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Section: The Himalayan Times (Nepal)

    The Syrian knot: Greatest challenge for EU
    Dec07

    The Syrian knot: Greatest challenge for EU

    Like many young souls today I had been hooked to Nepali news channels. And similar to all inquisitive and hopeful minds, mine had adopted the daily routine of meticulously reading the newspaper headlines instead of skipping to the entertainment For four years, a bloody war has raged in Syria. What began as a democratic uprising against Bashar...

    Wordsworth
    Dec06

    Wordsworth

    Selected Stories by Leo Tolstoy, paperback, published by Rupa, pp 154, Rs 224 Made To Stick by Chip and Dan Heath, paperback, published by Arrow Books, pp 323, Rs 798 The Power by Rhonda Byrne, hardbound, published by Simon & Schuster, pp 250, Rs 1,200 How To Speak Money by John Lanchester, paperback, published by Faber and Faber, pp 286, Rs...

    Pioli refuses to step down as Juventus increase Lazio misery
    Dec05

    Pioli refuses to step down as Juventus increase Lazio misery

    Lazio’s coach Stefano Pioli gestures during the Europa League group G soccer match against Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine, September 17, 2015. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko/Files Under-pressure Lazio coach Stefano Pioli said he will not ‘desert the sinking ship’ following his side’s 2-0 home defeat to Juventus on...

    Thailand’s battered image dealt new blow with aviation scare
    Dec04

    Thailand’s battered image dealt new blow with aviation scare

    FILE – In this May 26, 2014 file photo, Thai soldiers secure a road near the Victory Monument in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: AP BANGKOK: Thailand, once a poster child for democracy and freedom in turbulent Southeast Asia, has careened over the past two years from one image disaster to the next. First a military coup. Then revelations of slaves in...

    Russia to impose food ban in new sanctions against Turkey
    Nov30

    Russia to impose food ban in new sanctions against Turkey

    Turkish and Russian military officers salute as a Turkish honour guard carry the coffin of Russian pilot Lt. Col. Oleg Peshkov into a Russian Air Force transport plane at Esenboga Airport in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, Nov. 30, 2015. Photo: AP MOSCOW: Russia will restrict imports of Turkish fruit and vegetables as part of a package of new sanctions...

    Shevchenko to join Ukraine coaching staff: report
    Nov28

    Shevchenko to join Ukraine coaching staff: report

    Former Chelsea player Andriy Shevchenko before the match during Barclays Premier League Chelsea vs Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on October 31, 2015. Photo: Reuters KIEV: Former Ukraine striker Andriy Shevchenko is set to join the national team’s coaching staff, the Ukrainian Football 1 channel quoted assistant coach Olexandr Zavarov as...

    Ukraine get one-game stadium ban from UEFA for racism
    Nov28

    Ukraine get one-game stadium ban from UEFA for racism

    KIEV: Ukraine have been ordered to play their next home game in UEFA competition behind closed doors following racist behaviour, the use of laser pointers, illicit banners and chants at the Euro 2016 qualifier against Spain on Oct. 12. The Football Federation of Ukraine was also fined 97,000 euros (£68,317) in total for the use of laser...

    Devetzi fails doping
    Nov26

    Devetzi fails doping

    ATHENS: Retired triple jumper Piyi Devetzi, 39, could be stripped of her Olympic silver and bronze medals after Greece’s track and field federation (SEGAS) said on Wednesday that she had failed a doping test. “The international federation (IAAF) informed SEGAS that Piyi Devetzi re-tested positive on a sample taken in 2007,” SEGAS said in a...

    Russia looks to cut economic ties with Turkey
    Nov26

    Russia looks to cut economic ties with Turkey

    Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan pose for the media before their talks during the G-20 Summit in Antalya, Turkey on Monday, November 16, 2015. Photo: AP MOSCOW: Russia said Thursday it would be looking to cut economic ties with Turkey and scrap investment projects in a matter of days in the...

    Ronaldo stars as Real repel strong Shakhtar rally
    Nov26

    Ronaldo stars as Real repel strong Shakhtar rally

    Real Madrid’s Cristano Ronaldo celebrates a goal for Shaktar Donestek during UEFA Champions League game on Wednesday, November 25, 2015. Photo: Reuters LVIV: Cristiano Ronaldo sparkled as Real Madrid, who had already sealed a place in the last 16 of the Champions League, clinched top spot in Group A with a remarkable 4-3 win over Shakhtar...

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