Will Anwar Ibrahim bring political stability to Malaysia?

Video Duration 25 minutes 10 seconds 25:10 From: Inside Story Anwar Ibrahim has pledged to fight corruption and focus on the economy. Veteran politician Anwar Ibrahim has been sworn in as the prime minister of Malaysia. His appointment came following negotiations after last Saturday’s election in which no alliance secured a clear majority. In his … Read more

From prisoner to prime minister: The remarkable rise of Malaysia’s Anwar Ibrahim | CNN

CNN  —  It’s a political journey decades in the making – the transformation of a young student firebrand into an icon of democracy and eventually the leader of his country, via two stints in jail. Now age 75, Anwar Ibrahim has finally realized his dream by becoming the 10th prime minister of Malaysia. And in … Read more

Malaysia’s Anwar starts work promising inclusive government

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Anwar Ibrahim has started work as Malaysia’s prime minister after promising to lead a government inclusive of everyone in the multiethnic, multireligious Southeast Asian nation. Anwar clocked in at 9am (01:00 GMT) at the prime minister’s office in the country’s administrative capital Putrajaya on Friday, after being sworn into office by … Read more

Anwar Ibrahim appointed new Malaysia prime minister, ending decades-long wait | CNN

Malaysia’s king appointed long-time opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim as prime minister on Thursday, ending five days of unprecedented post-election crisis after inconclusive polls. Anwar’s appointment caps a three-decade long political journey from a protege of veteran leader Mahathir Mohamad to protest leader, to a prisoner convicted of sodomy, to opposition leader and, finally, prime minister. … Read more

Rival coalitions claim edge in Malaysia as deadline looms

Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim and rival Muhyiddin Yassin each insist they have the support to lead as uncertainty continues. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim and former Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin have each said they have enough support among legislators to form a new government after the weekend’s hotly-contested election failed to … Read more

Malaysia ruling coalition loses ground to rivals: Early results

The ruling Barisan Nasional coalition trailing behind opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim’s coalition and alliance led by ex-PM Muhyiddin Yassin. Early polls in Malaysia’s hotly contested general election indicate a tight race between a coalition led by former Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin and opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim’s multiracial coalition. Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob’s ruling … Read more

Illegal trade threatens endangered tigers, 150 seized a year

Poachers continue to target the big cat for its skin and body parts, undermining conservation efforts. Global seizures of tigers and tiger parts have averaged 150 of the big cats a year over the past 23 years, according to a new report, underlining the pressures facing an animal that is severely endangered in the wild … Read more

‘Evil’ headless body killer jailed for life for murder of church friend

A n osteopath who murdered a friend from her church and dumped the headless body in Devon in a plot to steal her £700,000 inheritance has been jailed for life. Jemma Mitchell, 38, bludgeoned Mee Kuen Chong over the head at her home in Wembley, after hatching a plan to kill the 67-year-old divorcee and … Read more

Singapore jails OnlyFans creator for defying police order to stay off the site | CNN

CNN  —  A Singapore court on Tuesday sentenced an OnlyFans creator to three weeks in prison for breaching a police order to stay off the adult subscription site while he was under investigation for allegedly breaking obscenity laws. Titus Low, 22, pleaded guilty to the charge and another count of transmitting obscene material for which … Read more