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Fazl rejects elections under ‘selected’ govt

Dawn 23 Oct 2021
President of the opposition Pakistan Democratic Movement Maulana Fazalur Rehman has rejected the holding of local body elections under the current ‘selected’ government and demanded general elections without delay ... He said the PDM had begun a countrywide protest movement to oust the PTI government.
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Countrywide protests against high prices

The News International 23 Oct 2021
Addressing the participants of the PDM’s protest rally held after the Friday prayers, the JUI-F’s central secretary general and former deputy chairman Senate Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haidri said that the government had snatched the bread from the people with increased prices.
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Political parties question move to hold talks with TTP

Dawn 23 Oct 2021
Secretary General of Pakistan Peoples Party Senator Farhatullah Babar also called on the government to clarify its position with regard to the dialogue with the terrorist group ... Majlis Wahdatul Muslimeen Deputy Secretary General Nasir Shirazi said that the government before going ...
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Myanmar decries move to block junta leader from Asean summit

Straits Times 23 Oct 2021
YANGON (REUTERS, AFP) - Myanmar's military government said on Friday (Oct 22) it rejected a decision by ... "Commander-in-Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing took responsibility for the country His caretaker government is the most responsible for making the dialogue happen," he said.
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Expo 2020 Dubai committee review, praise visitor numbers

Khaleej Times 23 Oct 2021
The meeting of the committee, which represents Expo's 192 participating nations, was attended by Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashemy, Minister of State for International Cooperation, and Director General, Expo 2020 Dubai and Dimitri Kerkentzes, Secretary General of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), the governing body of World Expos.
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Libya finds new mass grave in Tarhuna

Anadolu Agency 23 Oct 2021
... government said Friday. . The General Authority for Research and Identification of Missing Persons said the grave was discovered in an agricultural project area.
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AP: YSRC focusing on increasing voter turnout in Badvel bypoll

The Times of India 23 Oct 2021
Our margin will improve only if the turnout is higher because people are happy with the welfare schemes being implemented by the government,” said YSRC general secretary and government advisor Sajjala Ramakrishna Reddy ... He told locals that the state government is implementing over 80% of its welfare schemes using central funds.
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Udoka: Celtics haven't talked to Kanter about Tibet comments

Journal Review 23 Oct 2021
A native of Turkey, Kanter has been an outspoken critic of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and the Turkish government ... In October 2019, then-Houston general manager Daryl Morey tweeted in support of government protesters in Hong Kong, also leading to games being pulled from the air.
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Udoka: Celtics haven’t talked to Kanter about Tibet comments

The Associated Press 23 Oct 2021
A native of Turkey, Kanter has been an outspoken critic of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and the Turkish government ... In October 2019, then-Houston general manager Daryl Morey tweeted in support of government protesters in Hong Kong, also leading to games being pulled from the air.
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Pak PM's finance adviser leaves Washington after talks with IMF fail to reach conclusion

Beijing News 23 Oct 2021
The talks could have ended up in getting the endorsement of the government's policies by the IMF ... The Imran Khan government is playing on its fears due to the general elections in the country that taking measures to lessen the gap might inflate the prices even further, according to the newspaper.
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'Big disappointment' over lack of Syria constitution agreement

Beijing News 23 Oct 2021
The drafting process between Government and opposition Co-Chairs of the Syrian Constitutional Committee (Small Drafting Body) and civil society began on Monday and was led by Mr ... These describe the general terms of governance and political transition, constitution, elections and counterterrorism.
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Supreme Court sets Nov. 1 hearing on Texas’ abortion law but refuses to halt enforcement

The Bryan Eagle 23 Oct 2021
Attorney General Merrick Garland denounced SB8 as a clear violation of five decades of Supreme Court rulings that recognize the right to abortion before a fetus is viable outside the womb — roughly 22 to 24 weeks ... “The order below threatens to expose every State in the Union to suit by the federal government whenever the U.S.
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Mumbai: BMC can now hold in-person meetings again

The Times of India 23 Oct 2021
The BMC along with all urban local self government bodies can hold physical meetings of all committees as well as the general body while following all COVID norms.
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Nigerian state to shut camps for people displaced by insurgency

Reuters 23 Oct 2021
"So far so good, Borno State government has started well and arrangements have been concluded to ensure the closure of all internally displaced persons camps that are inside Maiduguri metropolis on or before 31st December, 2021," Zulum said ... Buhari has in the past months claimed his government was gaining ground on the insurgents.
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The Hamza factor

Dawn 23 Oct 2021
Hamza Shehbaz, as the leader of the opposition in the Punjab Assembly, has spent most of the PTI government’s term in jail ... This battle will be led by many generals ... The PML-N juggernaut is slowly gunning into life and the generals are busy gathering their cavalry and infantry around them.
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