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Karnataka political crisis continues

On Saturday, five more legislators moved the Supreme Court against the Speaker for not accepting their resignation. The BJP too upped the ante demanding that CM HD Kumaraswamy seek a trust vote on Monday, a day prior to the Supreme ...

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Karnataka political crisis enters day 6

10 MLAs who had approached the Supreme Court met Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar at 6pm amidst tight security around the Vidhan Soudha. Section 144 had been imposed. After the meet, JDS MLAs headed back to Mumbai. The Speaker said he ...

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Political crisis deepens further in Sri Lanka

Political crisis deepens further in Sri Lanka

Brother of new Prime Minister and former Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa was among three ministers sworn in by President Maithripala Sirisena. Meanwhile, Parliament Speaker Karu Jayasuriya said, an opportunity must be provided for the majority opinion on a stable government when Parliament ...

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Angela Merkel heads to Turkey over migrant crisis

COLOGNE: German Chancellor Angela Merkel was due in Istanbul Sunday to press Turkey to stem the flow of migrants into Europe, a day after a German mayoral candidate was seriously wounded in a “racist” stabbing. Her meeting with Turkish President ...

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10,000 migrants pour into Austria as crisis deepens

Austria was bracing for an influx of 10,000 migrants as Europe’s increasingly divided countries stepped up efforts to push the wave of desperate humanity on to their neighbours. In the latest chapter in the EU’s escalating refugee crisis, Croatia, Hungary ...

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