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Section: The Himalayan Times (Nepal)

    US advises banks
    Feb26

    US advises banks

    WASHINGTON: The US government has advised American banks to stay away from Russia’s planned bond issue, citing ‘high’ risks as US sanctions remain on Moscow, sources close to the issue said on Thursday. Both the US State and Treasury departments pointed out the risks involved in response to queries from the private sector on the...

    Gas from thawing Arctic permafrost could add further to global warming
    Feb26

    Gas from thawing Arctic permafrost could add further to global warming

    Breinosa is seen from the research Zeppelin Observatory that is operated by operated by the Norwegian Polar Institute and Norwegian Institute for Air Research in Svalbard in Norway on October 17, 2015. The presence of Norway, a NATO member, also gives the alliance a strategic foothold in the far north, of increasing importance after neighbouring...

    Russia gives a gift of 10,000 automatic rifles to Afghanistan
    Feb24

    Russia gives a gift of 10,000 automatic rifles to Afghanistan

    KABUL: Afghan officials took delivery of 10,000 automatic rifles and millions of rounds of ammunition as a gift from Russia on Wednesday, another sign of deepening involvement by Moscow in the war-torn country. Dependent almost entirely on foreign aid, Afghan security forces are struggling to secure the country amid a rising insurgency. As the...

    Guardiola appointment not behind City’s slump: Pellegrini
    Feb24

    Guardiola appointment not behind City’s slump: Pellegrini

    Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini during the prss conference. Reuters KIEV: Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has rejected the notion that the club’s announcement that Pep Guardiola will take over at the end of the season has derailed their campaign. “Really, that’s not the problem,” the Chilean told a news conference...

    Skeptical senators expected to critique cease-fire for Syria
    Feb23

    Skeptical senators expected to critique cease-fire for Syria

    FILE – Secretary of State John Kerry puts his hand to his ear while listening to a reporter’s question at the State Department in Washington, on February 17, 2016. Photo: AP WASHINGTON: Secretary of State John Kerry will face skeptical senators when he appears before a Republican-led panel just a day after the United States and Russia...

    Hiddink defends FA Cup after Chelsea thrash Man City
    Feb22

    Hiddink defends FA Cup after Chelsea thrash Man City

    Juventus’ Patrice Evra in action with Manchester City’s Samir Nasri during UEFA Champions League at Etihad Stadium on September 15, 2015. Photo: Reuters LONDON: Chelsea’s interim manager Guus Hiddink spoke up for the FA Cup as “the temple of football” after his side crushed a virtually unrecognisable Manchester City 5-1 to reach...

    Russia wants to fly over US with advanced digital camera
    Feb22

    Russia wants to fly over US with advanced digital camera

    FILE – Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during his annual end of year news conference in Moscow, Russia, on Thursday, December 17, 2015. Photo: AP WASHINGTON: Russia will ask permission on Monday to start flying surveillance planes equipped with high-powered digital cameras amid warnings from US intelligence and military officials that...

    Chelsea crush weakened City in FA Cup, Spurs knocked out
    Feb22

    Chelsea crush weakened City in FA Cup, Spurs knocked out

    Football Soccer – Chelsea v Manchester City – FA Cup Fifth Round – Stamford Bridge – 21/2/16Manchester City’s Fernando in action with Chelsea’s Willian. Photo: Reuters LONDON: Chelsea exploited Manchester City’s decision to field a weakened team by romping to a 5-1 win in the FA Cup fifth round on Sunday as they joined London...

    Hiddink warns Blues ahead of City clash
    Feb21

    Hiddink warns Blues ahead of City clash

    London, February 20 Guus Hiddink has warned Chelsea not to take victory for granted after Manuel Pellegrini vowed to go through with his threat to send out a weakened Manchester City team in the FA Cup fifth round on Sunday. With City due to make the long flight to the Ukraine on Monday ahead of their Champions League last 16 first leg tie at...

    Kiev demonstrators attack Russian banks
    Feb20

    Kiev demonstrators attack Russian banks

    An ultra-right activist throws a brick, at an Alfa bank office in centre of Kiev, Ukraine, on Saturday, February 20, 2016. Photo: AP KIEV: Nationalist demonstrators in Ukraine have attacked two offices of Russian banks in the capital amid observances of the second anniversary of the protests that brought down the Russia-friendly president....

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