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Turmoil in Malaysia as PM Mahathir submits resignation

Turmoil in Malaysia as PM Mahathir submits resignation

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, at 94 the world's oldest leader, submitted his resignation to the king Monday after a bid by his allies to bring down the government and block the succession of leader-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim

Amir-Mahathir talks on Thursday, to take relations to new heights

Amir-Mahathir talks on Thursday, to take relations to new heights

Beginning a working visit that is set to take Qatar-Malaysia ties to new heights, His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani arrived in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday evening.

Bank accounts of Najib's party frozen in 1MDB probe

Bank accounts of Najib's party frozen in 1MDB probe

The United Malays National Organisation (Umno) has governed the country for more than 60 years.

Malaysia seeks to extradite man convicted in model murder

Malaysia seeks to extradite man convicted in model murder

Sirul Azhar Umar was arrested and has been held in an Australian immigration detention centre since January 2015.

Najib quizzed over scandal, graft fighter reveals threats

Najib quizzed over scandal, graft fighter reveals threats

Najib Razak's coalition suffered a defeat at the May 9 poll, beaten by a reformist alliance led by Mahathir Mohamad, which broke their six-decade stranglehold on power.

Police search scandal-tainted Malaysian ex-premier's home

Police search scandal-tainted Malaysian ex-premier's home

Police arriving in a dozen vehicles converged on the home of corruption-tainted Najib Razak in Kuala Lumpur beginning late on Wednesday, drawing crowds of journalists and onlookers.

Malaysia's Mahathir says king willing to grant full pardon for Anwar

Malaysia's Mahathir says king willing to grant full pardon for Anwar

Malaysia's newly-elected Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Friday that the country's monarch has indicated he was willing to grant a full pardon to jailed politician Anwar Ibrahim immediately.

Malaysia's Najib expected to call election on Friday

Malaysia's Najib expected to call election on Friday

Najib Razak is under pressure to secure a strong mandate as he grapples with a multi-billion dollar scandal at a state fund and public anger over rising living costs.

Malaysia's Najib takes swipe at Mahathir on Singapore trip

Malaysia's Najib takes swipe at Mahathir on Singapore trip

Mahathir Mohamad, who ruled Malaysia for more than two decades and is now making another run at the top job aged 92, frequently traded barbs with Singapore's founding prime minister Lee Kuan Yew during his time in office.

Mahathir urges Malaysians to join protest rally

Mahathir urges Malaysians to join protest rally

Former Malaysian premier Mahathir Mohamad on Wednesday threw his weight behind a massive rally planned for this weekend to demand that scandal-tainted Prime Minister Najib Razak resign.

Malaysia abuzz as Mahathir, Anwar join hands

Malaysia abuzz as Mahathir, Anwar join hands

Bitter foes Mahathir Mohamad and his estranged protégé Anwar Ibrahim met for the first time in 18 years on Monday, underscoring shifting political alliances caused by a corruption scandal plaguing Malaysia's current leader.

Malaysia's Mahathir sues Najib, alleging abuse of power

Malaysia's Mahathir sues Najib, alleging abuse of power

Former Malaysian premier Mahathir Mohamad filed a suit against scandal-plagued Prime Minister Najib Razak, alleging corruption and abuse of power, his law firm said.