Dissolution of Nepal Parliament year ahead of schedule triggers large-scale rallies against Prime Minister Oli

Nepal’s president dissolved its parliament on Sunday at the request of the 68-year-old Prime Minister K.P.Sharma Oli and announced general elections would be held more than a year ahead of schedule, prompting about a dozen petitions in the country’s top court. Police detained about a dozen protesters near Oli’s office to prevent large-scale rallies against him. […]