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Malaysia’s opposition pulls off shocking election win

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There has been a dramatic result in Malaysia’s parliamentary elections, with the opposition winning power for the first time in the country’s history.

The 92-year-old former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad will return as leader. He will replace Najib Razak – who became embroiled in a major corruption scandal.

Al Jazeera’s Rob McBride reports from Kuala Lumpur.

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