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India's ruling party emerges stronger after polls in northeast

India's ruling party emerges stronger after polls in northeast

India's ruling Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) on Saturday consolidated its position in the country's northeast after a landslide election victory in Tripura, ending 25 years of communist rule in the state.

Xi may extend power as China poised to lift term limits

Xi may extend power as China poised to lift term limits

The Chinese Communist Party's leadership has called for the removal of presidential term limits, opening the door for China's most powerful leader in decades, Xi Jinping, to remain in office beyond 2023.

KP Sharma Oli becomes Nepal PM for second time

KP Sharma Oli becomes Nepal PM for second time

The leader of Nepal's largest Communist party was named prime minister Thursday, two months after leading his party to a thumping victory in landmark elections ...

China unveils new leadership line-up, no obvious Xi successor

China unveils new leadership line-up, no obvious Xi successor

China's ruling Communist Party broke with recent precedent on Wednesday and revealed a new leadership line-up without a clear successor to President Xi Jinping...

Philippines peace talks with communist rebels break down

Philippines peace talks with communist rebels break down

Peace talks between the Philippine government and communist insurgents broke down on Saturday after a dispute over the rebels' ordering their fighters to step up attacks.

Philippine communist rebels agree to discuss ceasefire

Philippine communist rebels agree to discuss ceasefire

Communist rebels waging one of the world's longest-running insurgencies in the Philippines say they are willing to discuss a formal ceasefire proposed by the government in upcoming talks in the Netherlands.

Philippines, communists resume peace talks

Philippines, communists resume peace talks

The Philippine government agreed Sunday to reinstate a ceasefire with the communists behind one of the world's longest-running insurgencies, despite President Rodrigo Duterte's earlier threat to step up attacks on the group.

Philippine rebels in 7-day truce for Norway talks

Philippine rebels in 7-day truce for Norway talks

Philippine communist guerrillas will observe a seven-day truce from Sunday to bolster upcoming peace talks hosted by Norway, the rebels said, urging the Manila government to also order a ceasefire.