Mahathir wins in shock election result in Malaysia

Voters in Malaysia have elected a new federal government for the first time in history. Malaysia’s Pakatan Harapan opposition alliance, led by ex-premier Mahathir Mohamad, has claimed a stunning victory, bringing an end to the Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition’s uninterrupted 61-year rule. Contrary to widely cited expert projections predicting a slim victory for BN, the […]