Articles By Gopi Chandra Kharel
In a sensational revelation, North Korea confirmed the Kim Jong Un's government has dismissed the young leader's uncle Jang Song Thaek for a series of criminal acts, such as financial squandering, womanising and doing drugs.
Nelson Mandela's funeral which will reportedly be larger than that of Princess Diana, Michael Jackson and Pope John Paul II combined, will be attended by at least 60 world leaders, the South African government has said.
A collision between a commuter train and a truck in Indonesian capital Jakarta has resulted in a deadly explosion as parts of the train burst into flames, reports suggest.
After Bangkok was gripped in violent anti-government protests for weeks, PM Yingluck Shiniwatra said on Monday that she will dissolve the parliament and call for a fresh election.
After Thailand had touched the peak of political tension marked by weeks of angry protests against the government, the country's main opposition party has announced on Sunday that all its MPs would make an exit simultaneously, taking the crisis to a new level.
Considering he is a person who held 250 awards, including the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993, and after whom parks, flowers, museums, stadiums, hospitals and schools were named in various parts of the world, it isn't a surprise that all countries instantly connect to the 'giant' man in history - Mr. Nelson Mandela.
Nelson Mandela was one of the only two non-Indians to be awarded with the Bharat Ratna, the country's highest civilian award. He was in all respect a "true Gandhian" as pointed out by PM Manmohan Singh.
Indian merchant ship's Captain Sunil James who has been jailed in Togo, West Africa since July, is desperately awaited back home for conducting the last rites for his 11-month son who died on 2 December of septicemia.
Talks are rife about Paul Walker's generosity and kindness, after news of how he anonymously gifted a couple a $9,000 engagement ring surfaced in the media.
The Prelude FLNG, built by Shell with the objective of transporting liquefied natural gas, weighs a whooping 600,000 tons and stands 488 meters long.