Archive of 12 October 2019

Nepal eyes railway deal with China during Xi visit

Xi Jinping is due to arrive in Nepal on Saturday for talks with Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli. Xi will be the first Chinese...

India, China agree to tackle trade deficit at Modi-Xi summit

India and China will set up a mechanism to tackle India's galloping trade deficit with the world's second-biggest economy. Xi, who is visiting India,...

Du Plessis falls after fifty, India eye big lead

Ravichandran Ashwin ended South Africa captain Faf du Plessis' resistance after the lunch break. Fast bowlers Umesh Yadav and Mohammed Shami made early inroads...

Catalan separatist leaders to get up to 15 years in jail

Spain's Supreme Court plans to sentence Catalan separatist leaders to a maximum of 15 years in prison. The verdict is expected to be made...

Syria must be freed from foreign military presence: Putin

Syria must be freed from foreign military presence, Russian President Vladimir Putin. Everyone who is illegitimately on the territory of any state, in this...

Petrol bombs thrown in Hong Kong metro, no one injured-govt

Petrol bombs were thrown inside a Hong Kong metro station on Saturday. The Kowloon Tong station was seriously damaged in the attack, the government...

China’s finance ministry urges increased farm insurance coverage

China's Ministry of Finance on Saturday published suggestions for improving the country's agricultural insurance. Chinese farmers have had a difficult year. By 2030, the...

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