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Iran’s Rouhani says foreign interference in Syria must end, names no names

Iran’s Rouhani says foreign interference in Syria must end, names no names

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. (Source: AP) Top News Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that foreign interference in the conflict in Syria must end and foreign military presence in the country may only be acceptable if it is by the invitation of Syria’s government. Rouhani, who stopped short of naming any specific nations, also told his Russian counterparts Vladimir […]

Nepal prepares for 1st phase of provincial,parliamentary polls

Nepal is holding provincial and parliamentary elections in two phases on November 26 and December 7. (AP/File) Top News Nepal on Wednesday geared up for the first round of provincial and parliamentary polls seen as the last step in the country’s transition to a federal democracy, with all the parties making all-out efforts to convince voters by holding rallies and […]

Ex-student sues Oxford University for poor teaching on Indian history subject

Ex-student sues Oxford University for poor teaching on Indian history subject

The 39-year-old, who studied modern history at Brasenose College, said the second-class degree meant a loss of earnings in his future career as a lawyer. (File photo) Top News A former student of Oxford University, believed to be of Indian-origin, has sued the prestigious institution for one million pounds after 17 years, claiming that “inadequate” teaching has faded his opportunities […]

Zimbabwe’s incoming leader Emmerson Mnangagwa returns home to cheers

In this photo taken from video Zimbabwe’s incoming leader Emmerson Mnangagwa, centre, walks into an airport to board a flight bound for Zimbabwe, at Lanseria Airport, north west of Johannesburg, South Africa (AP) Related News Zimbabwe’s incoming leader Emmerson Mnangagwa emerged from hiding today, departing from neighboring South Africa to return home in preparation to take power after Robert Mugabe’s […]

UK sets aside extra 3 billion pounds for Brexit

UK sets aside extra 3 billion pounds for Brexit

Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond. REUTERS Related News The UK government on Wednesday announced that it is setting aside an extra 3 billion pounds over the next two years in preparation for Britain’s exit from the European Union (EU) after last year’s referendum in favour of Brexit, reports news agency PTI. In his much-anticipated Budget speech, UK Chancellor […]