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Najib eyes snap election, vows fight to the death

He signals for the first time he may bring forward polls not due till mid-2018 in bid to maintain Umno supremacy

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In a racially charged hour-long speech, Mr Najib warned that Islam would be belittled if the DAP came to power, and Malays must fear the "adverse effects" and "nightmares" they may face.

Kuala Lumpur

MALAYSIA will hold polls soon, embattled Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Thursday, vowing "to fight until the death" and showing no sign of succumbing to calls to quit over a massive financial scandal.

It was the first time the Malaysian leader has signalled he may