Prachanda all set to become new Nepal PM

We will try our best to install the government based on consensus

Kathmandu: CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal aka ‘Prachanda’ was on Sunday all set to make a comeback as Prime Minister of Nepal, a week after the Nepali Congress and Madhes-based parties pledged to throw their weight behind him. We will try our best to install the government based on consensus The resignation of Prime Minister More...

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Oli recalled that he took over the reins in a very difficult situation
By IANS On Sunday, July 24th, 2016
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Nepal PM steps down, country plunged into new political uncertainty

Kathmandu: Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Sunday resigned, plunging the Himalayan nation into a fresh bout of political uncertainty. Oli recalled that he took over the reins in a very difficult situation He More...

In Pakistan, Gulen runs a network of about 21 schools
By Agencies On Saturday, July 23rd, 2016
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Turkey asks Pakistan to shut institutions run by Gulen

Islamabad: Turkey has asked Pakistan to shut all institutions being run by Fethullah Gulen — the US-based cleric whom Ankara accuses of masterminding and backing the July 16 failed military coup attempt in More...

The Clinton campaign selected Kaine over a roster of at least three other senators
By Agencies On Saturday, July 23rd, 2016
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Clinton selects Senator Tim Kaine as running mate

Washington: Democratic Party’s presumptive presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has chosen Virginia Senator Tim Kaine to be her running mate. The Clinton campaign selected Kaine over a roster of at least three More...

The PML-N is set to form the next government in Pakistani Kashmir
By Agencies On Friday, July 22nd, 2016
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Waiting for the day Kashmir joins Pakistan: Sharif

Muzaffarabad (Pakistan): Pakistanis are waiting for the day when Jammu and Kashmir becomes a part of Pakistan, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif declared on Friday. The PML-N is set to form the next government in Pakistani More...

Hundreds of tenants left the building, some of them coughing from smoke inhalation
By Agencies On Wednesday, July 20th, 2016
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Massive evacuation as Dubai Sufala Tower catches fire

Dubai: The lower levels of Sufala Tower in Dubai caught fire on Wednesday, triggering a massive evacuation as civil defence and police fought the blaze in the multi-storeyed building. Hundreds of tenants left the More...

It would not be a Trump contest without excitement and drama
By Agencies On Tuesday, July 19th, 2016
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‘My husband is ready to lead this great nation’: Melania Trump

Washington: Former model Melania Trump delivered an uplifting, positive speech on Monday night on the first day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, portraying her husband Donald Trump as the candidate More...

It marked the first time since March that Pyongyang launched Scud-type missiles
By Agencies On Tuesday, July 19th, 2016
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N Korea test-fires 3 short-range missiles

Pyongyang: North Korea on Tuesday test-fired three short-range ballistic missiles in a show of force against the decision between South Korea and the US to deploy the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) More...

It is not a protest, it is more of an artistic action that is not aggressive
By Agencies On Monday, July 18th, 2016
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100 US women pose nude in anti-Trump protest

Washington: Over a hundred women holding large circular mirrors posed nude for a photoshoot on Sunday in a show of protest against Republican presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump’s alleged discriminatory More...

We need to continue advancing in the implacable fight we are waging against the IS at home and abroad
By Agencies On Monday, July 18th, 2016
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France bombs new IS targets in Iraq, Syria

Paris: French troops on Monday bombed new Islamic State (IS) targets in Iraq and Syria as a response to the July 14 Nice attacks that killed 84 people, Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said. We need to continue More...