JERUSALEM, July 19: Israel’s parliament approved a controversial piece of legislation on Thursday that defines the country as the nation-state of the Jewish people but which critics warn sidelines minorities.

KATHMANDU, June 30: As their last meeting kicked off in Kathmandu on Thursday, members of the Eminent Persons Group (EPG) from Nepal and India have focused on settling contentious issues to come up with a consensus report.

KATHMANDU, April 27: Nepal and India have resumed fresh negotiations to give life to the long-stalled Pancheshwar Multipurpose Project in far-western Nepal.