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Malaysian PM says he'll stay in office for 1-2 years

Malaysian PM says he'll stay in office for 1-2 years

A four-party alliance driven by Mahathir and Anwar won the general election last week, ousting the ruling Barisan Nasional coalition for the first time in the history of the Southeast Asian nation.

Najib accused of blocking 1MDB probe as Mahathir starts work

Najib accused of blocking 1MDB probe as Mahathir starts work

Voters turned out en masse to oust Najib Razak after he was accused of involvement in plundering huge sums from Malaysian sovereign fund 1MDB in a sophisticated fraud that is now being investigated in several countries.

Malaysia's Mahathir vows to review 'fake news' law

Malaysia's Mahathir vows to review 'fake news' law

New Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad vowed on Sunday to review a controversial law against "fake news" hurriedly passed before the elections and seen as aimed at critics of his scandal-tainted predecessor.

Mahathir sworn in as world's oldest leader after poll win

Mahathir sworn in as world's oldest leader after poll win

In a huge political upset, former strongman Mahathir's opposition alliance broke the grip on power of the Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition, which had governed Malaysia uninterrupted since 1957.

Malaysia's Mahathir wins shock election victory

Malaysia's Mahathir wins shock election victory

Malaysia's veteran ex-leader Mahathir Mohamad, 92, won a shock election victory, in a political earthquake that toppled the country's scandal-plagued premier and ousted a regime that has ruled for over six decades.

Mahathir claims election win over ruling coalition

Mahathir claims election win over ruling coalition

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.

Mahathir under investigation for 'fake news', say police

Mahathir under investigation for 'fake news', say police

Malaysian authorities are investigating opposition leader Mahathir Mohamad under an anti-fake news law over claims that his plane was sabotaged in the run up to a general election next week, police said on Wednesday.

Malaysia's Mahathir warns 'monster' PM will cheat to win polls

Malaysia's Mahathir warns 'monster' PM will cheat to win polls

Malaysian ex-leader Mahathir Mohamad warned Friday elections next month will be the dirtiest in the country's history due to cheating by the "monster" prime minister, but insisted his opposition alliance has a fighting chance.

Malaysia parliament dissolved, way paved for election

Malaysia parliament dissolved, way paved for election

Najib Razak is widely expected to retain power, especially with a deep rift between Mahathir Mohamad's opposition alliance and the Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS).

Malaysian alliance names Mahathir as PM candidate

Malaysian alliance names Mahathir as PM candidate

Mahathir Mohamad is seen as the biggest threat for Prime Minister Najib Razak, who is engulfed in a corruption scandal.

Malaysia cross-party alliance demands scandal-hit PM's ouster

Malaysia cross-party alliance demands scandal-hit PM's ouster

Leaders from across Malaysia's political spectrum joined forces Friday to call for the removal of scandal-hit premier Najib Razak, in a sharp escalation of a festering corruption crisis.