If Anwar Ibrahim wins the leadership of Malaysia it would be the culmination of a 22-year-long struggle, including almost 10 years in jail.
- by Joseph Sipalan
Doctors said he was well but it was still too early to gauge the potential long-term effects of his severe poisoning.
- by Riham Alkousaa
The South Korean President says the pandemic has highlighted the importance of protecting thy neighbour.
- by Josh Smith and Hyonhee Shin
Old systems were blamed for delaying delivery of cash payouts to help citizens withstand the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
- by Kaori Kaneko
Navalny said the nerve agent was found “in and on” his body, and the clothes taken off him when he was hospitalised are “very important material evidence”.
- by Daria Litvinova
The woman was taken into custody at the Peace Bridge border crossing near Buffalo, New York and is expected to face federal charges, the officials said.
- by Michael Balsamo and Eric Tucker
Some protesters bore placards depicting Lukashenko as a moustachioed cockroach.
- by Yuras Karmanau
Bolsonaro said in late August that he would undergo a procedure to remove a kidney stone this month, although he later said it was actually a bladder stone.
- by Rodrigo Viga Gaier
Demonstrations have built since mid-July. The biggest so far drew 10,000 in Bangkok last month, but protest leaders have said they expect this one to be much bigger.
- by Matthew Tostevin and Patpicha Tanakasempipat
The US issued a ban on TikTok and WeChat on Friday, citing national security concerns. China replied with a vow to take "necessary measures" to protect its interests.
- by Bloomberg News