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China's President Xi Jinping makes rare Nepal visit

Xi has become the first Chinese president to visit Nepal since 1996. Sandwiched between regional titans India and China, the mountainous nation is increasingly looking to Beijing for investment....

China's President Xi Jinping makes rare Nepal visit

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Xi Jinping Becomes First Chinese President in 2 Decades to Visit Nepal (KATHMANDU, Nepal) — Xi Jinping on Saturday became the first Chinese president in more than two decades to visit Nepal, where he is expected to sign agreements on several infrastructure projects. Xi arrived Saturday from New Delhi, where he met...
18:42 2019-10-12

Xi Jinping Flexes China's Trade Muscle With Visit to Rare-Earths Hub By touring a region of China that calls itself a rare-earths kingdom, Chinese President Xi Jinping pinpointed a source of leverage his government has over high-technology industries critical to the U.S. economy....
16:42 2019-05-21

Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit North Korea Xi Jinping is set to become the first Chinese president to travel to North Korea in 14 years. The visit comes as denuclearization talks between North Korea and the United States appear to be at a standstill....
17:14 2019-06-17

China's President Xi Jinping to Make First Visit to North Korea Xi Jinping will meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to discuss bilateral relations, as well as efforts to resolve tensions on the Korean Peninsula, in the first such state visit by a Chinese leader in more than a decade....
17:28 2019-06-17

Chinese President Xi Jinping To Visit North Korea This Week, State Media Reports (BEIJING) — Chinese President Xi Jinping will make a state visit to North Korea this week, state media announced Monday, as U.S. talks with North Korea on its nuclear program are at an apparent standstill. Xi will meet with North Korean leader ...
18:56 2019-06-17

Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has arrived in North Korea for first visit since taking office in 2013 BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has arrived in North Korea for first visit since taking office in 2013. The post Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has arrived in North Korea for first visit since taking office i...
06:00 2019-06-20

Jaishankar To Visit Nepal To Participate In Nepal-India Joint Commission External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is scheduled to visit Nepal this week to participate in the fifth meeting of the Nepal-India Joint Commission to review the overall state of bilateral relations....
13:56 2019-08-19

Omani foreign minister makes rare visit to Syria Oman’s foreign minister has made a rare visit to Damascus to discuss with President Bashar Assad ways of restoring stability and security in the region...
14:56 2019-07-07

Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has departed for his state visit to North Korea BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has departed for his state visit to North Korea. The post Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has departed for his state visit to North Korea appeared first on LEX18.com....
06:00 2019-06-20

Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make state visit to North Korea this week BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make state visit to North Korea this week. The post Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make state visit to North Korea this week appeared first on LEX18.com....
15:00 2019-06-17

Any Attempt To Split China Will Be "Crushed", Says Xi Jinping In Nepal President Xi Jinping warned on Sunday that anyone attempting to "split" China will be "crushed" as he held wide-ranging talks with Nepal's top leadership and the two countries elevated their bilateral......
09:42 2019-10-14

Xi Jinping to make first official visit to North Korea Chinese President Xi Jinping will arrive in North Korea on Thursday for a two-day state visit, his first official trip to the country since he came to power in 2012....
14:56 2019-06-17

China's Xi Jinping to visit India with ties strained by Kashmir The meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian PM Narendra Modi comes after Beijing sharply criticized New Delhi's recent actions in India-administered Kashmir and supported India's rival Pakistan....
00:56 2019-10-11

China's Xi Jinping arrives in North Korea on a visit 'big on symbolism' China's President Xi Jinping arrived in Pyongyang on Thursday morning for a state visit to North Korea — the first by a Chinese state leader in 14 years....
08:00 2019-06-20

Xi Jinping’s Visit to Russia Accents Ties in Face of Tensions with U.S. Russia’s relations with China have improved gradually since 2014, when President Vladimir V. Putin announced a pivot to Asia after the Crimea crisis....
15:56 2019-06-05

Xi Jinping Will Make First Visit to North Korea Ahead of Meeting With Trump At a time when tensions among North Korea, China and the United States have been high, some officials see Mr. Xi’s trip to Pyongyang as a way to cool things down....
22:14 2019-06-17

China's Xi Jinping Ready To Visit India This Year After PM Modi's Invite Chinese president Xi Jinping has accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's invitation to visit India later this year for an informal summit, the foreign ministry said today....
16:56 2019-06-13

Xi Jinping Says Pyongyang Is Moving in the ‘Right Direction’ Ahead of His Visit to North Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping praised North Korea for moving in the “right direction” by politically resolving issues on the Korean Peninsula in an essay published in both countries’ official media Wed...
12:14 2019-06-19

North Korea resumes Mass Games ahead of Xi Jinping visit, report says North Korea could be restarting the state's controversial Mass Games ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's historic visit to the Kim Jong Un regime....
17:00 2019-06-19

"I Love Thee, China": North Korea Woos Xi Jinping In Lavish State Visit North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed that strengthening bilateral ties, at a time of "serious and complicated" international affairs, was good for regional......
10:28 2019-06-21

As World Makes Gains Against Child Marriage, Nepal Struggles to Catch Up Nepal’s government is moving forward with a campaign to eradicate the practice, but the challenges are daunting, as activists say the marriages are increasing in some villages....
06:56 2019-06-07

Donald Trump visit: US President compares Brexit backstop issue with US-Mexico border during Ireland visit Donald Trump appeared to compare the backstop issue to the US-Mexico border as he expressed confidence that the Brexit logjam over the Irish border would work out "very well"....
21:28 2019-06-05

China President Xi Jinping's balancing act over Hong Kong Hong Kong's summer of discontent has spilled over into fall, bringing with it tear gas, petrol bombs and widespread transport disruptions -- all the elements that have divided the city during four months of unrest....
07:42 2019-10-13

Donald Trump Is My Friend, Says Chinese President Xi Jinping Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday called U.S. President Donald Trump his friend and said he believed the United States was not interested in rupturing economic ties with China....
21:28 2019-06-07

The Quick Read About… President Xi Jinping’s Trip to North Korea What Happened This Week: As anticipation builds for the G-20 meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump next week in Japan, China’s state broadcaster announced on Monday a surprise state visit by Xi to North Kore...
20:56 2019-06-20

Imran Khan Arrives In China, To Meet President Xi Jinping Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has arrived here on Tuesday on a two-day visit to China during which he will hold talks with the top Chinese leadership, including President Xi Jinping, and discuss......
16:56 2019-10-08

Chinese publisher loses license over game that mocked President Xi Jinping Comparing Chinese President Xi Jinping to Winnie the Pooh may be amusing to some, but the Chinese government isn't laughing. Officials have now stripped video game publisher Indievent of its business license for its involvement in the Taiwanese ...
00:56 2019-07-05

China’s President Xi Jinping Arrives in North Korea For Talks With Kim Jong Un (BEIJING) — Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived Thursday morning for a two-day state visit to North Korea, where he is expected to talk with leader Kim Jong Un about the stalled negotiations with Washington over North Korea’s nuclear wea...
09:14 2019-06-20

Trump brought up Joe Biden during a June phone call with Chinese President Xi Jinping Andy Wong/AP Photo During a June phone call with Chinese President Xi Jinping, President Donald Trump brought up former Vice President Joe Biden's political prospects, CNN reported Thursday, as well as those of Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts...
03:42 2019-10-04

Trump Threatens Additional China Tariffs if President Xi Jinping Doesn’t Meet With Him (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump says if Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) doesn’t meet with him at the upcoming Group of 20 summit in Osaka, Japan, this month, additional tariffs will go into effect. But Trump says he e...
17:56 2019-06-10

US ambassador raises concerns during rare Tibet visit The U.S. ambassador to China urged Beijing to engage in substantive dialogue with exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama during a visit to the Himalayan region over the past week....
15:56 2019-05-25

A Rare Visit to Kapital, Japan’s Denim Paradise Tucked away in the Japanese countryside, a tiny family-run business called Kapital is crafting globally coveted clothes that explode the idea of what it means to wear denim....
17:28 2019-09-05

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pays rare D.C. visit to meet with lawmakers Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg is paying a rare visit to Washington this week, meeting with members of Congress to discuss the "future of Internet regulation."...
07:14 2019-09-19

U.S. Ambassador Urges China to Meet With Dalai Lama in Rare Visit to Tibet (BEIJING) — The U.S. ambassador to China urged Beijing to engage in substantive dialogue with exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama during a visit to the Himalayan region over the past week, the U.S. Embassy said Saturday. Terry Bransta...
18:28 2019-05-25

National Security Crisis: President Trump’s New Ponytail Is Stuck In The White House Fax Machine After He Tried To Fax An Image Of It To Xi Jinping To Make Him Jealous In recent months, the Trump administration has continued to apply pressure to the already contentious relationship between the U.S. and China, but the President’s latest maneuver may have just backfired in a major way: President Trump’s new ponytail ...
22:00 2019-06-14

Trump Makes Rare Foray Into Accidental Intelligence On Monday night and Tuesday morning, a vicious series of at least 17 tornadoes ripped through central Ohio and Indiana, killing at least one person and injuring about 90 in one of the Midwest’s most severe weather events of the season....
19:42 2019-05-30

The eerie 'black hole' clouds that loomed over London during Trump's visit are extremely rare Shutterstock An ominous, dark cloud hung over London during President Trump's visit with the Queen. Londoners were initially perplexed, but it turns out someone identified the clouds as a rare cloud formation that was only officially recognized in 2...
22:14 2019-06-05

Copy of Declaration of Independence makes rare showing at New York library A rare copy of the United States Declaration of Independence has been put on scarce public display in New York City, ahead of the United States' 243rd birthday....
05:56 2019-07-03

UN human rights chief makes first visit to Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official is visiting Venezuela amid heightened international pressure on President Nicolás Maduro. U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet is expected to arrive We...
22:00 2019-06-19

Holmes makes a return visit to Royal Portrush British Notes: Holmes memories of Royal Portrush, the wild weather and a big debut from a Scottish rookie        ...
01:42 2019-07-19

Kevin Spacey makes rare public appearance to read aloud poetry about a persecuted man Kevin Spacey has made a rare public appearance after being cleared of sexual assault charges, to read aloud poetry which focuses on a persecuted man....
20:14 2019-08-03

In Sri Lanka, PM Makes Unscheduled Visit To Church Hit By Easter Bombing Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in Sri Lanka this morning, made an unscheduled visit to a Catholic church that was bombed during the Easter suicide attacks in April....
13:56 2019-06-09

Mike Pompeo Makes Congratulatory Call To S Jaishankar Before India Visit US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday spoke with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and underscored the Trump administration's strong commitment to work closely with India to advance the......
20:00 2019-06-20

Trump Makes Unscheduled Visit To UN Climate Meet, Listens To PM's Speech US President Donald Trump on Monday made a brief unscheduled appearance at the UN Climate Action Summit and heard Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech....
19:56 2019-09-23

Rare protests in Egypt call for president to step down Rare anti-government protests break out in several Egyptian cities calling on the president to step down, but are quickly dispersed by riot police using batons and tear gas; dozens arrested...
23:14 2019-09-21

What did the UK get out of President Trump's visit? Adam Boulton and guests assess the political impact of Donald Trump's state visit to the UK this week, after the president enjoyed the lavish hospitality of the Queen against a backdrop of protests and acrimony....
22:14 2019-06-05

NASA makes final plans for its 2022 mission to visit an all-metal asteroid In less than a decade, we might finally be able to unravel the mysteries surrounding Psyche, an asteroid that's believed to be composed mostly of iron and nickel. NASA is gearing up to explore the metallic asteroid, giving the Psyche mission the...
18:56 2019-06-12

Climate activist Greta Thunberg makes surprise visit to German forest While on her way to a UN climate conference, 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg stopped in western Germany to stand with activists at the Hambach Forest. The woods have been threatened by a nearby lignite mine....
03:00 2019-08-11

Five years on from ISIL ‘caliphate’ proclamation in Iraq, Security Council makes first-ever visit The Security Council has concluded a first-ever visit to Iraq on Saturday, five years on from the proclamation, by the ISIL terrorist group, of a “caliphate” in the country. The visit, which also took in a trip to Kuwait, saw the members meet senior ...
18:42 2019-07-01

Iran foreign minister makes surprise visit to France during G7 but has no plans to meet with US Mohammad Javad Zarif was holding talks with his French counterpart to assess what conditions could lead to a de-escalation of tension between Tehran and Washington, a French official said....
21:56 2019-08-25

Egyptians shout 'Leave Sisi' in rare protests against president Security forces fire tear gas on protesters in Cairo but many stayed on the streets Hundreds of Egyptians have protested in central Cairo and several other cities against president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, responding to an online call for a demonstratio...
08:14 2019-09-21

China's President Xi to visit North Korea this week Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit North Korea for two days from Thursday, state media in both countries reported on Monday, making him the first Chinese leader to visit in 14 years....
16:00 2019-06-17

US President Donald Trump to visit Britain in stasis In London, US President Donald Trump will be met with wide-scale protests and a febrile political climate. Outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May issued the invitation before her time in office was genuinely numbered....
17:28 2019-06-02

President To Meet PM Modi's Mother During Two-Day Visit To Gujarat President Ram Nath Kovind will be on a two-day Gujarat visit from Saturday during which he is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mother Hiraba and visit a famous Jain temple-cum-museum......
19:14 2019-10-10

'Trump Baby' blimp to fly in London for U.S. president's visit The "Trump Baby" inflatable balloon that was the focus of protests when the U.S. president visited London last year will fly again this week when he returns for state visit including a lavish banquet hosted by the queen, activists said....
21:42 2019-06-02

