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Mahathir quits Umno over Najib scandal

Dr Mahathir is quitting Umno as it "is seen as supporting corruption" under the current Prime Minister.

Kuala Lumpur

FORMER Malaysian premier Mahathir Mohamad announced on Monday he was quitting the ruling party, saying it had degenerated into an organisation whose sole purpose was to protect the scandal-plagued Prime Minister Najib Razak.

For months, Dr Mahathir has been a leading

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