More than a decade after the end of a civil war between Maoist peasant guerrillas, Nepal is hoping this election will complete its long journey from a monarchy to becoming a federal republic.
Attacks on women are common to developed and developing countries. Despite attempts to cover them up, they are a daily reality for many women and girls around the world.
Nuclear weapons aren’t cheap. According to the Congressional Budget Office, the cost of maintaining just the existing US nuclear forces will be close to $800 billion.
The protests have spread to other main cities, including Karachi, Lahore, Rawalpindi and Peshawar.
Palestinian citizens of Israel enjoy some equality in the Jewish State, but many insist that occupation still exists inside Israel. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the unrecognised Bedouin villages of the Negev desert.
Cuba is embarking on a political cycle that will end the 60-year Castro rule, starting with a municipal vote and ending with the selection of a new president in late February.
Flynn’s lawyer, Robert Kelner, called John Dowd, Trump’s private lawyer, on Wednesday to say the matter had reached a point where the two could no longer could discuss it, two people familiar with the call told Reuters on Friday.
Women and girls must be brought as equals into everything that concerns them, and solutions must be planned to end violence with those who have been previously dismissed, sidelined or excluded.
Around October-November every year, farmers and labourers in large numbers migrate from villages to work in the sugarcane fields of western Maharashtra and Karnataka.
Between them, Kazakhstan’s 18m people speak 117 languages but the country is opting for the Latin alphabet as it aims for wider global integration.
D. Shanti Priya, head of the astronomy department in Hyderabad’s Osmania University, studies the evolution of binary stars.
Returning Rohingya people to the hands of their persecutors, violates international law and raises fundamental questions about the protection of those fleeing the most heinous crimes and abuses.
The decision, if confirmed, would contrast with Moody’s Investors Service’s decision on Nov. 17 to upgrade India’s credit rating to “Baa2” from “Baa3”
Supporters of long-serving African leaders dismiss parallels with Zimbabwe, where Mugabe’s former deputy – sacked during a power struggle with Mugabe’s wife – is about to take power with military and public backing.
Ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn is a central figure in a federal investigation led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller into whether Trump aides colluded with Russia to boost his 2016 presidential campaign.
A sound detected underwater by an international agency on the morning of November 15, around the time the ARA San Juan sent its last signal and in the same area, was “consistent with an explosion,” a navy spokesman said.
The crisis comes three weeks ahead of a EU summit in which the Irish government has an effective veto on whether Britain’s talks on leaving the bloc progress as it determines if EU concerns about the future of the Irish border have been met.
Mnangagwa will replace Robert Mugabe, who stepped down on Tuesday after the army seized power and the ruling ZANU-PF party turned against him.
Today’s victims may not be in iron fetters, but most are poverty-stricken and forced to migrate for work, believing it presents an opportunity to change their lives and support their families.
For the Srebrenica investigations, between 1996 and 2001, the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia conducted exhumations at 23 sites, while a further 20 mass graves were probed to confirm that they contained human remains.
Viacom 18, the makers of the film, had earlier said that they have deferred the movie’s release which was originally scheduled on December 1.
E. Palaniswami described the development as a “welcome step” and the happiest day for the party.
The federal finance ministry in August renewed the National Health Mission with $20 billion of funding between 2017-20, against the health ministry’s estimated requirement of $25 billion.
Despite sanitation experts and studies pointing out that a majority of these toilets are ineffective or ill maintained, an approximate Rs 1,200 crore has been allocated for fitting additional coaches with bio-toilets.
“Today we are witnessing the beginning of a new and unfolding democracy.”
Since September, approximately 174,500 people in the town of Douma in the besieged zone have been forced to adopt emergency “coping strategies”.
About 380 asylum seekers have shut themselves inside the Manus Island centre for more than three weeks, defying attempts by Australia and PNG to close it, in a standoff the UN described as a “looming humanitarian crisis”.
“The United States will also pursue accountability through US law, including possible targeted sanctions” against those responsible for the alleged abuses, Rex Tillerson said.
Hamas and Fatah signed a reconciliation deal in October in Cairo-backed talks after Hamas agreed to hand over administrative control of Gaza, including the key Rafah border crossing, a decade after seizing the enclave in a civil war.
Dar has an arrest warrant issued against him after he missed multiple court appearances on charges that he had amassed wealth beyond his known sources of income.
Since the loss of the Falklands War to Britain in 1982 and the fall of the dictatorship the following year, military spending in Argentina has fallen from 2.16% of gross domestic product (GDP) to a low of 0.87% in 2011.
The annual 16 Days of Activism campaign will begin on November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and go on until December 10, Human Rights Day.
In the numerous camps that have popped up and public buildings commandeered to absorb the displaced, Oromo and Somali tell equally convincing stories of ethnic violence, primarily carried out, they claim, by each region’s special police.
Contrary to popular sentiment that the coup would usher in a new era of democracy, the military intervention is much more about a succession crisis in the ruling Zanu-PF.
Hariri said he hoped this move would open “a new gateway for a responsible dialogue…that deals with divisive issues and their repercussions on Lebanon’s relations with Arab brothers.”
The UN Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia found Ratko Mladic guilty of 10 of 11 charges, including the slaughter of 8,000 Muslim men and boys at Srebrenica and the siege of the Bosnian capital Sarajevo.
The Patidar leader said the Congress had agreed to include reservations for the community in their manifesto.
Hafiz Saeed was put under house arrest in January after years of living freely in Pakistan, one of the sore points in its fraying relationship with the US.
The recapitalisation package of Rs 2.11 trillion is not sufficient to cover additional capital of Rs 2.82 trillion required by public sector banks, let alone providing them headroom to grow their advances.
Australia’s 116 year old constitution bans dual citizens from holding national office, in a bid to prevent split allegiances.