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Troubled Sporting elect former club doctor as president

Frederico Varandas won an election, beating João Benedito to become Sporting's new president.

Prominent academic backs Maszlee amid backlash over IIUM post

Muslim scholar Mohammad Hashim Kamali says Maszlee Malik knows IIUM very well and respects academic freedom.

I hear you, Maszlee tells student protesters

The education minister promises to meet with the group once he returns from his three-day trip to Sarawak.

Brazil presidential election thrown into chaos after front-runner stabbed

Bolsonaro, a congressman, was knifed in the stomach while being carried atop supporters' shoulders in a street rally.

PKR to vacate parliamentary seat for Anwar, says Rafizi

The PKR vice-president says Anwar Ibrahim must be made an MP as many are saying he is 'a nobody' and 'merely a former prisoner'.

Pressing the reset button on Islam and the academia

Maszlee Malik may be our best hope in the battle for the Malay-Muslim minds.

Federal Court seeks clarification on ex-top judges’ appointments

Malaysian Bar invited to assist seven-member Federal Court bench reach a decision.

IIUM post not against PH manifesto, says Maszlee

The education minister says IIUM has a different structure of governance and is not bound by the Universities and University Colleges Act.

Govt may review Maszlee’s appointment as varsity president, says Dr M

The prime minister says the education minister’s appointment as the varsity president will be reviewed

Mahathir tells public to allow ‘leniency’ in Maszlee’s appointment

PM says cabinet will keep Maszlee in check as IIUM president and the public should not worry about a conflict of interest.

Nothing wrong with appointment of Sarawakian, says Warisan

Warisan's Karamunting assemblyman George Hiew says Hii served as councillor in the Sandakan Municipal Council in the past and has stayed in Sabah for 50 years.

Analyst: For meaningful reform, MCA must drop focus on race

Lim Hong Siang says what matters is that the party must be led by someone with new ideas, including the push to move away from race-based politics.

Wee to go for MCA presidency

The Ayer Itam MP, the sole MCA rep in Dewan Rakyat, says the decision is because he feels dutybound to continue MCA's struggle.

Emmerson Mnangagwa sworn in as president of Zimbabwe

Mnangagwa, whose victory in the July 30 polls was challenged by the main opposition, pledged to "protect and promote the rights of Zimbabweans".

Jailed Lula’s Brazil presidential poll lead increases

The 72-year-old leader of the Workers' Party (PT) is aiming for a third term in the top job having led Brazil from 2003 to 2010.

UEFA president Čeferin nominated to stand for re-election

According to a statement by the NZS, a group of federations had sent an "official proposal" of support for Aleksander Čeferin.

Philippines’ Duterte won’t stop talking about quitting

President Rodrigo Duterte, who has been condemned for a deadly war on drugs that has left thousands dead, blamed corruption in government for his struggles.

Lula’s party launches all-out push for his Brazil candidacy

In public, allies of former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva are pulling out all the stops to get the imprisoned leftist leader to run in October’s election.

Stormy Daniels’ lawyer considering US presidential run

The legal firm founding partner and critic of US President Donald Trump plans to address the Democratic Wing Ding fundraiser on Friday in Clear Lake, Iowa.

Indonesian president picks cleric as running mate for election

President Joko Widodo picks 75-year-old cleric to be his running mate in the presidential elections next year.

Anwar takes office as new PKR president in November

This will be after the PKR national congress scheduled for Nov 16 and 17.

Prabakaran denies RM25 mil offer to vacate seat for Anwar

The Batu MP says it is just a rumour and he believes it is fake news.

Former Indonesian leader endorses Widodo rival for presidency

Widodo, a former furniture businessman and the first president to come from outside the political or military establishment, is expected to seek another five-year term.

Rafizi calls for support to launch bid for PKR’s No. 2...

The PKR vice-president says he bears a heavy burden of trust to defend the Reformasi ideals that gave birth to the party.