KATHMANDU, Aug 5: Two human rights organizations on Sunday  said there was no substantial evidence to justify the government’s claim that Kumar Paudel, the Sarlahi district in-charge of the outlawed Communist Party of Nepal led by Netra Bikram Chand, was killed in a police encounter.

MEXICO CITY, Sept 16: Five people died after a dramatic shootout at a famed Mexico City mariachi plaza, officials said on Saturday, the latest in a recent string of crimes in the capital that will soon put to the test the incoming government’s new tactics to fight violence.

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, July 2: Croatia beat Denmark 3-2 in a penalty shootout to reach the quarter-finals of the World Cup on Sunday after the round of 16 clash finished deadlocked at 1-1 after 90 minutes and extra time at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium.

CAIRO, Dec 30: A gunman on a motorcycle opened fire Friday outside a church in a Cairo suburb and at a nearby store, sparking a shootout that killed at least nine people, including eight Coptic Christians, authorities said. It was the latest attack targeting Egypt’s embattled Christian minority.

CAIRO, Oct 21: Egyptian security officials say at least 55 policemen, including 20 officers and 34 conscripts, have been killed in a shootout during a raid on a militant hideout near Cairo.

KATHMANDU, May 24: The firing that took place on the day of the first-phase of local level election on May 14 at Malkot of Kalikot to which the Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) candidate for ward chairperson lost his life was due to failure on the part of police administration to properly deal with the situation and exercise restraint, a field survey report says.

LONDON, March 4: Football's lawmakers are looking to make penalty shootouts even more unpredictable by adopting the format used for tiebreakers in tennis.

JHAPA, Nov 23: Departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) registered yet another victory in tiebreaker in the Sahara Surunga Gold Cup Football Tournament on Wednesday to book the final ticket.

JHAPA, Nov 21: Departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) registered a 5-4 tiebreaker win over local Jhapa XI on Monday to book a place in the semifinals of the Sahara Surunga Gold Cup at Surunga, Jhapa.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: Nepal has advanced to the final of the AFC Solidarity Cup defeating Laos 3-0 in a penalty shootout at Negari Stadium in Kuching, Malaysia on Saturday.

BORDEAUX, July 3: Germany ended 54 years of misery against Italy at major tournaments by taking a familiar route to victory: The penalty shootout.

PARIS, June 25: Poland beats Switzerland 5-4 in penalty shootout to advance to the European Championship quarterfinals.PARIS, June 25: Poland became the first team to reach the European Championship quarterfinals by beating Switzerland 5-4 in a penalty shootout.