Monday , 27 May 2019

World News

Peace process top priority: Nepal PM

KATHMANDU: The Nepal's new Prime Minister, Mr Baburam Bhattarai today said that his government is working towards taking the peace process to its "logical end" and preparing a draft Constitution within the next three months.

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Belarus suspected of helping Iran skirt sanctions

UNITED NATIONS: Belarus is the latest country that Western powers suspect of helping Iran skirt UN sanctions aimed at preventing it from expanding its ballistic missile and nuclear programmes, Western diplomats told Reuters.

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Libya’s new leaders welcome Cameron, Sarkozy

TRIPOLI: The British Prime Minister, Mr David Cameron and the French President, Mr Nicolas Sarkozy arrived in Tripoli on Thursday on the first visit by foreign leaders to the new Libya.

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NAM supports Iran’s right to peaceful nuclear energy

VIENNA: Non-Aligned Movement in a meeting of International Atomic Energy Board of Governors underlined countries' indisputable right to the development, research and use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes.

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Dangerous TB spreading at alarming rate in Europe: WHO

LONDON: Multidrug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant forms of tuberculosis (TB) are spreading at an alarming rate in Europe and will kill thousands unless health authorities halt the pandemic, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Wednesday.

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‘Black box’ for better safety on planes

WASHINGTON: Researchers have developed an instrument for fine tuning an airplane's digital flight-data recorder or "black box" so that it can pre-empt crashes and ensure greater safety for passengers.

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