Asian markets trade in green in early deals on Monday

India, Feb. 18 -- The Asian equity benchmarks are trading in green in the early deals on Monday, following the positive cues from Wall Street Friday and higher commodity prices amid the trade talks be... Read More

Fair promoting homemade goods to kick off on March 7

Kathmandu, Feb. 18 -- The 15th edition of International Industrial Trade Fair will kick off on March 7 at Bhrikutimandap Exhibition Hall in Kathmandu with an objective to promote homemade products. T... Read More

Militants kill 6 Pakistani troops in southwest near Iran

Pakistan, Feb. 18 -- Pakistani police say militants in two attacks on security forces killed six paramilitary troops in the southwestern Baluchistan bordering Iran. Local police officer Hidayat Ullah... Read More


Washington, Feb. 18 -- Heather Nauert, President Donald Trump's nominee for US ambassador to the UN, has withdrawn herself from consideration. She was named by Trump to succeed Nikki Haley, the first ... Read More

Attack could hit China-India ties

Beijing, Feb. 18 -- The Pulwama terror attack could impact China-India ties as New Delhi and Beijing continue to differ over listing Pakistan-based outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed's (JeM) chief, Masood Azhar,... Read More

21st-century statecraft

Kathmandu, Feb. 18 -- From the halls of Geneva's Palais Des Nations to women like Madeleine Albright and Michelle Bachelet, recent history is replete with examples of women who have sharply led diplom... Read More

Abu Dhabi arms fair opens amid Yemen war criticism

Bangladesh, Feb. 18 -- United Arab Emirates, Feb 18 (AP/UNB) - The United Arab Emirates' yearslong war in Yemen alongside Saudi Arabia bled into the start of a biennial Abu Dhabi arms fair Sunday, whi... Read More

Yemeni warring parties agree on troop withdrawal from Hodeidah: UN

United Nations, Feb. 18 -- Representatives of the Yemeni government and the Houthi rebels made significant progress in the talks, agreeing on the first phase of troop withdrawal from the Red Sea port ... Read More

Assad: Only the state can protect groups in northern Syria

Syria, Feb. 18 -- Only the Syrian state can protect groups in northern Syria and the army will "liberate every inch of Syria" from foreign troops, Syrian President Bashar Assad said Sunday. He did no... Read More

New India-Pakistan tension threatens SAARC future

KATHMANDU, Feb. 18 -- Although Nepal as its chair has been constantly calling for convening the SAARC Summit at the earliest, a renewed diplomatic tension between India and Pakistan in the aftermath o... Read More