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"Suu Kyi party wins historic poll majority"

Yangon, November 13: Aung San Suu Kyi's pro-democracy party won a majority in Myanmar's historic polls, according to a tally of official results released today.

Her National League for Democracy (NLD) party was awarded 21 further lower house seats by the Union Election Commission, taking its overall parliamentary tally to 348 -- sailing through the mark for a basic majority.

B'desh: Nearly 600 women raped in last six months

Dhaka : At least 592 incidents of rapes were reported in Bangladesh in last six months, revealed a report of the Bangladesh Mahila Parishad (BMP).In a...

Avenfield verdict: Islamabad HC to hear Sharif family's pleas

Islamabad : The Islamabad High Court on Tuesday was expected to take up the appeals filed by former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter...

US considering direct talks with Taliban

Washington DC : The United States is considering to join the direct talks with Taliban, in an attempt to end the 17 year long war in Afghanistan.The p...

Peru declares 60-day state of emergency

Lima : Peru declared a 60-day state of emergency on its Colombian border to ensure security from the menace of drug trafficking in a region.As per a r...