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Ayaz Sadiq fears assemblies might not complete tenure

KARACHI: National Assembly speaker Ayaz Sadiq has expressed fear that the assemblies might not complete their tenure amidst strong opposition being faced by the government from various political parties on several issues.   The NA speaker Ayaz Sadiq, who is also a leader of ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), passed these remarks while talking to a private television channel on Wednesday. “There is an unending string of political events causing trouble for the government,” Sadiq said. He said he was not a…

Nepal votes in historic polls for new national, provincial assemblies

KATHMANDU: Nepal on Sunday votes in historic elections for new national and provincial assemblies that many hope will bring much-needed stability to the desperately poor country, which has cycled through 10 leaders in the last 11 years. The elections are the first under a new post-war constitution that paved the way for a sweeping overhaul of the political system intended to devolve power away from a top-heavy central government to seven newly created provinces. The constitution, adopted in 2015, is aimed at cementing…