Malaysian Prime Minister Mohamad on Monday said he will replace the country's attorney general and anti-corruption chief, as officials stepped up a probe into alleged widespread graft in the Barisan Nasional government defeated in last week's general election.
Mahathir confirmed that he prevented Najib from departing. He has said Najib will have to face a court if any wrongdoing is found.
Najib has denied any wrongdoing and said the money was a donation from the Saudi royal family, which he had since returned.
"I respect this instruction and will stay in the country with my family", he said.
Later Saturday, Najib told a news conference that he was stepping down with immediate effect as president of the United Malays National Organisation as well as chairman of the National Front coalition. In his earlier statement on social media, Najib said he was committed to "facilitating a smooth transfer of power". Dzulkifli Ahmad was appointed by Najib in 2016.
The National Front obtained only 79 of the 222 parliamentary seats, losing power to a four-party opposition alliance headed by veteran politician Mahathir Mohamad. "Some of these things may involve the ministries and the personnel themselves, so we need people who are not involved to be getting and studying reports made either by ministries or by certain bodies which we will consult". "Maybe this will be an opportunity for us to fix our weaknesses and shortcomings, although these are more a matter of perceptions than reality", he said.
But the 92-year-old - the world's oldest elected leader - added that "action" would be taken if false news was disseminated with the intention to cause chaos.
Sedia Disiasat (Ready To Be Investigated) - The former Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar, is ready to be investigated on any issues related prior the 14th General Election (GE14) as Harian Metro frontpaged that Khalid and the former Attorney General Tan Sri Apandi Ali will similarly be investigated in the 1MDB scandal.
During his previous time in power Mahathir was known for being highly critical of USA policy in Asia and in particular, he won praise throughout the developing countries of the wider Muslim world for frequently shaming the U.S. policy of hostility towards Muslim majority countries in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia.
He gave no reasons for the authorities' decision, but said he would abide by it.
While Mahathir's former protege turned political enemy Anwar Ibrahim is on the road to a full political rehabilitation after Mahathir followed through on his promise to ask Malaysia's Monarch to grant the jailed Anwar a full pardon, the real movers and shakers of the new coalition will be the members of the Democratic Action Party (DAP) for they represent the clearest break with the past for Malaysian politics.
One of its leaders over the weekend said Mahathir had failed to consult the party when he offered the interior, defence, and finance portfolios to leaders of other parties.
Also Saturday, Mahathir appointed Lim Guan Eng, an ethnic Chinese, as finance minister, the first ethnic minority to be appointed to the powerful post in 44 years. They were used to buy support for (former prime minister) Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.
For two decades, Weinstein had been an omnipresent figure at the festival, where several of his alleged sex crimes took place. This year, of the 21 films up for the gong, three are directed by women: Alice Rohrwacher, Nadine Labaki and Eva Husson.
In February, she called on adults to promote the values of "encouragement, kindness, compassion and respect" online. She has a smaller staff than her predecessors and only hired her policy director in January of this year.
He said the USA "is there to help the Palestinians" and "there is no basis" to think the embassy move will work against peace. But Netanyahu insisted the embassy move is "the right thing to do" and ordered other countries to follow suit.
President Trump pointed to the reformation of the Drug Discount Program for safety net hospitals as one step in that direction. Some in the pharmaceutical industry are concerned the proposals may end up restricting consumer access to certain treatments.
Chaudhry said that at least one man had been arrested at the scene of the attack, adding that investigations were ongoing. Moreover, police also claimed to have arrested two aides of the suspect who were involved in facilitating the attacker.
The two sides also signed on Wednesday a series of memorandum on service trade and third-party market cooperation among others. In addition, Li was granted a meeting with Japanese Emperor Akihito, a rare friendly gesture from Japan.
