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After assembly Abadi, Sadr says recent authorities would possibly perchance be ‘inclusive’

Muqtada Al-Sadr, the Shia cleric whose bloc beat expectations to come out on top in Iraq’s parliamentary vote, has met incumbent Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi, ushering in what could be a long period of negotiations over the formation of a new government. The two leaders met in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, late on Saturday, hours after the electoral…

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A ‘long march’ by India’s farmers forces authorities to act

Mumbai, India – Sumanbai Shingade walked for seven days and six nights, travelling 180 kilometres to reach Mumbai, India’s financial hub, from Korat village in Maharashtra state’s Nashik district. She bemoaned the state of her calloused feet and a visibly swollen ankle as she squatted on a piece of cardboard, spread out on the grounds…

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Trudeau in India: Did Modi authorities snub Canadian PM?

New Delhi, India – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s India trip that began on Saturday has been making the headlines in India for the wrong reasons. In the past four days of his first India trip as prime minister, Trudeau has travelled to the iconic Taj Mahal, nearly 200km from the capital, New Delhi and…

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Separatists steal over authorities headquarters in Aden

Yemen’s Prime Minister Ahmed bin Dagher has accused separatist forces backed by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) of staging a coup in the southern city of Aden, after they took over government headquarters.  “In Aden, legitimacy is being overturned. What is happening in Aden is very dangerous and affects its security and the stability and unity…

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US Senate reaches deal to avert govt shutdown

The US Senate is poised to end the government shutdown, having come to an agreement on termporary funding in exchange for immigration-policy overhaul in the coming month. The spending bill will fund the US government until February 8, according to reports from Washington, DC. Democrats and Republicans could not agree on a continuing resolution (CR) to…

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UAE-backed community vows to ‘overthrow’ Yemen’s authorities

A group of South Yemen separatists, backed by the United Arab Emirates (UAE), have declared a state of emergency in the port city of Aden and vowed to overthrow the country’s internationally recognised government within the next week. Aidarous al-Zubaidi, the leader of the Southern Transitional Council (STC), said Yemen’s parliament would be barred from…

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Frustration simmers as Nepalis await contemporary authorities

Students in Nepal have been taking to the streets to demand the outgoing government swiftly hand over power to a leftist alliance that swept to victory in national elections last month. The landmark post-war poll had raised hopes that it would bring much-needed stability to the impoverished country. Yet, several weeks after the defeat of Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba’s…

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Austria’s a long way-factual location to enter authorities

Austria is on course to have a far-right party in the government for the first time in 17 years, as anti-immigration sentiment appears to grow across the country and Europe.  The far-right Freedom Party of Austria (FPO) reached a five-year deal with the larger conservative People’s Party (OVP) on Friday – two months after the…