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Mohamad Mahathir sworn in as new leader of Malaysia

After a strong showing in the parliamentary election, veteran leader becomes the world's oldest statesman.

Mahathir sworn

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Mahathir Mohamad: An unlikely comeback for Malaysia's ex-leader

The 92-year-old politician, once known for his autocratic ways, becomes the world's oldest prime minister.

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Malaysia's opposition pulls off shocking election win

Mahathir Mohamad's alliance wins 112 seats in parliament, ending the 60-year reign of the ruling Barisan Nasional.

Supporters of Mahathir Mohamad

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Malaysia's opposition claims win over ruling coalition

Mahathir Mohamad says the opposition alliance he leads has won enough parliament seats to form the next government.

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Malaysia election: Vote-counting starts after 'tight' poll

Poll billed as country's tightest-ever election, clouded by corruption scandal linked to incumbent PM Najib Razak.

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North Korea frees US prisoners before Trump-Kim summit

US secretary of state secures release of US detainees after meetings with North Korean officials in Pyongyang.

Mike Pompeo

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Trump: Three US prisoners returning home from N Korea

US secretary of state secures release of US detainees after meetings with North Korean officials in Pyongyang.

Pompeo previously met North Korean leader Kim

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North Korea: Kim Jong-un met Xi in China before nuclear talks

Kim Jong-un and Xi Jinping discuss upcoming talks between North Korea and the US on denuclearisation.

Kim Jong-un and Xi Jinping

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China: Former political star Sun Zhengcai sentenced to life

Sun Zhengcai, once seen as Xi Jinping's possible successor, pleaded guilty to accepting more than $27m in bribes.

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Cambodia's Phnom Penh Post sold to Malaysian Sivakumar G

Phnom Penh Post publisher blames falling revenues for sale but others suspect government coercion before July elections.

Phnom Penh Post

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Kim's third trip to China in three months comes just a week after his landmark summit with US president in Singapore.

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