It has been more than eight months since Jamal Khashoggi, a prominent Saudi journalist and critic of his home country’s government who had been living in self-exile, was tortured, killed, and dismembered inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. As the Saudis bent over backward to obscure the truth about Khashoggi’s fate, Turkey launched an..
It has been a history of turns and the occasional betrayal, but Hong Kong’s experiment with democracy, incubated within the Special Administrative Region, was always going to be contingent on some level. Its colonial past is a poke, a reminder of British bullying, the corruptions of opium and a time when Qing China was torn and a compulsive..
(People.com): Looks like Caitlyn Jenner has made her feelings about Khloé Kardashian’s ex crystal clear. On Sunday, the former..
By MATTHEW LEE, WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East as tensions in the Persian Gulf mounted Tuesday over Iran’s announcement it will not comply with the..
Berlin (AFP): German prosecutors said Monday they suspect a far-right motive in the assassination-style murder of a pro-migrant city official that stunned the country two weeks ago. This would make..
SICHUAN, CHINA, (AFP): The toll from a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake in southwest China rose to 12 dead and 134 injured on Tuesday as rescuers pulled bodies and..
Authorities in western China’s Sichuan province have recently forced nearly 3,500 monks and nuns from the Yachen Gar Tibetan Buddhist Center located in Kardze..
SRINAGAR, (PTI): At least seven civilians were injured in a grenade attack by militants on a police station in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Tuesday, officials said. The militants lobbed..
KATHMANDU: Phoenix Capital Pvt. Ltd. on Friday launched digital marketplace for personal loans in Nepal– karjabazar.com. Karjabazaar is a digital platform where the users can view different retail..
KATHMANDU: The Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has collected Rs 32.2 billion in infrastructure tax for the construction of 1,200-megawatt hydropower project, although no decision has been made about which modality it would be made. The amount was collected as of 31 May this year. NOC has been levying infrastructure tax Rs 5 per litre on petroleum..
STRETFORD: India continued their dominance over Pakistan in World Cup cricket with an 89-run win (DLS method) in World Cup 2019 at Old Trafford in Manchester on Sunday. It was a complete performance from Virat Kohli's team despite a few rain stoppages during the mega clash. Pakistan were 166 for six when it started raining again and with the match..
LONDON: Nepal and the United Kingdom have agreed to continue discussion on Gurkha matters, while recognizing Gurkhas as a vital link in strengthening the bilateral relationship. In a joint communiqué issued on the occasion of the June 10-12 visit of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to the UK, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) of the UK and..
WASHINGTON, (AFP): Donald Trump considers himself a legendary salesman, but can he really sell America on giving him four more..
Ajita Rijal, KATHMANDU: Bonita Sharma, winner of Lead 2030 Challenge, has been the latest inspiration to all youth of Nepal. Last week, 24-year-old Sharma, co-founder and CEO of Social Changemakers and Innovators (SOCHAI),was announced the winner of the Lead 2030 Challenge for Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) # 2 ‘Zero Hunger’ category..
KATHMANDU: The country has reeled under scorching heat affecting normal life as the arrival of monsoon has been delayed by almost two weeks this year. In Nepal, monsoon generally begins on June 10, but this year it has not yet begun. Meteorologists have said that no such phenomenon has been developed so far from the Bay of Bengal, the largest..
KATHMANDU: President Bidya Devi Bhandari presented awards to the winners of the National Poetry Festival organized by the Nepal Academy, amidst a function here today. While awarding the awards..
SOLUKHUMBU: Passengers have been stranded for no flight operations at Tenzing Hilari Airport Lukla for the past four days. Praveen Shrestha, acting chief of Lukla Airport shared that no take-off and..
Jeffrey Ostler’s Surviving Genocide: Native Nations and the United States from the American Revolution to Bleeding Kansas, tells a complex, honest, and nuanced story..