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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2162

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Nepal Crisis Prachanda U-TurnSaves Oli

In a swift chain of events, Nepal witnessed political upheaval of an alarming magnitude since the beginning of May 2016, giving a big jolt to the Communist- led K.P. Sharma Oli government. Oli, however, survived for the present, courtesy Pushpa Kamal Dahal alias Prachanda, leader of the Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist), UCPN –M, who took a U-turn on Thursday, May 5 from his stand announced a day earlier to withdraw support to the Oli government and form a government led by his party with the support of Nepali Congress. This gave a breather to the Oli government but how long it would continue is anybody’s guess.

K.P. Sharma Oli
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Pakistani origin Sadiq Khan sworn in as London`s first Muslim mayor

A Pakistani origin Sadiq Khan was sworn in as London mayor On May 07 after being elected the first Muslim leader of a major Western capital, as the Conservatives defended attempts to link him to extremism during the campaign.

Sadiq Khan was sworn in as London mayor
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Today: Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa Leaves For Uganda

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa will be leaving for Uganda today to attend Yoweri Museveni's Swearing-in-ceremony of his fifth term as the President. Incumbent President Museveni has served in the capacity since 29 January 1986.

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa
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Casino Twist To Bangladesh Heist

There is a casino twist to the Bangladesh Bank heist case that has pump primed terrorism financing angle into focus with footprints traced to South-Asia, South-East Asia and China.

Bangladesh Bank
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