Ex-PM Najib Banned from Leaving Malaysia

 Ex-PM Najib Banned from Leaving Malaysia - Newshour
May 12, 2018 · transcript

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Malaysia's new prime minister, Mahathir Mohamad, has said his predecessor, Najib Razak, could be investigated for his role in a multi-billion dollar financial scandal. A travel ban has been imposed on Mr Najib which comes days after his shock election defeat. He's denied any wrongdoing.
Also in the programme: the people of Iraq are voting in their first parliamentary election since the country declared victory over the Islamic State group; and from North Korea - an eyewitness account from the countryside by the head of the UN's World Food Programme.
Picture: Najib Razak leaves after a press conference in Kuala Lumpur. Credit: EPA/FAZRY ISMAIL
Transcript
00:00:00hello and welcome to this podcast from the BBC world service please let us know what you think and tell other people about ISIS on social media broadcasts from the BBC world service I supported by advertising welcome to newshour from the BBC world service I'm coming to you live
00:00:22from London he's two sets today we bring you the latest from Malaysia where the former prime minister has now been banned from leaving the country and we go to neighboring Indonesia are the and then mom talk about oil revolution in Java and why what they're asking can a
00:00:43woman become the monarch and Israeli chicken impersonations and Hungarian heavy metal it can only mean one thing yes indeed it's you revisions if that is the French entry you're hearing and our very own poll Henley is in Lisbon for us we start today's program with the dramatic twists
00:01:13and turns in Malaysian politics now the former prime minister Naji Razzaq and his wife for us months or have been banned from leaving the country reports had...
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