Malaysia's Anwar urges nationwide poll protests

May 10, 2013

Malaysia's Anwar urges nationwide poll protests

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has called a protest tour over elections he says the ruling regime stole. The White House meanwhile urged authorities to “address concerns” about voter fraud. Anwar late Wednesday addressed a rally of supporters dressed in black to protest Sunday’s ...

Malaysia rivals ready for poll

May 5, 2013

Malaysia rivals ready for poll

Malaysia’s bitter political rivals launched a last-ditch campaign sprint Saturday on the eve of the first elections in the country’s history in which the long-ruling regime faces possible defeat. Prime Minister Najib Razak and opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim barnstormed through their home regions, where ...

Tight Malaysian poll campaign under way

Apr 21, 2013

Tight Malaysian poll campaign under way

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim on Saturday kicked off their campaigns for May 5 elections that are likely to be the country’s closest ever. The two rivals joined hundreds of parliamentary candidates across the nation in submitting nomination papers ...