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BN stakes claim over its 'traditional' seats and 7 news you may have missed

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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief.

1. BN wants to contest all its "traditional" seats, while Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (photo, above) also said that his party "owns" a Bersatu seat that was originally won on a BN ticket.

2. Sabah Chief Minister Mohd Shafie Apdal believes he offers a solution to the PM-candidature impasse that has paralysed Pakatan Harapan Plus - and the problem is that the coalition itself appears to be mired in indecision.

3. Al Jazeera stood by its controversial documentary on undocumented migrants and expressed concerns over the harassment its staff are facing due to the backlash against the documentary.

4. Azhar Harun's resignation from the Election Commission has finally been confirmed. Political scientist Wong Chin Huat warns that Azhar risks becoming a puppet if he is appointed as Dewan Rakyat speaker.

5. Abdul Razak Musa, the prosecutor who represented the MACC in Teoh Beng Hock's case, has been made the new solicitor-general.

6. Transport Minister Wee Ka Siong said the second ECRL re-alignment will service more riders, while PKR president Anwar Ibrahim called for this matter to be debated in Parliament.

7. Kedah Menteri Besar Muhammad Sanusi Md Nor was called to explain the demolition of a 70-year-old Hindu temple along Jalan Stesen, Alor Setar.

8. Police detained a prominent NGO activist who has been accused of sexual assault.

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