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Dalai Lama, 83, taken to hospital in India

Bbc 10 Apr 01:17 PM

The Dalai Lama has been admitted to hospital in the Indian capital, Delhi, with a chest infection, but is reported to be in a stable condition.Read Full Story »

Ahead of elections, India’s major parties are divided over regional strategy

Anil Giri 08 Apr 11:49 PM

India’s two major political parties, Bharatiya Janata Party and Indian National Congress, appear sharply divided over their approaches when it comes to taking forward two major regional groupings—SAARC and BIMSTEC—as the country heads to polls this week. Read Full Story »

Nepali peacekeeping troops in Libya are safe, Nepal Army says

Binod Ghimire 08 Apr 07:37 PM

Amid concerns from different quarters, the Nepal Army in a press statement said on Monday that the 231 personnel-strong Nepali peacekeeping force was safe and there are no immediate plans to remove them.  Read Full Story »

Reuters 18 Mar 11:58 AM

Flash floods and landslides triggered by torrential rain in Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua have killed at least 58 people, injured dozens and displaced more than 4,000, authorities said on Sunday. Read Full Story »

Forty killed, more than 20 injured in NZ mosque shootings [Update]

Reuters 15 Mar 09:41 AM

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Ethiopian Airlines says flight has crashed with 149 passengers and eight crew members

Reuters 10 Mar 03:03 PM

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Thailand court bans party that nominated princess for PM

Reuters 07 Mar 03:25 PM

Thailand’s Constitutional Court on Thursday ordered the dissolution of an opposition party for nominating the king’s sister as its candidate for prime minister in a March 24 election. Read Full Story »

Trump, Kim summit collapses amid failure to reach deal

Post Report 28 Feb 02:18 PM

The nuclear summit between President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un collapsed Thursday after the two sides failed to reach a deal due to a standoff over U.S. sanctions on the reclusive nation, a stunning end to high-stakes meetings meant to disarm a global threat. Read Full Story »

India says it carried out air strike on 'terror camps' inside Pakistan

Reuters 26 Feb 01:55 PM

Indian jets crossed into Pakistani territory on Tuesday, conducting what one minister said was an air strike on “terror camps”, dramatically escalating tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbours who have fought three wars against each other. Read Full Story »

Reuters 23 Feb 01:59 PM

At least 41 Indian tea plantation workers have died from drinking toxic bootleg liquor after receiving their weekly wages, and 20 are critically ill in hospital, a government minister said on Friday. Read Full Story »

Venezuela's Maduro starts shutting borders to block humanitarian aid

Reuters 22 Feb 05:49 PM

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Bangladesh building fire kills at least 70, toll could climb

Reuters 21 Feb 01:06 PM

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Drug lord, escape artist 'El Chapo' convicted by U.S. jury

Reuters 13 Feb 04:00 PM

The world’s most infamous cartel boss Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, who rose from poverty in rural Mexico to amass billions of dollars, was found guilty in a U.S. court on Tuesday of smuggling tons of drugs to the United States over a violent, colourful, decades-long career. Read Full Story »

Seventeen die in Delhi hotel fire

Bbc 12 Feb 05:21 PM

At least 17 people have died in a Delhi hotel fire that broke out early on Tuesday morning, police said. Read Full Story »

Venezuela’s crisis hits stand-still over emergency aid

Associated Press 12 Feb 10:17 AM

 Nearly three weeks after the Trump administration backed an all-out effort to force out President Nicolas Maduro, the embattled socialist leader is holding strong and defying predictions of an imminent demise. Read Full Story »

Venezuela's Maduro says Trump out to kill him, Russia seeks talks

Reuters 30 Jan 09:05 PM

Venezuela’s socialist leader Nicolas Maduro accused U.S. President Donald Trump of ordering his assassination while his main global backer Russia called on Wednesday for mediation in a standoff deepening geopolitical splits. Read Full Story »

As West turns on him, Venezuela's Maduro flexes military muscle

Reuters 28 Jan 10:51 AM

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro oversaw a display of the army’s Russian hardware on Sunday, with anti-aircraft flak and tank rounds pounding a hillside to show military force and loyalty in the face of an international ultimatum for new elections. Read Full Story »

Death toll rises to 58 as hope dims after Brazil dam collapse

Reuters 28 Jan 10:06 AM

Brazilian rescuers searched into the night on Sunday for hundreds of people missing after a burst mining dam triggered a deadly mudslide, as the death toll rose to 58 and was expected to keep climbing more than two days after the disaster. Read Full Story »

Mexican pipeline blast during fuel raid kills at least 21

Reuters 19 Jan 02:03 PM

At least 21 people were killed and 71 were injured on Friday when a pipeline ruptured by suspected fuel thieves exploded in central Mexico as dozens of people tried to fill up containers, state and federal authorities said. Read Full Story »

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