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Malaysia in transition

Malaysia's Muhyiddin gains nod from king to be next prime minister

Mahathir challenges appointment of dark horse candidate

KUALA LUMPUR -- Muhyiddin Yassin, a former deputy prime minister who recently took the helm of Mahathir Mohamad's Malaysian United Indigenous Party, was appointed on Saturday by Malaysia's king to become the nation's eighth prime minister.

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