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Nepal dissolves parliament

December 21, 2020

KATHMANDU: Nepal will likely head to the polls next year after parliament was abruptly dissolved on Sunday, a move prompted by infighting between the Himalayan nation’s premier and members of his party, including former Maoist rebels. Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli’s government has weathered accusations of corruption and criticism for its handling of the coronavirus pandemic.