One of these components is a Dot Projector that projects more than 30,000 invisible dots onto your face to map its structure. Locust Wood Capital Advisers LLC's holdings in Apple were worth $52,296,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Shortly after the hearing adjourned, Manchin, a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, declared his support for Haspel. Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, told Fox News this week that he expected Haspel to be confirmed "handily".
New Google Lens features will be implemented on devices from 11 Android OEMs, including the LG G7 ThinQ , in just weeks. The mission for Google Maps for the past several years has been to help people get around in their environments.
Cleveland Cavaliers general manager Koby Altman met with Rodney Hood on Tuesday morning to give him a chance to explain himself. Hood was the only player not to play in Game 4, though the Cavs do not view what he did as an act of defiance, a source said.
Earlier in May, Taliban fighters attacked Afghan bases in the province, killing more than 40 police officers and servicemen. But the defence ministry said the army had repulsed the attack, and "the security forces are now chasing the enemy".
Bullying SRH's bowlers on a relatively slow pitch, Pant took the attack to Hyderabad's fabled bowling line-up. Pant, who now has 582 runs, bettered Gautam Gambhir's long-standing record for most runs in a single edition.
The win ended the Warriors' 14-game road winning streak and ensured that the Rockets would close out the season series 2-1. Instead it was the wily veteran, who gave us glimpses of the Paul we fell in love with early in his career in New Orleans.
Crawford addressed the complaints in a lengthy Tweet, but Fox and Warner Bros TV were already on the hunt for a replacement. " 'Lethal Weapon' is packed with action, drama and pure fun and we can't wait to see Damon and Seann together on screen".
He's suspected of committing at least a dozen murders and more than 50 rapes across California in the 1970s and '80s. They then reportedly obtained a discarded sample of DeAngelo's DNA, which matched the suspect DNA.
We first met Google's smart speaker at I/O in 2016, but two years later Google is still selling the same first-gen speaker. The result is the JBL Link Bar , and it offers Android TV and Google Assistant all built into a unibody soundbar.
Daniel Ricciardo was fifth in the second Red Bull; Magnussen in the Haas in sixth; Renault's Carlos Sainz in seventh. Hamilton later added: "Today I felt a synergy with the vehicle that I hadn't been feeling all year".
Going by the data provided by the Election Commission, there are 70 urban and 154 rural seats in Karnataka. Votes will be counted on Monday and exit polls and other surveys have often been wrong in India.
SpaceX successfully launched the Bangabandhu Satellite-1 on the maiden voyage of its new and improved Falcon 9 rocket. By comparison, the other reused boosters that SpaceX has flown until now had a maximum of two launches each.
Faria has been No. 2 to Mourinho at Leiria, Porto, Chelsea (twice), Inter Milan, Real Madrid and United. Javi Garcia has led them to safety, but his spell at the club has been underwhelming, to say the least.
One source exclusively told Page Six , "Don Jr. and Kimberly are seeing each other, and are having a great time". Guilfoyle ultimately did not land the press secretary job, reportedly due in part to her contract with Fox.
However, Wednesday's demonstration reflected public anger in Iran after Trump's decision. "They have no shame", he said. Khamenei described Trump's speech Tuesday night as having "over 10 lies", without elaborating.
She was allegedly found dead at her family home following what police described to Deseret News as a " very violent attack". Bagshaw's mother, who remains unidentified, immediately called a neighbor to check in on the teenager.
In addition, the Indian e-commerce operator could tap the latter's supply chain and know-how to penetrate the grocery market. The deal between Flipkart and Walmart is in offing since September 2016, when the two sides had first initiated talks.
On 23 April, Naidu rejected the Congress-led opposition parties' notice to remove the CJI saying it lacked substantial merit. Justices AK Sikri, SA Bobde, NV Ramana, Arun Mishra and AK Goel of the Constitution bench will hear the petition on Tuesday.
While the Kinect never really lived up to its promise in video games, it was an instant smash hit with hobbyists and hackers. This will allow devices such as drones to take important actions without connecting to the cloud.