King of Malaysia to appoint prime minister on 3rd day of post-election political crisis

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Malaysia's election uncertainty deepened Tuesday after a political bloc refused to support either reformist leader Anwar Ibrahim or rival Muhyiddin Yassin as prime minister. The stalemate put the spotlight on the nation's ceremonial king, who will have to find a way to resolve the impasse. Anwar's Pakatan Harapan topped Saturday's elections with 83 parliamentary seats, but failed to reach the 112 needed for a majority.
King of Malaysia to appoint prime minister on 3rd day of post-election political crisis
13 days ago·Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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