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Anwar in jail raises unity challenge for Malaysia opposition

Malaysian riot police trying to control supporters of Anwar outside the federal court in Putrajaya on Tuesday.

Kuala Lumpur

THE imprisonment of Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim will provide the disparate, multi-ethnic coalition he headed with some momentum to resolve differences even as the longer-term challenge to stay united remains.

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