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Section: The Himalayan Times (Nepal)

    Mongolia, between big neighbors, seeks permanent neutrality
    Nov02

    Mongolia, between big neighbors, seeks permanent neutrality

    Mongolian children play near a Mongolian warrior on horseback in front of the Mongolian Parliament House in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on Friday, October 30, 2015. Photo: AP ULAANBAATAR: Sandwiched between China and Russia, landlocked Mongolia has long tread a middle path, maintaining a balance between Moscow and Beijing while referring to the US and...

    US Secretary of State in first meeting with autocratic Uzbek leader
    Nov01

    US Secretary of State in first meeting with autocratic Uzbek leader

    Kerry, Karimov meet in ancient “Silk Road” city Samarkand Gathering of Kerry, five Central Asian counterparts Kerry alludes to rights concerns, Karimov ignores query Uzbek President Islam Karimov (centre) shakes hands with US Secretary of State John Kerry (right) as Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov (left) watches at Samarkand Airport...

    Ukraine holds local elections that test oligarchs’ reach
    Oct25

    Ukraine holds local elections that test oligarchs’ reach

    A voter casts her ballot at a polling station in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, October 25, 2015. Photo: AP MARIUPOL: Ukrainians are voting in local elections that are seen as a test of the strength of President Petro Poroshenko’s government and of the oligarchs accustomed to running regions of the country. The situation in Mariupol, a major port...

    Russian military mission in Syria brings history full circle
    Oct24

    Russian military mission in Syria brings history full circle

    Russian ground staff members work on a Sukhoi Su-30 fighter jet at the Hmeymim air base near Latakia, Syria, in this handout photograph released by Russia’s Defence Ministry October 22, 2015. REUTERS MOSCOW/BISHKEK: Valery Anisimov and his fellow Russian servicemen were smuggled out of the Black Sea hiding below the decks of their ship,...

    Djuric helps keep Bosnia’s Euro 2016 hopes alive
    Oct14

    Djuric helps keep Bosnia’s Euro 2016 hopes alive

    Bosnia’s Milan Djuric (centre) celebrates a goal with teammates during the Euro 2016 group B qualification match against Cyprus at the GSP stadium in Nicosia, Cyprus October 13, 2015. Photo: Reuters SARAJEVO: Bosnia overcame the absence of injured top scorer Edin Dzeko to grab a place in the Euro 2016 playoffs thanks in no small part to the...

    Germany, Albania, Romania and Poland join 2016 party
    Oct12

    Germany, Albania, Romania and Poland join 2016 party

    Germany’s Max Kruse celebrates his goal against Georgia during their Euro 2016 Group D qualifying soccer match against Germany in Leipzig, Germany October 11, 2015. Photo: Reuters LONDON: World champions Germany and perennial also-rans Albania do not share much in common in football but both were united in joy on Sunday when they qualified...

    Old foes Mourinho, Wenger both forced to defend selection
    Sep30

    Old foes Mourinho, Wenger both forced to defend selection

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho and Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger shake hands before the match. Reuters Archrivals Jose Mourinho and Arsene Wenger found themselves in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons after another miserable night for English clubs in the Champions League. Chelsea and Arsenal lost on Tuesday night to Porto and Olympiakos...

    Assad must go, but when is negotiable: Kerry
    Sep20

    Assad must go, but when is negotiable: Kerry

    London: US Secretary of State John Kerry said today that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad must step down, but not necessarily immediately upon reaching a settlement to end the country’s civil war. Speaking after talks in London with British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, Kerry said he was prepared to negotiate to achieve a solution but...

    Tomljanovic advances
    Sep19

    Tomljanovic advances

    TOKYO: Croatia’s Ajla Tomljanovic beat American Madison Brengle to reach the Japan Women’s Open semi-finals on Friday, leaving the tournament bereft of its top four seeds. Rising star Tomljanovic continued her fine run at the rain-hit Tokyo event with a 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 victory over the third seed, having already eliminated Japan’s...

    Poland’s pro-defense forces hold first nationwide rally
    Sep17

    Poland’s pro-defense forces hold first nationwide rally

    Members of pro-defense forces attend a parade in front of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Warsaw, Poland, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015, during the first nationwide rally. They have marched in downtown Warsaw to show their readiness to defend Poland if needed, amid concerns over the conflict in neighboring Ukraine and Russia’s role in...

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