UAE’s Mohamed Bin Zayed, Bangladesh PM Explore Prospects For Joint Cooperation

ABU DHABI, Nov 18 (NNN-WAM) – Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE’s Armed Forces, met Sheikh Hasina Wazed, Prime Minister of Bangladesh, on the sidelines of the 16th Dubai Airshow, where they discussed ways to bolster friendship and…

China-Laos Railway Tunnel Completed, 43 Days Ahead Of Schedule

VIENTIANE, Nov 18 (NNN-KPL) – A Key tunnel of China-Laos railway, has been drilled through by China Railway No. 8 Engineering Group (CREC-8), near the ancient Lao capital of Luang Prabang, some 220 km north of the capital, Vientiane. With the roar of the excavator, the last piece of rock…

Chinese Medical Team Provide Free Eye Surgeries To Nepali Patients

KATHMANDU, Nov 18 (NNN-NEPALNEWS) – Chinese medical team, provided free cataract surgeries, to over 50 Nepali patients, in the last two days here, as part of programmes to strengthen medical cooperation between the two countries. The medical team, under China’s Shenzhen Chaoqing Charity, conducted the surgeries, the fifth of its…

241 Daesh Members Surrender In Afghanistan’s Nangarhar Province

JALALABAD, Afghanistan, Nov 18 (NNN-XINHUA) – A total of 241 members and loyalists of the Daesh group, including women and children, surrendered to the government, in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province, said an army statement released here. “A total of 241 Daesh members and loyalists, including 71 men, 63 women and…

Four Injured In Suicide Bomb Blast In Kabul

KABUL, Nov 18 (NNN-AGENCIES) – At least four army personnel were wounded, after a suicide bomb blast hit outside an Afghan army training centre, in an eastern neighbourhood here on Monday morning, police of the capital confirmed. “A suicide bomber blew himself up at 7:30 a.m. local time, outside Afghan…

Update with official results: Gotabaya Rajapaksa wins Sri Lankan presidential election

COLOMBO, Nov 18 (NNN-PTI) — Sri Lanka’s controversial wartime defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa will lead the country after ruling party candidate Sajith Premadasa conceded the hotly contested presidential poll on Sunday, marking the return of the powerful Rajapaksa dynasty known for its pro-China tilt, amidst security challenges following the Easter…

14 Killed, Many Injured In Collision Between Truck, Bus In India’s Rajasthan

NEW DELHI, Nov 18 (NNN-PTI) — As many as 14 people were killed and at least 18 others injured Monday (today), in a deadly collision between a bus, carrying passengers and a truck, in India’s western state of Rajasthan, police said. According to sources, the accident took place on National…

China, ASEAN Pledge To Further Strengthen Defence Cooperation

BANGKOK, Nov 18 (NNN-TNA) – China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), pledged to further strengthen defence cooperation, to safeguard regional stability. The pledge was made at the 10th China-ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Informal Meeting, which was co-chaired by Chinese State Councillor and Defence Minister, Wei Fenghe and Thailand’s…

Indian PM Says Gov’t Ready To Discuss All Issues In Parliament

NEW DELHI, Nov 18 (NNN-PTI) – Ahead of the Indian parliament’s Winter session, Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, assured representatives of all political parties that, the government was ready to discuss all issues. The assurance was extended during an all-party meeting called by the government in New Delhi. Leaders from major…

President-Elect Rajapaksa Ready To Work For Sri Lankans

Colombo, Sri Lanka: File Photo of Sri Lanka’s president-elect, Gotabaya Rajapaksa (Right) with his brother and former president Mahinda Rajapaksa (Left) in October this year, after the former filed his nominations papers. Photo courtesy of Pradeep Dambarage/ZUMA Wire/dpa COLOMBO, Nov 18 (NNN-SLNEWS) – Sri Lanka’s President-elect, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, said, he…
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