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Kim Jung Un seeking to be friends with Putin

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday at a summit designed to show that Washington is not the only power able to set the agenda on Pyongyang’s nuclear program. The two men embarked on a day of talks on an island off the Russian Pacific city of Vladivostok two months after Kim’s summit with

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Police raid Netra Bikram Chand's house, one shot and hospitalized

A cadre of Netra Bikram Chand, led by CPN, has been shot in Kapilvastu. This unfortunate event occurred on Thursday morning when police were in the process of raiding Chand's village.  The person who was shot was Durga Bahadur Roka. He was shot on his leg when he tried to flee after being spotted by the police.

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National Human Right Commission: "Govt not providing security to women"

Nepali government has failed to provide security for girls and women in Nepal. Mohna Ansari, human rights commissioner of the National Human Rights Commission has said. Ansari spoke at a program organized by the National Women Commission on 'Increasing women violence and state accountability' today, she said increasing violence against women in the country had forced them to...

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Trump’s shutdown solution hangs in limbo

President Donald Trump’s proposal to break through the budget deadlock appeared to be gaining little traction Monday, as another missed paycheck loomed for hundreds of thousands of workers and the partial federal shutdown stretched into its fifth week. Despite the fanfare of the president’s announcement and the rush to release the legislative package late Monday...

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PM Oli talks about Dr KC: No one above law

PM KP Sharma Oli has made a few statements after a meeting at the House of Representatives. The PM is making sure that the laws are being upheld properly. Lawmakers over the country are in a state of confusion and debates. A few months ago, new parliamentary regulations were brought into effect, and this has lawmakers confused.

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Trump and Xi Jinping declare trade truce at G20 Summit

Donald Trump has delayed for 90 days his threatened imposition of 25% tariffs on Chinese imports after a dinner meeting with Xi Jinping, to give time for negotiations on longstanding trade disputes between the two countries, the White House has said.

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Global leaders honor George H.W. Bush

Tributes to former U.S. President George H.W. Bush, who died at the age of 94, poured in from around the world on Saturday as global leaders honored him for his role in helping to end the Cold War and reduce the threat of nuclear annihilation.

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Saudi Prince guilty of Khashoggi killing, says CIA

The CIA has concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, the Washington Post has reported. The Post said US officials expressed high confidence in the CIA assessment, which contradicts Saudi government assertions that he was not involved.

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Saudi King To Replace Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman?

The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia can be easily replaced to restore the credibility of the family, say some leaders. To stop the turmoil over the Kashoggi murder, this is one step that the King of Saudi Arabia can take. Mohammed Bin Salman, the Crown Prince, is doubted to be behind the death of Jamal Kasshogi.

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Saudi prince says justice will prevail in “painful” Khashoggis' Case

Saudi Arabia’s crown prince said on Wednesday the case of Jamal Khashoggi was “painful” and that “justice will prevail” following the killing of the Saudi journalist at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Appearing on a discussion panel at an international investment conference in Riyadh, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said all culprits would be punished, and...

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Sexual Harassment in Nepal: New Case Surfaces in Politics

Sexual Harassment is finally being fought against in Nepal in the recent years. Recently, an author for Republica - Ujjwala Maharjan - has come out about how she was being harassed by Keshav Sthapit. Sthapit is a former mayor in Kathmandu. And he is widely known for getting things done. 

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Snowden to speak at Israeli conference

Edward Snowden is expected to speak via video link at a closed conference held in Israel. The event, which expects to hear Snowden touching upon US spying on Israel, will be joined by a former top Mossad official.

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South Korea's Former President Jailed For 15 Years

A Seoul court on Friday jailed former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak for 15 years for corruption, making him the latest in a string of high-profile political and business leaders ensnared by graft charges.

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Dr. Govinda KC's 16th Hunger Strike: Ministries Not Complying?

Dr. Govinda KC issued a press release on Monday saying that he might go into another hunger strike. The Senior Orthopaedic Surgeion referred to the National Medical Education Bill for his upcoming 16th hunger strike. If the bill isn't passed immediately as per the nine-point pact signed with him, Dr. Govinda KC will be going on another hunger strike.

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Mayor Of Janakpurdham says Co-Workers Harass Her

Deputy Mayor of Janakpurdham Sub-metropolitan City Rita Kumari Mishra claimed that she herself is a victim of gender discrimination. Mishra said during an interaction program on Sunday, I have endured prejudice and harassment from my own party leaders and office staff.

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India Lobbying SAARC Countries For Satellite-Based Navigations

India has been lobbying the countries of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) to join its advanced navigational satellite program. Of course, Nepal is a part of this. The GPS Aided Geo Augmented Navigation (GAGAN) will be used for better management of air traffic in the Indian Subcontinent.

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PM Modi Visiting Nepal Again Soon; Unconfirmed Matters

Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India will soon be visiting Nepal in mid-December. This will be his fifth visit in Nepal. Modi's visit is primarily for the inauguration of the Janakpur-Jayanagar railway track. 

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Pakistan willing to open Afghan land route for India

Pakistan approached Afghanistan earlier this year, indicating its willingness to discuss the resumption of trade between Afghanistan and India through the Pakistani land route, says a senior US diplomat. In an interview to India’s Economic Times newspaper, Ambassador John Bass said that reopening land routes between South and Central Asia will benefit all countries in the region.

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16-year-old Killed in Gaza Protest in Israel

Israeli troops shot to death two Palestinian teens Friday during Gaza’s weekly protest known as the March of Return on the Gaza-Israel border, in which Palestinians call for the end of the brutal decade-long Israeli blockade as well as demanding the return of Palestinian refugees to their lands and homes in Israel.

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Trump advises Apple to avoid china tariffs

U.S. President Trump tweeted on Saturday that Apple Inc should make products inside the United States if it wants to avoid tariffs on Chinese imports. The company told trade officials in a letter on Friday that the proposed tariffs would affect prices for a “wide range” of Apple products, including its Watch, but it did not mention the iPhone.

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