Nepal's prime minister resigns just before no confidence vote

July 24, 2016 3:10 PM

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Nepal's prime minister resigns just before no confidence vote

KATHMANDU Nepal's Prime Minister K.P. Oli resigned on Sunday, nine months after coming to power and minutes before parliament was to vote on a no confidence motion he was likely to lose.

Oli's departure plunges the Himalyan country, plagued by political turmoil for years, into a whole new round of political uncertainty. This is the country's 23rd government to fall since a multi-party democracy began in 1990 after bloody protests, and the political tumult has weighed on business con...

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