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Malaysia in transition

Mahathir ups ante on Muhyiddin with substitute pick for Malaysia PM

Nomination of Shafie Apdal hinges on support of Anwar and 37 PKR lawmakers

KUALA LUMPUR -- Mahathir Mohamad has chosen a challenger to replace Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, apparently ruling out a return to power for himself in the hope of toppling the man who has become his nemesis.

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