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…

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…

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…

18 People Injured In Car Accident In Lebanon’s Byblos

BEIRUT, Nov 18 (NNN-NNA) – At least 18 people were injured on Sunday, in a car accident in Byblos, Mount Lebanon, requiring the civil defence teams to use hydraulic machinery, to save wounded people, Al Jadeed local TV channel reported. According to police data, compiled by YASA International, a road…

India Successfully Test-Fires Night Trial Of Surface-To-Surface Medium-Range Missile Agni-II

NEW DELHI, Nov 17 (NNN-PTI) – India successfully conducted first night trial of its versatile surface-to-surface medium-range nuclear-capable missile Agni-II, from a test range in its eastern state of Odisha, state-run broadcaster, All India Radio (AIR) said Sunday. The trial was carried out Saturday night, by the strategic forces command…

Bush-fire Conditions Worsen In East, West Australia

MELBOURNE, Nov 17 (NNN-AGENCIES) – Rising temperatures, lightning strikes and gusty winds further raised fire danger on both coasts of Australia today (Sunday), as the country already battles more than 120 bush-fires, and firefighters work day and night trying to contain them. Western Australia declared catastrophic fire ratings for four…

U.S. Embassy In Lebanon Denies Funding “Revolution Bus”

BEIRUT, Nov 17 (NNN-NNA) – The U.S. embassy in Lebanon denied rumours, about the embassy standing behind the financing of a “revolution bus” in Lebanon, amid nationwide protests against the ruling class. The embassy tweeted that it has nothing to do with the revolution bus, while “the embassy supports the…
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