Malaysian Pro-Democracy Leader Anwar Ibrahim Released From Detention

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia—Malaysian pro-democracy leader Anwar Ibrahim was formally pardoned and released Wednesday after serving three years in detention on what he says was a trumped-up sodomy conviction, freeing him up to succeed Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad after his stunning election win last week. Mr. Mahathir, who is 92, promised to arrange the pardon duringRead More