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Anwar declares ‘new dawn’ in Malaysia after walking free from jail

KUALA LUMPUR: Reformist Anwar Ibrahim declared a "new dawn for Malaysia" Wednesday after his release from prison transformed him into a potential prime minister following his alliance's stunning election victory. In scenes that captivated Malaysians, the charismatic 70-year-old returned to the national spotlight after the country's king quashed a widely criticised sodomy conviction that had put Anwar behind bars for three years. To ecstatic cries of "Reformasi!" (Reform) -- Anwar's rallying cry -- he took selfies with…