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Nepalese vote in first local elections in 20 years

Nepalese vote in first local elections in 20 years

Approximately 70 percent of the population is below the age of 35 and almost 4.9 million voters are eligible to cast their votes in this the first phase of elections. "I urge all the electors to participate in this historic local-level election and use their sovereign voting rights". "The local body elections will give a concrete shape to the federal setup, putting an end to the long-running unitary and centralized system that existed for decades", Khanal said adding that the election will ...



Governments Must Treat Cyber Attack as 'Wake-Up Call — Microsoft President

Secondly, people must update their systems. "We think Asia-Pacific was impacted probably not as heavily as the European regions, but I don't think they dodged a bullet", said Tim Wellsmore, Asia-Pacific director for threat intelligence at FireEye, a California-based network security company.


Erdogan visits Trump, as friction between US, Turkey at all-time high

Erdogan visits Trump, as friction between US, Turkey at all-time high

The U.S.is pushing ahead with arming Syrian Kurds after deciding the immediate objective of defeating Islamic State militants outweighs the potential damage to its partnership with Turkey. It's not clear, however, whether Erdogan expects to be able to dissuade Trump during their meeting, and what action he is prepared to take if the USA goes ahead with the policy.



Putin undecided on what melody to play for Trump

The video was posted to YouTube by Sputnik, a digital news agency that is a state-funded sibling of RT and, like RT, is aimed at global audiences. The songs are the unofficial anthems of Moscow and St. " I can't even say that I was performing, I was just pressing keys as I waited for our friend and partner (President Xi )", he added. National Public Radio reported that in 2014, Putin played "Moscow Windows " on piano at a meeting with students at the Moscow Engineering and Physics ...



Former National Intelligence Chief: U.S. Government "Under Assault" by Trump

Said Trump in the statement, "The FBI is one of our nation's most cherished and respected institutions and today will mark a new beginning for our crown jewel of law enforcement". He said in an interview on Thursday with NBC News that Comey gave him this assurance during the January dinner at the White House and in two phone conversations.



How Jeff Sessions Could Make the Opioid Epidemic Even Worse

Prosecutors will have to receive approval from a US attorney or assistant attorney general if they want to charge a lesser offense, according to the memo. It marked a reversal of the policy imposed in 2013 under Holder's "smart on crime" initiative. "So we are returning to the enforcement of the law as passed by Congress - plain and simple".