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    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....

    Philippine leader tames his words for Miss Universe hopefuls
    Jan23

    Philippine leader tames his words for Miss Universe hopefuls

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte greets Miss Universe contestant Catalina Caceres of Chile as Siera Bearchell of Canada, left, and Violina Ancheva of Bulgaria walk back to their seats after posing with the president during their courtesy call at Malacanang Palace Monday, Jan. 23, 2017 in Manila, Philippines. Photo: AP MANILA: Philippine...

    Miss Universe contestants’
    Jan23

    Miss Universe contestants’

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    Kremlin says expects to agree date for Trump-Putin phone call soon
    Jan23

    Kremlin says expects to agree date for Trump-Putin phone call soon

    Russian President Vladimir Putin takes part in a video link, dedicated to the start of natural gas supplying from mainland Russia to Crimea, in Moscow, Russia, December 27, 2016. Photo: Sputnik via Reuters MOSCOW: The Kremlin said on Monday it expected to soon agree a date for the first phone call between President Vladimir Putin and US President...

    In Trump We Trust: Inauguration prompts celebration in Russia
    Jan20

    In Trump We Trust: Inauguration prompts celebration in Russia

    Trump inauguration a reason for some Russians to celebrate Russian nationalists are holding all-night party Commemorative coins have been cast, nesting dolls carved MOSCOW: The Kremlin may have spent years reviling America, but Russians hoping Donald Trump will usher in a new era of detente marked his inauguration on Friday with parties and...

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