• Reformist leader Anwar close to becoming Malaysia's next PM

    10 days ago - By Bésame

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Reformist opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim edged closer to becoming Malaysia's new prime minister after a political party agreed Thursday to support a unity government following inconclusive general elections.
    Any agreement must still be approved by Malaysia's king. Last Saturday's divisive election led to a hung parliament that renewed a leadership crisis in Malaysia, which had three prime ministers since 2018. Police have tightened security nationwide as social media warned of racial troubles if Anwar's multiethnic bloc wins.
    Anwar's Pakatan Harapan, or Alliance...
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