Behind Azmin's troubles, the postponed battle for Malaysia's soul

KUALA LUMPUR - Tensions are rising between Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad and his likely heir Anwar Ibrahim.

In a country where sex scandals implicating aspirants to the national leadership are nothing new, this week's circulation of a sex video purporting to show Economic Affairs Minister Azmin Ali with another man was initially seen as a regular bump.

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