Malaysia: Muhyiddin Yassin swore as prime minister, succeeding Mahathir

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Muhyiddin was sworn in as prime minister on Sunday by the king, after a week of political chaos caused by the resignation of the veteran leader. Mahathir Mohamad .

Muhyiddin, 72, a government interior minister who collapsed last Monday, becomes the eighth prime minister of the Southeast Asian nation.