KATHMANDU, March 13: MetLife has announced that it will become the 24th company and the first insurer to join the UN Women Global Innovation Coalition for Change.

ISLAMABAD, July 27: Official results show cricket star Imran Khan won in Pakistan's polls but he will have to seek out allies to form a coalition government.

KATHMANDU, Mar 5: Leaders of the ruling left alliance and the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) held two rounds of talks on Sunday to finalize a coalition deal but the negotiations ended inconclusively, according to the leaders.

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: Ending over two-month long political speculation, the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) and Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) have inked a deal to form a coalition government in Province 2, the only plain-only province in the country.

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Members of Germany’s centre-left Social Democrat Party (SPD) must approve the deal between Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative CDU/CSU bloc and their own party, led by Martin Schulz.

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: A cloud of political uncertainty  hovers over Province 2 as negotiations over the formation of the government in the sole plains-only province fail to gather pace even two months after the elections.

YEMEN, Feb 3: According to a confidential document obtained by al-Jazeera news broadcaster, the Saudi-led military coalition killed 68 children and wounded 36 others in war-torn Yemen from July to September 2017.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Left alliance and Madhes-based political parties have been seen to collaborate regarding the issues of National Assembly election and formation of a new government.

After more than four weeks of intense pre-coalition talks in Germany, the Free Democrats (FDP) pulled the plug on a very broad four-party alliance on Sunday. There are now two main options on how to proceed. Incumbent Chancellor Angela Merkel could form a minority government with her Christian Democrats (CDU) and the Bavarian sister-party, the Christian Social Union (CSU).

KATHMANDU, June 10: The ruling coalition has rejected the proposal of the Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal (RJPN) to reschedule the date of the second phase of local level elections.

KATHMANDU, May 29: Lawmakers Meen Bahadur Bishwakarma and Tek Bahadur Basnet, who proposed and seconded the impeachment motion against Chief Justice Sushila Karki, said that withdrawing the motion would be against the prerogative rights of the parliament.

KATHMANDU, May 11: Health Minister and Nepali Congress (NC) leader Gagan Thapa has said that the present ruling coalition between NC and CPN (Maoist Center) will not break up until January, 2018, the constitutional deadline for concluding the local, provincial and national elections.

KATHMANDU, March 14: The United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF), an alliance of seven Madhes-based parties, is no longer a part of the governing coalition now onward, two senior leaders of the front said on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, March 15: The United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF), an alliance of seven Madhes-based parties, is no longer a part of the governing coalition now onward, two senior leaders of the front said on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 19:  Parties within the ruling coalition have agreed to announce dates for local level election.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has accused the ruling coalition of not getting ready for holding elections.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: The ruling coalition and the Madhes-based parties have agreed to work together on further amendment on constitution amendment bill tabled in Parliament.

KATHMANDU, Jan 12: The already troubled relation between the ruling coalition and the main opposition party is likely to worsen further, with the government deciding to sack the chief of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Sushil Gyewali.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: The ruling coalition has reached an understanding to table the constitution amendment bill in parliament despite the obstruction by the main opposition CPN-UML and eight other fringe parties.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: CPN-ML has again urged the ruling parties to withdraw the constitution amendment bill registered at the secretariat of Legislature-Parliament.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Minister for Energy Janardan Sharma on Monday said that the filing of an impeachment motion against suspended Chief of Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), Lokman Singh Karki will not impact the ruling coalition.

KATHMANDU, July 26: Nepali Congress (NC) and CPN (Maoist Center) that are set to form a new government under the leadership of Maoist Center Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal are likely to be joined by 14 other political parties in the new coalition.