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    US lawmakers reach deal for Senate Russia sanctions vote
    Jul27

    US lawmakers reach deal for Senate Russia sanctions vote

    US House of Representatives voted for fresh sanctions US Senate, President Trump yet to support them Bill likely to become law very soon: senior US senator Russia warns of retaliation, damage to US-Russia ties EU, worried by impact on energy sector, says may also act Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a news conference at the Kremlin in...

    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...

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