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If 2020 is like 2000, Trump believes he’s got the votes

WASHINGTON: More than 86 million Americans have already voted in the presidential election, but President Donald Trump thinks he can count on one hand...

France tightens security after Nice attack, protests flare in parts of Muslim world

France at war with Islamist ideology: minister Country on high security alert after Nice church attack Thousands protest inparts of Middle East, Asia, Africa PARIS/NICE, FRANCE: France stepped up security nationwide on Friday to guard against Islamist attacks after the fatal stabbings...

Tens of thousands of Muslims protest over Macron remarks after killings in France

DHAKA/ISLAMABAD: Tens of thousands of Muslims protested in Pakistan, Bangladesh and Palestinian territories on Friday after killings in a French church prompted a vow...

Four killed in Turkey as strong earthquake strikes Aegean Sea

Quake of up to 7.0 magnitude felt in Turkey, Greece Four killed in Izmir province as buildings collapse Others trapped in rubble High tidal wave warnings in place...

Worldwide coronavirus cases cross 44.94 million, death toll at 1,178,943

BENGALURU: More than 44.94 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 1,178,943​ have died, according to a...

India records 48,648 new coronavirus cases

MUMBAI: India saw a daily spurt of 48,648 coronavirus infections, taking its tally to 8.09 million, health ministry data showed on Friday. India is the world’s second...

Militants kill 3 more members of Modi’s party in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Militants shot dead three young workers of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party in Kashmir late on Thursday, days after his government changed laws...

Task force sees ‘unrelenting’ COVID-19 spread; daily US cases up by record 91,000

WASHINGTON: The White House coronavirus task force warned that much of the country is in the grips of an “unrelenting” surge in COVID-19 cases...

Harris target of more misinformation than Pence, data shows

CHICAGO: Long before Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden announced her as his running mate, Kamala Harris was the target of widespread online misinformation. Democratic vice...

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Former James Bond actor Sean Connery dies aged 90

Scottish movie legend Sean Connery, who shot to international stardom as the suave, sexy and sophisticated British agent James Bond and went on to grace the...

Nepal COVID-19 Update: 2508 new cases, 2264 recoveries and 17 fatalities recorded today

KATHMANDU: Nepal’s Health Ministry, in its regular press briefing, shared the latest updates on coronavirus contagion from across the country, and government’s response to the...

Nepal Covid-19 tally: 2,508 new cases, 2,264 recoveries, 17 deaths in 24 hours

Kathmandu, October 3 The Ministry of Health and Population has informed that the country’s Covid-19 tally has reached 170,743 as of Saturday afternoon. The ministry says...

Nepal’s Covid-19 tally reaches 170,743 with 2,508 new cases on Saturday

KATHMANDU: Nepal on Saturday reported 2,508 new cases of coronavirus infection from across the country. With this, the nationwide infection count has advanced to...

Agreement signed for construction of mini-grid project

KATHMANDU: The Alternative Energy Promotion Centre (AEPC) and Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) have initiated the construction of a mini-grid connecting micro and small hydroelectricity...