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Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim: 5 things to know about him | Video

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Once seen as Mahathir Mohamad's successor, Anwar Ibrahim was fired from his post of deputy prime minister in 1998 and charged with sodomy and corruption, a move he said was aimed to end his political career. On Thursday (Nov 24), Anwar was sworn in as Malaysia’s 10th prime minister. Here's what you need to know about the man who waited decades to lead Malaysia.

Once seen as Mahathir Mohamad's successor, Anwar Ibrahim was fired from his post of deputy prime minister in 1998 and charged with sodomy and corruption, a move he said was aimed to end his political career. On Thursday (Nov 24), Anwar was sworn in as Malaysia’s 10th prime minister. Here's what you need to know about the man who waited decades to lead Malaysia.

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