Anwar sworn in as PM
The Tambun MP took his oath of office before the Yang di-Pertuan Agong at 5.06pm.
South Korea to hold police accountable for crowd crush failures
At least 156 mostly young people were killed, and scores more injured, in a crush at the first post-pandemic Halloween party in Seoul's popular Itaewon nightlife district.
Liz Truss resigns, becoming Britain's shortest-serving PM ever
Speaking outside the door of her Number 10 Downing Street office, Truss accepted that she could not deliver the promises she made when she was running for Conservative leader, having lost the faith of her party.
Japan PM orders probe into Unification Church
The group has been in the spotlight because the man accused of killing Abe was reportedly motivated by resentment against the church, which has been accused of pressuring members to make hefty donations.
Boris Johnson bows out as British PM, Liz Truss to take over
Johnson, who was forced out of office by his own Conservative Party over a series of scandals, urged the country to come together and back his successor.
Thai court suspends PM from official duty pending result of term limit review
Prayuth took power in 2014 when he led a coup to overthrow an elected government.
Japan PM Kishida's support tumbles, hit by questions over church and Covid
Links to the church have become a headache for Kishida since July 8, when former premier Shinzo Abe was shot and his suspected killer said his mother was bankrupted by the church and blamed Abe for promoting it.
Thai opposition files no-confidence motion against ‘flawed’ PM
The opposition expects the censure debate to take place next month and hopes it will bring down Prayuth's 17-party government.
Shortage of Covid-19 testing kits ‘not unique’ to Australia, PM says
The country's competition regulator flagged 'significant concerns' about reports of price gouging of testing kits amid reports of stockpiling and called inflated prices 'clearly outrageous.'