Malaysia’s prime minister and Barisan Nasional (BN) chairman Najib Razak celebrates his victory with a prayer on election day at the PWTC in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photograph: Nicky Loh/Getty Images

Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak may have to step down by the end of the year, ruling party sources said today, after his coalition extende(...)

Malaysia’s prime minister and Barisan Nasional chairman Najib Razak arriving at UMNO headquarters yesterday in Kuala Lumpur. Photograph: Nicky Loh/Getty Images

Malaysia’s ruling coalition took an early lead in exit polls in national elections yesterday, with opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim’s alliance b(...)