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Midnight Parliamentary Revolt in Pakistan: Imran Khan ousted from Premiership

Midnight Parliamentary Revolt in Pakistan: Imran Khan ousted from Premiership

During the history making session (Twitter) By Nasir Aijaz The AsiaN Representative  Islamabad: Imran Khan was ousted from premiership of Pakistan through a ‘Midnight Parliamentary Revolt’ – the no-confidence motion tabled in the National Assembly at the night between Saturday and Sunday. The assembly session was presided over by Mr. Ayaz Sadiq, a member of […]

Kazakhstan President: Moving from ‘Super-Presidential’ model to ‘Presidential republic with strong parliament’

Kazakhstan President: Moving from ‘Super-Presidential’ model to ‘Presidential republic with strong parliament’

Tokayev addressing the parliament (Kazinfo) NUR-SULTAN: Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has called for changing the distribution of power from the office of the presidency to a strong parliament. This can be achieved through enhancing the power and responsibilities of the parliament, Tokayev said in his state of the nation address at the joint session of […]

Kyrgyzstan votes for new parliament

Kyrgyzstan votes for new parliament

By Nurzhan Kasmalieva    BISHKEK: The parliamentary elections have started in Kyrgyzstan on Sunday morning. President of Kyrgyzstan Sadyr Zhaparov was one of the first to cast his ballot in a polling station in the outskirts of the capital, Bishkek. After the voting, the head of state called on fellow citizens to be active in the elections and […]

Budget vote in Malaysian parliament goes ahead despite presence of quarantined MPs in full PPE

Budget vote in Malaysian parliament goes ahead despite presence of quarantined MPs in full PPE

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s parliament waded into controversy after three MPs currently undergoing home quarantine were allowed into the parliament to participate in a vote on the budget for the Federal Territories Ministry. The three MPs, reportedly Health Minister Adham Baba and M. Saravanan from the ruling Barisan Nasional coalition and P. Prabakaran from the opposition […]

Tunisia’s parliament rejects proposed government

Tunisia’s parliament rejects proposed government

Tunis: Tunisia’s lawmakers on Friday evening rejected by a great majority the government formed by Prime Minister-designate Habib Jemli. Following a marathon session that lasted well into the evening, 134 lawmakers voted against the proposed cabinet while 72 supported it. Three MPs abstained. Al Nahda, a a moderate Islamist party, won the parliamentary elections on October […]

Bahrain calls for firm international action to face challenges, threats to stability

Bahrain calls for firm international action to face challenges, threats to stability

By Habib Toumi Editor-in_chief Manama: Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa has called on the international community to take the necessary steps to deal with threats to stability and with challenges to the world order. “One fifth of the world’s oil and gas supply passes through the waters of the Arabian Gulf, and any […]

N.K. leader not mentioned among deputies newly elected to parliament

N.K. leader not mentioned among deputies newly elected to parliament

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was not included in a list of deputies newly elected to the communist state’s rubber-stamp parliament, state media reports showed Tuesday, sparking speculation about what the unprecedented move means. Kim’s name was not mentioned when the Korean Central Broadcasting Station, a state radio network, called out the names one by […]

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