Monday, September 20, 2021

politics

PM and PH leaders to sign historic memorandum on political stability

Both sides have pledged to focus on a 'new political landscape' as the country continues its Covid-19 battle.

Army seizes power in Guinea, holds president

The head of Guinea's military special forces says government 'mismanagement' prompted the coup.

From lockup to landslide: US leader elected from jail

Joel Caston – convicted for murder as a teenager a quarter-century ago – finds redemption through politics after becoming the first prisoner in the US capital ever to be elected to public office.

Thai PM survives no-confidence vote as more anti-govt protests planned

Prayuth Chan-ocha received 264 votes in favour and 208 against.

Japan’s Suga to step down as PM

Fumio Kishida, a former foreign minister, is competing for the party leader post. On Thursday, Kishida criticised Suga's coronavirus response and urged a stimulus package to combat the pandemic.

Troops deployed after Indian Kashmir separatist leader dies

His family says Syed Ali Shah Geelani had been ailing for years and had been under house arrest for the last 12 years after leading several anti-India protests.

Iran planning new round of talks with Saudi Arabia, says envoy

The announcement of plans for new talks, carried by the semi-official Iranian news agency Isna, came days after a regional summit held in Baghdad to help ease tensions among Iraq's neighbours.

Celebrating Merdeka with a mindset reset

It is imperative that we recognise the growing threats to our society and take important measures to snuff out the agents of division and strengthen the unity of our nation.

PH leaders endorse PM’s ‘Malaysian Family’ tag line in rare joint statement

They voice their commitment to finding common ground as advised by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong.

Tunisian president says parliament suspended indefinitely

Kais Saied has used Article 80 of the constitution adopted in 2014, which allows for exceptional measures if there is an 'imminent danger' to national security, to justify his decision.

Try something new, PH told after failure to oust PN

Analysts say one of the main challenges for the opposition bloc is its lack of successive leaders to replace the current line-up.

Next govt must preserve current policies on battling Covid, Agong tells leaders

He says this includes the national vaccination programme and efforts to reach herd immunity in the country.

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