Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad resigns

Monday, 24 February 2020 - 12:11

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The Malaysian prime minister, 94-year-old Mahathir Mohamad, has submitted his resignation to the king.

Mahathir's resignation comes amid rumours that he may form a new coalition without his promised successor, Anwar Ibrahim.

The world's oldest prime minister came into power in 2018.