INTERIM GOVERNMENT

  • Libya's interim government resigns under pressure August 29, 2014

    Benghazi: Libya's toothless interim government, led by Prime Minister Abdullah alThani, announced it had tendered its resignation to the elected parliament, days after a rival Islamist administration was created. The interim government, operating in the east of the country to avoid the Islamist militias which have a strong presence in...
  • Joyful Libyans brave violence to grasp free vote July 8, 2012

    Tripoli/Benghazi: Crowds of joyful Libyans, some with tears in their eyes, parted with the legacy of Muammar Gaddafi's dictatorship on Saturday as they voted in the first free national election in 60 years. But in the eastern city of Benghazi, cradle of last year's uprising but where many now want more...
  • 2 lakh arrested under new B'desh govt May 21, 2007

    Dhaka: The armyled joint forces in Bangladesh have arrested nearly two lakh people as part of a massive anticrime and antigraft campaign since the proclamation of emergency on January 11 this year, a media report said on Monday. The New Age newspaper, quoting statistics given by the police headquarters, said 191,967...
  • Bangladesh missed its begum May 8, 2007

    Dhaka (Bangladesh): Former Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has returned to Dhaka. Bangladesh's military backed interim government had banned her from entering the country two weeks ago, but there are no reports of any arrest so far. At the Zia International Airport in Dhaka, thousands waited to see her, and...
  • Govt wants Zia, Hasina's bank details April 26, 2007

    New Delhi: There is no respite in sight for former Bangladesh prime ministers Sheikh Hasina and Khaleda Zia. The militarybacked interim government has started scanning their bank accounts to see if they are involved in tax evasion. The antimoney laundering cell of the Bangladesh Bank and the National Board of Revenue...
  • Is Ahmed doing a Musharraf? April 12, 2007

    New Delhi: Bangladesh police have filed murder charges against former Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina. Four political activists died in the agitations marking opposition parties' protests against the caretaker government last year. The Bangladesh police claim that former prime minister Sheikh Hasina is responsible for them. They say she masterminded the killings of...
  • ExMaoists join Nepal interim govt April 1, 2007

    Kathmandu: Nepal's former Maoist guerrillas joined an interim Government on Sunday, a move that takes them into the political mainstream as part of a peace deal that ended a decadeold revolt, officials said. In his new multiparty cabinet, Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala appointed five nominees of the Communist Party of...
  • Nepal's interim govt to be formed today March 31, 2007

    New Delhi: Nepal's parliament will form an interim government on Saturday, which will see the Maoists bag five ministries. The government will be formed after the top leaders of the eight parties including Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala and CPNMaoist chief Prachanda sign a key document that will include common minimum...
  • Fakhruddin heads Bangla interim govt January 12, 2007

    Dhaka: Fakhruddin Ahmed, former governor of Bangladesh's Central Bank, was on Friday sworn in as head of the interim government tasked with steering the country out of its political crises by conducting national elections. President Iajuddin administered the oath of office to Ahmed, a Princetoneducated former World Bank employee who is...
  • B'desh prez, govt quit | Emergency January 11, 2007

    Dhaka: Bangladesh President Iajuddin Ahmed, who led the interim government, resigned on Thursday hours after declaring a state of emergency in the country where elections will be held on January 22. All nine other advisors of the 10member interim government also tendered their resignations, a presidential palace spokesperson said. "The senior most...
  • Nepal cabinet to be named soon December 11, 2006

    Kathmandu: Nepal's Maoists will be named as part of an interim government after their arms are locked in stores under UN supervision, Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala said on Monday. Last month, the government and Maoist guerrillas signed a landmark peace deal declaring an end to a decadeold conflict in...