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Malaysia election: Vote-counting begins after ‘tight’ ballot 0

Malaysia election: Vote-counting begins after ‘tight’ ballot

Polls have closed in Malaysia in what is being billed as the country’s tightest-ever election, clouded by a corruption scandal linked to one of its leading candidates.  With nearly 15 million registered voters, polls opened at 00:00 GMT on Wednesday across the country and closed at 09:00 GMT. Malaysia’s 14th general election pits incumbent Prime…


Bollywood film Padmaavat releases amid tight security

New Delhi, India – Hindu right-wing groups have vandalised public and private properties and attacked cinema halls across five Indian states protesting against the release of Bollywood film « Padmaavat ». Many Indian states ruled by the rightwing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), including Haryana, Gujarat, Bihar and Rajasthan, have stepped up security after members of Karni Sena…