Saturday, December 15, 2018

Himalayan nation Nepal gets first modern train tracks

JANAKPUR, Nepal , Dec 14 (AP) — The competition between two Asian giants, India and China, for influence over tiny Nepal is yielding a...

Nepal govt bans use of Indian currency notes above Rs 100

Kathmandu, Dec 14 (PTI) The Nepal government has banned the use of Indian currency notes of Rs 2,000, Rs 500 and Rs 200 denominations,...

UK’s May returns to face EU leaders after Brexit deal rebuff

Brussels, Dec 14 (AFP) British Prime Minister Theresa May returned to face EU leaders Friday after they rebuffed her pleas for help to sell...

Weary climate envoys stumble toward last stretch at UN talks

KATOWICE, Poland , Dec 14 (AP) — Bleary-eyed and pale after almost two weeks of negotiations, officials from almost 200 countries gathered Friday to...

China lodges ‘stern’ protest with US over Senate bill on Tibet

Beijing, Dec 14 (PTI) China has lodged a "stern" diplomatic protest with the US over the Senate passing a bipartisan legislation that seeks to...

Israel in West Bank manhunt at Netanyahu under pressure

Ramallah (Palestinian Territories), Dec 14 (AFP) Israeli forces kept up a manhunt Friday for a Palestinian who shot dead two soldiers in the occupied...

Trump calls India a true friend: US official

Washington, Dec 14 (PTI) President Donald Trump calls India a "true friend", a top American diplomat has said as she highlighted the steps taken...

Japan begins reclamation at disputed US base despite protest

TOKYO , Dec 14 (AP) — Japan’s central government started main reclamation work Friday at a disputed U.S. military base relocation site on the...

India hopeful of reaching agreement on climate negotiations at CoP24

Katowice (Poland), Dec 14 (PTI) India on Friday indicated that the nations participating at the UN climate talks are likely to reach an agreement...

China suspends tariff hikes on $126B of US cars, auto parts

BEIJING , Dec 14 (AP) — China announced a 90-day suspension on Friday of tariff hikes on $126 billion of U.S. cars, trucks and...


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