Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro blamed Washington on Wednesday in cancelling scheduled talks with the political opposition, as his embattle regime struggles
The opposition needed at least 53 votes for no-confidence but fell three votes short of victory. It could muster only 50 votes against Sanjrani. Five votes were rejected while 45 were cast in Sanjrani’s favour.
The overnight move came days after China imposed a sweeping new national security law on the financial hub after months of civil unrest last year.
In a brief early-morning statement, Todd Muller announced his immediate resignation as leader of the centre-right National Party, saying "I am not the best person" for the position.
Despite securing a seat at the table in UN-brokered peace talks with the government, they have been unable to achieve the dreams of protesters who took to Syria’s streets 10 years ago to demand Assad step down.
Navalny, a 44-year-old lawyer and anti-corruption campaigner who is among President Vladimir Putin's fiercest critics, was being treated in a hospital in the city of Omsk after he lost consciousness on a flight to Moscow and his plane made an emergency landing.
The announcement came a day after announcing that lawmakers belonging to the constituent parties of the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) will hand over their resignations to the heads of their parties by Dec 31.
He told senior news people that the government will hold by-elections as per the Constitution if the PDM tendered resignations from the assemblies. He said the local elections will be held after the Senate polls in April 2021.
"If they hand in resignations, we will hold by-elections on those seats and will emerge even stronger. I do not understand what they aim to do," Khan said.