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Kathmandu plane crash: More than 50 feared killed

  Kathmandu, A US-Bangla Airlines aircraft flying from Dhaka to Kathmandu on Monday crashed while landing at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) here, killing more than 50 people according to the sources. As many as 71 persons, including...

Deal with N Korea will be ‘very good one’, says Trump

Washington, A US-North Korea deal is very much in the making and would be a “very good one” for the world if and when completed, President Donald Trump said Saturday, adding that the date and place for the negotiations would be...

Nepal: More than 35k die due to pollution every year

As many as 35,000 people lose their lives due to air pollution in Nepal every year, a report in The Himalayan Times has said. This data was made public at a seminar organised by Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) on Friday.It was...

Syria: Colossal human tragedy due to war

Agencies, United Nations After seven years of brutal conflict in Syria, there are no clear winners, “but the losers are plain to see,” the United Nations refugee agency chief has said, describing the “colossal human tragedy” that has...

White House puts ‘if’ on Trump, Kim meeting

Washington, US President Donald Trump will not meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un unless North Korea takes “concrete and verifiable actions” toward denuclearisation, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has said, according...

Syrian government forces poised to slice eastern Ghouta in two – commander

Agencies, Beirut Syria’s army is poised to slice rebel-held eastern Ghouta in two as forces advancing from the east link up with troops at its western edge, a pro-Damascus commander said on Thursday. The government, backed in the war by Russia...

US offers $5-mln bounty for Pakistani Taliban militant leader

Agencies, Washington The United States on Thursday said it was offering a $5-million reward for information on Mullah Fazlullah, the chief of the Pakistani Taliban militant group that has waged a decade-long insurgency in the South Asian nation. The...

Trump accepts offer to meet NK leader Kim

Agencies, Washington US President Donald Trump has agreed to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the White House announced, setting the scene for an unprecedented encounter between two nations that only recently threatened to wipe each...