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29 Nov
Anwar Ibrahim is seen as a reformist willing to work with the West. However, his affinity for Europe will be put to the test over an ongoing dispute with Brussels over palm oil.
25 Nov
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.
12 Nov
The party of Pakistan's ex-Prime Minister Imran Khan has said he suffered minor injuries after a gunman opened fire at his convoy. While the gunman is in custody, no individual or group has claimed responsibility.
24 Oct
The former British finance minister is seen as favorite to win the Conservative Party leadership race after former Prime Minister Boris Johnson pulled out.
20 Oct
UK Prime Minister Liz Truss announced her resignation less than seven weeks after taking the position after her failed tax-cutting budget spurred market turmoil and led to a lack of confidence within her party. Truss was appointed prime minister on September 6.
13 Oct
The ex-opposition politician and former journalist replaces Albert Pahimi Padacke, who was appointed after President Mahamat Idriss Deby seized power in the wake of his father's death.
28 Sep
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.
21 Sep
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.
5 Sep
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.
24 Aug
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.
1 Aug
The UK's Conservative Party has sent ballot papers to members in a vote to determine who becomes Britain's new prime minister. Some 160,000 people will have a say on who succeeds Boris Johnson as Tory leader.
10 Jul
Mourners flocked to the site where Japan's former prime minister was shot. Shinzo Abe's body has been moved to Tokyo from Nara, where he was attacked while giving a speech.

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