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Former Pakistan President sentenced to Death for Treason

The 10th President of Pakistan and military ruler, Syed Pervez Musharraf, has been sentenced to death by a three-member special court in the capital of Pakistan, Islamabad on Tuesday, 17th December 2019 for violating the constitution while he was in power as the President of Pakistan in 2007. The charge for unlawfully declaring emergency rule ..

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Ten Indian-origin MPs elected to UK Parliament

A record number of 10 Indian-origin Members of Parliament (MPs) were elected in recently concluded general election that elected 56th Parliament of the UK. It has broken the previous 2010 general election record in which eight Indian-origin were elected. Following are the elected Indian-origin candidates Conservative Party: Priti Patel- won from Witham constituency. Rishi Sunak- ..

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Mhairi Black, youngest elected MP in United Kingdom

Mhairi Black at the age of 20 became the youngest elected Member of Parliament (MP) in United Kingdom in over 300 years. She was elected as MP to House of Commons i.e. lower house of UK Parliament from Paisley and Renfrewshire South constituency in Glasgow, Scotland. Mhairi Black represents Scottish Nationalist Party (SNP). In this ..

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British PM David Cameron led Conservative Party wins 2015 general election

In the 2015 United Kingdom Parliamentary elections, Prime Minister David Cameron led Conservative Party has won the election. Conservative Party by winning 331 seats out of total 650 seats in House of Commons has emerged single largest party in this general election. Conservative Party received 36.9% vote share of the total national vote. With this ..

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Muhammadu Buhari elected as President of Nigeria

Former military ruler Genral Muhammadu Buhari won the Presidential election in Nigeria. He defeated incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan by more than two million votes. With this historic win, Buhari became the first opposition candidate in history of Nigeria to win a presidential election. In this election Buhari’s All Progressives Congress (APC) party has received around 15,424,921 ..

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