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US-Venezuela relations in deep freeze

PARIS, April 28, 2019 (AFP) - Hitting Venezuela with oil sanctions to undermine the Maduro regime, Washington's latest gambit could turn 20 years of...

China awards outstanding youth

BEIJING, April 27 (Xinhua) -- China's youth organizations have decided to award the May 4 medals to 30 outstanding young people and 13 groups...

Former US VP Biden announces 2020 run for White House

WASHINGTON, April 26, 2019 (AFP) - Former US Vice President Joe Biden announced Thursday he is running for the White House, positioning the veteran...

Top Myanmar court rejects appeal of award-winning Reuters reporters

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar, April 23 (AFP) - Myanmar's Supreme Court rejected the latest appeal Tuesday by two Pulitzer-prize winning Reuters journalists who were jailed for...

Ukraine comedian Zelensky wins presidency in landslide

KIEV, April 22 (AFP) - A comedian with no political experience won a landslide victory in Ukraine's presidential election, drawing congratulations from global leaders...

2,683 metric tons of waste collected from Brunei River

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, April 22 (Xinhua) -- The Brunei River clean-up campaign has collected a total of 2,683 metric tons of waste since April...

Chinese artists in town for expressing Nepali culture in canvas

Kathmandu, April 22 (RSS): Art is considered a significant genre for its capacity to present lively narratives about the human culture and history concerning...

At least 42 dead in Sri Lanka church, hotel blasts: police

COLOMBO, April 21 (AFP) - A string of blasts hit high-end hotels and churches in Sri Lanka on Sunday, injuring hundreds of people as...

Tourism awareness drive from world’s atop

Kathmandu, April 18 (RSS): Phurba Tenzing Sherpa, a 13th times Everest summiteer, is launching tourism awareness drive by hoisting a flag reflecting logo of...

Trump vetoes bill to end US support for Saudi-led Yemen war

WASHINGTON, April 17 (AFP) - President Donald Trump on Tuesday vetoed a resolution from Congress directing him to end US support for the Saudi-led...