Afghan president says he'll visit Pakistan to improve ties Afghan President Ashraf Ghani says he will visit Pakistan on June 27 to open a new chapter in his country's uneasy relationship with its neighbor and mend ties that are often characterized by mistrust and tit-for-tat accusations....
10:42 2019-06-04

Afghan president says he’ll visit Pakistan to improve ties KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan President Ashraf Ghani says he will visit Pakistan on June 27 to open a new chapter in his country’s uneasy relationship with its neighbor and mend ties that are often characterized by mistrust and tit-for-tat a...
12:28 2019-06-04

'It's not about Trump': mixed emotions in Portsmouth over president's D-day visit Police gearing up for protests as fears grow visit will detract from veterans on 75th anniversaryOver the decades, the city of Portsmouth has hosted D-day anniversary events with dignity and sensitivity. Its citizens have fond memories of meeting vet...
16:28 2019-05-31

President Donald Trump in Japan for state visit U.S President Donald Trump arrived for a four-day state visit to Japan, the first official visit of the Reiwa era.        ...
02:14 2019-05-27

Trump makes his first visit to Korean Demilitarized Zone, ahead of meeting Sunday with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — Trump makes his first visit to Korean Demilitarized Zone, ahead of meeting Sunday with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un. The post Trump makes his first visit to Korean Demilitarized Zone, ahead of meeting Sunday with North Kore...
08:14 2019-06-30

President Trump's Lies Are Finally Called Out in Rare Statement From U.S. Intelligence Community Watchdog The watchdog for the U.S. Intelligence Community issued a rare statement Monday night in an attempt to correct misinformation currently being spread by the President of the United States. The short version from the Inspector General of the Intelligen...
17:42 2019-10-01

Guatemalan President Scraps U.S. Visit to Discuss Immigration Proposal The Guatemalan government said it would await a decision by the country’s constitutional court, where two motions have been presented seeking an injunction preventing Jimmy Morales from signing a safe-third-country agreement with the U.S....
02:28 2019-07-15

Trump campaign still owes El Paso more than $500,000 on eve of President's return visit President Donald Trump will travel to El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday to offer his condolences and support to survivors, first responders and local officials in the wake of a mass shooting at a Walmart that left 22 dead. But he'll arrive with a $500,000...
11:56 2019-08-07

State media say Chinese President Xi to visit North Korea BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make a state visit to North Korea this week. State broadcaster CCTV said in its evening news program on Monday that Xi will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a visit Thur...
15:00 2019-06-17

President Trump Faces Protests During Visit to Dayton and El Paso (DAYTON, Ohio) — Protesters greeted President Donald Trump’s arrival in Dayton Wednesday, blaming his incendiary rhetoric for inflaming political and racial tensions in the country, as he visited survivors of last weekend’s mass sho...
07:14 2019-08-08

Trump's Japan visit: Shinzo Abe's calculated pampering of a president Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants to indulge US President Donald Trump with lavish gestures of friendship in order to avoid concessions on trade issues. The strategy could work. Martin Fritz reports from Tokyo....
23:42 2019-05-24

President Donald Trump to visit Dayton, El Paso on Wednesday The White House said Tuesday President Donald Trump will visit communities in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday, where gunmen killed more than 30 people in separate attacks last weekend....
22:14 2019-08-06

President Ram Nath Kovind To Visit Kargil War Memorial On July 26 President Ram Nath Kovind will visit the war memorial in Drass on Friday to pay tributes to soldiers who were martyred in the 1999 Kargil war with Pakistan....
19:28 2019-07-23

President Trump Has Postponed His Denmark Visit Because Greenland Isn’t for Sale (WASHINGTON) — Two days after he said buying Greenland wasn’t a top priority, President Donald Trump canceled an upcoming trip to Denmark, which owns the mostly frozen island, after its prime minister dismissed the idea. Prime Minister Me...
11:42 2019-08-22

The Guardian view on Trump’s state visit: the president is not welcome | Editorial Hobnobbing with the royals will boost the president’s ego. But this is not the greatest danger of rolling out the red carpet nowTwo and a half years after Theresa May rushed to become the first world leader to meet the newly inaugurated President Tru...
22:28 2019-06-02

Taiwan president to visit U.S. this month, move likely to anger China Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen will spend four nights in the United States this month while visiting Caribbean diplomatic allies, her government said on Monday, in a move likely to anger China, which considers the island a renegade province....
07:28 2019-07-01

Duchess Meghan attends Trooping the Colour after skipping Trump visit, Prince Louis makes balcony debut Just a month after giving birth to her first child, Duchess Meghan stepped out to celebrate the Trooping the Colour parade.        ...
17:00 2019-06-08

Baby Archie Makes His Royal Tour Debut During Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Visit to South Africa Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s four-month-old baby Archie Harrison made a public appearance on the royal family’s current stop in South Africa. Harry and Meghan took Archie to meet with Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and his daughter,...
21:00 2019-09-25

See Every Photo From President Donald Trump's London Visit With the Royal Family President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump are putting their best foot forward during their U.K. visit. From a meet-and-greet with Queen Elizabeth II to dining with the royal......
00:42 2019-06-05

Trump is a 'global threat,' says Mayor of London, ahead of US President's visit Long-time Trump critic and London Mayor Sadiq Khan has called the US President "one of the most egregious examples of a growing global threat," in an explosive newspaper article published just hours before Trump's first state visit to the UK....
09:14 2019-06-03

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to visit White House Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is expected to visit Washington for a meeting with President Trump on Nov. 13, a White House official confirmed to The Post on Tuesday. On Monday, the president threatened to “obliterate” the Turkish economy sho...
17:42 2019-10-08

The U.K. Jeers and Cheers President Donald Trump As State Visit Begins U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrived in London Monday for their first official state visit to the U.K, as protestors prepared to give the presidential party a rude welcome. On Monday, the Trump and his wife Melania had a p...
14:28 2019-06-03

President Donald Trump cancels Denmark visit because it won't sell Greenland President Donald Trump has postponed a trip to Denmark to meet with its prime minister because the Danish government won't sell Greenland to the United States....
22:28 2019-08-21

The U.K. Prepares to Jeer and Cheer President Donald Trump During State Visit When U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump travel through central London to Buckingham Palace on Monday, they will be greeted by more than one hundred thousand protestors, activists say. Trump arrives in London on Monday for his fi...
22:42 2019-06-02

President Trump Opened His State Visit to Japan by Needling the Japanese on Trade (TOKYO) — President Donald Trump opened a state visit to Japan on Saturday by needling the country over its trade imbalance with the United States. “Maybe that’s why you like me so much,” he joshed. Trump also promoted the U.S...
18:28 2019-05-25

10 Downing Street’s Larry the Cat Disrupts President Trump’s U.K. Visit by Sitting Under His Limo “Chief Mouser” Larry the Cat briefly stole the show during President Donald Trump’s visit to the U.K. Tuesday, after deciding to rest under the President’s limo. Larry, a famous cat who lives around 10 Downing Street, the offi...
22:56 2019-06-04

London Mayor Compares Trump to European Dictators in Scathing Op-Ed About the President’s U.K. Visit Sadiq Khan, the mayor of London, rebuked the United Kingdom’s efforts to welcome President Donald Trump for his three-day state visit to the European nation that begins Monday. In an 841-word opinion piece published by The Guardian on Saturday,...
00:56 2019-06-03

Rep. Elijah Cummings Invites President Trump to Visit ‘Great Community’ of Baltimore (BALTIMORE) — Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings took the high road Saturday, inviting President Donald Trump and other Americans to visit Baltimore but declining to respond in kind to the barrage of presidential tweets and comments disparaging him ...
00:14 2019-08-04

President Trump Backs Boris Johnson in U.K. Leadership Race Before State Visit Donald Trump weighed into Britain’s domestic political turmoil by backing the pro-Brexit Boris Johnson to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, in a breach of convention on the eve of the president’s state visit to the U.K. Trump insiste...
17:56 2019-06-01

Ukraine’s President Makes No Mention of Trump in U.N. Speech President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine, unwillingly entangled in an impeachment inquiry in the United States, did not mention President Trump or American aid in his U.N. speech....
17:14 2019-09-25

Roberto Lavagna makes up his mind: 'I am a candidate for president' With the deadline for candidates to register for the PASO primaries fast approaching, the line-up is becoming more defined by the day: Roberto Lavagna has now confirmed that he will run for the presidency....
20:01 2019-05-21

El Paso Mayor Says President Trump Called Him a RINO During Visit to Comfort Shooting Victims El Paso’s Republican mayor said Donald Trump criticized him during the President’s visit to the Texas city last week in the wake of the mass shooting that killed 22 people. Mayor Dee Margo said he told Trump he was spreading “misinf...
07:00 2019-08-17

Billionaire Tom Steyer makes 2020 U-turn and announces run for president Steyer, Democrats’ largest donor, says he will run after allActivist favors Trump impeachment and climate crisis actionBillionaire environmental activist Tom Steyer has formally launched his campaign for president, making a late entry into the sprawl...
18:42 2019-07-09

Indonesia president makes moratorium on forest clearance permanent Indonesian President Joko Widodo has issued a permanent moratorium on new forest clearance for activities such as palm plantations or logging, the environment minister said on Thursday....
16:28 2019-08-08

| Iran president makes case for talks as G7 gambit slammed Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has come out strongly in favour of talks as his top diplomat came under fire from hard-line media for a surprise visit to a G7 summit....
11:00 2019-08-27

NASA Coverage of Vice President’s Visit to Kennedy Space Center on Moon Landing Anniversary NASA will provide television, still image, and social media coverage of Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Saturday, July 20 – the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing....
03:28 2019-07-20

Dayton Mayor Criticizes Trump’s ‘Unhelpful’ Gun Control Comments as the President Prepares to Visit the City The mayor of Dayton, Ohio, was underwhelmed by President Donald Trump’s response the day after a shooting claimed the lives of nine people on a Dayton street on Sunday. Following a weekend in which 31 people were killed in mass shootings in Day...
05:42 2019-08-07

Donald Trump UK visit: Thousands to protest on second day of president's trip as he and Theresa May hold talks Protesters are set to hit the streets of London in their thousands on the second day of Donald Trump's state visit as he prepares to hold talks with Theresa May....
04:42 2019-06-04

In First Official Visit, Irish Prime Minister Declines to Meet With Trump on a Golf Course Owned by the President (SHANNON, Ireland) — For the backdrop to his first official visit to Ireland, President Donald Trump wanted to promote his golf course on the nation’s rocky west coast. The Irish government countered with the grand staging of an ancient c...
06:28 2019-06-06

Danish Royal Palace ‘Surprised’ by Trump Snub, After President Cancels State Visit on Twitter (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to cancel a visit to Denmark next month after the prime minister described his plan to buy Greenland as “absurd” took the Danish royal palace by surprise, a spokes...
15:14 2019-08-21

President Trump Makes It Official: He Won’t Cooperate With House Impeachment Inquiry WASHINGTON — The White House declared Tuesday it will not cooperate with what it termed the “illegitimate” impeachment probe by House Democrats, sharpening the constitutional clash between President Donald Trump and Congress. Trump ...
06:00 2019-10-09

Donald Trump's state visit to the UK: Meghan to miss out on welcoming US president as details of trip revealed Donald Trump will be welcomed by the Queen and the royal family during his state visit but new mother the Duchess of Sussex will be missing, Buckingham Palace has announced....
13:14 2019-05-25

President Donald Trump welcomes Australia leader Scott Morrison to White House for 2nd official state visit President Donald Trump welcomed Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison to the White House Friday, for just the second official state visit of his presidency....
00:00 2019-09-21

Appeals Court Rules That President Troll Can’t Block People on Twitter Just Because They Say Stuff That Makes Him Mad The president of the United States is a Twitter troll. He often uses his social media pulpit to call Congress members derogatory nicknames while defending his draconian administration....
21:42 2019-07-09

Fox Business Network Host Lou Dobbs Tells Viewers President Donald Trump Makes Weekends ‘Possible for Us All’ On Friday evening, Fox Business Network host Lou Dobbs told his viewers, “Have a great weekend. The President makes such a thing possible for us all.” Dobbs did not elaborate as to why or how President Donald Trump makes weekends possible...
01:14 2019-09-15

President Trump Makes an Unexpected Appearance at U.N. Climate Summit as Leaders Gather to Discuss Emissions Pledges (UNITED NATIONS) — Leader after leader told the United Nations on Monday that they will do more to prevent a warming world from reaching even more dangerous levels. But as they made their pledges at the Climate Action Summit, they conceded it w...
10:42 2019-09-24

US Vice President Mike Pence to 'voice commitment to Good Friday agreement' during visit to UK and Ireland US vice president Mike Pence is set to visit the UK and Ireland on behalf of Donald Trump where he will voice the states' commitment to peace in Northern Ireland....
22:42 2019-08-14

President Trump’s Visit to Japan Was a Success — for Japan President Trump’s visit to Japan was a success for that country, but foreign policy experts say it was more of a wash for the United States. Facing upcoming parliamentary elections and an ongoing threat from North Korea, Japanese Prime Minister...
10:42 2019-05-29

Donald Trump state visit: US president takes swipe at Sadiq Khan, 'the twin of NY Mayor Bill de Blasio except shorter' US President Donald Trump called London Mayor Sadiq Khan the "shorter" twin of New York Mayor Bill de Blasio as he departed on Air Force One for his state visit to the UK....
09:14 2019-06-03

