Malaysia's Mahathir quits but asked to stay as interim PM

Reuters Monday, 24 February 2020
Malaysia's Mahathir Mohamad unexpectedly resigned as prime minister on Monday, leaving the Southeast Asian nation in political turmoil, but the country's monarch asked him to stay on as interim premier until a successor is appointed.
Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO - Published
News video: Malaysia's Mahathir submits resignation, 'quits' his party

Malaysia's Mahathir submits resignation, 'quits' his party 02:05

Prime minister's move follows a weekend of political turmoil amid a bid by his party to form a new government without Anwar.

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