BRASILIA, Aug 27: Weak rainfall is unlikely to extinguish a record number of fires raging in Brazil’s Amazon anytime soon, with pockets of precipitation through September 10 expected to bring only isolated relief, according to weather data and two experts.

TURKEY, July 7: Turkish authorities ordered the dismissal of more than 18,500 state employees including police officers, soldiers and academics, in a decree published on Sunday.

SOCHI, July 1: Uruguay forward Edinson Cavani scored a stunning brace to lead the South Americans to a 2-1 win over European champions Portugal in the World Cup round of 16 on Saturday and set up a quarter-final against France.

BARDIYA, April 20: Forest fires in Bardiya National Park (BNP) have already spread along the forests of the East West Highway. Due to strong winds, there is a risk of the fires going out of control.

LONDON, March 18: Four-goal Mohamed Salah set a Liverpool record as they moved to third in the Premier League by thrashing Watford on Saturday, while at the other end of the table Crystal Palace’s win edged them out of the relegation zone.

ATLANTA, March 1: A social studies teacher barricaded himself inside a classroom at a Georgia high school on Wednesday and fired a handgun, sending students running outside or hunkering down in darkened gym locker rooms, authorities said.

As the world marks a New Year, Republica Online looked back into Nepal in 2017 to bring a comprehensive year digest.

LONDON, Dec 31: Mohamed Salah took his goal tally to 23 in all competitions with a second-half double to help Liverpool come from behind to beat Leicester City 2-1 at Anfield in the Premier League on Saturday.

BHOJPUR, Nov 18: An exchange of fire has taken place in Bhojpur on Saturday while defusing a time bomb. The incident took place when a bomb disposal team tried to defuse the time bomb planted in Bhir Thaplo of Khadananda Municipality-13, Boya.

ROLPA, Nov 12: Unidentified group has fired bullet targeting CPN (Maoist Center) candidate Barsha Man Pun during his poll campaign program on Sunday. Pun, who was heading to Iriwang from Rangse, was targeted with one round of bullet near Dui Kholi river.

IF anyone was expecting that the 2800 declassified documents that have been released into the assassination of US President John F. Kennedy would provide more clarity into his assassination. and who was behind it, they would be feeling a little disappointed.

BARCELONA, Oct 28: Spain took formal direct control of Catalonia on Saturday, on paper firing the region’s defiant separatist government a day after lawmakers passed a declaration of independence for the prosperous northeastern region.

Some had just celebrated marriages of half a century or longer. They spent their time volunteering and playing with grandchildren. A few had lived through both world wars.

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 11: Desperate to find her mother after hearing her say "I'm going to die" over the phone as her mobile home caught fire, Jessica Tunis thought she should put her mom's name and picture on Facebook with a plea for help, a now common and constant move for concerned loved ones in disasters such as the Northern California wildfires

LONDON, Oct 6:  Harry Kane’s stoppage-time goal earned England a 1-0 victory over Slovenia on Thursday and a place at next year’s World Cup finals although his last-gasp effort barely masked a sterile Wembley display by the hosts.

SEOUL, South Korea, Sept 22:  North Korean leader Kim Jong Un lobbed a string of insults at President Donald Trump on Friday, calling him a "mentally deranged U.S. dotard" and hinting at frightening new weapons tests.

North Korea has fired a missile over northern Japan in a move Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called an “unprecedented” threat to his country. The rocket, launched early on Tuesday Korean time, flew over Hokkaido island before crashing into the sea.

SEOUL, South Korea, Aug 29:  In a first, North Korea on Tuesday fired a midrange ballistic missile designed to carry a nuclear payload that flew over Japan and splashed into the northern Pacific Ocean, officials said. The aggressive missile launch — likely the longest ever from the North — over the territory of a close U.S. ally sends a clear message of defiance as Washington and Seoul conduct war games nearby.

SEOUL, August 29: In a first, North Korea on Tuesday fired a midrange ballistic missile designed to carry a nuclear payload that flew over Japan and splashed into the northern Pacific Ocean, officials said. The aggressive missile launch — likely the longest ever from the North — over the territory of a close U.S. ally sends a clear message of defiance as Washington and Seoul conduct war games nearby.

SEOUL, August 27: North Korea fired several rockets into the sea Saturday in the continuation of its rapid nuclear and missile expansion, prompting South Korea to press ahead with military drills involving US troops that have angered Pyongyang.

SEOUL, South Korea, Aug 26:  North Korea fired several rockets into the sea Saturday in the continuation of its rapid nuclear and missile expansion, prompting South Korea to press ahead with military drills involving U.S. troops that have angered Pyongyang.

SEOUL, August 26: North Korea fired several rockets into the sea Saturday in the continuation of its rapid nuclear and missile expansion, while the United States and South Korea appeared to offer different readings of the success of the launches.

BORMES-LES-MIMOSAS, July 26: Authorities ordered the evacuation of 10,000 people as fires hopscotched around the Riviera for a third day Wednesday, tearing through the forest of La Londe-les-Maures.