Donald Trump baby blimp organisers 'confident' it will fly again during US president's state visit The group behind a huge Donald Trump baby blimp is "confident" of being granted permission to fly it again during the US president's upcoming state visit....
20:00 2019-05-30

Donald Trump Greenland row: Danish PM Mette Frederiksen 'disappointed and surprised' at president's cancelled visit The Danish prime minister has said she is "disappointed and surprised" that Donald Trump cancelled his planned visit to the country over Copenhagen's refusal to sell Greenland to the US....
17:42 2019-08-21

Mariah Carey makes her politics clear, posts photos of 'President Clinton and her husband' Mariah Carey cheekily showed support for Hillary when tweeted. "An honor to meet President Clinton and her husband," with photos of the Clintons.        ...
09:14 2019-08-06

Live updates: Biden makes his most direct demand for Trump’s impeachment; the president calls for ending impeachment inquiry A day after the White House announced that it would not cooperate with the inquiry into the Ukraine scandal, House Democrats vowed to work to hold the president accountable....
20:28 2019-10-09

Donald Trump UK visit: US President 'to bring Ivanka, Donald Jr and Tiffany' when he comes to meet the Queen next month US president will bring his children and their spouses on UK state visit next month, according to reports William and Kate will meet young Trumps and their partners Camilla to hold tea for Mr Trump and his wife at Clarence House...
14:28 2019-05-23

Trump's UK visit: President says Britain's exit from EU would be 'very good' for the country President Trump is spending three days in Britain celebrating the 'special relationship' between Britain and the United States.        ...
16:56 2019-06-04

President Trump Responds to President Carter’s Attacks on His Legitimacy: ‘He Was a Terrible President’ WASHINGTON — Donald Trump on Saturday dismissed former President Jimmy Carter’s swipe at the legitimacy of his presidency, calling it nothing more than a “Democrat talking point,” while offering his own digs at the 94-year-old...
17:14 2019-06-29

As ‘SVU’ Makes History, Mariska Hargitay Makes Olivia Benson’s Mission Her Own This week “Law & Order: SVU” becomes the longest-running drama in prime-time history. But in some ways, the culture is just catching up to the series and its crusading star....
22:42 2019-09-25

Kim Jong Un is willing to denuclearize, Xi Jinping says Kim Jong Un's "will to denuclearize" has remained unchanged and the North Korean leader seeks to resolve issues by dialogue, Chinese President Xi Jinping said....
19:42 2019-06-27

| At least 50 dead in Nepal's monsoon Floods and landslides caused by torrential monsoon rains have killed at least 50 people across Nepal while dozens more are missing, officials said Sunday....
14:56 2019-07-14

Xi Jinping arrives in North Korea Xi Jinping's plane has landed in Pyongyang, kicking off a historic visit that marks the first time a Chinese leader has traveled to North Korea in 14 years....
08:42 2019-06-20

Nepal explosions kill three, at least eight injured No one has claimed responsibility for the blasts but police suspect a splinter political group. Three people have perished and several others wounded....
17:56 2019-05-26

Nepal explosions kill 3, at least 8 injured No one has claimed responsibility for the blasts, but police suspect a political splinter group. Three people have died and several others have been wounded....
00:14 2019-05-27

Nepal explosions kill three, at least five injured No one has claimed responsibility for the blasts but police suspect a splinter political group. Three people have perished and a several others wounded....
17:14 2019-05-26

Nepal says bans WeChat Pay, Alipay Nepal has banned popular Chinese digital payment apps WeChat Pay and AliPay saying payments from the unregistered systems were illegal and resulting in a loss of income to the Himalayan nation, a spokesman for the central bank said on Wednesday....
14:00 2019-05-22

"Anyone Who Attempts To Split China Will Perish": Xi Jinping President Xi Jinping has warned that any attempts to split China would result in "bodies smashed and bones ground to powder", amid four months of anti-Beijing unrest in Hong Kong....
09:42 2019-10-14

What PM Modi Gifted Xi Jinping On Last Day Of Informal Summit Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday gifted a handmade large sized silk shawl to Chinese President Xi Jinping on the concluding day of their two day informal summit....
20:56 2019-10-12

Xi Jinping Muscles In On Trump-Kim "Love" Affair US President Donald Trump once said there was "love" between him and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, but Xi Jinping is intruding into the relationship to remind them that China is an indispensable......
08:14 2019-06-22

Trump and Xi Jinping agree to de-escalate trade war President Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping agreed to resume negotiations and de-escalate their trade war following a meeting at the G-20 summit in Japan on Saturday. The leaders met for 80 minutes on Saturday. Afterward, Xi announced that Trum...
10:14 2019-06-29

From Xi Jinping, A Roadmap To Better India, China Relations Chinese President Xi Jinping has suggested that informal summits with free-wheeling discussions is the way to go for India and China and "future leaders should follow it", the foreign ministry said......
18:14 2019-10-12

Donald Trump and Xi Jinping bilateral meeting at G20 Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping have hit the reset button in trade talks between the world's two biggest economies, at least delaying an escalation in tension that had financial markets on edge and cast a cloud over the global economy. (J...
00:42 2019-06-30

PM Modi Praises "Scenic" Mamallapuram After His Day With Xi Jinping After showing Chinese President Xi Jinping around Tamil Nadu's Mamallapuram, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday took to Twitter to praise the various historic attractions studding the seaside town......
03:42 2019-10-12

Any Attempt To Split China Will Be ''Crushed'': Xi Jinping President Xi Jinping warned on Sunday that anyone attempting to "split" China will be "crushed" as he held wide-ranging talks with Nepal's top leadership and the two countries elevated their bilateral......
23:14 2019-10-13

Climbers Did Not Die Due To Congestion On Mount Everest, Says Nepal Nepal's Department of Tourism (DoT) on Thursday claimed that high altitude sickness and other health reasons caused deaths on Mount Everest this spring season, not congestion....
11:01 2019-06-13

43 Dead, 24 Missing In Floods, Landslides In Nepal At least 43 people, including 18 women, were killed and 20 others injured in floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains in various parts of Nepal, the police said....
09:14 2019-07-14

Capital markets: Nepal seeks the right rating Chaos and upheaval in Nepal have given way to growth and stability, and investors have taken note. Capital is flowing in from India and China, while the government pushes ahead with securing its inaugural credit rating, but can the good times last?...
11:42 2019-06-28

Will Run Government For Full Term: Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Sunday said he will continue for full five-year term and warned his detractors not to "day dream about toppling" his government....
18:56 2019-08-18

Nepal protesters demand government keep away from trusts KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Thousands of people have gathered in Nepal’s capital to protest proposed legislation that would allow the government to nationalize centuries-old community and religious trusts responsible for organizing festivals and ce...
14:42 2019-06-19

Former UN Official Jailed For Child Abuse In Nepal A former UN official has been jailed for sexually abusing children in Nepal, officials said Tuesday, following a trial underscoring the country's growing appeal for foreign paedophiles....
11:42 2019-07-09

Nepal financial inclusion: Banking on top of the world Nepal’s government wants everyone to have access to a bank and has ordered a branch in each of the country’s 753 districts. Asiamoney journeys to one of the poorest and most remote parts of Asia, high in the Himalayas, to see if its grand financial-i...
12:42 2019-06-28

Himalayan highs … and lows: trekking in Nepal Big skies and golden eagles aside, without the training even Nepal’s ‘easiest’ hike is a challenge. But the mountains still work their magic on our writerOn the second morning of our trek up Poon Hill, in a clearing in a rhododendron forest, my frien...
09:14 2019-07-14

| Trash from the top of the world handed over for recycling in Nepal Aluminium ladders and cans collected from Mount Everest may find a second life as pots and pans, as bags of trash were collected after the climbing season....
17:28 2019-06-05

China's Friendship With North Korea "Irreplaceable", Says Xi Jinping Chinese President Xi Jinping has written a rare opinion piece in North Korea's official newspaper Wednesday, just a day before his scheduled visit to Pyongyang, saying Beijing's friendship with the......
08:42 2019-06-19

North Korea rolls out red carpet for Xi Jinping – in pictures Xi Jinping is greeted warmly in North Korea on his first state visit there as China’s president. He has backed North Korea’s new focus on economic development, saying in a speech in the capital that the nation under leader Kim Jong-un had ‘initiated ...
08:42 2019-06-21

China Expels Journalist After Report On Xi Jinping's Family China effectively expelled a Wall Street Journal reporter from the country, one month after the newspaper published a report detailing allegations that a cousin of Chinese leader Xi Jinping was......
10:28 2019-08-31

China Ready To Share 5G Technology With Partners, Says Xi Jinping China President Xi Jinping said on Friday that China was ready to share its expertise, including on 5G technology, with partner countries. "China is ready to share technological inventions with all......
16:14 2019-06-07

Growing nationalism in China could embolden Xi Jinping, says ex-US ambassador A sense of nationalism is growing in China, and that could bolster support for those hoping to wait out the trade dispute with the U.S., said Max Baucus, a former American ambassador to China....
18:00 2019-09-03

"Wish I Could Follow Xi Jinping's Example, Jail The Corrupt": Imran Khan Visiting Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said that he wished he could follow the example of Chinese President Xi Jinping and send 500 corrupt individuals in Pakistan to jail....
16:56 2019-10-08

Donald Trump Says Having 'Extended Meeting' With Xi Jinping At G20 Summit US President Donald Trump said Tuesday he had a positive phone conversation with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping and the two leaders will hold an "extended meeting" next week at the Group of 20......
22:14 2019-06-18

Trump suggests Jay Powell is a 'bigger enemy' than Xi Jinping President Trump tore into the Chair of the Federal Reserve Jay Powell saying he potentially is a "bigger enemy" to the United States than the president of China....
22:14 2019-08-23

China’s Xi Jinping arrives in North Korea for talks Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived amid pomp and pageantry in North Korea on Thursday, the first time a Chinese leader has traveled to the Hermit Kingdom in 14 years. North Korean President Kim Jong Un and his wife, Ri Sol Ju, greeted Xi and other ...
17:28 2019-06-20

Xi Jinping calls Vladimir Putin ‘best and bosom friend’ Chinese President Xi Jinping lavished praise on Russian President Vladimir Putin in a preview of his state visit to Moscow and St. Petersburg this week....
02:28 2019-06-05

Ahead Of Summit With PM, Xi Jinping Gets Unique Welcome At Chennai School A day ahead of Xi Jinping's visit to India, a school in Chennai organised a special welcome for the Chinese President. Around 2,000 students at the school wore masks of the Chinese leader and created......
19:14 2019-10-10

Xi Jinping says anti-corruption campaigns are no excuse to be 'lazy' Chinese President Xi Jinping has told officials not to use his signature anti-corruption campaign as an excuse to slack off and avoid difficult decisions, according to Chinese state media....
07:42 2019-07-10

PM Tweets In 3 Languages As He Lands In Chennai For Meet With Xi Jinping Soon after he landed in Chennai this afternoon ahead of the second informal summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted in three languages and said it is "gladdening......
11:28 2019-10-11

Xi Jinping Tells Officials Not To Be Lazy And "Spend Whole Day Eating" Chinese officials must not use the fight against corruption as an excuse to sit around and do nothing, idling their time away and "spending the whole day eating", President Xi Jinping told a meeting......
08:56 2019-07-10

India, China "Do Not Pose Threats" To Each Other: Xi Jinping To PM Modi Chinese President Xi Jinping told Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday that India and China "do not pose threats" to each other as he expressed Beijing's willingness to join New Delhi in pushing......
02:42 2019-06-14

Xi Jinping tells China to prepare for long trade war with US Chinese President Xi Jinping, in his first domestic tour since a trade war broke out with the Trump administration, has told his people that they should be prepared for a long battle with the US. “We are here at the starting point of the Long March t...
20:56 2019-05-21

Donald Trump Says Meet With Xi Jinping At G20 Summit "Scheduled" President Donald Trump on Monday said he still expects to talk with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the upcoming G20 summit, warning he will impose new tariffs if there is no meeting....
02:56 2019-06-11

Beijing's huge new Daxing airport opened by Xi Jinping Chinese authorities officially opened mega-airport Daxing outside Beijing, hailed as the biggest flight hub by surface area in the world. The country's president, Xi Jinping, personally oversaw the ceremony....
12:42 2019-09-25

Xi Jinping Leaves For Chennai For Second Informal Summit With PM Modi Chinese President Xi Jinping left for India this morning for the second informal meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the southern state of Tamil Nadu. He will arrive in Chennai this......
10:14 2019-10-11

China's Mobile-Payment Giants Come Under Fire in Nepal The Himalayan nation dealt a blow to Chinese payment platforms that have been aggressively expanding abroad, restricting them after finding that some transactions they facilitated flouted its laws....
16:42 2019-05-22

Nepal on high alert for general strike after explosions Security forces in Nepal are on high alert amid a general strike called by an outlawed communist group suspected in a series of explosions that killed four people and wounded seven more in the capital...
07:14 2019-05-27

Parliament Speaker in Nepal Resigns After Rape Accusation After a parliamentary employee accused Krishna Bahadur Mahara of raping her, the governing Communist Party forced him to step down. He denies the accusations....
19:42 2019-10-01

China Promises $492 Million-Aid To Nepal For Development Projects Chinese President Xi Jinping has said that China will provide Nepalese Rs 56 billion or $492 million assistance to Kathmandu over the next two years to help Nepal's development programmes as the two......
23:14 2019-10-13

Mandarin Made Mandatory In Many Nepal Schools: Report Many schools across Nepal have made it mandatory for students to learn Mandarin lured by the Chinese government's offer to cover salaries of teachers who teach the language, a media report said on......
10:28 2019-06-15

