Impeachment motion against Nepal's Chief Justice, Home Minister resigns (20:18)
By Anil Giri
Kathmandu, April 30 (IANS) The Nepal government on Sunday registered an impeachment motion against Chief Justice Sushila Karki, leading to the automatic suspension of the first woman to hold the top legal post.
Goan artist to present Portuguse PM with Pessoa painting (19:38)
Panaji, April 30 (IANS) Popular but reclusive Goan artist Vamona Navelcar's painting of Portugal's most popular poet Fernando Pessoa, will be Goa's gift to Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa when he graces the 30th anniversary celebrations of Lisbon's Casa de Goa.
US, South Korea end annual military drills (16:16)
Seoul, April 30 (IANS) South Korea and the US on Sunday ended their annual joint military exercise, the biggest ever drill of its kind, amid heightened tensions on the Korean peninsula.
Le Pen proposes two-currency system as 'euro is dead' (16:00)
Paris, April 30 (IANS) French far-right National Front leader and presidential candidate Marine Le Pen on Sunday proposed a dual currency system for France, a national currency for its home economy and another for international trade as, in her opinion, the "euro is dead".
43 militants killed in Afghan operation (Lead) (15:40)
Kabul, April 30 (IANS) At least 43 militants were killed in military operations in Afghanistan, the Interior Ministry said on Sunday.
Study suggests new approach to assess vulnerability of bridges (14:20)
San Francisco, April 30 (IANS) Analysis considering a range of flood scenarios, as opposed to a single 100-year threshold, could be more robust and accurate about vulnerability of bridges, according to a study.
Harry Potter, mugwumps and man called Boris dominate Britain campaigning (14:18)
London, April 30 (IANS) The first full week of campaigning ahead of snap general election in Britain has ended with headlines dominated by a quirky insult hurtled by Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson at opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn.
Nine Haqqani militants killed in Afghan air strikes (13:54)
Kabul, April 30 (IANS) Nine Haqqani Network militants were killed in two airstrikes within the last 24 hours in Afghanistan, the Defence Ministry said on Sunday.
Bullies, victims want plastic surgery: Research (13:52)
London, April 30 (IANS) School bullies and victims are more likely to want plastic surgery than other teenagers, a new research by the University of Warwick in the UK has found.
11 die in Pakistan accident (13:44)
Islamabad, April 30 (IANS) At least 11 persons were killed on Sunday when a passenger bus plunged into a ravine in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan, police said.
Chinese industries continue expanding at slower pace (13:30)
Beijing, April 30 (IANS) Chinese industries maintained expansion in April, although at a slower pace than March, with 52.2 points on the Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI), 0.6 points less than March, authorities said on Sunday.
White House Correspondents' Dinner pokes fun at Trump in his absence (13:10)
Washington, April 30 (IANS) The annual White House Correspondents' Dinner took place here with journalists and comedians poking fun at President Donald Trump for skipping the event.
Is there a positive side to worrying? (12:42)
New York, April 30 (IANS) A new study by a psychology professor at the University of California - Riverside shows that there is a positive side to worrying.
Material that changes properties according to environment developed (12:30)
New York, April 30 (IANS) Inspired by the jelly-like jaw of a sea worm, researchers have developed a new material that becomes hard or flexible depending on the environment around it and can be used in soft robotics.
Trump invites Philippines' Duterte to White House (10:58)
Washington, April 30 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has invited his Philippine counterpart Rodrigo Duterte to the White House, an official statement announced.
Pope urges international mediation over N.Korea crisis (10:52)
London, April 30 (IANS) Pope Francis has called for international mediation to ease escalating tensions over North Korea's nuclear activity, the media reported on Sunday.
5-magnitude quake jolts Taiwan sea area (10:48)
Beijing, April 30 (IANS) A 5.0-magnitude earthquake jolted the sea area off the coast of Taidong county in Taiwan on Sunday morning, according to the measurement of the China Earthquake Networks Centre (CENC).
New eye test may detect early signs of glaucoma (10:24)
London, April 30 (IANS) Researchers have developed a simple eye test that could help solve the biggest global cause of irreversible blindness, glaucoma, by detecting the onset of the disease at a very early stage.
Asean urges N.Korea to comply with international obligations (09:24)
Manila, April 30 (IANS) Leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) have urged North Korea to seriously comply with international obligations and voiced concerns over Pyongyang's test-firing of mid-range ballistic missiles.
3 killed in fire by phone charger in Morocco (09:24)
Rabat, April 30 (IANS) Three people were killed and four others injured in a fire caused by a phone charger in the Moroccan city of Azilal, police said.
Tokyo subway shut after failed N.Korean missile test (09:04)
London, April 30 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe branded North Korea a "grave threat" during his visit to London, after a failed missile test resulted in the shut down of a Tokyo subway, the media reported.
Trump marks 100 days in office, slams media (Lead) (08:38)
Washington, April 30 (IANS) US President Donald Trump marked his 100th day in office in a rally in Pennsylvania, where he focused on his long-running antagonism with the news media and also touted his administration's "historic progress", a report said.
8 die as military plane crashes in Cuba (07:20)
Havana, April 30 (IANS) A Cuban military plane crashed on Saturday morning in Artemisa province, killing eight members of the military on board, state media said.
Trump skips media dinner to hold rally in Pennsylvania (06:34)
Washington, April 30 (IANS) US President Donald Trump skipped the White House Correspondents' Dinner on Saturday night and instead held a campaign-style rally in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, with the aim of reminding some of his most ardent supporters that he has kept his campaign promises.
59% Americans uneasy about Trump's approach on Syria: Poll (05:10)
Washington, April 30 (IANS) Nearly six in 10 Americans feel uneasy about US President Donald Trump's approach towards handling the situation in Syria, according to a new CBS News poll.