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Malaysian regime wins polls, Anwar alleges fraud

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Malaysia's ruling coalition retained its 56-year hold on power in hard-fought elections Sunday, but a bitter opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim said the polls were tainted by fraud and refused to concede. 

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak celebrates his electoral victory with members of the Barisan Nasional (National Front) coalition, on May 6, 2013 in Kuala Lumpur.

The ruling Barisan Nasional (National Front) coalition led by Prime Minister Najib Razak ceded just two seats in the election to end at 133, maintaining a firm majority of the 222-member parliament.

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