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New Malaysian PM sworn in amid crisis

A former interior minister was sworn in as Malaysia’s premier early on Sunday, marking the return of a scandal-mired regime to power after the last government’s collapse but ex-leader Mahathir Mohamad slammed the move as illegal. The Southeast Asian nation was plunged into turmoil a week ago as Mahathir’s reformist “Pact of Hope” alliance, which […]