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Arab League offers safe exit if Assad resigns


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Arab League Monday called on embattled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to swiftly cede power in exchange for a "safe exit" for him and his ... Read more...

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Nepal parties reach power sharing deal


May 3rd, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 3 (IANS) Major political parties in Nepal Thursday reached a power sharing deal that will pave the way for the dissolution of the cabinet.Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai was ... Read more...

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Nasheed’s supporters rally against new Maldives government


February 12th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Male, Feb 12 (IANS) Thousands of supporters of ousted Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed rallied in protest in the capital Saturday night as the new President Mohamed Waheed Hassan was busy ... Read more...

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US envoy calls for new coalition government in Maldives


February 11th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Male, Feb 11 (IANS) A senior US diplomat said here Saturday that it was too early to conduct a snap poll in the Maldives and urged former president who claimed ... Read more...

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Nasheed threatens to hit streets in the Maldives


February 11th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Male, Feb 10 (IANS) The Maldives' ousted president Mohamed Nasheed said Friday that his party would hit the streets and demonstrate in the absence of international support but "we cannot ... Read more...

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Male calm as new president readies national government (Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Male, Feb 8 (IANS) Maldives' new President Mohamed Waheed said he would form an all-party national unity government Wednesday, the day calm returned to the capital after weeks of ... Read more...

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Maldives new president to form coalition government


February 8th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Male, Feb 8 (IANS) Newly-appointed Maldivian President Mohamed Waheed Wednesday announced he would form a coalition government with the participation of all political parties, including former president Mohamed Nasheed's Maldivian ... Read more...

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PM pledges support to new Maldivian president


February 8th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has written to new Maldivian President Mohamed Waheed assuring him of India's continued support after the dramatic regime change in ... Read more...

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Nepal crisis deepens as Maoists refuse to surrender arms


August 22nd, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 22 (IANS) The crisis in Nepal deepened Monday as major parties failed to name a new consensual prime minister and the former Maoist guerrillas again refused to hand ... Read more...

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Palestinian’s national unity government likely in ten days: official


May 28th, 2011 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, May 28 (IANS) A senior Palestinian official in Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah party has said that the national unity government is to be formed in ten days, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Saleh not to sign power-transfer plan in Qatari envoys’ presence


April 29th, 2011 - 7:06 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, April 29 (IANS) Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has said he will not sign the power transfer plan brokered by Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) if Qatari representatives attend the ... Read more...

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Palestine rivals Fatah, Hamas agree to form interim unity government


April 28th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Apr 28 (ANI): Palestine's rival factions Fatah and Hamas are on the verge of agreeing to establish an interim national unity government.According to The Guardian, a deal between the two organizations ... Read more...

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Yemen may witness signing of power transition plan Saturday


April 27th, 2011 - 7:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A power transition plan between Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh and the opposition could be signed Saturday in the Saudi capital of Riyadh, Al Jazeera ... Read more...

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Yemen’ Opposition accepts GCC power-transfer plan


April 26th, 2011 - 3:14 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, April 26 (IANS) Yemen's Opposition Monday announced accepting the recent Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) plan, about President Ali Abdullah Saleh's resignation after 30 days of signing the deal, in ... Read more...

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Gulf Cooperation Council calls for power transfer in Yemen


April 11th, 2011 - 7:54 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, April 11 (IANS) The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has called for Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh to transfer power to enable the opposition to form a transitional unity government, ... Read more...

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Yemen opposition tells Saleh to quit, presents new plan (Lead)


April 3rd, 2011 - 6:00 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, April 3 (IANS) Yemen's opposition Saturday told embattled President Ali Abdullah Saleh to hand over power to his deputy as part of a fresh initiative towards forming a temporary ... Read more...

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One killed in Yemen protests


March 12th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 12 (IANS) Yemeni police opened fire at anti-government protesters Saturday in Sana'a, killing at least one person and injuring many, a media report here said.Police fired live rounds ... Read more...

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Now, Muslim Brotherhood calls for Mubarak’s exit for Egypt’s interim govt


February 4th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb 4(ANI): The Muslim Brotherhood, the largest opposition group in Egypt, has issued a statement asking President Hosni Mubarak to step aside and pave way for a transitional government."We demand that ... Read more...

