SOCHI, June 26: A stunning Andre Carrillo volley gave Peru their first World Cup goal in 36 years before captain Paolo Guerrero grabbed a second as the Andean nation condemned Australia to a 2-0 defeat in Sochi on Tuesday and a regretful exit from Russia.
AFGHANISTAN, June 15: A newly-emerged photograph of Australian soldiers flying a Nazi flag over a military vehicle in Afghanistan has sparked outrage. Australian soldiers were caught flying the Nazi swastika flag from their vehicle while conducting a mission in Afghanistan as part of a NATO-force deployment back in 2007.
KATHMANDU, April 29: Despite several cases of irregularities reported while utilizing the Constituency Development Fund in the past, newly-elected lawmakers have begun piling pressure on the government to give continuity to the controversial fund with significant increment.
Hong Kong, Jan 11: A church in northern China was demolished this week, the second in less than a month, sparking fears of a wider campaign against Christians as authorities prepare to enforce new laws on religion.
KATHMANDU, Nov 20: Upon asking about child rights, 12-year-old Santosh Bardewa gives an endearing smile asking his nine-year-old friend Suman BK, who in return gives him a smile as a reply. They had met two years ago on the streets of Boudha where both roamed around as mendicants begging for money with the pedestrians. At the end of the day, they are usually able to collect Rs 150 which ensures to quell their hungry stomach and give away the remaining money to their family members.
KATHMANDU, Nov 13: Courting controversy back home, President Bidya Devi Bhandari is leaving for the United Arab Emirates on Monday on a four-day official visit at the invitation of Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
KATHMANDU, APRIL 18: At 2:41 am on Monday, Home Minister Bimalendra Nidhi posted a tweet, expressing his doubt over the preparedness of the Election Commission and security agencies for maintaining law and order situation during the upcoming local-level polls, and stressing the need for prior settlement with agitating forces.
NEW YORK, April 15: A train with about 1,200 passengers became stuck in a tunnel between New York and New Jersey for nearly three hours on Friday, and the chaotic scene escalated to pandemonium when Amtrak police used a stun gun to subdue a disruptive man in a station, sparking a stampede.
Islamabad, Oct 21: A Pakistani tea merchant with velvet eyes saw his life changed this week when his portrait spread around the Internet, sparking ardent debates on class, objectification, and the place of ethnic Pashtuns in society.