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Malaysia's Mahathir quits at 94 but agrees to stay as interim PM

Reuters Monday, 24 February 2020
Mahathir Mohamad unexpectedly quit as Malaysia's prime minister on Monday, leaving the country in political turmoil, but agreed to a request by the Southeast Asian nation's king to stay on as interim premier until a successor is named.
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Malaysia's Mahathir Mohamad unexpectedly resigned as prime minister on Monday, leaving the country in political turmoil and drawing calls from some quarters for the world's oldest leader to return at the head of a new government. Joe Davies reports.

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