KABUL, Aug 5: A Taliban suicide bomber killed three NATO forces on a foot patrol in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday in an attack that also wounded a U.S. soldier and two Afghan troops, NATO said in a statement.
DAMASCUS, Aug 1: Syrian government forces have discovered Israeli-made bombs along with loads of munitions and military hardware inside weapons caches belonging to foreign-sponsored Takfiri militants in the country's southern province of Rif Dimashq.
GAZA, July 11: This is the second attempt to go out of the blockade since Palestinians started to hold regular demonstrations along the security fence that is located between Israel and The Gaza, on March 30. The first fleet had tried to set out from The Gaza on May 29.
YEMEN, June 23: The so-called “liberators” in Yemen are sexually and physically torturing detainees at secret prisons. Survivors recall disturbing stories laden with gruesome interrogation tactics for extracting false confessions. Meanwhile, the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen attempts to portray themselves as the bearers of freedom and reason.
SARLAHI, June 20: Dilliram Bhattarai, principal of Janata Adharbhut Vidyalaya of Hariban-8 had a huge headache. No matter how much he would request teachers to come to school on time, they would not heed him.
YEMEN, June 16: Saudi-led forces heading an assault on Yemen's rebel-held port city of Hodeida seized control of its international airport Saturday, officials loyal to Yemen's exiled government said, as fierce fighting continued for the starving nation's main gateway for food shipments.
GORKHA, May 27: The fear of losing the final or the third installment of the reconstruction grant has forced earthquake victims in Gorkha to erect their houses in a rush. Those who were listed as beneficiaries but had not yet started rebuilding their houses have fast been building new houses.
TAPLEJUNG, May 20: Over five dozen mountaineers set to climb Kanchanjungha have returned from midway fearing avalanche. According to a seasoned mountaineer, Pemba Gyalenj Sherpa, they were alarmed by poor weather, rain, extreme cold and snowfall since the last few days.
KATHMANDU, May 17: The major communist parties of Nepal, CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) have merged after 54 years on Thursday. The merged communist Party of Nepal has organized a unification announcement program at Rastriya Sabha Griha on Thursday evening.
GAZA-ISRAEL BORDER, March 31: At least 16 Palestinians were killed and hundreds injured on Friday by Israeli security forces confronting one of the largest Palestinian demonstrations along the Israel-Gaza border in recent years, Gaza medical officials said.
BEIRUT, Feb 28:Syrian government forces and allied militias gained ground on Wednesday in clashes with rebels in eastern Ghouta near Damascus as fighting raged despite a Russian ceasefire plan, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.
WASHINGTON, Feb 8: More than 100 fighters aligned with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad were killed after U.S.-led coalition and coalition-backed local forces thwarted a large, apparently coordinated attack late on Wednesday and early on Thursday, a U.S. official said.
KATHMANDU, Jan 30: Outgoing tourism secretary Maheshwar Neupane, who has recently been transferred to Public Procurement Monitoring Office (PPMO), has requested his successor Krishna Prasad Devkota not to get influenced by external power while performing his responsibilities at the tourism ministry.
KABUL, Jan 22: Security forces said Sunday they had killed the last of six Taliban militants to end an overnight siege at Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel that left at least 18 people dead, including 14 foreigners. Some of the 150 guests fled the gunbattle and fire sparked by the assault by shimmying down bedsheets from the upper floors.
JHAPA, Nov 20: Amid increasing attacks on poll candidates, a joint team of Indian and Nepali security personnel have beefed-up security in the eastern border to avoid any kind of untoward incident in the upcoming parliamentary and provincial elections scheduled for December 7.
KATHMANDU, Nov 18: Even after repeated incidents of violent attacks on the election campaigns of senior political leaders including government ministers, the government is yet to identify those involved in the attacks.
LUMBINI, Oct 3: Nepali Congress ( NC) General-Secretary Dr Shashank Koirala has underscored the need for all the democratic forces in the country to forge unity and move ahead in unison for the greater good of the country.
BHIMDATTANAGAR, September 3: Chairman of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP), Kamal Thapa, has said his party will enter into an electoral alliance with nationalist forces in the parliamentary and state assembly elections.
KATHMANDU, August 27: The Association of Conflict Affected Family of Security Forces staged a sit in in-front of Truth and Reconciliation Commission office here today, calling for the Commission to incorporate them as well in the transitional justice process.
KATHMANDU, Aug 12: The government has mobilised security personnel from Nepal Army, Nepal Police and Armed Police Force for rescue operation and relief distribution for those affected by flooding and landslides across the country, the Home Ministry said.
KABUL, July 23: An errant U.S. airstrike confirmed by the Pentagon killed 12 Afghan National Police officers and wounded two others, as another 11 police were killed and six wounded in clashes with the Taliban, Afghan officials said Saturday.
BEIJING, July 12: China on Tuesday dispatched members of its People's Liberation Army to the Horn of Africa nation of Djibouti to man the rising Asian giant's first overseas military base, a key part of a wide-ranging expansion of the role of China's armed forces.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi arrived in Mosul on Sunday and congratulated the armed forces for their "victory" over Islamic State after eight months of urban warfare, bringing an end to three years of jihadist rule in the city.
MOSUL( IRAQ), June 25: Iraqi forces opened exit routes for hundreds of civilians to flee the Old City of Mosul on Saturday as they battled to retake the quarter from Islamic State militants mounting a last stand in what was the de facto capital of their self-declared caliphate.
Hari Sharma has closely observed Nepali politics from both in and out of government and is widely known for his erudite, independent analysis. So what does he make of the upcoming local election? Will the election help solve the larger political and constitutional issues? How will the new political actors fare? And what can Nepalis look forward to? The veteran political analyst sat down for a chat with Republica’s Biswas Baral and Mahabir Paudyal at his home in Kapan, Kathmandu on Wednesday morning.
KATHMANDU, April 15: Delays and cancellations of domestic flights have lately become routine events at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), thanks to poor visibility due to increased levels of fine dust particles in the air, and a surge in air traffic.
RIYADH, March 9: In Saudi Arabia, a group of women are preparing an unusual event to mark International Women’s Day – a campaign to highlight the changing role and economic potential of women in the deeply conservative kingdom.
KATHMANDU, Jan 31: Prime Minister and CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Tuesday directed Young Communist League (YCL) to mobilize its cadres at colleges and universities during the election of Free Students Union.
Elite Iraqi troops advanced against Islamic State militants in eastern Mosul in their first night-time raid in the city, a spokesman said on Friday, in a U.S.-backed operation which officials say is gaining momentum.
KATHMANDU, Dec 8: Nepal Medical Council (NMC) has admitted that it wrote a letter to the Ministry of Education (MoE), under pressure from the ministry, stating the preliminary requirements of BNC Medical College to be satisfactory.
Broadly speaking, Lokman Singh Karki is himself responsible for his downfall which looks certain now. However, there are some other forces which led the turn of events to Karki’s suspension from the post of CIAA Chief.