Nepal's Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli (L) shakes hands with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi during a photo opportunity ahead of their meeting at Hyderabad House in New Delhi, India, February 20, 2016. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Nepali opposition lawmakers filed a no-confidence motion Wednesday against Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli after former rebel Maoists quit his coalition, triggering fresh political turmoil in the quake-hit nation.After Oli refused to resign, opposition lawmakers from the Nepali Congress and the Maoists filed a motion against the embattled premier in parliament, an official told AFP.According to procedure, Oli will now have a week to secure support for a majority government before parliament hosts discussions and a possible vote on the motion, Gautam said.The Maoists joined the government last October, weeks after Nepal adopted a divisive new national constitution.
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