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The Global Consequences of a Sino-American Cold War
What started as a trade war between the United States and China is quickly escalating into a death match for global economic, technological, and military dominance. If the two countries' leaders cannot manage the defining relationship of the twenty-first century responsibly, the entire world will bear the costs of their failure.

A few years ago, as part of a Western delegation to China, I met President Xi Jinping in Beijing’s Great Hall of the People. When addressing us, Xi argued that China’s rise would be peaceful, and that other countries – namely, the United States – need not worry about the “Thucydides Trap,” so named for the Greek historian who chronicled how Sparta’s fear of a rising Athens made war between the two inevitable. In his 2017 book Destined for War: Can America and China Escape......

Immigration Update

MEXICO CITY, (AP): Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says U.S. support for economic development in Mexico and Central America is the best option for stemming the flow of immigrants. The United Nations' Economic Commission for Latin America laid out a roadmap for regional development on Monday, and López Obrador says that's an advance toward a U.S. agreement with the region's governments. The development plan calls for the governments of Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and......

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French prosecutors want ex-athletics boss Diack to stand trial: sources

PARIS, (AFP): French prosecutors have recommended that the former head of athletics' governing body IAAF, Lamine Diack, and his son stand trial for allegedly delaying doping sanctions against Russia in return for payment, sources told AFP..




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China

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Branstad to Make First Visit to Tibet by U.S. China Ambassador Since 2015

U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad will travel to Tibet from Sunday for official meetings and visits to religious and cultural heritage sites, in the first such trip by a U.S. envoy to China since 2015, the State Department said. Branstad will..

World

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Tehran says Trump’s ‘genocidal taunts won’t end Iran’ Monday, May 20th, 2019

TEHARAN, (AFP): Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Monday the "genocidal taunts" of US President Donald Trump will not "end Iran", as tensions spike..

Australia

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Australia’s conservative coalition wins surprise 3rd term Saturday, May 18th, 2019

By ROD McGUIRK, CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s ruling conservative coalition won a surprise victory in the country’s general election on Saturday, defying..

Is Australia Next? Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

Europe

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Austria scandal overshadows Salvini’s European nationalist rally Saturday, May 18th, 2019

MILAN, (AFP): Italian populist leader Matteo Salvini on Saturday gathered Europe's disparate nationalists for a unifying rally overshadowed by a major corruption scandal..

F-16 fighter crashes into California warehouse, pilot ejects Thursday, May 16th, 2019

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — An F-16 fighter jet crashed Thursday into a warehouse just outside March Air Reserve Base in California, sending a dozen people to hospitals..

Asia

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Normal Life Did Not Affected By Shutdown Thursday, April 18th, 2019

KATHMANDU:  The Nepal Banda (shutdown) called by Biplav-led Communist Party of Nepal has no impact in the Kathmandu valley on Thursday. Spokesperson at the..

Tibet

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Nepal lawmakers explain they ‘mistakenly’ attended Tibet conference Monday, May 20th, 2019

KATHMANDU: House of Representatives members Ekwal Miyan and Pradip Yadav have expressed regrets, saying they happened to mistakenly attend a conference on Tibet in Riga..


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Conflict displaced couple recounts hard life, poverty Sunday, May 19th, 2019

By Shailendra Rokaya, BAJHANG: A family, displaced during the initial years of the armed conflict, has yet to return home due to their poor economic condition. The then..

Travel

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75 Climbers Reach Top Of Mount Everest Monday, May 20th, 2019

KATHMANDU: Spring mountain climbing season is on the verge of entering its second week and so far some 75 climbers have reached the top of Mount Everest, world's highest..

Opinion

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The Global Consequences of a Sino-American Cold War Monday, May 20th, 2019

A few years ago, as part of a Western delegation to China, I met President Xi Jinping in Beijing’s Great Hall of the People. When addressing us, Xi argued that..

Business & Economy

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Nepal Rastra Bank directives for ensuring Nepali language option in ATM

KATHMANDU: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), the country's central bank, has urged all banks and financial institutions to ensure the..

Nepal Stock Exchange posts over 2 per cent gain

KATHMANDU: This week the benchmark capital market index Nepal Stock Exchange, (NEPSE) increased by 2.07 per cent. The NEPSE..

Finance Committee Endorses Report On Budget

KATHMANDU: The Finance Committee under the House of Representatives has endorsed the report containing suggestions collected..

Interview

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‘Vietnam visit helps spread awareness about Buddha’s teachings and ideals successfully’

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli who is currently in an official visit of Vietnam has briefly talked to National News Agency, Nepal, (RSS) on the outcome of his visit. The excerpts of the interview are presented in a following way. How was Prime Minister's Vietnam visit?  This visit was truly successful and beneficial. It has..

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Voter Turnout Will Decide Europe’s Fate Monday, May 20th, 2019

European voter turnout is in deep crisis. Since the early 2000s, the share of voters in national elections has fallen to 66% on average, which means that the birthplace..

The Roots of European Division Friday, May 17th, 2019

Buddha’s Teaching Way To World Peace Thursday, May 16th, 2019

Health

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Nepal’s first wildlife hospital waiting equipment for operation Sunday, May 19th, 2019

CHITWAN: The wildlife hospital set up at Sauraha of the Chitwan National Park is yet to come into operation for the delay in supply of equipments. The hospital building..

Religion

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Buddha’s Teaching Way To World Peace Thursday, May 16th, 2019

The present world is filled with different kinds of sufferings, including terrors attacks resulting in mass annihilation caused by possible use of various kinds of..

Technology

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PM Oli lays foundation stone for Mid Hill Information Super Highway Monday, May 20th, 2019

KATHMANDU: The ‘Digital Nepal’ concept is gaining an impetus with Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli laying a foundations stone for Mid Hill Information Super Highway at..

Crime

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75-year-old woman raped in Damak, Eastern Nepal Monday, May 20th, 2019

JHAPA:  A 75-year-old, physically disabled woman was raped in Damak, Eastern Nepal on Sunday. The police suspect local Rajendra Gurung, 35, as the rapist and have taken..

N24 Exclusive

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The Global Consequences of a Sino-American Cold War

A few years ago, as part of a Western delegation to China, I met President Xi Jinping in Beijing’s Great Hall of the People. When addressing us, Xi argued that China’s rise would be peaceful, and that other countries – namely, the United States – need not worry about the “Thucydides Trap,” so named for the Greek..

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