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Incessant rain claims 7 lives in Nepal

In Nepal, incessant rain has claimed 7 lives and affected normal life in many parts of the country. More than 1,200 Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims, mostly…

EU gives stark warning to US over auto tariffs

The European Union warned today that up to 294 billion dollars worth of US exports would face counter-measures if President Donald Trump went through with…

Thousands to protest over migrant policy in US

In the United States, hundreds of thousands of people are expected to join nationwide protests today over the Trump administration’s strict migrant policy. More than…

Iraq executes 12 people for terrorism

Iraq has executed at least 12 people convicted of terrorism offences. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi ordered the “immediate application” of death sentences against convicted terrorists.…

EU slaps tariffs on US as trade war erupts

European Union has slapped tariffs on iconic US products including bourbon, jeans and motorcycles in its opening salvo in a trade war with President Donald…

EU extends Crimea sanctions for another year

The European Union today rolled over for another year’s tough sanctions imposed over Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine. The measures prohibit certain exports…

At least 17 killed in Bolivia bus crash

In Bolivia, at least 17 people have died in a bus accident in the southern province of Potosi. The police chief of Potosi, Vladimir Lazo,…

23 rescued after blast in iron mine in China

In China, twenty-three workers were rescued today from an iron mine in northeast Liaoning province, hours after they were trapped by a powerful explosion. Authorities…

Bangladesh police guns down 13 drug traffickers

Bangladesh police have shot dead 13 drug traffickers and arrested thousands in an aggressive campaign against the surging trade in methamphetamines and other narcotics. According…

US seeks global coalition against Iran

The US has said that it wants to build a global coalition against Iran and its destabilizing activities. Talking to reporters, State Department spokesperson, Heather…

Vladimir Putin meets Bashar al-Assad

Russian President Vladimir Putin held a rare meeting with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and said the military success in Syria allowed for a large-scale political…

Cargo plane crashes in Nepal

In Nepal, a cargo plane crashed in Humla district today. Our Kathmandu correspondent reports both the pilots died in the crash and their bodies have…

25 Palestinians killed in Israeli fire

Twenty five Palestinians were killed in Israeli fire on the Gaza border today as mass protests erupted against the transfer of the US embassy to…

Volcano in southern Japan erupts

A volcano in southern Japan erupted today, shooting grey smoke and ash thousands of metres into the sky. The Meteorological Agency said the Shinmoedake volcano…

Donald Trump to meet Kim Jong-un next month

US President Donald Trump will meet North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore on 12th of next month. Trump said, the highly anticipated meeting will…