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Malaysia in transition

Malaysia opposition meltdown threatens fragile ruling coalition

Exodus of MPs to Mahathir faction portends possible revolt by Anwar forces

KUALA LUMPUR -- The meltdown of Malaysia's main opposition party is threatening the ruling coalition, as opposition lawmakers flooding into Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's faction change the coalition's balance of power.

Some observers fear an internal revolt by Prime Minister-in waiting Anwar Ibrahim's party, which is the largest force in the coalition.

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