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PM in talks for new alliance

KATHMANDU, Mac 04 (Reuters): Nepal's Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal was in talks with two opposition parties to form a new coalition on Monday, citing difficulties with his present ally, the centrist Nepali Congress party, one of his aides said.Dahal, a former Maoist guerrilla leader in the mountainous nation sandwiched...

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Gaza war toll hits 30,534

GAZA STRIP, Mar 04 (AFP): The health ministry in Hamas-run Gaza said on Monday that at least 30,534 people have been killed during the war between Israel and Hamas in the Palestinian territory.A ministry statement said there were 124 fatalities over the past 24 hours, while another 71,980 people have...

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Four killed, multiple hurt in California shooting

CALIFORNIA, Mar 04 (Reuters): Four people were killed and multiple others were injured in a shooting at a residence in King City, California, authorities said on Sunday.The incident took place on Sunday evening, following a party at a residential building where three male adults with gunshot wounds were pronounced dead...

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Haley beats Trump in Washington primary

NEW YORK, Mar 04 (BBC): Nikki Haley has defeated Donald Trump in the Republican primary in Washington DC. This is her first victory over the former president in the 2024 campaign to become the Republican presidential candidate.She lost in South Carolina, her home state. But she is the first woman...

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More than 6 in 10 US adults doubt Biden's mental health

WASHINGTON, Mar 04 (AP): A poll finds that a growing share of U.S. adults doubt that 81-year-old President Joe Biden has the memory and acuity for the job, turning his coming State of the Union address into something of a real-time audition for a second term.Roughly 6 in 10 say...

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Gangs threaten Haiti takeover after mass jailbreak

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Mar 04 (BBC/AFP): The government of Haiti declared a 72-hour state of emergency on Sunday after armed gangs stormed a major Port-au-Prince prison. At least 12 people were killed and about 3,700 inmates escaped in the jailbreak.Gang leaders say they want to force the resignation of Prime Minister Ariel...

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US, S Korea begin large military drills

SEOUL, Mar 04(AP): South Korea and the United States began large annual military exercises Monday to bolster their readiness against North Korean nuclear threats after the North raised animosities with an extension of missile tests and belligerent rhetoric earlier this year.The South Korean and U.S. forces began a computer-simulated command...

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News in Brief-(2024-03-05)

Thai Supreme Court clearsYingluck in negligence caseBANGKOK, Mar 04: Thailand's Supreme Court cleared self-exiled former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra of negligence on Monday, her lawyer and local media said, in a case dating back to her time in office in 2013. Yingluck, a prominent member of the influential Shinawatra family,...

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