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Election day brings violence and unrest in Bangladesh

Parliamentary elections in Bangladesh released the preliminary results on January 6, 2014 and they have indicated that the ruling Awami League has won the country’s elections. The outcome of the elections in Bangladesh was never in doubt,...
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Pervez Musharraf hospitalized, fails to attend treason trial in Pakistan

The former president of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf failed to attend his treason case trial in the country on January 2, 2014. Musharraf had to be hospitalized after he suffered from a heart problem while he was on his way to court in order to...
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Pervez Musharraf’s treason trial delayed due to bomb scare in Pakistan

The former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraff was scheduled to attend the first hearing in his high treason trial, however, an official from Pakistan said that a bomb was found along the route of the former president, due to which the hearing...
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Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Admi Party to form government in Delhi

The Aam Admi Party (AAP) – after conquering the Assembly elections in Delhi – announced on December 23, 2013 that it will form the government in New Delhi. The AAP also confirmed that it will form the government with the outside...
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Bangladesh to deploy military troops to deal with poll violence

These days, Bangladesh is dealing with severe political violence. The country’s officials said on December 20, 2013 that they will deploy thousands of troops starting from next week in order to deal with deadly political violence just...
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Tokyo governor announces resignation amid bribery scandal

The governor of Tokyo Naoki Inose has announced his resignation on December 19, 2013, after confirming the allegations that he received money from a hospital company plagued by scandals. Inose was the one who helped in bringing the 2020 Olympics...
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Pakistani court reserves decision on Pervez Musharraf’s travel ban

The former president of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf has been ordered by the court not to travel abroad. On December 16, 2013, a Pakistani court reserved judgement on a request made by Musharraf to be allowed to travel abroad to visit his sick...
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Abe and Xi named most prominent Asians of 2013 by Straits Times

One of the most popular papers of Southeast Asia, The Straits Times has named the leaders of Japan and China as the most prominent Asians of 2013. The president of China, Xi Jinping and the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have been named...
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Aam Aadmi Party claims victory over Sheila Dikshit in India

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal managed to end the 15-year-long reign of Sheila Dikshit in assembly elections in Delhi, India. Dikshit resigned after the Congress failed to show colors in the elections. Just one day after the...
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Prime Minister of Thailand dissolves parliament

The Prime Minister of Thailand, Yingluck Shinawatra decided to dissolve the parliament of the nation on December 9, 2013 and is asking for new elections to be held in the country. The recent move was made by the PM due to constant protests in...