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Egyptian protesters plan march of million people (Lead)


January 31st, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Jan 31 (IANS) The massive uprising to oust Egyptian president of 30 years Hosni Mubarak were scaled up Monday with protesters, who have defied curfew and remain unfazed despite fighter ... Read more...

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Nepal braces for marathon PM race


July 22nd, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 22 (IANS) With Nepal's parliament refusing to elect a new prime minister Wednesday - the third in less than two years - the country is now braced for ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists hail PM’s resignation


July 1st, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 1 (ANI): The Unified CPN (Maoist) has hailed Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal's decision to resign, saying it paves the way for a consensus to end the political deadlock in ... Read more...

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Nepal House passes eighth Amendment Bill to extend Constituent Assembly’s term


May 29th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 29 (ANI): Nepal's Parliament on Saturday passed the eight Amendment Bill of the Interim Constitution of Nepal, which will extend the Constituent Assembly's (CA) term by a year.Out of the ... Read more...

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Death of a dream in Nepal


May 28th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 28 (IANS) Protests and scathing criticism of the major political parties began to mount in Nepal Friday after the dream of a new constitution shattered and a unprecedented ... Read more...

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Nepal PM falls prey to email hoax, not to quit (Lead)


May 28th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 28 (IANS) Faced with an unparalleled constitutional crisis from midnight, Nepal's embattled Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal Friday fell prey to an email hoax that said he was ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists decides to unilaterally declare Constitution on May 29


May 17th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 17 (ANI): The Unified CPN (Maoist) has decided to promulgate a Constitution drafted by the party from the streets on May 29.A politburo meeting of the party held at party ... Read more...

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Maoists call off strike, Prachanda gives government two days time to respond


May 8th, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu (Nepal),May 8 (ANI): Maoist chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal alias Prachanda on Saturday called of his party's indefinite general strike, but warned the government of Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal that it ... Read more...

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NC, UML stick to old stance: Nepal PM not stepping down


May 7th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 7 (ANI): The Nepali Congress (NC) and the CPN-UML has reiterated their stance that the Prime Minister cannot step down because of Maoist street agitations.In a two-party meeting held here, ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists general strike enters third day


May 4th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 4 (ANI): Normal life across Nepal was crippled for the third consecutive day on Tuesday in the wake of a nationwide indefinite general strike.Transportation, market places, academic institutions and industries ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists general strike enters second day


May 3rd, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 3 (ANI): The second day of general strike called by the Unified CPN (Maoist) as part of its fourth phase agitation against the government has further crippled normal life across ... Read more...

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Zelaya accuses US of changing stance on Honduras


November 15th, 2009 - 4:15 am ICT by IANS
San Jose, Nov 15 (EFE) Ousted Honduran president Mel Zelaya has said the US is not serious about his reinstatement but focusing more on the upcoming presidential elections in November. "They have left ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists picket Singha Durbar, dozens injured


November 13th, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Nov 13 (ANI): Cadres of the Unified CPN (Maoist) clashed with riot police while staging protest outside the country's administrative center, Singha Durbar, as part of their second -phase protests against ... Read more...

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Karzai promises `national unity’ government in new term


November 3rd, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 3 (DPA) Afghan President Hamid Karzai promised Tuesday to assemble a government of "national unity", a day after the presidential runoff was cancelled and he was declared the winner. His ... Read more...

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Abbas slams Hamas for delaying reconciliation pact


October 12th, 2009 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
Ramallah, Oct 12 (DPA) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas slammed Sunday the Islamic Hamas movement for delaying an inter-Palestinian reconciliation pact that was due to be signed in Cairo this month and would ... Read more...

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Honduras imposes curfew after Zelaya’s return (Lead)


September 22nd, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Sep 22 (EFE) The de facto Honduran government imposed a nationwide curfew following the return of ousted President Mel Zelaya. The government's decision was televised while hundreds of Zelaya's supporters gathered outside ... Read more...

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Hariri accepts re-nomination for Lebanese premiership


September 16th, 2009 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beirut, Sep 16 (DPA) Saad Hariri Wednesday accepted re-nomination for the post of Lebanese prime minister after getting backing from 71 MPs of his majority party and two from the opposition Armenian ... Read more...

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