KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Feb 29: Malaysia’s king has appointed seasoned politician Muhyiddin Yassin as the new prime minister, trumping Mahathir Mohamad’s bid to return to power after a week of political turmoil that followed his resignation as prime minister.

VALLETTA, Jan 12:  Political newcomer Robert Abela was set to become Malta’s new prime minister having been elected leader of the ruling Labour Party following a vote on Saturday.

LONDON, July 21: Britain’s new prime minister will have to work to help smaller companies prepare for a possible no-deal Brexit, Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said on Sunday, describing the sector’s preparations as less advanced.