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Boris Johnson advances on Britain’s top job

Boris Johnson is closer to becoming Britain's next premier as he secures 40% of votes on a promise to leave the European Union by Oct 31.

No request from India to extradite Zakir Naik yet, says Wan...

Deputy prime minister says Putrajaya will maintain Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s position that Malaysia has the right to reject New Delhi’s request to extradite Naik.

Boris Johnson wins first round of UK leadership vote

Boris Johnson wins the first round of voting for the post of Prime Minister by picking up 114 of the 313 ballots cast at the lower House of Commons.

New Iraqi Kurdish president’s cousin succeeds him as regional prime minister

Power remains in the family of Iraq's Kurdish region as Masrour Barzan, son of former president Masoud Barzani takes on a new role as prime minister.

Rein in supporters pressuring Dr M to quit, PM’s pol-sec tells...

In a YouTube video, Mohd Zahid Md Arip says he sees a plot to pile pressure on Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

Trump: Boris Johnson would be very good for PM

Trump says other Conservative lawmakers had also sought his endorsement.

Boris Johnson faces court hearing for Brexit ‘lies’

Johnson will be summoned to appear before a London court to face allegations of misconduct in public office.

Time to get back to work as Australian PM names cabinet

Morrison says he has high expectations of his ministry and clear goals for each of their roles.

Boris Johnson tops as Britain’s PM choice

A poll is suggesting that Boris Johnson is a very likely candidate to replace Theresa May as Prime Minister.

Australia’s ‘larrikin’ former prime minister Bob Hawke dies at 89

Bob Hawke described as a transformative and charismatic left-wing lawmaker dies at a good old age of 89.

Anwar ignores PAS’ claim that he is not PM material

PKR president says he will refer to his lawyers to see if the PAS secretary-general's claim is an insult to the previous Agong who granted him a royal pardon.

I’m a Muslim and I don’t bet, Tok Mat responds to...

Lim Kit Siang had asked Tok Mat to bet on Mahathir keeping to his succession plan and handing over power to Anwar.

Anwar free to do what he wants when he’s PM, says...

The prime minister says the PKR president is not required to heed his instructions when he steps down for Anwar to take over.

Easier to take over as PM when govt is stable, says...

The PKR president says this is why he is supporting Dr Mahathir Mohamad, as the veteran statesman is helping the country recover from past problems.

Justice may be denied if PM, ministers enjoy legal immunity, court...

Aggrieved parties will be denied access to justice if members of the executive are above the law, says lawyer.

Dr M’s assessment accurate, says Anwar on being rated better than...

The PKR president says Najib Razak is Malaysia's worst PM based on his record of governing the country and managing its finances.

Dr M to meet Singapore PM for Leaders’ Retreat on April...

The annual retreat had been planned to take place last November but was postponed.

Thailand bans alcohol as 51 million voters prepare for election

The contest between these dominant forces is expected to play out again in Sunday’s election.

BN’s Annuar for Anwar as next PM

The Ketereh MP says Anwar Ibrahim has a clear line of thinking and that there is a difference between him and Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

Theresa May is said to face calls to quit within three...

May has promised her party she will stand down before the next general election, slated for 2022, but she’s likely to face pressure to go within the next three months.

Anwar expects to take power within 2 years

He says it is important to first allow Dr Mahathir Mohamad enough time to govern the country effectively.

Thai princess apologises after PM run

The princess's comments comes a day after the commission dropped her name from an official list of prime minister candidates.

IMF chief says ready to support Pakistan after meeting PM Khan

Forecasts by the IMF and World Bank suggest the Pakistani economy is likely to grow between 4% and 4.5% for the fiscal year ending June 2019, compared to 5.8% growth in the last fiscal year.

Ex-Thai leader Thaksin posts rallying tweet after week of drama

Thaksin posts a short message on Twitter urging the party to learn from past experiences but live for today and the future.