Malaysia: Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin resigns
16 August 2021 | 2:14 pm
Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin called it quits after months of political turmoil. He defied calls for resignation for weeks, saying he would hold elections next year.
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Abdul Hamid Dbeibah was apparently on his way home when his vehicle was reportedly attacked in the early morning. The reports came ahead of a parliament vote to replace him.
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Lawmakers will vote on a motion of no-confidence against Prime Minister Imran Khan. Opposition legislators say they have enough votes to push it through.
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Warsaw requested an explanation from the French ambassador over comments made by the French president. The French president strongly criticized Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki in a newspaper interview.
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Finance Minister Rishi Sunak are to be fined by police for breaking COVID-19 lockdown rules. The leader of the UK's main opposition party has called for both to resign.
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