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Americans perceive more corruption in Trump era: Survey

Americans believe US society has become markedly more corrupt in the year since President Donald Trump rose to power. According to Transparency International, a global corruption watchdog, nearly six in 10 say they believe corruption has increased in the last 12 months, up from about a third in January last year. In the latest survey, … Continue reading Americans perceive more corruption in Trump era: Survey

Nepal: Left alliance win two third seats in parliament

AMN The left alliance in Nepal has won two third seats of direct election in lower house of the parliament. Out of 165 constituencies of House of Representative under First Past the Post, Left alliance has begged 113 seats and leading in 4. Ruling Nepali Congress able to get just 21 seats. The two major … Continue reading Nepal: Left alliance win two third seats in parliament

Saudi Arabia lift ban on movie theatres after 35 years

AMN / RIYADH Saudi Arabia will have its first public cinemas in more than 35 years, after the government announced the lifting of ban on movie theatres. Minister of Culture and Information Awwad bin Saleh Alawwad in a statement said that opening cinemas will act as a catalyst for economic growth and diversification. He said, … Continue reading Saudi Arabia lift ban on movie theatres after 35 years

400,000 children in DR Congo could die from hunger:UN

The United Nations has warned that more than four lakh children in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are severely malnourished and could die within months without emergency intervention. The UN’s children fund Unicef said, the crisis the latest to hit the poverty-stricken, strife-torn central African country is unfolding in the vast region of Kasai. An … Continue reading 400,000 children in DR Congo could die from hunger:UN

Putin orders partial Russia troop withdrawal from Syria

AMN President Vladimir Putin has ordered the partial withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria during a surprise visit to the war-torn country. In a televised speech, Putin said, he has ordered the defence minister and the chief of general staff to start withdrawing the Russian troops to their permanent bases. Russia first intervened in the … Continue reading Putin orders partial Russia troop withdrawal from Syria

Trump tells NASA to send Americans to Moon

AMN US President Donald Trump has directed NASA to send Americans to the Moon for the first time in decades, a move he said would help prepare for a future Mars trip. The last time US astronauts visited the Moon was during the Apollo missions of the 1960s and 1970s. On July 20, 1969, US … Continue reading Trump tells NASA to send Americans to Moon

Iraq holds military parade celebrating victory over Islamic State

WEB DESK An Iraqi military parade in Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone celebrated final victory over Islamic State yesterday, with Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi looking on as troops marched in formation, their bodies spelling victory day in Arabic. Abadi, who is also commander-in-chief of the armed forces, listened solemnly to Quranic verses from a chapter … Continue reading Iraq holds military parade celebrating victory over Islamic State

Arab League to launch media campaign to explain gravity of US decision on Jerusalem

WEB DESK / AMN Arab League has announced that it will launch an international media campaign to explain the gravity of US decision to shift its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Arab league statement was made after the emergency meeting of Foreign Ministers from 22 countries in Cairo yesterday. The statement also called on … Continue reading Arab League to launch media campaign to explain gravity of US decision on Jerusalem

Ready to restore ties with Saudi Arabia: Iranian President

AMN Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said, his country is ready to restore ties with Saudi Arabia. In a speech today, Mr Rouhani said the regional rivals could have good relations if the Saudis end what he termed ‘false friendship’ with Israel and halt the bombardment of Yemen, where a Saudi-led coalition is battling Iranian-allied … Continue reading Ready to restore ties with Saudi Arabia: Iranian President

Violent Protests outside US Embassies in Lebanon, Indonesia

Protest against Trump’s Jerusalem move WEB DESK There have been violent clashes near the US embassy in Lebanon, in the latest protest against President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Security forces fired tear gas and water cannon to force back flag-waving protesters close to the embassy complex north of … Continue reading Violent Protests outside US Embassies in Lebanon, Indonesia

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Mallya case: India gives fresh set of documents to UK

AMN India has given a fresh set of papers to the UK in the extradition case of businessman Vijay Mallya. Ex ...