Malaysia’s perennial opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim was sworn in as prime minister before the king in Kuala Lumpur Thursday, ending a five-day political impasse after inconclusive polls.
Malaysia’s king has sworn in long-time opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim as prime minister. The appointment was made after inconclusive polls led to discussions between political opponents.
Malaysia’s king has tapped long-time opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim to become prime minister after inconclusive polls.
Tokayev received more than 81 per cent of the votes in Sunday’s election, according to elections commission chairman Nurlan Abdirov. Five candidates were on the ballot against Tokayev. Nearly 6 per cent of voters chose the “against all” option.
The Congolese opposition leader is calling on the international community to focus on the crisis in his country. Martin Fayulu told DW’s Josey Mahachie that he believes Rwanda and Uganda are propping up M23 rebels.
Politician Satish Jarkiholi drew criticism for saying the term ‘Hindu’ comes from the Persian language, and is "dirty and insulting." He later clarified saying he did not mean to insult the faith.
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak faced growing pressure Sunday after reappointing interior minister Suella Braverman despite her resignation over a security breach.
Britain on Wednesday saw the outlines of the next no-holds-barred general election campaign, after multimillionaire Rishi Sunak took office as the third prime minister of the year.
UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Wednesday came out in staunch defence of Suella Braverman after bringing her back as the home secretary in his cabinet. On the issue of the re-appointment of Braverman as home secretary, Sunak said she made “an error of judgement,” but she had recognised that.