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New Malaysia PM sworn in amid crisis, Mahathir fights on

New Malaysia PM sworn in amid crisis, Mahathir fights on

A former interior minister was sworn in as Malaysia's premier Sunday, marking the return of a scandal-mired party to power after a reformist government's collapse but ex-leader Mahathir Mohamad, 94, slammed the move as illegal.

Malaysian rivals Mahathir and Anwar ally again in bid to end crisis

Malaysian rivals Mahathir and Anwar ally again in bid to end crisis

Malaysia's Mahathir Mohamad won the backing of old rival Anwar Ibrahim on Saturday for his return as prime minister, restoring a difficult alliance that collapsed this week when Mahathir's abrupt resignation plunged the country into political turmoil.

Anwar: Australia 'complicit' in Malaysia corruption

Anwar: Australia 'complicit' in Malaysia corruption

Former opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim slammed Canberra's "tainted" policy towards ousted prime minister Najib Razak's administration, which was sensationally ousted in last month's election.

Malaysia's Anwar walks free, won't join cabinet any time soon

Malaysia's Anwar walks free, won't join cabinet any time soon

The question for Malaysia now is how Anwar Ibrahim will get along with Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, his ally-turned-foe-turned-ally, and what role he will play in government.

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.

Malaysian opposition leader loses final bid for freedom

Malaysian opposition leader loses final bid for freedom

Jailed Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim on Wednesday lost his final bid for freedom when a federal court rejected his appeal to set aside his sodomy conviction and five-year jail term.

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.