Tonga’s King Tupou VI dissolves parliament, orders new election

Tonga’s King Tupou VI Tonga’s King Tupou VI dissolved the Pacific island nation’s parliament Friday, dismissing Akilisi Pohiva, the first commoner to ever serve as prime minister. The country’s Crown Law office published an official “instrument of dissolution” signed by the monarch which dissolved parliament and called an election in November. “(I) do lawfully dissolve […]

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