Australia 5-0 Nepal: World Cup 2022 qualifier – as it happened Socceroos record their biggest home win since 2016Jamie Maclaren hat-trick lights up an AFC mismatch 12.18pm BST Job done in Canberra, as nearly 20,000 fans go home happy as Australia secure a comfortable win against Asian minnows, Nepal.76% possessi...
17:42 2019-10-10

Nepal's CG Group ties up with Huawei to launch 4G services Nepal's Chaudhary Group (CG) has signed a deal worth about $100 million with China's Huawei Technologies to bring 4G phone services to the country, CG's chief executive said, shrugging off U.S. security concerns about Huawei's products....
15:42 2019-07-01

Floods and landslides kill at least 88 people in Nepal and India At least 88 people have died in Nepal and northeastern India, with millions affected after torrential rains triggered floods and landslides over the weekend....
20:42 2019-07-15

Nepal's KP Sharma Oli To Attend PM Modi's Swearing-In Ceremony Nepal's Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli will attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, his press advisor said on Wednesday....
16:42 2019-05-29

Nepal’s sexual minorities say progress in rights has stalled KATHMANDU, Nepal — Nepal seized the lead in equal rights for sexual minorities in South Asia four years ago with a new constitution that forbids all discrimination based on sexual orientation. Even citizenship certificates and passports now allow a “...
02:00 2019-09-19

8, Including Toddler, Die Collecting "Himalayan Viagra" In Nepal At least eight people died while collecting rare medicinal fungus Yarsagumba, popularly known as the "Himalayan viagra", in Nepal's Dolpa district, police said in Kathmandu on Thursday....
20:28 2019-06-06

Ex-U.N. aid worker jailed in Nepal for sexually abusing boys A court in Nepal has sentenced a former UN aid worker from Canada to nine years in jail on charges of sexually abusing two boys, a court official said on Tuesday....
14:28 2019-07-09

Centre Thinking About Indo-Nepal Border Fencing, Says BJP MP Terming human trafficking the "most heinous crime", BJP MP Akshaibar Lal said today that the Centre is mulling the possibility of fencing the Indo-Nepal border to curb such illegal activities....
21:14 2019-09-17

Monsoon rains kill 30 people in Nepal, others missing Flash floods and landslides in Nepal triggered by monsoon rains killed 15 people and injured 12 overnight while another 18 have gone missing, officials said on Saturday....
18:42 2019-07-13

Scores dead as monsoons hit India, Nepal, Bangladesh Monsoon-triggered floods and landslides have killed at least 85 people in South Asia in the past few days. Almost 870,000 people have been affected by floods in India's northeastern state of Assam....
12:00 2019-07-14

Nepal marks first Everest climb in deadly season Nepal has commemorated the anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Everest more than 60 years ago amid a climbing season marred by the highest death toll in four years. (May 29)        ...
03:42 2019-05-30

Nepal's parliament speaker resigns over rape allegation The Speaker of the House of Representatives in Nepal's parliament, Krishna Bahadur Mahara, resigned on Tuesday to allow an investigation into an accusation made by a female parliament employee that he raped her....
14:00 2019-10-01

Canadian gets to 9 years in prison in Nepal for abusing boys A Nepal court has sentenced a Canadian aid worker to 9 years in prison after he was convicted of sexually abusing 2 boys who were found at his home last year...
08:42 2019-07-09

Nepal festival celebrates end of monsoon season – in pictures The annual Infra Jatra festival, named after the god of rain and heaven, is celebrated by worshipping, singing, dancing and feasting in Kathmandu valley Continue reading......
14:42 2019-09-11

Nepal committee recommends new rules for Everest climbers A Nepal government committee formed after a bad mountaineering season on Mount Everest has recommended new rules that would require climbers to have scaled tall peaks and possess certificates of good health...
18:42 2019-08-14

Hong Kong protests show first dent in armour of Xi Jinping Crisis will provide ammunition for his elite enemies inside China’s Communist partyThe most obvious casualty of Hong Kong’s extraordinary uprising against chief executive, Carrie Lam, and her campaign to tie the city more closely to China, will be th...
23:14 2019-06-17

The Gambling Investigation Scrutinizing Xi Jinping’s High-Rolling Cousin Ming Chai has been caught up in an Australian scandal examining organized crime, money laundering, immigration favors and Chinese political influence....
16:42 2019-08-02

Xi Jinping App Allows China Access To 100 Million Users' Phone: Report The Chinese Communist Party appears to have "superuser" access to all the data on more than 100 million cellphones, owing to a back door in a propaganda app that the government has been promoting......
23:14 2019-10-13

Trump Says Open To "Historic" Trade Deal In Bilateral With Xi Jinping Washington is open to a "historic" trade deal with China, President Donald Trump said Saturday as he met President Xi Jinping, who called for "cooperation and dialogue"....
05:42 2019-06-29

Analysis: China's Xi Jinping is stepping very, very delicately into the Kashmir crisis China and India desperately want to improve their trade relationship. But it seems whenever the countries' leaders meet, the Himalayas get in the way....
19:42 2019-10-12

Hong Kong’s Retreat Chips Away at Xi Jinping’s Iron Image The suspension of legislation to extradite suspects to China was the biggest political reversal of Xi Jinping’s years in power. Will it undermine his rule?...
17:14 2019-06-16

Donald Trump Likely To Meet Xi Jinping On Sidelines Of G20: White House US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will likely meet on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit later this month in Japan, a White House spokesman said on Thursday, although he......
02:28 2019-06-14

Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping talk Russia-China relations The Russian and Chinese leaders are set to once again meet at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum after having cozied up repeatedly in recent years. Miodrag Soric reports from Moscow....
02:14 2019-06-05

'No force can stop China,' Xi Jinping says on nation's 70th anniversary From Beijing's Tiananmen Square, President Xi Jinping told the nation Tuesday as it celebrated 70 years of Communist Party rule that nothing could stymie China's progress....
06:00 2019-10-02

PM Modi-Xi Jinping Summit Will Be In Warm Spirit As Wuhan: S Jaishankar Dismissing the recent scuffle between Indian and Chinese troops in Ladakh as a "face-off" that was resolved, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar today said the second informal summit between PM......
20:28 2019-09-18

PM Modi In Kyrgyzstan For SCO Summit, Will Meet Jinping, Putin: Updates Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a two-day visit to the Kyrgyz capital from today for the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)....
13:14 2019-06-13

Abandoned Lake In Mamallapuram Revived, Thanks To PM Modi-Xi Jinping Meet The arrival of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Tamil Nadu's coastal town of Mahabalipuram or Mamallapuram. as it is known now, has been good news for environment......
10:14 2019-10-11

China’s Xi Jinping arrives in North Korea for summit with Kim Jong Un Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived Thursday morning for a two-day state visit to North Korea, where he’s expected to talk with leader Kim Jong Un about the stalled negotiations with Washington over North Korea’s nuclear weapons....
07:42 2019-06-20

Xi Jinping Visits 'Best Friend' Vladimir Putin, Vows New Era Of Ties Chinese President Xi Jinping began a three-day visit to "best friend" Vladimir Putin on Wednesday with a touch of panda diplomacy and a raft of new Russian-Chinese business contracts....
23:42 2019-06-05

"No Force" Can Shake This Nation, Says Xi Jinping As China Marks 70 Years President Xi Jinping declared Tuesday that "no force" can shake the Chinese nation as he oversaw a massive military celebration of 70 years of Communist Party rule, shadowed by a day of protest in......
10:28 2019-10-01

PM Modi To Host Xi Jinping For An Informal Summit: Foreign Ministry Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host Chinese President Xi Jinping later this year for an informal summit, an Indian foreign ministry spokesman said in a statement on Wednesday....
08:56 2019-05-29

China Faces New ‘Long March’ as Trade War Intensifies, Xi Jinping Says The Chinese leader invoked a time of hardship before success in Communist Party history, at a time when the economy and consumers face other challenges....
16:56 2019-05-22

Kashmir May Not Be "Major Topic" During PM Modi-Xi Jinping Meeting: China China on Tuesday said the Kashmir issue may not be a "major topic" of discussion during the planned 2nd informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping, in spite......
07:14 2019-09-18

Donald Trump, Xi Jinping agree to extended meeting at G20 next week U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping will meet for an extended period at an economic summit in Japan next week, officials said Tuesday amid an ongoing trade conflict....
18:28 2019-06-18

'No force can stop China,' says Xi Jinping on nation's 70th anniversary From Beijing's Tiananmen Square, President Xi Jinping told the nation Tuesday as it celebrated 70 years of Communist Party rule that nothing could stymie China's progress....
10:00 2019-10-01

PM Modi To Meet China's Xi Jinping On Sidelines Of Shanghai Summit Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit this week at Kyrgyzstan where he would also meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the first meeting between the......
13:56 2019-06-09

Nepal marks 1st Everest ascent amid debate over permits Nepal is commemorating the anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Everest amid a climbing season marred by the highest death toll in four years and a debate on whether the government should limit permits to prevent dangerous overcrowding on the pea...
15:28 2019-05-29

Nepal Everest cleanup drive yields garbage, bodies KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Nepal government expedition to Mount Everest has removed 11,000 kilograms (24,200 pounds) of garbage and four dead bodies from the world’s highest mountain, officials said Wednesday. Tourism Department official Dandura...
16:28 2019-06-05

Air India Flight Overshoots Main Runway At Nepal's Airport An Air India flight overshot the main runway of Tribhuvan International Airport in Nepal today morning. The Airbus A320-214, which took off from Delhi in the morning for Nepal, missed approach the......
16:42 2019-06-02

Nepal's record-setting Everest guide returns as a hero Family, friends and supporters have welcomed a veteran Sherpa guide upon his return to Nepal's capital days after his 24th climb of Mount Everest extended his record....
17:56 2019-05-25

Nepal’s record-setting Everest guide returns hero Family, friends and supporters have welcomed a veteran Sherpa guide upon his return to Nepal’s capital days after his 24th climb of Mount Everest extended his record...
04:56 2019-05-26

UP Man Arrested In Nepal For Running Illegal Call Bypass Scam A 36-year-old Indian man has been arrested in Nepal for illegally operating call bypass on international calls that caused a loss of millions of rupees to the Himalayan nation's telecom department,......
00:42 2019-06-03

Flood Hit Nepal Appeals To International Agencies To Extend Help: Reports Flood-hit Nepal has appealed to the international agencies for help to prevent the possible water-borne diseases and to ensure proper health services to the tens of thousand of people affected by the......
22:42 2019-07-15

China aims to up Nepal partnership with Belt and Road Initiative Xi Jinping has become the first Chinese president to visit Nepal since 1996. Sandwiched between regional titans India and China, the mountainous nation is increasingly looking to Beijing for investment....
13:00 2019-10-13

Over 100 killed, millions displaced from floods in India, Nepal and Bangladesh Floods have forced more than four million people from their homes across India, Nepal and Bangladesh and killed more than 100 people as torrential rains in the initial days of monsoons wreaked havoc....
19:42 2019-07-15

Two blasts in Nepal kill 3 and injure 5, security on high-alert At least three people were killed and five injured in two explosions in Nepal’s capital on Sunday — with police suspecting an outlawed communist group as being behind the attacks. The two blasts occurred about an hour apart in separate ne...
07:42 2019-05-27

Nepal’s record-setting Everest guide returns as a hero KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Family, friends and supporters welcomed a veteran Sherpa guide upon his return to Nepal’s capital on Saturday, days after his 24th climb of Mount Everest extended his record. After flying back from Everest to Kathmandu, ...
18:14 2019-05-25

Nepal picks up four bodies, 11 tonnes of garbage in Everest clean-up Nepali climbers have retrieved four bodies and collected some 11 tonnes of decades-old garbage from Mount Everest and its approach below the base camp as part of a drive to clean up the world's highest mountain, the government said on Wednesday....
18:28 2019-06-05

Millions Displaced as Monsoon Floods Hit India, Nepal and Bangladesh More than a hundred people have died and millions were forced to leave their homes as monsoon rains have devastated parts of India, Nepal and Bangladesh. At least three million people have been displaced in north and Northeast India, reports the BBC,...
14:56 2019-07-16

Nepal Says Overcrowding On Mount Everest "Not Sole Reason" Behind Deaths Nepal has denied accusations that the rise in the number of deaths of Mount Everest climbers is solely due to "overcrowding", adding adverse weather conditions also resulted in the deaths....
14:42 2019-05-27

Death toll from India, Nepal, Bangladesh floods jumps to over 300 The death toll from severe flooding in parts of India, Nepal and Bangladesh rose to more than 300 on Monday, even as heavy rains are starting to ebb and water levels started to recede in some of the worst-affected areas....
12:56 2019-07-22

India Bid To Counter China Includes A $45 Million Development With Nepal India and Nepal officially opened South Asia's first cross-border oil pipeline on Tuesday, a project seen as part of New Delhi's efforts to increase its influence in the Himalayan nation where China......
17:14 2019-09-10

Death toll in Nepal floods rises to 55, thousands displaced The death toll in Nepal from flash floods and landslides in the past three days rose to 55 on Sunday, with dozens missing and injured, the government said....
20:28 2019-07-14

AP PHOTOS: Nepal’s painter caste struggles to save dying art AP PHOTOS: Nepal’s artistic caste struggles to save their dying art of painting Hindu gods as the younger generation leaves for work and school and traditional art forms are replaced by modern printing...
05:00 2019-08-29

| Nepal declines permission for Dalai Lama's birthday celebration The Dalai Lama's birthday celebrations in Nepal have been cancelled after the government refused permission for the event to go ahead, officials said, in another sign of the growing influence of China over its Himalayan neighbour....
22:56 2019-07-07

