Anwar Ibrahim speaks to the media in Kuala Lumpur Thomson Reuters
16 May, 2018, 07:15
On Friday, Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V had expressed his willingness to grant an immediate pardon to Anwar.
Malaysia's jailed reformist Anwar Ibrahim will likely be freed by noon on Wednesday (May 16) after the Pardons Board in Kuala Lumpur meet on the same day to discuss his release.
Anwar emerged from the Cheras Rehabilitation Hospital on Wednesday after Malaysia's Pardon Board, which included the current King, chose to overturn the 2015 conviction, which is widely accepted to be politically motivated.
Surrounded by media and supporters, Anwar walked out of a hospital Wednesday where he was recovering from surgery.
She said her husband's health was improving.
"So, we expect (the release) will be at noon tomorrow before a gathering in the afternoon in Petaling Jaya", he told reporters after visiting Mr Anwar at the hospital on Tuesday (May 15).
Mahathir, 92, who put Anwar in jail in 1998, promised to help release his former protege during the campaign.
Shares of Airbus reversed earlier gains to trade down as much as 1.8 percent immediately after the ruling was published. Airbus chief executive Tom Enders called the ruling a "significant legal success for the European aviation industry".
Authorities in Wisconsin have commended a high school prank which involved a supposed auto accident. "We have this junk auto ". Then scattered some bricks about and in the photo they look like they could have come from the building.
Ukraine ranks 101st out of 180 countries in the 2018 World Press Freedom Index, compiled by Reporters Without Borders (RSF). According to the SBU , RIA Novosti and RT share the same offices in the centre of Kiev.
With this year's Origin series looming large, the Maroons side suddenly has a good news/bad news situation on their hands. "Brilliant representative career over a long period of time", NRL CEO Todd Greenberg said of Smith.
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He was a star pitcher in high school and in college at Washington and Lee and unsuccessfully tried out for the New York Giants. A staunch free expression advocate, Wolfe was a passionate supporter of PEN America for more than 30 years.
This is part of the recommendations of the Committee of Appropriations in its reports submitted by Senator Danjuma Goje . In November 2017, President Muhammadu Buhari presented the budget of N8.612 trillion to the parliament for passage.
He is making $24 million this season, so the expected almost 50 percent of his 2018 pay is now going away with the suspension. The timing of the suspension comes on the heels of Cano suffering the first significant injury of his tenure in Seattle .
Iran FM on diplomatic tour to salvage nuclear deal
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Paolo Guerrero suspension upheld and extended
Without the three extra points, Peru would have fallen below Chile and Paraguay in the standings and out of contention. Bolivia fielded an ineligible player in a 2-0 win over Peru , and that result was overturned to a 3-0 loss by default.
First lady Melania 'doing really well' after medical procedure
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Buildings dismantled at North Korean nuclear test site
On Friday, Bolton promised to North Korea that the United States will help it achieve economic prosperity like South Korea. Bush removed North Korea from the list in October 2008 after the country agreed to continue disabling its nuclear plant.
28 killed by keyless cars
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