BEIJING, July  25:  China on Tuesday denied its fighter jet pilots operated dangerously during an encounter with a U.S. surveillance plane in international airspace in which the American pilot took evasive action to avoid a possible collision.

SEOUL, June 15: Uli Stielike has been fired as South Korea's head coach after poor results in World Cup qualifying.

JOHANNESBURG, June 8: Fires fanned by high winds have swept through a scenic coastal town in South Africa, killing three people, destroying homes and forcing the evacuation of up to 10,000 people, authorities said Thursday.

SEOUL, May 21: North Korea on Sunday fired a medium-range missile, U.S. and South Korean officials said, in the latest ballistics test for a country speeding up its development of nuclear weapons and missiles.

SEOUL, May 14: North Korea fired on Sunday a ballistic missile from a region near its west coast that flew 700 kilometers (430 miles), South Korea's military said, days after a new leader took office in the South pledging to engage in dialogue with Pyongyang.

WASHINGTON, May 10: U.S. President Donald Trump ignited a political firestorm on Tuesday by firing FBI Director James Comey, who had been leading an investigation into the Trump 2016 presidential campaign's possible collusion with Russia to influence the election outcome.

SEOUL, April 5: North Korea fired a newly developed powerful ballistic missile into its eastern waters Wednesday, U.S. and South Korean officials said, amid worries the North might conduct nuclear or long-range rocket tests ahead of the first summit between President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping this week.

SEOUL, South Korea, March 6: North Korea on Monday fired four banned ballistic missiles that flew about 1,000 kilometers (620 miles), with three of them landing in waters that Japan claims as its exclusive economic zone, South Korean and Japanese officials said, in an apparent reaction to huge military drills by Washington and Seoul that Pyongyang insists are an invasion rehearsal.

Anil fires Sankata into Budhasubba final

February 22, 2017 21:10 pm

DHARAN, Feb 22: A double from Anil Gurung steered CMG Club Sankata into the final of Budhasubba Red Bull Gold Cup football tournament on Wednesday with a 2-1 win over Agni Rupandehi XI in the first semifinal held at the ANFA Technical Center in Dharan.

PYONGYANG, North Korea, Feb 12: North Korea reportedly fired a ballistic missile early Sunday in what would be its first such test of the year and an implicit challenge to President Donald Trump, who stood with the Japanese leader as Shinzo Abe called the move "absolutely intolerable."

POKHARA, Jan 20: Inspired by a hat-trick from striker Karna Limbu, Jhapa XI registered a thumping 4-1 win over visiting Association of Nepalese in America (ANA) on Thursday to book a quarterfinal ticket of the 15th Aaha-Rara Gold Cup being held at Pokhara Stadium in Pokhara, Kaski.

Apple Inc said external factors were the likely cause of iPhone 6 battery fires detailed in a Chinese consumer protection report that featured widely in state media earlier this week and created a buzz on social media.

Protests against Donald Trump broke out in California's Bay Area late on Tuesday after the Republican candidate won the U.S. presidential election, a Reuters witness and local media reported.

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Oct 20: Top of La Liga and now with three wins from three in the Champions League, Atletico Madrid's season so far is going to plan after beating FC Rostov 1-0 on Wednesday.

Twin fires kill at least 22 in India

October 18, 2016 14:12 pm

NEW DELHI, Oct 18: At least 22 people have been killed in two separate fires in India, most of them patients who were trapped in the intensive care unit of a major hospital, officials said Tuesday.

SUWON, South Korea, Oct 6:  In-form Tottenham Hotspur forward Son Heung-Min grabbed the winner as South Korea came from behind to beat Qatar 3-2 and take a step towards the 2018 Russia World Cup on Thursday.

BIRMINGHAM, Oct 3: Aston Villa has fired manager Roberto Di Matteo following the team's dire start in its bid to make an instant return to the Premier League.

MADRID, Sept 22: Valencia has fired coach Pako Ayestaran after the team started the season with four straight losses in the Spanish league.

SEOUL, South Korea, Aug 3:  A medium-range ballistic missile fired Wednesday by North Korea flew about 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) and landed near Japan's territorial waters, Seoul and Tokyo officials said, one of the longest flights by a North Korean missile.

MOSCOW, July 15: The Russian city of St. Petersburg said Friday it has fired the general contractor building a trouble-plagued stadium which is to host World Cup matches in 2018.

HOUSTON, June 22: Argentina will seek its first major title since the 1993 Copa — and its first since Messi's debut in 2005 — when it plays Chile or Colombia on Sunday in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

CHICAGO, June 11: Argentina raced out to a seventh-minute lead thanks to an unlikely source in centre-back Otamendi. Despite being deemed fit to play by coach Gerardo Martino, Messi was named among the substitutes in Chicago, but the captain came off the bench and took the game by storm to seal Argentina's passage through to the knockout round of the Copa América at Soldier Field.