Malaysian king picks ex-deputy PM as nation’s new leader

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Malaysia has a new prime minister – the third in as many years.

Ismail Sabri Yaakob was appointed after receiving support from a majority of MPs. He succeeds Muhyiddin Yassin, who resigned on Monday after his coalition fell apart.

Al Jazeera’s Florence Looi reports from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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