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FMs to gather in Germany for G20 summit

Berlin: Top diplomats of the G20 members will gather on Thursday in Germany's western city of Bonn, paving the way for the G20 Summit in July, media reported on Wednesday. According to the official agenda, the two-day ministerial informal…

China coal mines suspended following fatal blast

Beijing: All small-scale coal mines were suspended in China's Hunan province following a fatal blast that killed nine people, authorities said on Thursday. Starting Wednesday, coal mines with annual capacity of less than 300,000 tonnes…

Myanmar reopens border gate with Bangladesh

Yangon: Myanmar has reopened a border gate with Bangladesh which was temporarily closed following terrorist attacks on some three border posts in 2016, the State Counsellor's Office here said on Thursday. The border gate (number one) was…

Nepal-India border sealed for 72 hours

Kathmandu: The Nepal-India border points in Kanchanpur district were sealed for 72 hours since Sunday evening in view of the state assembly elections in India. The western points Gaddachauki and Brahmadev were closed since Sunday evening…

UNSC to meet over North Korea missile test

United Nations: The UN Security Council will assemble on Monday for emergency consultations on North Koreas successful ballistic missile test after Japan, South Korea and the US called for an urgent meeting, diplomats said. The closed door…