with ties to Abe's wife, Akie.
After parliament's Deputy Speaker Aysenur Bahcekapili announced the voting result, a brawl erupted between nationalist lawmakers and those from the main opposition.