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Malaysia ruling regime wins polls—election commission

/ 01:18 AM May 06, 2013

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, center, arrives at his ruling National Front coalition’s headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Sunday, May 5, 2013. Malaysia’s ruling coalition has won control of parliament, the country’s Election Commission said Monday, after a tough fight with a rising opposition. AP PHOTO/LAI SENG SIN

KUALA LUMPUR—Malaysia’s ruling coalition has won control of parliament, the country’s Election Commission said Monday, after a tough fight with a rising opposition that hoped to hand the regime its first-ever loss.

The ruling Barisan Nasional (National Front) coalition had secured 112 parliamentary seats, the threshold required to form a government, it said.

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