Monsoons, flash flooding kills at least 47 in Nepal, dozens missing 47 people have been killed and dozens are missing or injured after heavy rainfall caused massive flooding and landslides in Nepal over the past few days, according to the Nepalese government...
18:28 2019-07-14

Nepal Seeks Help Identifying Bodies Found on Mount Everest Four corpses were removed from the mountain this season, one of the deadliest ever. It’s unclear when the climbers died, and some of the bodies are unrecognizable, Nepalese officials said....
18:00 2019-06-07

Nepal jails Canadian former UN official for sexually abusing boys Aid worker Peter Dalglish, 62, sentenced for abusing two boys, aged 12 and 14A former United Nations official has been jailed for sexually abusing children in Nepal after a trial that underscored the country’s growing appeal for foreign paedophiles.P...
12:28 2019-07-09

Deaths rise as Nepal issues more permits for Mount Everest Nepal's reluctance to limit the number of permits it issues to scale Mount Everest has contributed to dangerous overcrowding, with inexperienced climbers impeding others and causing deadly delays, seasoned mountaineers said....
12:42 2019-05-28

Nepal Authorities Clear 11 Tonnes Of Trash From Mount Everest The Nepalese government on Monday concluded its clean-up drive of the Mount Everest and said it had collected nearly 11 tonnes of trash that had piled up on the peak for decades....
22:56 2019-05-27

Nepal sets new rules for Everest climbers after deadly season Permit will depend on climbers having ascended at least one 6,500-metre Nepalese peakAll climbers seeking a permit for Everest must have prior high altitude mountaineering experience and demonstrable training, a high-level commission for the Nepalese...
06:14 2019-08-15

Jamie Maclaren hits hat-trick as Socceroos stroll to win over Nepal Australia trash Nepal 5-0 at Canberra’s GIO StadiumHarry Souttar adds two in comfortable victoryThe Socceroos attack is starting to click under coach Graham Arnold after they thrashed Nepal 5-0, but they still left their World Cup qualifier frustrate...
17:42 2019-10-10

Nepal court says Canadian guilty of sexual abuse of children KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Nepal court official says a Canadian aid worker has been found guilty of sexually abusing two boys who were found at his home last year. Kavre District Court official Thakur Chandra Trital said the judge issued a guilty verd...
07:42 2019-06-12

Nepal Faces Mountainous Challenge Identifying Everest Bodies The bodies of four climbers who failed their Everest challenge and left little clue as to their identity have thrown up a new challenge for Nepalese authorities who control the world's tallest peak....
09:00 2019-06-09

South Asia soaked as monsoons hit India, Nepal, Bangladesh Monsoon-triggered floods and landslides have killed at least 40 people in South Asia in two days. Almost 870,000 people have been affected by floods in India's northeastern state of Assam....
12:42 2019-07-13

Nepal waits for relatives to claim bodies brought down from Mt. Everest Nepal on Thursday urged friends and families of four climbers whose bodies were brought down from Mount Everest to come forward and identify them, as the deadliest climbing season since 2015 came to an end....
15:28 2019-06-06

Xi Jinping lands in North Korea to meet Kim ahead of Trump talks First visit by Chinese president in 14 years expected to heal rift that has grown over Kim Jong-un’s nuclear programmePresident Xi Jinping has landed in North Korea for a historic trip to Pyongyang, rebooting a troubled alliance as he and North Korea...
05:56 2019-06-20

Donald Trump suggests one-to-one with Xi Jinping to resolve Hong Kong crisis President Donald Trump today suggested holding a "personal meeting" with his Chinese counterpart to discuss mass protests in Hong Kong and urged him to "quickly and humanely" end the crisis....
18:56 2019-09-02

Border, Terror On Agenda At PM Modi, Xi Jinping Meet Today: 10 Points Chinese President Xi Jinping will arrive in India today for the second informal meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The first such meeting - held in China's Wuhan in April last year - was a......
04:00 2019-10-11

North Korea Lauds China Ties As Xi Jinping Wraps Up Trip North Korea lauded its ties with historic ally China on Friday as Xi Jinping wrapped up a highly symbolic two-day visit to his nuclear-armed neighbour, with both countries facing deadlock in their......
12:14 2019-06-21

Duterte says Xi Jinping offered him an oil and gas deal to ignore South China Sea ruling Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said he has been offered a controlling stake in a joint energy deal by Chinese President Xi Jinping in exchange for ignoring an international arbitration in Manila's favor on the South China Sea....
13:56 2019-09-12

"Dragon And Elephant Dance Correct Choice For China, India": Xi Jinping Chinese President Xi Jinping today said India and China "should take a correct view of each other's development and enhance strategic mutual trust". "No matter from any point of view, China and India......
20:56 2019-10-12

As China marks 70 years of the People's Republic, is the sheen coming off Xi Jinping? October 1 was set to be a second coronation for Chinese President Xi Jinping. Instead, buffeted by multiple crises, National Day celebrations may serve to highlight just who is to blame for the country's current difficulties....
08:56 2019-09-28

Xi Jinping Urged Trump To "Show Flexibility" Over North Korea Sanctions Chinese President Xi Jinping urged US President Donald Trump to "show flexibility" towards North Korea, including the "timely" easing of sanctions, at the G20 summit last week, China's foreign......
10:42 2019-07-02

Trump To Raise Hong Kong Protests With Xi Jinping At G20: Mike Pompeo US President Donald Trump will discuss the mass protests in Hong Kong with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the upcoming G20 summit, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday....
17:56 2019-06-16

Kim Jong Un, Xi Jinping discussed series of plans for strengthening collaboration: KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping discussed a series of plans for strengthening collaboration between their two countries on Friday, North Korean state media KCNA said on Saturday....
23:56 2019-06-21

China, United States Will "Lose By Fighting": Xi Jinping To Donald Trump Chinese President Xi Jinping called for cooperation in a phone call with Donald Trump on Tuesday, confirming he would meet the US leader at the G20 summit amid a bruising trade war....
22:14 2019-06-18

Pakistan Must Stop Terror Before Talks, PM Modi Tells China's Xi Jinping Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reiterated India's stand that Pakistan should take concrete action against terror before talks can resume. PM Modi referred to the matter during his bilateral meet......
17:56 2019-06-13

"High-Level" Meeting, Engagements Planned For PM Modi-Xi Jinping: Envoy India and China will have several ministerial-level engagements this year, including a foreign ministers' meeting, to prepare the ground for the second informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra......
22:56 2019-05-27

"Support Pak, India In Improving Relations": Xi Jinping Tells Imran Khan Chinese President Xi Jinping Friday offered Beijing's support for Pakistan and India to improve their strained relations during his meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan in Bishkek, China's state-run......
15:56 2019-06-14

Heavy rain leaves scores dead in Nepal, India, Bangladesh Flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall have killed at least 50 people in Nepal in the past few days, with more deaths reported across the border in India and Bangladesh...
14:28 2019-07-14

Mount Everest climbers may have to prove experience, insurance to get permit from Nepal After 11 people died on Mt. Everest this spring, Nepal may require climbers to prove they have mountaineering experience and support to get a permit.       ...
13:00 2019-08-16

Acute Monsoon Flooding in Nepal and India Leaves Dozens Dead The death toll was likely to rise significantly, with hundreds of thousands displaced from their homes as severe rains lashed South Asia, officials said....
16:42 2019-07-14

Nepal Looks To Limit Mount Everest Access After Deaths, But Doubts Linger Under pressure after a deadly season on traffic-clogged Mount Everest, Nepal is considering tightening access to the world's highest peak, but mountaineering experts fear the proposed changes could......
08:28 2019-06-05

Death toll in Nepal rains rises to 47, dozens missing, injured The death toll in Nepal from flash floods and landslides in the past three days rose to 47 on Sunday, with dozens missing and injured, the government said....
14:28 2019-07-14

Nepal court gives ex-U.N. adviser Peter Dalglish 9 years for child sex abuse A Nepali court has sentenced a prominent Canadian humanitarian and former United Nations adviser to nine years in prison for the sexual assaults of two boys last year....
23:56 2019-07-09

Nepal's Pashupatinath Temple Owns Over 9kg gold, 1.3 Billion Rupees Cash A committee formed by the Nepal government, to investigate the assets owned by Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu on Wednesday, made public data that states that the shrine owns 276 kg of gold and 1.3......
10:56 2019-06-06

Babies in Nepal get quarter of calories from junk food, study finds Diets heavy on snack foods linked to undernutrition and stunting, say researchersChildren under the age of two in Nepal are getting a quarter of their calories from junk food, according to groundbreaking research that warns their diet is linked to st...
06:56 2019-07-17

Nepal Objects To US Envoy's Move To Engage With People On Social Media The Nepal government today took strong exception to the US envoy's move to engage with Nepali people on a weekly basis through social media, saying it would only invite unnecessary controversy,......
15:42 2019-05-23

Nepal bans single-use plastics at Mount Everest starting next year Officials in Nepal announced Thursday single-use plastics on or around Mount Everest will be entirely outlawed next year -- as part of an effort to to curb pollution left by climbers and tourists....
00:28 2019-08-23

India and Nepal open South Asia’s first cross-border oil pipeline India and Nepal officially opened South Asia's first cross-border oil pipeline on Tuesday, a project seen as part of New Delhi's efforts to increase its influence in the Himalayan nation where China is also making deep inroads....
13:42 2019-09-10

Floods force millions to flee homes in India, Nepal and Bangladesh Floods have forced more than three million people from their homes across north and northeastern India, officials said on Monday, as the death toll in neighboring Nepal and low-lying Bangladesh rose to 76 after days of heavy monsoon rains....
18:14 2019-07-15

Former Canadian UN worker and renowned humanitarian sentenced in Nepal for raping boys For decades, Peter Dalglish, 62, held a distinguished reputation as one of Canada’s most esteemed and accomplished humanitarians devoted to the wellbeing of poor children. But on Monday, he was sentenced by a Nepali court to at least nine years behin...
19:00 2019-07-09

Nepal Floods Death Toll Reaches 67, Rainfall To Continue: Officials The death toll from the monsoon floods and landslides in Nepal has increased to 67, while 32 people were reported missing and over 40 others injured, officials said on Monday....
10:56 2019-07-16

50-Year-Old Woman Climber From Poland Dies On Nepal's Mount Manaslu A Polish climber died on Nepal's Mount Manaslu, the world's eighth highest peak, expedition organisers said Sunday -- the first fatality of the autumn climbing season....
00:14 2019-09-30

Nepal pushes to end dependency on India with China rail, tunnel deals Chinese President Xi Jinping wound up two days of meetings in Nepal on Sunday with separate deals for a rail link to Tibet and a tunnel, an official said, as the Himalayan nation seeks to end an Indian dominance over its trade routes by increasing co...
15:00 2019-10-13

Trump’s stunning call for China to investigate Joe Biden may have given Xi Jinping all the leverage he needs in the trade war REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst President Donald Trump stood on the White House lawn Thursday and called on China to investigate one of his chief political rivals, former Vice President Joe Biden, potentially offering Beijing crucial leverage as it seeks a f...
16:28 2019-10-05

Kim Jong Un and Xi Jinping Have Discussed Korean Peninsula Issues, the North’s State Media Says (BEIJING) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping held broad discussions over the political situation surrounding the Korean Peninsula and called for stronger bilateral ties in the face of “serious and complicat...
05:56 2019-06-21

Xi Jinping Heads To North Korea To Meet Kim Jong Un Ahead Of Trump Talks Chinese President Xi Jinping makes a historic trip to Pyongyang on Thursday, rebooting a troubled alliance as he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un face their own challenges with US President Donald......
03:56 2019-06-20

Xi Jinping warns that attempts to divide China will end with 'crushed bodies and shattered bones' LINTAO ZHANG/AFP/Getty Images Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Sunday that any attempts to cause division in China "will end in crushed bodies and shattered bones." Xi made the remarks during a state visit to Nepal, according to China's state br...
10:56 2019-10-14

Xi Jinping Urged Donald Trump To Ease North Korea Sanctions, Says China Chinese President Xi Jinping urged US President Donald Trump to ease sanctions on North Korea during their meeting in Japan last month, China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday....
15:56 2019-07-12

Kashmir In Focus As Imran Khan, Xi Jinping Meet, Beijing Cites UN Charter Jammu and Kashmir was once again raised by Pakistan during a discussion with its all-weather ally China on Wednesday. A joint statement released after Prime Minister Imran Khan's meeting with Chinese......
23:14 2019-10-09

Nepal Can Reap Huge Benefits From India's Economic Growth: Indian Envoy Nepal can reap huge benefits from the steady economic growth of India, which is poised to be a $5 trillion economy by 2025, Indian Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri has said....
18:14 2019-07-19

PM, Nepal Counterpart Launch South Asia's 1st Cross-Border Petro Pipeline India and Nepal today inaugurated the Motihari-Amlekhgunj oil pipeline, the first ever cross-border petroleum products link in South Asia, that will help the landlocked Himalayan nation to meet its......
11:28 2019-09-10

Mount Everest death spike prompting review of 'all the old laws,' Nepal official says A climbing season that's be married by the highest death toll in on Mount Everest in four years has prompted officials in Nepal to review rules about who is allowed up the mountain, after complaints of overcrowding and inexperienced climbers....
20:14 2019-05-29

Everest Deaths Rise As Nepal Continues to Issue Permits Amid Overcrowding (NAMCHE, Nepal) — Scaling Mount Everest was a dream few realized before Nepal opened its side of the mountain to commercial climbing a half-century ago. This year the government issued a record number of permits, leading to traffic jams on the ...
05:56 2019-05-29

