Malaysian PM Mahathir submits resignation in shock move


Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has announced he's stepping down from office, amidst talk of forming a new governing coalition.

His resignation letter has been sent to the King.

It comes after weekend talks between Malaysia's ruling coalition was unable to solve a crisis that erupted after Mahathir refused to meet the election promise of handing over power to Anwar Ibrahim. 

It is unclear if new elections will be called.

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