KABUL, May 11: Zabihullah Mujahid, the Taliban’s chief spokesman and editor-in-chief of the insurgent group’s daily news bulletin, starts every day by collecting reports of overnight fighting with U.S. and Afghan forces.
SANAA, April 26: Ongoing fighting in Yemen's northwestern border province of Hajjah has resulted in 68,000 internally-displaced families since the beginning of this year, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Yemen (UNOCHA) said on Thursday.
SANAA, Dec 17: Fighting has erupted between Shiite rebels and forces loyal to Yemen’s internationally recognized government near the strategic Red Sea port of Hodeida, leaving at least 12 people dead and 25 others wounded from both sides, officials said on Sunday, just two days ahead of the implementation of a cease-fire agreed in talks in Sweden earlier this week.
AMSTERDAM, July 28: The World Health Organization says female sex workers are 13.5 percent more likely to be infected with HIV than other women of reproductive age.Sex workers took center stage at the International Aids Conference in Amsterdam Thursday, using music and dance to press home a serious message: "We are people too, and we have rights."
MOSCOW, July 27: Irish MMA superstar Conor McGregor has accepted a fight date for a proposed bout with Russia’s Khabib Nurmagomedov, which the UFC proposes to stage in Las Vegas on October 6th, according to RT Sport’s source.
Activism against Section 377 began in the early 90s when NGOs and health workers, primarily working against HIV/AIDS, alleged that the law was being used to persecute them and hamper the distribution of condoms
KATHMANDU, June 25: The second round of the group stages of the 2018 FIFA World Cup offered unpredictability, salvation for some big guns and still time left for one last battle for some teams going into the third and the last round of the tournament.
KATHMANDU, June 3: Once hailed as a powerful constitutional body for acting tough on corruption charges, the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), has for quite some time now failed to carry out investigations into any major corruption scams.
CHINA, May 30: China on Wednesday lashed out at Washington's unexpected statement that it will press ahead with tariffs and restrictions on investments by Chinese companies, saying Beijing was ready to fight back if Washington was looking to ignite a trade war.
COLUMBIA, April 17: Inmates armed with homemade knives fought each other for about seven hours over territory and money, leaving seven of them dead in the worst U.S. prison riot in a quarter-century, officials said Monday. An inmate who witnessed the violence told The Associated Press that bodies were “literally stacked on top of each other.”
LONDON, April 14: Chelsea will continue to give everything in the remainder of a disappointing campaign in the hope of securing a top-four Premier League finish and lifting the FA Cup, defender Marcos Alonso has assured the club’s supporters.
XI'AN, CHINA, April 13: The first Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) People's Forum concluded in Xi'an of Shaanxi Province, issuing a six-point Xi'an Declaration that vows to promote cooperation among NGOs in the region to fight against endemic poverty in the region.
WASHINGTON, April 6: China vowed on Friday to fight the U.S. "at any cost" after President Donald Trump proposed slapping an additional $100 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods in an escalating trade dispute between the world's two largest economies.
WASHINGTON, April 6: President Donald Trump said on Thursday he had instructed U.S. trade officials to consider $100 billion in additional tariffs against China, upping the ante in an already high-stakes trade confrontation between the world’s two biggest economies.
RAUTAHAT, March 28: Firefighters and police personnel are trying to douse a fire that was triggered by an electric short circuit in a hardware and furniture shop. The fire started at around 7 AM today.
Nepal stands 122 out of 180 countries measured in Transparency International’s recently released annual Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI). While this is a slight improvement from last year’s ranking of 131, corruption is still rampant in Nepal. Even in our nationwide survey last year, we found public institutions the most corrupt.
KATHMANDU, Feb 3: The departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) and Shivam New Diamond Academy (NDA) will fight for the title of the 13th Red Bull Dhorpatan UM Women’s Double League Volleyball Tournament.
Following media reports that the government has finalized provincial capitals for the seven provinces, people have taken to the streets in various districts demanding their places be declared provincial capitals. Every district and city aspires to be provincial capital, and some of the senior politicians are adding fuel to the fire on this debate.
KATHMANDU, Dec 4: Even though old faces always seem to dominate the election nominations, many fresh faces have dared to challenge such seasoned candidates by filing their candidacies in the local as well as parliamentary and provincial polls this year.
ITAHARI, Nov 21: With the parliamentary and provincial elections just around the corner, election fervor has gone up drastically in Sunsari district. Some of the 'heavyweight' leaders who can make an impact in the central level politics are contesting from the district.
SURKHET, Nov 20: Political parties in Surkhet have expedited their election campaigns with interesting agendas and this has heated up the election fervor in the district. The headquarters of Surkhet, the gateway to Province 6, is often considered as the capital of the province.
KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Many residents of Kathmandu constituency-8 wake up with either their doorbells or their phones ringing early at the break of the day as the candidates for the upcoming elections visit them early in the morning.
VIETNAM, Nov 12: Asia-Pacific leaders agreed on Saturday to address “unfair trade practices” and “market distorting subsidies” in a statement that bore the imprint of U.S. President Donald Trump’s efforts to reshape the global trade landscape.
GULMI, Nov 5: A couple of the most interesting battles of the upcoming elections is taking place in Gulmi, where four central-level leaders of the country's big political parties are contesting against each other.
WASHINGTON, August 22: Reversing his past calls for a speedy exit, President Donald Trump recommitted the United States to the 16-year-old war in Afghanistan Monday night, declaring U.S. troops must “fight to win.” He pointedly declined to disclose how many more troops will be dispatched to wage America’s longest war.
CARACAS, July 9: Venezuela's best-known jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez celebrated a surprise return to his family after being granted house arrest on Saturday with a promise to fight on following three years' imprisonment for leading anti-government protests.
RIYADH, May 22: Even as his administration fights for its travel ban from several Muslim-majority countries, President Donald Trump is using the nation that is home to Islam's holiest site as a backdrop to call for Muslim unity in the fight against terrorism.
KATHMANDU, Jan 31: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal encouraged Young Communist League, a sister-wing of his party CPN (Maoist Center), to retaliate against "rightist elements" and to begin the action from the upcoming election of the Free Student Unions at universities.
WASHINGTON, Jan 23: The White House vowed on Sunday to fight the news media "tooth and nail" over what it sees as unfair attacks, with a top adviser saying the Trump administration had presented "alternative facts" to counter low inauguration crowd estimates.
KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Two legal experts invited by the Impeachment Recommendation Committee of parliament have refused to give their suggestions to the committee over whether the committee should proceed with the impeachment motion filed against the disqualified CIAA chief Lokman Singh Karki or not.
WASHINGTON, Jan 15: U.S. civil rights activists vowed on Saturday to defend hard-fought gains in voting rights and criminal justice during the presidency of Donald Trump, kicking off a week of protests ahead of the Republican's inauguration.