Nepal Court Orders 16-Year Jail Term For Ex-UN Worker For Child Sex Abuse A court in Nepal's Kathmandu on Monday announced 16 years of prison sentence and penalty worth one million (in Nepali Rupees) for a former United Nations official from Canada found guilty of child......
22:56 2019-07-08

Climbers call for Nepal to limit Mount Everest permits as deaths rise NAMCHE, Nepal — Nepal’s reluctance to limit the number of permits it issues to scale Mount Everest has contributed to dangerous overcrowding, with inexperienced climbers impeding others and causing deadly delays, seasoned mountaineers said. During th...
19:56 2019-05-28

Nepal Woman Hired Indian Contract Killer To Murder Mother: Police A woman along with her boyfriend was arrested in Nepal on Monday for allegedly hiring an Indian contract killer to murder her mother who was opposed to their relationship, Kathmandu police said....
19:28 2019-07-01

Mount Everest climbers seen crushed together in new video as Nepal debates limiting permits A crush of climbers waiting to ascend the world's tallest summit can be seen in a newly released video amid the ongoing debate whether Nepal should limit permits to prevent dangerous overcrowding on the world's highest peak....
17:14 2019-05-30

British climber dies on Everest as death toll of climbers in Nepal reaches 18 A British climber too weak to descend from Mount Everest died on Saturday, officials said, the eighth climber to die on the world’s tallest mountain and the 18th in Nepal's Himalayas during the current climbing season....
14:28 2019-05-25

4 bodies recovered from Mount Everest as Nepal seeks help in identifying dead climbers Nepal is seeking help to identify four climbers whose bodies were brought down from Mount Everest during a particularly deadly climbing season.        ...
20:14 2019-06-10

Mount Everest death toll rise not solely due to overcrowding, Nepal official says A recent spike in deaths atop the tallest mountain in the world doesn't solely have to do with recent overcrowding but includes a myriad of other factors, a top official in Nepal said Sunday....
22:42 2019-05-27

Nepal Climber Bests Own Record Within Week, Scales Everest For 24th Time Just a week after breaking his own record for the most number of summits on Mount Everest, Kami Rita Sherpa yet again climbed the world's highest mountain today morning....
15:00 2019-05-21

Nepal denies Tibetans' request to hold Dalai Lama birthday celebration The Tibetan community in Nepal called off plans to mark the birthday of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama after their request for a public celebration was rejected over security concerns, a government official said on Sunday....
11:56 2019-07-07

Nepal's family planning clinics feel the force of Trump's global gag rule Brutal cuts to US-funded reproductive health services threaten to throw progress in the south Asian country into sharp reverseDevendra Amgai lost his job in November. The 42-year-old public health professional was working in one of Nepal’s more remot...
16:56 2019-09-28

Branded "Witch", Nepal Woman Beaten Up, Forced To Eat Human Excreta: Cops A 35-year-old woman in Nepal was allegedly beaten up and forced to eat human faeces by a group of villagers over accusations of witchcraft, the police said on Sunday....
02:56 2019-08-19

Amid trade war, Trump drops pretense of friendship with China’s Xi Jinping, calls him an ‘enemy’ The president’s personal attack could signal a deeper shift in his administration’s increasingly confrontational strategy with Beijing, analysts said....
05:28 2019-08-24

G20 summit: Donald Trump and Xi Jinping reach deal to restart US-China trade talks President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed to resume talks in a year-long trade war that has fuelled a global economic slowdown....
15:00 2019-06-29

Canadian aid worker Peter Dalglish jailed 16 years in Nepal for sexual assault of boys Dalglish, an Order of Canada recipient, was convicted last month after a police investigation and trial his lawyers described as a travesty of justice....
23:00 2019-07-08

Order of Canada recipient Peter Dalglish found guilty of child sex assault in Nepal An Order of Canada recipient has been found guilty of sexually assaulting children in Nepal after a police investigation and trial his lawyers describe as a travesty of justice....
22:56 2019-06-11

Trump floats personal meeting with China’s Xi Jinping to resolve the Hong Kong crisis ‘humanely’ PERSONAL MEETING?: With Chinese paramilitary forces massing on the border with Hong Kong and the trade war with China sending U.S. markets into a tailspin, President Trump is praising Chinese President Xi Jinping and offering to help him resolve the ...
12:42 2019-08-16

‘Crushed bodies and shattered bones:’ China’s Xi Jinping threatens dissidents amid Hong Kong protests Chinese President Xi Jinping raised the specter of a violent crackdown on protesters against the Communist government, as Beijing rebuffs international condemnation for human rights abuses....
07:42 2019-10-14

President Trump Admits He Spoke to Ukraine’s President About Corruption and Possibly Biden (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump suggested Sunday that he raised former Vice President Joe Biden and Biden’s son in a summer phone call with Ukraine’s new leader, as Democrats pressed for investigations into whether Trump impro...
15:56 2019-09-23

President Trump Admits He Spoke to Ukraine President About Corruption and Possibly Biden (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump says he spoke to Ukraine’s new president about his summer election and the fact that “we don’t want our people, like Vice President Biden and his son” contributing to corruption alre...
20:14 2019-09-22

Mark Levin: President Trump 'the most abused president in American history' "Life, Liberty & Levin" host Mark Levin unloaded on Democrats Wednesday night and called President Trump the "most abused president in American history."...
10:28 2019-05-23

President Trump Claims Credit for Shell Plant Announced in 2012 Under President Obama MONACA, Pa. — President Donald Trump sought to take credit Tuesday for the construction of a major manufacturing facility in western Pennsylvania as he tries to reinvigorate supporters in the Rust Belt towns that sent him to the White House in ...
15:56 2019-08-14

French President Macron Gave President Trump a ‘Friendship Tree’ Last Year. It Is Now Dead French President Emmanuel Macron has confirmed the “friendship tree” he presented as a gift to the White House last year has died, and that a replacement is on the way. President Donald Trump and Macron originally planted the European ses...
01:56 2019-06-13

Joe Biden Denounces Report Trump Urged Ukraine President to Investigate the Former Vice President’s Son (WASHINGTON) — Former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday decried reports that President Donald Trump urged the president of Ukraine to look into his son’s business dealings there. Biden said in a statement that if the reports are true, &#...
21:42 2019-09-21

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to consider G7 funding for Amazon if French President Emmanuel Macron apologizes Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said he would only consider a $20 million offer from the G7 to help fight wildfires in the Amazon if French President Emmanuel Macron apologizes to him for comments he found insulting....
04:00 2019-08-28

Surprise! Beloved President Ronald Reagan Was a Racist: Unearthed Call to Then-President Nixon Proves It History has been kind to former President Ronald Reagan. In death, the story of Reagan, the racist actor-turned-racist president has morphed into Reagan, the conservative maverick whose vision for America created the blueprint for “self-reliance.”...
20:00 2019-07-31

President Trump Says He’ll Raise China Tariffs If President Xi Won’t Meet at G-20 President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on China again if President Xi Jinping doesn’t meet with him at the upcoming Group of 20 summit in Japan. Trump told reporters at the White House on Monday that he could impose tariffs of 25%, ...
03:42 2019-06-11

‘An Honor Mr. President.’ Chrissy Teigen Claps Back at President Trump’s ‘Filthy-Mouthed Wife’ Jab on Twitter It was an eventful Sunday night on Twitter, as President Donald Trump took to the platform to share his thoughts about singer John Legend‘s prison reform activism — and called out Chrissy Teigen, the model, cookbook author, show host and ...
00:28 2019-09-10

Phone call shows President Donald Trump urged Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate Biden's son The White House released a transcript Wednesday of a phone call between President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky that's at the center of a congressional impeachment investigation....
23:00 2019-09-25

Tunisia president hospitalized after health scare: president's son Tunisia's 92-year-old president, Beji Caid Essebsi, was taken to a military hospital on Wednesday, the son of the president said, the second health crisis for the leader in a month....
01:42 2019-07-25

Federal corruption investigation involves UAW president, former president A source says the criminal complaint against UAW Region 5 Director Vance Pearson refers to UAW President Gary Jones and his predecessor.       ...
23:28 2019-09-13

Ukrainian President Denies US President Trump Tried To "Blackmail" Him Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky denied Thursday that Donald Trump tried to blackmail him by withholding military aid to Kiev in a phone call between the two leaders....
13:14 2019-10-10

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: UN envoy on Middle East peace process, child labour in Nepal, latest deadly Mediterranean shipwreck, DRC's Goma 21-days free of Ebola transmission, UN chief urges ban on nuclear testing A recap of Tuesday's stories: UN envoy says tangible steps 'can, and must be taken' to reverse the 'negative trajectory' of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict; child labour case in Nepal highlights 'widespread and systematic' abuse; some 40 people drow...
04:56 2019-08-28

CEOs Under 50 Are a Rare Find in the S&P 500 Chief executives in their 40s are unusual at big U.S. companies, with only around 6% under age 50 among most of the S&P 500, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis....
16:42 2019-05-22

Here's A Rare Chance to Save $50 On the PS4 Pro Unlike the (more powerful) Xbox One X, the PS4 Pro has been remarkably resistant to discounts since its release. Today though in celebration of E3, you can get it for $350, down from the usual $400. Just note that it doesn’t come with any bundled gam...
06:14 2019-06-08

Statement for Rare Disease Day The vision of the Sustainable Development Goals is a world in which no one is left behind, including people who suffer from rare diseases. Just because a disease affects a small number of people does not make it irrelevant or less important than dise...
15:28 2019-05-21

Venezuela gives a rare look at its economy Venezuela's economy is in shambles and the country has plunged into political chaos. The dysfunction is so great that basic economic data has been hard to come by....
06:56 2019-05-30

Yankees’ red flags appear in rare loss An eight-game winning streak — with the last six coming against two of the best teams in the American League — had the Yankees riding high. On Sunday, they got a bit of a wake-up call from Justin Verlander and the Astros, who pounded the Yankees, 9-4...
00:42 2019-06-24

Rare Madagascar dugong is In big trouble Madagascar’s rare dugong is facing extinction. A study found some of the dugongs are so genetically unique that losing them would be like losing a species of elephant.        ...
14:42 2019-09-16

Doi, Hibino set up rare all-Japanese WTA final Misaki Doi upset second-seeded Veronika Kudermetova 6-4, 6-3 Saturday to set up a rare all-Japanese final at the Japan Women's Open        ...
20:14 2019-09-14

The rare dominance of Ukashir Farooq Ukashir Farooq destroys Duane Winters and lines up Lee McGregor next. Oliver Fennell reports from ringside The post The rare dominance of Ukashir Farooq appeared first on Boxing News....
13:56 2019-08-19

Secret Service gives rare look inside its ink lab The U.S. Secret Service’s International Ink library contains more than 15,000 samples dating back to the 1930s. (July 8)        ...
19:00 2019-07-08

Mom seeks help for son with cancer so rare it has no name or cure A British woman says her young son is battling an aggressive cancer so rare even doctors have never seen it before — and she’s asking for help finding a cure. Helen Wright, 47, told The Mirror UK that experts at the Great Ormond Street Ho...
00:42 2019-06-18

Rare photos reveal the chronology of D-Day Operation Overlord was launched 75 years ago on June 6, 1944. Commonly known as D-Day -- a military term for the first day of a combat operation -- it was the largest seaborne invasion in history and it kick-started the Battle of Normandy, which succ...
12:56 2019-06-06

Fun find: rare game could fetch $10,000 (KRNV) Scott Amos was just doing his mom a favor, and it turned out to be some unbelievably good karma. Amos was cleaning out a few childhood boxes from 30 years ago in his parents’ Reno, Nevada attic, and came across his old Nintendo Entertain...
01:28 2019-08-03

Get a Rare Look at the Stranger Things Season 3 Set Hawkins, Indiana exists...in Atlanta, Georgia. Season three of Stranger Things is out, and the sprawling season has more sets than before, and they're all in Georgia. Noah Schnapp,......
19:56 2019-07-05

"Help Us Or Let Me Die": Father Of Girl With Rare Disease Appeals To PM For more than a year, Sumer Singh, a labourer from Agra has been tending to his sick teenage daughter. The 16-year-old girl suffers from aplastic anaemia, a rare condition in which the body stops......
23:28 2019-06-22

| Inmate with rare medical condition set for execution in US A convicted murder with a rare medical condition was set to be executed Tuesday by lethal objection in Missouri despite his assertions that this method of capital punishment will cause him terrible suffering....
22:56 2019-10-01

Can China stop rare earths exports to the US? As China looks for ways to retaliate against the US amid an escalating trade row between the two giants, speculation is rife that Beijing could slash the export of rare earth metals as a counterstrike to US tariffs....
18:56 2019-06-05

Man diagnosed with rare syphilis infection in brain A man was diagnosed with a syphilis infection in the brain, known as neurosyphilis, after he struggled to walk and talk normally for months, according to a recent case report. The 50-year-old man’s case was detailed in the British Medical Journal Cas...
22:00 2019-09-03

Northern China damaged by rare tornado A rare tornado swept through a northern Chinese province on July 3. The storm caused damage to homes, cars and downed power lines.        ...
17:42 2019-07-05

Rare baby gorilla born at Taronga zoo Taronga Conservation Society Australia has announced the birth of a Western Lowland gorilla. The female, yet to be named, was born on Thursday 6 June to Frala, an experienced mother, and was sired by Kibali• ‘Gorilla selfie’: DRC park ranger explains...
08:14 2019-06-21

