HARARE, July 31: Zimbabwean opposition leader and presidential hopeful Nelson Chamisa announced his victory in the country's presidential election on Monday.

ISLAMABAD,  Pakistan’s cricket star turned politician Imran Khan declared victory Thursday for his party in the country’s general elections, promising a “new” Pakistan following a vote that was marred by allegations of fraud and militant violence.

WASHINGTON, May 9: President Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. from the landmark nuclear accord with Iran on Tuesday, abruptly restoring harsh sanctions in the most consequential foreign policy action of his presidency. He declared he was making the world safer, but he also deepened his isolation on the world stage and revived doubts about American credibility.

DHAKA, Mar 14: The government of Bangladesh has declared Thursday (March 15) as a mourning day in memory of the victims of the US-Bangla Airlines plane crash in Kathmandu.

COLOMBO, Mar 6: Sri Lanka has declared a state of emergency for 10 days to rein in the spread of communal violence, a government spokesman said on Tuesday, a day after Buddhists and Muslims clashed in the Indian Ocean island’s central district of Kandy.

SYDNEY, Nov 10: Australia fast bowler Josh Hazlewood says he is fit and ready for the Ashes series against England after taking six wickets and coming through a Sheffield Shield match unscathed.

NEW DELHI, Nov 9: The Indian capital declared a pollution emergency and banned the entry of trucks and construction activity as toxic smog hung over the city for a third day on Thursday and air quality worsened by the hour.

NEW YORK, Oct 30: After years of refusing to address rumors about his sexuality, Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey said on Sunday he has chosen to live his life as a gay man.

BARCELONA, SPAIN, Oct 28: In one of the most momentous days in recent Spanish history, Spain fired Catalonia’s regional government and dissolved its parliament Friday after a defiant Catalan declaration of independence that flouted the country’s constitution.

The motion passed in the regional parliament in Barcelona -- which was boycotted by opposition parties -- said Catalonia constituted an independent, sovereign and social democratic state. It called on other countries and institutions to recognise it.

KATHMANDU, June 23: Issuing public notice, Home Ministry has declared June 25, 26, 27 and 28 as public holidays in view of the second-phase local level polls slated for June 28 .

BEIRUT, June 18:  The Syrian military announced Saturday the cessation of all combat operations in the southern city of Daraa for 48 hours in support of national reconciliation after days of violence in the area where the country's crisis began six years ago.

WASHINGTON, June 9: President Donald Trump on Friday broke his silence on Twitter following explosive testimony by fired FBI Director James Comey, declaring “total and complete vindication.”

ANKARA/ISTANBUL, April 17: President Tayyip Erdogan declared victory in a referendum on Sunday to grant him sweeping powers in the biggest overhaul of modern Turkish politics, but opponents said the vote was marred by irregularities and they would challenge its result.

KATHMANDU, April 16: The government has endorsed the upcoming state visit of President Bidhya Devi Bhandari to India.

CALIFORNIA, April 8: Thirsty California lawns faded to brown from a lack of water in four extraordinarily dry years have revived to bright green in neighborhoods across the state.

KATHMANDU, March 10: Government has declared deceased Govinda Gautam of Kanchanpur incident as martyr.

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 23: Kuwait's national oil company has declared a state of emergency over an oil leak in one of its southwestern oil fields.

LALITPUR, Dec 5: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said science laboratories would be established in all the seven provinces in line with the country's federal set-up.

VATICAN CITY, Sept 4: Pope Francis has declared Mother Teresa a saint, honoring the tiny nun who cared for the world's most destitute as an icon for a Catholic Church that goes to the peripheries to find poor, wounded souls.

KATHMANDU, Aug 19: The government has decided to declare 52 individuals who were killed during last year's Madhes protests as martyrs.

LOS ANGELES, Aug 10: Drake’s love is not a secret anymore.