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Nepali Congress leader Sher Bahadur Deuba (Photo: Gopal Chitrakar/Reuters)
Deuba rules out possibility of federating nation

[caption id="attachment_516" align="alignright" width="250" caption="Nepali Congress leader Sher Bahadur Deuba (Photo: Gopal Chitrakar/Reuters"][/caption] Kathmandu: Senior leader of Nepali Congress (NC)

Maoist cadres clash

POKHARA: Rim Basyal, member of Tamuwan State Committee and President of United Nepal Transport Workers Union, Kaski was severely beaten

Congress too puts cap on leader’s abroad visits

KATHMANDU: Main opposition, Nepali Congress, has issued orders restricting party leaders to visit foreign nations unless peace and constitution drafting

A combination picture shows China's Vice Premier Zhang Dejiang (L) attending an agreement signing in Athens in a June 15, 2010 file photo, and Chongqing Municipality Communist Party Secretary Bo Xilai attending a meeting of the annual session of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing in a March 6, 2010 file photo. Bo, the Communist Party boss of China's southwestern city of Chongqing, has been removed, state news agency Xinhua said on March 15, 2012, following a scandal involving a senior aide who took refuge in a U.S. diplomatic mission last month. Zhang will replace Bo, Xinhua said in a brief report, and will also keep his vice premier portfolio. REUTERS/John Kolesidis/Jason Lee/Files
China leader’s ouster roils succession plans

BEIJING (Reuters) - Ambitious Chinese Communist Party leadership contender Bo Xilai has been toppled from his post as head of

Maj. Matt O'Donnell of Glenelg, MD shields himself from rotor wash as Ospreys carrying the delegation of Defense Secretary Leon Panetta leave at Forward Operating Base Shukvani, Afghanistan March 14, 2012. Panetta told troops in Afghanistan on Wednesday that the massacre of 16 Afghan civilians by an American soldier should not deter them from their mission to secure the country ahead of a 2014 NATO withdrawal deadline. REUTERS/Scott Olson/Pool
U.S. commander defends moving massacre soldier out of Afghanistan

KABUL (Reuters) - A senior U.S. commander defended on Thursday moving a U.S. soldier accused of slaughtering 16 Afghan civilians

Syrian Pres. Bashar al-Assad and his wife Asma in Paris 2010. (Miguel Medina/AFP/Getty Images)
Alleged emails of Syrian dictator and wife give glimpse into…

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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama wait to welcome Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha Cameron to the White House prior to a State Dinner, Wednesday, March 14, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Wal
Top Obama fundraisers among state dinner guests

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File Photo: In the video the Tibetan Buddhist nun stands in the road in Dawu, Ganzi prefecture in Sichuan province, southwest China, self-immolates and then collapses to the ground. (AFP/Getty Images)
Tibetan monk self-immolates in western China

BEIJING: A Tibetan monk set himself on fire in western China Wednesday, an overseas activist group and a Chinese state

UML caps leaders detours

KATHMANDU: Following criticism, the CPN UML has restricted its lawmakers from foreign visits unless the peace and constitution writing process

Chitra Bahadur KC, Chairman of Rashtriya Janamorcha Party.
Janamorcha paralyses life in East

KATHMANDU: Rashtriya Janamorcha Nepal's band in some eastern districts of the nation has paralyzed normal life.  RJN had called on

UCPN Maoist Vice Chairman Mohan Baidya 'Kiran' (File Photo)
Baidya comes up with novel scheme to score over parties…

KATHMANDU: In what appears to be a fitting reply to the political parties resisting smooth integration of the Maoist army,

Ram Bahadur Thapa 'Badal'
Thapa accuses government of fostering anti-China activism

DANG: Maoist leader Ram Bahadur Thapa has accused the present government of supporting free Tibet movement and condoning anti-China protests.

Bid to have the rule to punish lawmakers changed in…

KATHMANDU: The amendment to parliamentary rules of procedures could not make headway on Wednesday after the major parties remained divided

Government cracking down on pro-Tibetan demonstrators

Kathmandu: A hundred Tibetan exiles have been arrested by security officials in Nepal over the past five days during protests

Government browbeats court to have Madheshi in the army

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai on Thursday has issued necessary orders to throw the gate of the army to Madheshi

Nepal's Spinner Shakti Gauchan celebrates his hat-trick against Denmark during the ACC T20 Qualifier Match.
Shakti’s hat-trick tramples Danish hopes

KATHMANDU: A crucial hat-trick by spinner Shakti Gauchan washed away the hopes of Denmark in the the ICC World Twenty20

Civil Servants vandalize Secretary’s office

Kathmandu: Some civil servants affiliated to the UCPN (Maoist), Nepali Congress (NC) and CPN (UML) have vandalized the office of

China approves new law to limit secret detentions

BEIJING (AP) — China's legislature approved revisions Wednesday to a key criminal law that at least on paper will restrict

A seismologist points to a graphic showing an earthquake at a monitoring centre in Taipei. Japan issued a tsunami warning on Wednesday after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck off its northeastern coast, warning of a wave as high as 50 centimetres (20 inches)
Strong earthquake shakes northern Japan

TOKYO (AP) — A strong earthquake shook northern Japan on Wednesday evening, causing a small tsunami but no damage or

A man who goes by the name Haifa drinks tea with his back to the camera so as not to be identified in Baghdad March 12, 2012. REUTERS/Saad Shalash
Fear as death squads hunt Iraq’s gays and “emos”

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The man holds up two pictures of his friend, which tell the story of what it now