BEIJING: China's president on Friday pledged to provide $81 million in aid to help fight Ebola in the three West African countries at the heart of the crisis.
HONG KONG: Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong plan to hold a spot referendum Sunday on whether to stay in the streets or accept government offers for more talks and clear their protest camps.
The three main groups behind the demonstrations said Thursday they would register public opinion at the main downtown protest si...Read More
BIRATNAGAR: Madhesi Janaadhikar Forum-Democratic (MJF-D) Chairman Bijay Kumar Gachhadar has said his party would not join the government prior to constitution promulgation.
Talking to mediapersons at Biratnagar Airport on Friday, he said his party has not made any idea about joining the government. He added that party's ...Read More
SURKHET: An armed police force (APF) staffer was hacked to death in Surkhet last night over mutual disputes.
JAYAPURA: Two French television journalists were sentenced to two and a half months in jail Friday for illegal reporting in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua.
Thomas Dandois, 40, and Valentine Bourrat, 29, were detained for tourist visa violation in August in Jayapura, the capital of Papua, after filming a docume...Read More
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