The Apple Watch 4 gets a rare $70 price cut at Amazon If you've been waiting to snag a deal on the Apple Watch 4, then you're in luck. Amazon has a rare price cut on the Apple Watch Series 4 with cellular and GPS technology. For a limited time, you can get the Series 4 smartwatch on sale for $...
07:42 2019-08-31

Here's a Rare Chance to Save Big on a 65" Samsung QLED TV If you want a big TV that looks great, but don’t want to shell out for an OLED set, Samsung’s QLED TVs strike a nice middle ground. They offer some of the best color reproduction of any LCD set thanks to quantum dot tech, and hold their own on the bl...
20:56 2019-05-21

Godfather of Harlem Is the Rare Gangster Epic With Something New to Say Sometime between the release of Howard Hawks’ Scarface in 1932 and The Sopranos‘ finale 75 years later, the mafioso became a quintessential American archetype: an outsider with no traditional path to wealth who seeks his fortune through v...
13:42 2019-09-26

Rare Egyptian Protests See Dozens Arrested Egyptian authorities made dozens of arrests after hundreds of people took to the streets of Cairo and other cities overnight in the first significant antigovernment protests in years....
19:42 2019-09-21

Are Rare Earths the Next Pawn in the US-China Trade War? China is the world's largest producer, and processor, of 17 elements that are key ingredients in smartphones, airplanes, medical devices, and military gear....
17:56 2019-06-17

A rare collection of Japanese whisky could be auctioned off for more than $700,000 Bonhams The world's most expensive and rare collection of Japanese whisky is going up for auction. The collection consists of 54 bottles of Scotch-style malt whisky from the acclaimed distillery of Hany, which has been closed for almost 20 years. T...
06:14 2019-07-24

This CEO Wants to Extract Rare Earths From Trade Fight The rare-earths company that Amanda Lacaze runs is small, but her mission is immense: weaning the West off its dependence on China for the obscure metals needed in high-tech gear including cellphones, electric cars and jet fighters....
15:28 2019-08-14

Secret Service gives rare look inside it's ink lab The U.S. Secret Service’s International Ink library contains more than 15,000 samples dating back to the 1930s. (July 8)        ...
08:42 2019-07-08

This rare two-toned Maine lobster is ‘1 in 50 million’ Black is the new orange in lobster land. A fisherman etched his name into lobster lore forever after catching a curiously calico-colored crustacean off the coast of Maine on Friday, reports CNN. Bifurcated into black and orange halves like Two-Face f...
04:56 2019-09-11

Rare Bacterial Infection Leaves at Least 12 Dead in U.K. Most of those affected by the outbreak of invasive Group A streptococcal disease in Essex had been receiving care for chronic wounds, the authorities said....
21:00 2019-06-27

Rare two-headed rattlesnake found in New Jersey This two-headed oddity is certain to rattle some nerves. A rare, double-headed timber rattlesnake has been found in New Jersey -— thought to be the first of its kind ever discovered in the Garden State. The 10-inch-long newborn — named Double Dave — ...
18:42 2019-09-05

Eastern Equine Encephalitis Is Scary But Rare A Massachusetts woman recently died of eastern equine encephalitis, and health authorities in the area are on the alert. But EEE is an extremely rare disease, and the main thing you need to know is that it’s always a good idea to protect yourself fro...
08:00 2019-08-28

Dad sentenced to die, but executions rare in South Carolina A jury in South Carolina sent a father to death row for killing his five children but when — or even if — Timothy Jones Jr. will be executed is unsure....
20:56 2019-06-14

Germany: Rare red panda cub born in Halle Zoo officials in the eastern German city of Halle (Saale) announced Sunday that a red panda cub was born in a protected litter box earlier this month. The unnamed cub is being looked after by his mother Cherry....
13:56 2019-06-30

Rare stoppage loss for Jamie Quinn Kane Gardner stops Jamie Quinn inside the distance. Andy Whittle reports from ringside The post Rare stoppage loss for Jamie Quinn appeared first on Boxing News....
17:28 2019-08-06

Three Very Rare Games Made By Extraordinary Women The Strong National Museum Of Play’s latest exhibit celebrates the history of women in gaming, so when we visited the museum earlier this year, we knew we had to dive into its archives. We found a few of the rarest, most interesting games designed by...
21:56 2019-05-29

This $50 Android PC has a rare feature almost no other device offers The X96H sounds like the name of a futuristic fighter jet but it is 'only' an Android PC that costs less than $50 at Gearbest with a quad core processor, 4GB of RAM and 64GB onboard storage.  These are the best Android boxes on the pla...
16:14 2019-10-04

A Rare Look Inside a Secluded Desert Struggle The Wall Street Journal was offered rare access to Laayoune, the desert city in the portion of the disputed region of Western Sahara that is controlled by Morocco. What happened to the Journal reporter once there....
14:42 2019-08-12

Switzerland celebrates rare wine festival Dubbed a once-in-a-generation spectacle, Swiss and tourists alike are flocking to a Lake Geneva town to celebrate the region's winemakers. Organizers said the festival "highlights the work on the vineyard."...
03:28 2019-07-20

D-Day comes to life in rare color film, 75 years later It was supposed to be a personal memento — but became a rare piece of D-Day history. George Stevens climbed aboard the HMS Belfast 75 years ago to capture black-and-white recordings of the Allied troops in World War II as they traversed through...
20:42 2019-06-05

Rare albino panda discovered in China The bear seen on camera in Sichuan province is believed to be only one or two years old. Massive conservation efforts have seen the wild panda population begin to bounce back across southern China....
15:28 2019-05-27

Clinton offers rare glimpse into her home The Clintons may have left a certain Washington address almost 20 years ago, but -- unlike most of their presidential predecessors -- the family has kept a home in the US capital since leaving the White House....
13:56 2019-06-04

Rare Nike 'Moon Shoe' goes up for auction Sotheby's sold 99 pairs of rare sneakers in a private sale before a planned auction Monday, leaving "one of the most significant" pairs of shoes as the sole item up for bid in the auction house's Stadium Goods sale....
07:56 2019-07-23

Rare Variety Of Tea From Assam Sold For Rs 75,000 Per Kg At Auction A rare variety of tea from Upper Assam's Dikom Tea Estate set a new record today after it was auctioned for Rs 75,000 per kg at the Guwahati Tea Auction Centre (GTAC), an official said....
20:56 2019-08-13

Economist Jailed For Hiding Rare Coins Says They're His Now And so does Martin Armstrong, a self-taught economist with a cult following who spent years behind bars for what the U.S. said was a $700 million Ponzi scheme and for allegedly hiding assets,......
09:28 2019-06-14

Queer Muslims Are Still Rare on TV. One Writer Wants to Change That. A recent episode of the CBS drama “The Red Line” featured a gay romance involving a Muslim character. Fawzia Mirza, the episode’s writer, discusses how it came to be....
20:14 2019-05-29

Doi, Hibino set up rare all-Japanese final in Hiroshima "Japan\u0027s Misaki Doi upset Russian second seed Veronika Kudermetova 6-4 6-3 on Saturday to set up a final with compatriot and doubles partner Nao Hibino at the Hana-cupid Japan Women\u0027s Open in Hiroshima."...
14:56 2019-09-14

Rare photos of 19th-century China Before the arrival of photography, the Western imagination of China was based on paintings, written travelogues and dispatches from a seemingly far-off land....
10:28 2019-07-02

Track Rare Cicadas With The Cicada Safari App I am waiting for some bugs. My home in Pennsylvania is in the territory of the Brood VIII 17-year cicadas, which haven’t been seen above ground since 2002. This year, they’re due....
21:14 2019-05-27

Reds rally for 2 in 9th, win 3-2 for rare sweep of Astros CINCINNATI (AP) — Nick Senzel singled home the tying run with two outs in the ninth inning, and Jesse Winker followed with an RBI single Wednesday afternoon as the Cincinnati Reds rallied for a 3-2 victory and a rare sweep of the Houston Astros. The ...
22:00 2019-06-19

DJ LeMahieu turns into an MVP again after making rare blunder DJ LeMahieu had never been more deserving of the MVP chants. The breakout star of the Yankees’ season seized the spotlight again in Game 1 of the ALDS, as LeMahieu delivered his first career postseason home run, and then sealed the 10-4 win over the ...
06:28 2019-10-05

Rare Earths, the U.S.-China Trade War and Your Phone U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat to cut off the supply of chips and processors to Huawei Technologies Co. is hitting China’s biggest tech company where it hurts – its dependence on other nations for the semiconductors and software in smartphones ...
15:00 2019-05-21

Egyptian authorities round up hundreds after rare protests Egyptian authorities rounded up about 400 people in response to an outbreak of protests against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi over to weekend and security forces have stepped up their presence in central Cairo, human rights monitors said on Monday....
17:00 2019-09-23

Two rare Barbary lion cubs born in Czech zoo DVUR KRALOVE, Czech Republic — Two Barbary lion cubs have been born in a Czech zoo, a welcome addition to a small surviving population of a rare lion subspecies that has been extinct in the wild. The pair, one male and one female, were born on May 10...
00:42 2019-07-09

Why Rare Earths Could Give China a Trade War Cudgel U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat to cut off the supply of chips and processors to Huawei Technologies Co. is hitting China’s biggest tech company where it hurts – its dependence on other nations for the semiconductors and software used in smartph...
04:42 2019-05-31

China hints at cutting off US from rare earth minerals The Chinese government threatened Wednesday to limit exports of rare earths — chemical components used in various types of high-tech equipment — as part of its trade war with the Trump administration....
17:28 2019-05-29

Over 500 Rare Vultures Die After Eating Poisoned Elephants In Botswana More than 500 endangered vultures died of poisoning after eating the carcasses of three elephants killed by poachers in Botswana, the government said in a statement....
01:56 2019-06-21

California teen attacked by sea lion in ‘very rare’ incident A 13-year-old California girl was injured when a sea lion attacked her in what officials say was a “very rare” incident. Megan Pagnini said she was near the shore at Pismo Beach on Friday night when the sea lion came charging at her, news...
05:14 2019-06-21

Yankees allow many homers, one rare play in Sabathia fiasco MINNEAPOLIS — When Target Field opened almost a decade ago, Twins players griped it was difficult to hit a ball out of the jewel of a ballpark. Monday night the ball refused to stay in play when the Yankees and Twins, teams built on the home run, slu...
06:28 2019-07-23

The Cool Moments In PlayStation VR’s Blood & Truth Are Far Too Rare For a few seconds, Blood & Truth, the most-hyped game to hit the PlayStation 4’s virtual reality headset since its October 2016 launch, is as thrilling a VR experience as one could hope for....
23:14 2019-05-31

Rare baseball card sells for $1.2 million at auction The Honus Wagner T206, prized by baseball collectors as the hobby’s “holy grail” fetched $1.2 million at auction. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.        ...
22:56 2019-05-29

Angels benefit from rare error by Olson to beat A’s 12-7 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels blew a pair of late two-run leads including one by closer Hansel Robles and ran themselves out a potentially big inning when Kole Calhoun got duped by Athletics shortstop Marcus Semien. And they still won...
04:01 2019-05-30

Female lineworkers rare in male-dominated field Out of the 2,500 electrical lineworkers Duke Energy employs, just five are women and nationwide, they're not alone. But some females are proving they have what it takes to scale power poles like a pro. (Aug. 29)       &...
11:00 2019-08-29

Investors Flock to a Rare Private-Equity Listing A rare initial public offering by a private-equity firm in Sweden drew a red-hot response from investors, indicating public demand for buyout firms could be on the rise....
20:14 2019-09-24

Ferrari SP2 Monza: First ride in ultra-rare speedster This 812-based attention-seeker is all about getting the crowd on its feet, but climb aboard and you'll see magic behind the scenes as well The Ferrari Monza SP2 will not be built in large numbers, nor is an opportunity to ride in it likely to pres...
01:42 2019-07-07

The holy grail of coffee makers is at a rare low price right now The Technivorm Moccamaster arguably makes the best-tasting pot of coffee in the world, and right now the CDGT model is on sale.       ...
21:14 2019-09-27

Yankees fall victim to rare, sad triple play After DJ LeMahieu and Aaron Judge started the first inning by drawing walks from Twins lefty Martin Perez, the heavy-legged Edwin Encarnacion strolled to the plate. Out of all the Yankee hitters, Encarnacion was the strongest candidate to hit into a ...
04:14 2019-07-23

Rare lava lake discovered on remote island is one of only eight Lava lakes are rare -- before this week, only seven were known. Now, scientists have discovered lava lake No. 8 on the Mount Michael, an active volcano on remote Saunders Island in the South Sandwich Islands....
21:01 2019-07-05

Istanbul mayoral candidates face off in rare debate ISTANBUL (AP) — The two leading contenders for Istanbul mayor faced off in a political debate Sunday, a week before the city is set to hold a repeat of the election an opposition candidate won and Turkey’s governing party successfully challenge...
02:42 2019-06-17

Couple in kayak have close encounter with rare rattlesnake A couple on a fishing trip in a Michigan lake earlier this month caught something unexpected — a rare venomous rattlesnake. Jonathan Hotham “freaked out” when he and his wife, Jessica, spotted the Eastern massasauga rattlesnake during their 14-...
06:14 2019-05-30

US-China trade: what are rare-earth metals, and what's the dispute? The metals are used to produce a raft of goods, including mobile phones and camerasWhat are rare-earth metals?Rare earths refer to a group of 17 elements that are prized for their unique magnetic and electrochemical properties.They include elements l...
15:42 2019-05-29

