Anwar Ibrahim makes history as tenth Malaysian prime minister
25 November 2022 | 5:02 am
Long-time Malaysian statesman Anwar Ibrahim will be sworn in as the country's next Prime Minister on Thursday evening. CNBC's JP Ong with the latest developments.
In southwest Nigeria, West Africa's only natural history museum serves as a world class facility for conservation of thousands of natural resources. Built in 1973 as part of the zoology department at Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria's Natural History Museum was left abandoned for over 30 years before it was renovated and reopened in 2011.
Roads leading to Pakistan's capital Islamabad have been blocked in an effort to stop a rally called by ousted Prime Minister Imran Khan. He has been leading a convoy from his power base in the north of Pakistan to the capital, in hopes of returning to power.
The son of a former dictator has become president of the Philippines.His election has upset survivors of the atrocities committed during his father’s reign. Activists are working to remind people of the dark period under Marcs Jr. in the Philippines.
Thailand's Constitutional Court has suspended Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha from office. The court will hear a legal challenge that could see him thrown out months before an expected general election.
Following in her husband's footsteps, the wife of the former Malaysian prime minister has been found guilty of graft. Najib Razak has already begun his 12-year jail sentence.
The UK is set to learn whether Liz Truss or Rishi Sunak will succeed Boris Johnson as the next prime minister. The new Conservative Party head faces a long and pricey to-do list, including the cost-of-living crisis.
Liz Truss has finally succeeded Boris Johnson as the become the United Kingdom's new prime minister, who resigned in July after a series of scandals. Truss, 47, defeated rival Rishi Sunak in the Conservative Party leadership contest, and she follows Margaret Thatcher and Theresa May as the third female British Premier Minister.
Amazon Prime dropped its highly anticipated "Lords of the Rings" prequel this month, the most expensive TV show ever made. Our TV critic Dheepthika Laurent looks at the reviews. But first, we discuss this year's Emmy Awards, where "Succession" and "Ted Lasso" took home the top prizes. Plus, we bring you a glimpse of "Atlanta", "The Good Fight" and season 5 of "The Handmaid's Tale".
Charismatic right-wing populist Giorgia Meloni is reaching for power in Italy, scoring points with simple messages and nationalist slogans. Her party’s fascist legacy has progressives worried.
Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz has named his son and heir Prince Mohammed bin Salman as the kingdom's prime minister and his second son Prince Khalid as defense minister in a Cabinet reshuffle.
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