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The says the bbc news hello i'm jonathan izod the malaysian politician anwar ibrahim has declared a new dorm for his country after being released from prison he'd been jailed for a second time three years ago on what he said were trumped up charges of sodomy he was pardoned following shock election victory for the coalition backed by mr anwar and his former mentor and rival mahathir mohamad this report from jonathan head abraham has already been meeting the king inside the palace that's extraordinary to the king even wanted to see him i'm just thinking about it this man was convicted prisoner officially a criminal justice here hours ago obviously his partnership with mahathir muhammad is going to be the key to how malaysia moves forward now these former friends then rivals now is again are going to have to work out how they transform this country in all sorts of ways how they make the judiciary independent again how they may business cleaner how they make politics more fair and more competitive is a huge task north korea has down to the next month plans summit between its leader kim jong and president trump pyongyang threatened counselor talks if washington kept pressing for it to give up its nuclear weapons unilaterally laura bicker assesses the north korean reaction maybe feel that they're making all the concessions and get nothing in return also i've noticed over the last few weeks that the state media releases have been growing rather edited by the idea that president trump is boasting that they've brought chairman kim kid the table they will feel in north korea that chairman cam is coming from a position of strength so there's a huge gap in what north korea believes the us believes at the moment and they're only a few weeks to go before the two leaders meet police in indonesia have shot dead four men who attacked the police headquarters on the island of sumatra armed with samurai swords the men launched the assault after ramming their car into the police station gates in the town of peckham borrow in riyadh province one policeman was killed local media say one of the attackers had a bomb it comes after a series of deadly assaults on indonesia churches and police stations and network linked to.

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