Two women filed a civil lawsuit against Hollywood actor James Franco on Thursday, accusing him of running a bogus film school where young women eager to advance their acting careers were duped into auditioning nude or shooting explicit sex scenes.

DUBAI, August 12: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused the United States on Monday of turning the Gulf region into a “matchbox ready to ignite”, according to Al Jazeera television.

WASHINGTON, AUGUST 2: U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday accused his Chinese counterpart of failing to meet promises to stem a deluge of the synthetic opioid fentanyl into the United States, after months of praising Chinese President Xi Jinping for his pledges.

KATHMANDU, July 11: Opposition parties have accused Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara of working at the behest of the government after the speaker pressed ahead with parliamentary proceedings on Wednesday ignoring protests and sloganeering by the opposition parties.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: For the second week in a row, Minister for Communication and Information Technology Gokul Baskota, one of the most trusted lieutenants of Prime Minister KP Oli, has lambasted private media houses, accusing them of publishing baseless news reports against the government.

RAJBIRAJ, July 2: Lawyers in Janakpur have boycotted the bench for the fifth consecutive day accusing High Court judges of involving in bribery while dealing with the cases. Except writ petitions, the advocates did not participate in any of the hearings.

BIRATNAGAR, May 28: Chuda Mani Upreti aka Gore, one of the main accused in the 33.5 kg gold smuggling case, has revealed that he was simply working as a tracker to monitor the 'porters' who smuggled gold for Indian businessmen.

Morgan Freeman tonight apologised after he was accused of sexual harassment by eight women who say he tried to grope them and leered at them on set.

BUTWAL, May 24: A year ago, when the government announced to conduct local elections for the first time in 20 years, Jamuna Gautam of Tilottama Municipality was extremely happy.

NEW YORK, May 8: New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, whose office has taken on a high-profile role in the fight against sexual misconduct, was physically violent with four women he was romantically involved with, according to their accounts which were published on Monday in The New Yorker .

KATHMANDU, April 18: Transport Entrepreneurs have accused the government of intending to damage their business.

KATHMANDU, April 10: CPN (Maoist Center) ministers in the CPN-UML led government have expressed their disgruntlement over some recent government decisions. They have accused the prime minister of taking the decisions unilaterally.

Nepal Bankers Association (NBA) has decided that its 27 member banks will suspend interbank transactions with NIC Asia Bank for breaching understanding on capping deposit rates.

MAKWANPUR, March 5: Minister for Internal Affairs and Law Shalik Ram Jamkattel of Province 3 has accused the central government of not taking its responsibilities toward the provincial governments seriously.

Eight current and former employees who worked on Netflix's ‘House of Cards’ have accused actor Kevin Spacey of sexual assault.

LUSAKA, Sept 23: Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) government forces have been killing civilians in an insurgency-hit region, prompting the latest influx of refugees into northern Zambia, a senior U.N. official said, citing accounts of asylum seekers.

SAPTARI, Sept 5: With the third phase of local elections now just around the corner, political parties in Province-2 are busy wooing voters.

SAPTARI, September 5: With the third phase of local elections now just around the corner, political parties in Province-2 are busy wooing voters.

DOTI, Aug 6: Six months ago residents of Simchaur Chapartola, Bogataan Rural Municipality - 1 came to know the government is going to construct a power substation in their vicinity. They took it as an arrival of a new era- ‘the age of light’. However, the excitement was soon dashed by another announcement that the government was going to acquire their land for the purpose. Some 50 ropanis of land was going to be acquired for the Budhiganga Hydropower Project. They were sad with the rumors but when they were told that they will be compensated for the land, they were glad. But the joy did not last long.

JANAKPUR, July 14: Land mafias have illegally erected a wall by encroaching the banks of Basai River in Mithila Municipality in Dhanusha district.

MADRID, June 20: Spanish prosecutors said on Tuesday they had filed a claim against Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho on two counts of tax fraud in 2011 and 2012, when he managed Real Madrid.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: Concerned over the dilly-dallying to hold the periodic elections on time, experts have pointed out the need to exert pressure on the major political parties to ensure timely polls.

MAHOTTARI, Jan 22: Employees under District Ayurveda Office, Mahottari have resorted to a protest against the office Chief, Subodh Mishra.

Lionel Messi has led the Argentina squad in a media boycott following ‘disrespectful’ allegations made against a number of the side’s players.

JUMLA, July 19: Victims of Air Kasthamandap plane crash of Feb 26, 2016 have accused the airline and insurance company of ignoring them.