Najib Expels Two Key Opponents in Malaysia Ruling Party Purge

  • Former deputy Muhyiddin Yassin, and Mukhriz Mahathir both out
  • Najib says both men sacked for breaching UMNO party rules

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has strengthened his hold over the ruling United Malays National Organisation after the party’s supreme council voted unanimously on Friday to expel two prominent opponents of his leadership.

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