Malaysia election: Mahathir Mohamad sworn in as country’s seventh Prime Minister

Malaysia election: Mahathir Mohamad sworn in as country’s seventh Prime Minister

Posted May 11, 2018 00:42:07 Photo: Mahathir Mohamad led an opposition alliance to a surprise election victory. (Reuters: Lai Seng Sin) Mahathir Mohamad has been sworn in as Malaysia’s seventh Prime Minister in a ceremony before the South-East Asian country’s King after leading opposition parties to a historic election victory. …

Malaysia election: Mahathir Mohamad says he expects to be sworn in as PM today as palace appears to delay

Malaysia election: Mahathir Mohamad says he expects to be sworn in as PM today as palace appears to delay

Updated May 11, 2018 00:11:57 Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad is expected to be sworn in today after his shock election victory spelled an end to the Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition’s 60-year-rule. Key points: Dr Mahathir’s opposition has won 113 seats to the ruling party’s 79 A simple majority …

Vladimir Putin sworn in for another six years as Russian President; promises to serve the people and fatherland

Vladimir Putin sworn in for another six years as Russian President; promises to serve the people and fatherland

Posted May 07, 2018 20:57:38 Photo: The Russian constitution bars Mr Putin from running again after this term ends. (Reuters: Aleksey Nikolskyi/Kremlin ) Vladimir Putin has been sworn in for another six years as Russian president, buoyed by popular support but weighed down too by a costly confrontation with the …