Malaysia's 94-year-old Mahathir Mohamad lost out in the battle to become prime minister on Saturday as the king named former interior minister Muhyiddin Yassin after a week of political turmoil sparked..
Malaysia's Mahathir Mohamad unexpectedly resigned as prime minister on Monday, leaving the country in political turmoil and drawing calls from some quarters for the world's oldest leader to return at..
Muhyiddin Yassin has been sworn in as the new prime minister, but Mahathir Mohamad says the 94-year-old has the backing of a majority of lawmakers. Sydney Morning Herald - Published Also reported by •The Age •Brisbane Times
Mahathir didn't make clear in the statement if he was restoring the former alliance, which won a stunning victory in May 2018 elections. Sydney Morning Herald - Published Also reported by •The Age •Brisbane Times
The move followed speculation Mahathir will attempt to form a new ruling coalition with MPs from several different political parties. Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning Herald •The Age
Mahathir Mohamad won the 2018 election promising to deliver a "new Malaysia" and to hand power to Anwar Ibrahim. Now, their alliance is on the verge of collapse. Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning Herald •The Age