KATHMANDU, June 11: Arguing that Nepal's peace process successfully concluded after the completion of the three-tier elections under the new constitution, the government has directed the United Nations to close its Department of Political Affairs (DPA) unit in Nepal with immediate effect.
PYEONGCHANG, Feb 9: In a stunning turn of events, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s younger sister arrived in South Korea on Friday to be her brother’s special envoy to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.
North Korea, Feb 4: On the surface, there is nothing remarkable about this sleepy fishing port in Maputo. But hidden from view, wedged between the other boats and ships docked there, are the rusty Susan 1 and Susan 2. These are not ordinary fishing vessels, but sanctions-busting trawlers manned by crews from North Korea.
KATHMANDU, September 11: The UN’s Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has announced US$4.8 million new humanitarian funding to help address urgent needs amongst flood affected communities in the Terai.