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Sep 16, 2014

Irish troops gear up for new UN peace mission in the Golan Heights

Key changes to the structure of the United Nations mission on the Golan Heights has boosted confidence here that the next contingent of Irish peacekeeping troops will be deployed there. The current 130-strong Irish contingent have been moved from the... #United Nations #Golan Heights #Syria #India #Philippines #Nepal #Fiji #Simon Coveney (politician)

Sep 19, 2014

Fin24.com | Nepal, Indial to build hydropower plant

Nepal has signed a long-delayed agreement with New Delhi to build Nepal's biggest hydropower plant in a bid to kickstart economic growth... #New Delhi #Nepal

Sep 19, 2014

UK's 'covert acts' during Nepalese civil war

Kathmandu, Nepal - On the eve of the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances on August 29, the UK ambassador to Nepal hosted a discussion with victims' families, legislators, UN officials, and members of civil society. At the meet... #Nepal #Kathmandu #Thomas Bell

Sep 16, 2014

How Modi's India Is Reshaping Asia

NEW DELHI -- During his spirited campaign for parliamentary elections held earlier this year, Narendra Modi, the right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate, hardly spoke about foreign policy issues. Other than a few sharp barbs h... #China #India #New Delhi #Pakistan #Bangladesh #Nepal #Bhutan #Nawaz Sharif #Bharatiya Janata Party #Narendra Modi #United Nations General Assembly

Sep 12, 2014

Nepal citizenship law 'biased' against women

Kathmandu, Nepal - Shivani Kharel from Nepal is worried about her future. Instead of attending college, she has been fighting a long battle to be recognised as a citizen of the Himalayan nation. The 20-year-old, whose mother was abandoned by her fath... #Libya #Sudan #Nepal #Qatar #Kathmandu #Human Rights Watch #Al Jazeera

Sep 11, 2014

Syria rebels free UN peacekeepers

The Syrian rebel group the Nusra Front has released all UN peacekeepers from Fiji, Al Jazeera has learned. The 44 peacekeepers were expected to cross from Syria into the Israeli side of the Golan Heights. On Wednesday the group posted a video on its ... #Israel #Syria #India #Middle East #Philippines #Nepal #Jordan #Golan Heights #Fiji #YouTube

Sep 15, 2014

Beards, bars and goji berries: the best of TIFF 2014

The Toronto International Film Festival wrapped over the weekend, so Vinay Menon examines the 2014 festivities and hands out a few awards. Best Shrug: “A werewolf is a werewolf and I’m one of them.” It’s not like Andrew Garfield was the only celebrit... #Ed Harris #Nepal #Al Pacino #Osama bin Laden #Kevin Costner #Kevin Kline #Haley Joel Osment #Richard Gere #Daft Punk #Jason Reitman #Andrew Garfield

Aug 31, 2014

Britain accused of conniving at torture of Maoists in Nepal's civil war

Author says MI6 assisted Nepalese army as it carried out gross human rights violations in war with Maoist rebels Continue reading..... #United Kingdom #Nepal

Sep 06, 2014

Day 3: Celebs and sneakers at NY Fashion Week

The weather never seems to cooperate with New York Fashion Week. In February it's freezing and icy, and in September it seems to get even hotter than the summer that just ended. On this steamy day in Manhattan, Prabal Gurung took his guests on a cool... #Nepal #Prabal Gurung #Alexander Wang

Aug 29, 2014

Get in to the Grove: with benefits of nearby schools

8 Grove Paddock, Stillorgan Park, Blackrock, Co Dublin. Asking price: €1.35m. Agent: Hunters Estate Agents, Castle Street, Dalkey (01 275 1640) Grove Paddock is neither a grove nor a paddock but an enclave of 14 recently built homes located in a cul ... #Nepal #CBC