Anwar Ibrahim makes history as tenth Malaysian prime minister

The appointment caps a more than 20-year wait for the former deputy prime minister who has been opposition leader for two decades amid jail terms and political coups.

Long-time Malaysian statesman Anwar Ibrahim is the country's new prime minister after the Southeast Asian nation's palace made the announcement on Thursday ending a protracted election deadlock. Fol… [+3200 chars]


Malaysian leaders kick off election campaigns in tight race - Reuters

Malaysian political leaders began their election campaigning on Saturday for what is set to be a close race, with incumbent Prime Minister Ismail Sabri facing off with veterans Anwar Ibrahim and Muhyiddin Yassin.

Malaysian police warn of ethnic tensions on social media after divisive election - Reuters

Malaysian police have cautioned the country's social media users to refrain from posting "provocative" content on race and religion after a divisive general election on Saturday that ended in a hung parliament.

Explainer: Key issues as Malaysians vote in close parliamentary election -

Malaysians were voting on Saturday in a closely fought election pitting Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob against longtime opposition leader Anwar Ib…


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