Rare whale near Alaska recorded singing for first time Marine biologists have for the first time recorded the “song” of the rare eastern North Pacific right whale, of which fewer than 30 remain on the planet....
03:28 2019-06-21

Rare dodo skeleton up for auction, could sell for $750G An incredibly rare skeleton of the extinct dodo bird is slated to go up for auction tomorrow and it could bring in big bucks, perhaps surpassing $750,000....
20:28 2019-05-23

Why Europe needs to monitor China's rare earths threat European manufacturers will need to keep an eye on China's "near-monopoly" on the extraction and supply of rare earth minerals as they move toward electric power, experts have told CNBC....
07:56 2019-06-06

Mom shocked to be left deaf from pregnancy due to rare condition A UK mom-of-two says she couldn’t hear her baby girl cry when she was born, due to a rare condition that caused her to lose her hearing during her pregnancy. Kate Llewellyn-Waters, 42, said she suffers from a genetic defect known as otosclerosi...
03:56 2019-06-28

Found In Jungles Of Arunachal: A Rare Species Never Seen In India Before A chance rescue by a forest ranger in Arunachal Pradesh's remote jungles of Yazali last week has created a sensation after a photo of the critically-endangered catch went viral in conservationist......
18:14 2019-06-30

First-ever sneaker auction to feature dozens of rare shoes NEW YORK (AP) – True sneaker heads will get the opportunity to expand their collection as Sotheby’s in New York holds its first sneaker auction. These aren’t just any old sneakers but 100 of the rarest, most-coveted sneakers around,...
05:28 2019-07-14

Exhibit will show rare copy of Declaration of Independence NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Yale University library will display a rare copy of the Declaration of Independence and hold a public reading to mark the 243rd anniversary of the nation’s founding. The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library says the...
21:42 2019-06-23

Man Finds Rare NES Game In Attic, Sells It For $9000 Reno man Scott Amos was going through some possessions from the attic of his childhood home the other day when he came across something: an unopened copy of Kid Icarus for the Nintendo Entertainment System, complete with receipt from 1988....
02:56 2019-08-05

The Panthers Tried An Ultra-Rare Fair Catch Kick The Panthers and Buccaneers are playing in London today, which makes it the perfect time to confuse everybody with an extremely obscure NFL rule that even most American fans don’t really understand: the fair catch kick!...
18:00 2019-10-13

Woman suffers from rare ‘sex headaches’: ‘I thought I was dying’ Mind-blowing sex may sound like your ideal night, but for some, the phrase has more painful connotations. These blinding headaches, caused by orgasms or sexual excitement, are absolutely excruciatingly – and have many fearing the worst. Sammi R...
19:00 2019-06-11

Rare recording of Frida Kahlo’s voice may have been found A long-lost audio recording could finally put a voice to an iconic body of work. Frida Kahlo’s celebrated art and iconic unibrowed face are globally recognizable, but her voice was thought to have died with her — until now. The National Sound L...
00:28 2019-06-14

Berlin zoo celebrates rare birth of panda twins Meng Meng delivered two cubs, which must eventually be returned to ChinaBerlin zoo has said its resident panda Meng Meng has delivered twins, the first time one of the endangered animals has given birth in the country.“Meng Meng became a mom – twice!...
19:42 2019-09-02

Rare eastern black rhinoceros born at Chicago zoo CHICAGO — Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo says an eastern black rhinoceros named Kapuki has given birth to a calf. The zoo says Kapuki was pregnant for 15 months before the calf was born Sunday night. Zoo staff members monitored her labor and are watching...
18:56 2019-05-22

Massachusetts woman dies from rare EEE virus, 3 others infected At least four people in Massachusetts have contracted the rare Eastern equine encephalitis virus, including one woman who died, officials and family members said Sunday. Laurie Sylvia, a 59-year-old realtor, contracted the disease, which is spread by...
07:00 2019-08-26

Proxy advisers lob rare rebuke against Nissan CEO Saikawa Two leading proxy advisory firms have urged Nissan shareholders to vote against reappointing its chief executive as a director, heaping more pressure on Hiroto Saikawa as he struggles to find accord with alliance partner Renault....
07:14 2019-06-12

In photos: Rare copy of Declaration of Independence on display A rare historic copy of the Declaration of Independence written by Thomas Jefferson's hand is on display at the New York Public Library on July 2, 2019 in New York City....
05:56 2019-07-03

Rare albino fawn rescued by trucker in California LOOMIS, Calif. — A rare, all-white fawn has been found and rescued in Northern California by a truck driver who delivered the animal to a rescue center. The Sacramento Bee reported Sunday that the small albino deer with a pink nose and large pinkish ...
03:14 2019-06-04

Rare 13-star flags going on display at Revolution museum PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Dozens of rare 13-star American flags never before exhibited will be on display at the Museum of the American Revolution. Antique flag dealer and expert Jeff Bridgman has loaned the historic flags to the Philadelphia museum for di...
17:28 2019-06-13

‘I have had sex ... and Jesus still loves me’: How ‘The Bachelorette’ had a rare moment of sex-positivity The show has teased Hannah Brown's quote for weeks — and it arrived as she eliminated Luke, the villain, for trying to shame her for other relationships....
17:56 2019-07-16

| WATCH: Sotheby's holds first-ever rare sneaker auction Auction house Sotheby's held a first-of-its-kind auction with 100 pairs of the rarest shoes ever produced up for grabs, including a replica of the futuristic self-lacing shoes from the 1989 sequel to Back To The Future and sneakers owned by fashion d...
16:14 2019-07-13

SEC enjoying experiencing rare moment of coaching stability Southeastern Conference experiencing rare moment of football stability: There are no new head coaches in the league for the first time since 2006       ...
15:42 2019-07-18

NASA’s Curiosity Rover stars in rare pic taken by spacecraft It’s just a blue speck on the red planet, but that didn’t stop the Curiosity Rover from having its moment in the sun. The little Mars rover was captured in an image taken from on board the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and released by NASA....
19:28 2019-07-13

Japanese urged not to see rare fish as omen of earthquakes Theory linking seismic activity and appearance of rare oarfish fails to hold waterPeople in Japan hoping to predict the next big earthquake should ignore mysterious deep-sea fish after experts said rare sightings of the creatures on the country’s bea...
06:14 2019-08-15

Woman Gives Birth To Sextuplets In "Extremely Rare" Event A Polish woman has given birth to sextuplets with each newborn weighing about one kilogram (2.2 pounds), the University Hospital in the city of Krakow announced on Monday....
16:56 2019-05-21

Rare surviving Declaration of Independence draft on display in NYC Here’s one way to celebrate Independence Day that has nothing to do with fireworks or cookouts. Only two complete “fair copies” of the Declaration of Independence still exist — and one is currently on display in the first floor of t...
17:28 2019-07-01

Rare Harvest Moon Occurs on Friday 13th This year, the Harvest Moon rises today, Friday the 13th September. But why was this particular moon so special to ancient cultures? ...
16:14 2019-09-13

Rare ‘corpse flower’ returns to stink up NYC this weekend As ephemeral as life itself, the “corpse flower” is back in full — albeit brief — bloom. The giant, foul-smelling plant only reaches peak flowering for a fleeting 24-to-36-hour period. Friday marks the beginning of the ideal time to exper...
21:00 2019-06-28

Two Canadian volunteers missing in rare kidnapping in Ghana The women were abducted in Kumasi, and security sources have suggested it was a kidnapping for ransomTwo Canadian women who were volunteering with an international development organisation have been abducted in Ghana, a rare attack in a country seen ...
20:14 2019-06-06

Yankees’ Severino, Betances keep getting rare good news Dellin Betances and Luis Severino each threw again Wednesday before the Yankees-Rays postponement due to rain, and are scheduled on Thursday to throw on back-to-back days for the first time of their latest comeback attempts from lat strains. Boone sa...
08:14 2019-07-18

App attempts a rare trick in China: online privacy In a country where privacy protections are considered weak and anything-goes data collection has become the norm, Chinese tech entrepreneur Yang Geng stands out....
09:28 2019-09-06

Woman's 'liquid nose job' left her with rare eye issue A woman's simple cosmetic procedure turned serious when an injection of facial filler into her nose led to blockages in her eye's blood vessels — a rare complication, according to a new report of the case....
18:42 2019-05-24

Nigeria upset South Korea for rare World Cup win "Nigeria took their chances against the run of play on Wednesday to beat South Korea 2-0 for rare success at the women’s World Cup to set themselves up to advance to the next stage of the tournament in France."...
18:00 2019-06-12

Max Scherzer Stifles the Dodgers in a Rare Relief Outing The Nationals treated Game 2 of their National League division series as a must-win, calling on their 35-year-old starter to pitch out of the bullpen and help tie the series....
21:56 2019-10-05

China ready to hit back at U.S. with rare earths: newspapers China is ready to use rare earths to strike back in a trade war with the United States, Chinese newspapers warned on Wednesday in strongly worded commentaries on a move that would escalate tensions between the world's two largest economies....
08:28 2019-05-29

| One-stop clinics, a rare lifesaver for Zimbabwe's sick Blessing Chingwaru could barely walk without support when he arrived at the specialist Rutsanana clinic in Harare complaining of chest pains and fatigue....
10:14 2019-07-22

Rare slave-making ant found at Kennedy Lakes N.B. Researchers were looking for a more common ant species at the annual event when they happened upon a nest that appeared to be housing two different species....
16:42 2019-07-15

Behind the Scenes of The Goldfinch, a Rare and Delicate Hollywood Specimen On a March day on New York city’s Upper East Side, producers huddle on the narrow first floor of an art gallery, studying their monitors and surrounded by pictures of flora and fauna. Eagles and herons adorn the walls, but the bird that serves ...
22:28 2019-08-22

Rare albino porcupine spotted at Maine museum A mysterious hairy, white creature found on the lawn of the Seashore Trolley Museum in Kennebunkport, Maine this week was later determined to be a rare albino porcupine. ...
21:00 2019-07-20

Gymnast, 12, needs hip replacement after catching rare form of TB from cough A 12-year-old gymnast and dancer needs a hip replacement and will be unable to compete again after contracting a rare and potentially life-threatening disease when another person coughed....
23:14 2019-06-27

Why Rare Earths Are a Low-Grade Weapon in Trade Fight Chinese official media is issuing veiled threats that the nation could restrict exports of rare-earth metals, which China dominates and are used in many high-tech and military applications. That could mean higher costs for a while but isn’t quite the...
17:14 2019-06-06

A Rare Champion of Pro-Market Policies to Close in China An independent Chinese think tank that has served as a rare bastion for liberal economic thought will shut down, citing government pressure as President Xi Jinping’s campaign to silence dissent rolls on....
15:28 2019-08-27

Masahiro Tanaka getting rare chance to face countryman SEATTLE — Masahiro Tanaka isn’t asked often whether he is looking forward to watching the opposing pitcher work, but Tuesday night at T-Mobile Park it will be different. That’s because the Mariners are starting Japanese lefty Yusei Kikuchi and the Ya...
17:00 2019-08-27

“You Need To Calm Down” is a rare message song from Taylor Swift Taylor Swift is primarily known for love songs, often written about ex-boyfriends that the masses love to gossip about. There’s also her subset of feud-inspired tracks, like “Bad Blood,” which was about her now-cookie-healed rift with Katy Perry. So,...
23:56 2019-06-14

Some rare fathers pass on an extra kind of DNA to their children Most of us get the structures in our cells that make energy only from our mothers, but three families have been found that break this rule of inheritance...
16:42 2019-05-21

Rare giant panda twins born at Belgian zoo Giant panda twins born at a zoo in Belgium on Thursday face a precarious first few days but the "extremely rare" birth still bodes well for the vulnerable species, the Pairi Daiza zoo announced on Friday....
14:56 2019-08-09

A Rare Champion of Pro-Market Policies in China to Close An independent Chinese think tank that has served as a rare bastion for liberal economic thought will shut down, citing government pressure as President Xi Jinping’s campaign to silence dissent rolls on....
15:00 2019-08-27

Rare Protests Against Egypt’s Leader Erupt in Cairo and Elsewhere Hundreds of young people, responding to online calls for demonstrations against President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, chanted “Down with Sisi” and “Leave now.”...
04:42 2019-09-21

Rare Photo Captures Sea Lion In Whale's Mouth. What Happens Next In a stunning photo, a wildlife photographer has captured a sea lion falling into the mouth of a humpback whale in what he calls a "once-in-a-lifetime" moment....
19:42 2019-07-31

A myth? A leaf? Aquarium displays rare sea dragons A Calif. aquarium built what is believed to be one of the world’s largest habitats for sea dragons outside Australia, where the native populations are threatened by pollution, warming oceans and the illegal pet and alternative medicine trades. ...
09:56 2019-05-22

2 rare mammals, Chacoan peccaries, born in Prague zoo PRAGUE (AP) — Prague’s zoo says two Chacoan peccaries have been born there for the first time, a vital step in efforts to save an endangered species that was once considered extinct. The Chacoan peccary is a wild pig-like mammal whose existence...
15:28 2019-05-22

Chile, Argentina witness rare solar eclipse A southern part of Latin America was plunged into darkness as thousands of people gathered to see a solar eclipse, when the moon passes in front of the sun and temporarily darkens the Earth....
11:28 2019-07-03

Rhode Island boy, 4, weighs nearly twice as much as average kid his age due to rare condition A Rhode Island mom recently opened up about her son’s rare and life-threatening condition that causes him to gain weight at an abnormal pace — and the cruelty he has faced as a result. ...
14:56 2019-09-18