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Malaysia in transition

Mahathir looks to resign after APEC as potential new leader emerges

Anwar expected to battle against wife and economy minister for Malaysia top spot

From left: Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, Deputy Prime Minister Wan Azizah Wan Ismail and Anwar Ibrahim. (Source photos by Reuters)

KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has reiterated his intention to step down at the end of the year, but only after the country hosts the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting in November.

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