CEYLANPINAR, TURKEY, Oct 18: Associated Press journalists witnessed continued fighting Friday morning in a northeast Syrian town at the center of the fight between Turkey and Kurdish forces, despite a U.S.-brokered cease-fire that went into effect hours earlier.

TRIPOLI, April 10: Eastern forces and troops loyal to the government in Tripoli fought on the outskirts of Libya’s capital on Wednesday as the battle forced thousands of residents to flee their homes.

Fighting for a sense of belonging

January 4, 2019 08:38 am

A simple Google search on the most LGBTQ+ friendly countries in Asia lists Nepal among the top ten. And it shows Nepal as a country that has had a committee established on the orders of the Supreme Court to draft gender inclusive laws a decade before the LGBTQ+ movement gained any traction worldwide. Same sex marriage, as many online articles state, is legal in Nepal and that it’s the first South Asian country to decriminalize same sex activities. Tourist guides too paint a similar picture. Trekking Team Group is a tour operator in Nepal that not only organizes tour packages for the other sex but employs them too.

LOS ANGELES, Aug 6: In her first public comments since an overdose put her into the hospital, singer Demi Lovato says she remains committed to overcoming addiction.

Fighting feet blisters

July 20, 2018 08:06 am

Blisters are very common among people who walk or run around a lot. You can also get blisters on your feet if you just take another route to work rather than your regular route or try out a new pair of shoes.

It’s easy to cross the border between Nepal and India. Too easy. Most of its 1,600km is marked by simple, 30cm-high concrete piles. There is no wall, no fence, no barbed wire. In fact, some farmers have fields that are part in Nepal and part in India.

TIKAPUR, July 12: It has been 12 years that around 300 bigha of land belonging to Tikapur Multiple Campus has been illegally encroached upon by people who claim themselves as Kamaiyas (freed bonded laborers), squatters and landless people.

AMMAN, July 3: A regime offensive in southern Syria has forced more than 270,000 people from their homes, the United Nations said on Monday.

MOSCOW, June 23:  Football’s world governing body FIFA said on Friday it was trying to identify fans shown fighting in a video filmed at Thursday’s World Cup match between Argentina and Croatia.

Fighting anti-Semitism

April 18, 2018 00:30 am

To ensure that no voice is wrongly silenced, French democratic institutions must continue to defend free speech

SOUTH CAROLINA, April 16: A South Carolina prisons spokesman says seven inmates are dead and 17 others required outside medical attention after hours of fighting inside a maximum security prison.

Fighting hunger

April 5, 2018 00:30 am

Our children want to ensure that their children will live in a world where safe, healthy, nutritious food is always available and always accessible

Fighting corruption

March 11, 2018 01:01 am

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has vowed to adopt policy of zero tolerance against corruption. Let’s hope he will keep the promise

NUWAKOT, Jan 12: Some 28 pairs of bulls are fighting in Nuwakot on Maghe Sangkranti (January 15) this year.

Fighting depression with yoga

December 29, 2017 08:32 am

Depression is certainly a very complicated disease that may occur due to various psychological, emotional, sociological, and biological factors.

Fighting job discrimination

November 26, 2017 01:00 am

Big and small employers shared that their disabled staff stayed longer and also outperformed their non-disabled staff.

Fighting ISIS' across the globe

SRINAGAR, India Oct, 10:  Four rebels and an army soldier were killed in three gunbattles in Indian-controlled Kashmir, officials said Tuesday.

BIRATNAGAR, Sept 24: Sanju Shah of Biratnagar-14 was taken to a gynecologist after severe labor pain. As fluid was continuously flowing from her body, Renu Rathi, the gynecologist advised Sanju's family to admit her to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) for proper care.

SRINAGAR, India, August 5: A gunbattle between Indian troops and Kashmiri rebels on Saturday killed three insurgents in the disputed Himalayan region and triggered a new round of anti-India protests and clashes.

Fighting poverty

August 1, 2017 01:30 am

Challenge is to deliver ‘bikas’ at the doorsteps of extremely poor communities like Chepangs and help transform their lives by involving them at every level.

KHOTANG, June 19: A mother and her own daughter are running for the same post in the local level elections in the district.

ILIGAN, Philippines, June 10: Thirteen Philippine marines were killed in fierce fighting with Muslim militants who have laid siege to southern Marawi city for nearly a month in the biggest single-day loss for government forces, the military said Saturday.

GAZIANTEP, Turkey (AP) — He was barely 20 when Islamic State group militants stormed his home city of Deir el-Zour in oil-rich eastern Syria. Mohammed had already been fighting government forces the past two years, so it was an easy decision for him: join the militants to keep up the battle against President Bashar Assad's rule.

KATHMANDU, April 6: Sajha Yatayat, a public transport company, has not yet got a go-ahead to ply in Bhaktapur District.

CHITWAN, March 27: The government is all set to translocate five rhinos from Chitwan National Park (CNP) to Shuklaphanta National Park amid concerns from the locals regarding the safety of the endangered species in the new location.

YANGON, March 6: At least 30 people were killed Monday in a day of intense fighting in a town on Myanmar's border with China, authorities said, after rebels dressed in police uniforms launched a surprise raid.

PHIDIM, Jan 21: Limbuwan leaders have said that they will keep fighting until Limbuwan State is ensured in the Constitution.

POKHARA, Jan 4: Naya Shakti Party Nepal coordinator Baburam Bhattarai has accused political parties of wrangling for getting to power.

Participants in Peru’s annual slugfest battled it out on Sunday (December 25) in the local Takanakuy fighting festival aimed at settling old scores and starting the new year afresh. This year, however, marked the first time the fusion “Huaylia Chumbivilcana” dance that often accompanies event was performed after being declared Peruvian national heritage.

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: At the age of 76, Musa Gurung still rues the untimely death of her six children, all of whom, she feels, were victims of respiratory diseases.

Fighting epidemics

October 21, 2016 08:00 am

Recently, news of people testing positive for dengue have been doing the rounds in the Valley and as the Epidemiology and Disease Control Division (EDCD) of the Department of Health Services gears up to tackle it, the question of how equipped we are to deal with it is the first thing on everybody’s mind.

KHAZER, Oct 18: Iraqi and Kurdish commanders said Tuesday they paused their advance on Mosul, a day after the start of a massive operation to retake the Islamic State-held city, which is expected to take weeks, if not months.

LOS ANGELES, Oct 12: First she went dark on social media following her robbery at gunpoint. Now Kim Kardashian is taking a stand against those calling her a liar and a thief.