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Malaysia in transition

Malaysia's Anwar claims 'majority' while PM Muhyiddin demands proof

King's response in focus as ex-leader Mahathir says 'wait and see'

Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, left, faces a challenge from longtime leader-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim. (Source photos by AP and EPA/Jiji) 

KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim on Wednesday said he commands the "majority" of lawmakers needed to topple the government of Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, who showed no signs of being ready to quit later the same day.

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