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GloAct against human trafficking launched
Mar07

GloAct against human trafficking launched

KATHMANDU: The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) today announced the implementation of Global Action against human trafficking and the smuggling of migrants in thirteen countries including Nepal, on the occasion of the 107th International Women’s Day. The joint initiative by the UNODC and the European Union (EU) is supported...

Ukraine takes Russia to UN court over rebel funding, Crimea
Mar06

Ukraine takes Russia to UN court over rebel funding, Crimea

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Ukraine and Russia face off in UN court over separatist conflict
Mar06

Ukraine and Russia face off in UN court over separatist conflict

Activists walk along carriages loaded with coal from the occupied territories which they blocked at Kryvyi Torets station in the village of Shcherbivka in Donetsk region, Ukraine, on February 14, 2017. Photo: Reuters THE HAGUE: Tensions between Ukraine and Russia will play out at the UN’s highest court on Monday when judges begin hearing...

Kyrgios stuns Djokovic to reach Mexican Open semi-finals
Mar03

Kyrgios stuns Djokovic to reach Mexican Open semi-finals

ACAPULCO: Australia’s Nick Kyrgios used a barrage of 25 aces to defeat top-seeded Novak Djokovic 7-6 (9), 7-5 early Friday morning and reach the semi-finals of the Mexican Open. Kyrgios blasted 16 aces in the first set to beat Djokovic in his first match against the second-best player in the world and will play against American Sam Querrey...

Trump recommits to US allies but says must pay ‘fair share’
Mar01

Trump recommits to US allies but says must pay ‘fair share’

US President Donald Trump addresses Joint Session of Congress in Washington, US on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. Photo: Reuters WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump on Tuesday reaffirmed support for the United States’ longstanding security alliances around the world but insisted that friends and partners from Europe to the Middle East to the...

Ten-man Spurs exit Europa League, Lyon in seventh heaven
Feb24

Ten-man Spurs exit Europa League, Lyon in seventh heaven

Spurs knocked out by Gent after Delli Alli sent off Lyon thrash Alkmaar 7-1, progress 11-2 on aggregate Stindl hat-trick puts Gladbach through to last 16 Celta Vigo’s Jonny in action against Shakhtar Donetsk’s Fred. Photo: Reuters LONDON: Tottenham Hotspur’s Europa League hopes were crushed by mid-table Belgian side Gent, who...

French soccer on a high as Lyon advances in Europa League
Feb24

French soccer on a high as Lyon advances in Europa League

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UN mediator not expecting quick breakthrough in Syria peace talks
Feb23

UN mediator not expecting quick breakthrough in Syria peace talks

UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura delivers his speech during the 53rd Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, on February 19, 2017. Photo: Reuters GENEVA: UN mediator Staffan de Mistura said on Wednesday he did not expect an immediate breakthrough when Syria peace talks restart on Thursday but wanted productive talks that...

China finishing South China Sea buildings that could house missiles: US officials
Feb22

China finishing South China Sea buildings that could house missiles: US officials

File – Chinese dredging vessels are purportedly seen in the waters around Mischief Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea in this still image from video taken by a P-8A Poseidon surveillance aircraft provided by the United States Navy on May 21, 2015. Photo: US Navy via Reuters WASHINGTON: China, in an early test of US...

Russia’s UN envoy Vitaly Churkin dies suddenly in New York
Feb20

Russia’s UN envoy Vitaly Churkin dies suddenly in New York

MOSCOW: Russia’s combative ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, died suddenly in New York on Monday after being taken ill at work, the Russian Foreign Ministry said. The ministry gave no details on the circumstances of his death but offered condolences to his relatives and said the diplomat had died one day before his 65th...

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