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    May’s mission to woo Trump a success, but makes some uneasy
    Jan28

    May’s mission to woo Trump a success, but makes some uneasy

    WASHINGTON: Prime Minister Theresa May went to Washington, and President Donald Trump extended the hand of friendship. Literally. May left Washington after a 24-hour visit as Saturday’s British newspapers splashed front-page photos of the two leaders touching hands as they walked at the White House before a strikingly collegial news...

    Top Russian official says Putin-Trump call will be positive
    Jan28

    Top Russian official says Putin-Trump call will be positive

    MOSCOW: Influential Russian security chief Nikolai Patrushev says Moscow has high hopes for a scheduled telephone call between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump. “Everything will be positive,” Patrushev said Saturday, according to Russia’s Interfax news agency. He is the secretary of Russia’s...

    Trump says he is only in early stages of considering lifting Russia sanctions
    Jan28

    Trump says he is only in early stages of considering lifting Russia sanctions

    British Prime Minister Theresa May and US President Donald Trump gesture towards each other during their joint news conference at the White House in Washington, US, on January 27, 2017. Photo: Reuters WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said on Friday he is only in the early stages of considering whether to lift US sanctions on Russia, as...

    Trump’s unpredictability already troubles US friends
    Jan28

    Trump’s unpredictability already troubles US friends

    US President Donald Trump speaks at the Armed Services Ball in Washington, US, on January 20, 2017. Photo: Reuters WASHINGTON: New US President Donald Trump’s “America First” rhetoric and confrontational negotiating style have sparked frantic calls to the White House and Congress from diplomats and lobbyists concerned the United States no...

    Trump orders strict new refugee screening, citing terrorists
    Jan28

    Trump orders strict new refugee screening, citing terrorists

    WASHINGTON: Setting a hard-line tone on national security, US President Donald Trump on Friday suspended the nation’s refugee programme for four months, aiming to keep “radical Islamic terrorists” out of the United States. Trump traveled to the Pentagon, where he joined Defense Secretary Jim Mattis for the signing of an executive action to...

    Nuclear ‘Doomsday Clock’ ticks closest to midnight in 64 years
    Jan27

    Nuclear ‘Doomsday Clock’ ticks closest to midnight in 64 years

    Lawrence Krauss (L), chairman of the “Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists” Board of Sponsors, and board member Thomas Pickering (R), a former U.S. Under Secretary of State as well as US Ambassador to the United Nations, Russia and other countries, unveil that the board has moved the minute hand of their “Doomsday Clock” by 30 seconds to a more...

    Ukraine demands say in any Russia-US talks to end conflict on its territory
    Jan26

    Ukraine demands say in any Russia-US talks to end conflict on its territory

    A sign which reads, “SS Halychyna” (Galicia) is seen on the memorial where more than 50 thousand people including Poles were shot and buried between 1937 and 1941 during the period of late Soviet dictator Josef Stalin’s repression, after it was vandalized near the village of Bykovnya outside Kiev, Ukraine, on January 25, 2017. Photo:...

    Nepal presents documents to WTO after ratifying Trade Facilitation Agreement
    Jan25

    Nepal presents documents to WTO after ratifying Trade Facilitation Agreement

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    Nepal slips 1 position down in Corruption Perceptions Index
    Jan25

    Nepal slips 1 position down in Corruption Perceptions Index

    KATHMANDU: Nepal slipped one position down in the Corruption Perceptions Index made public by the Transparency International today. Nepal has slipped to the 131st position in the Index. Last year, Nepal was at the 130th position. Nepal shares the position with Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine with 29 points. Denmark and New Zealand are at the...

    Nepal slips 1 position down in Corruption Perception Index
    Jan25

    Nepal slips 1 position down in Corruption Perception Index

    Source: Transparency International KATHMANDU: Nepal slipped one position down in the Corruption Perception Index made public by the Transparency International today. Nepal has slipped to the 131st position in the Index. Last year, Nepal was at the 130th position. Nepal shares the position with Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine with 29 points....

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