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Diaz-Canel is Cuba's new president as Castro steps aside

Havana: Miguel Diaz-Canel was formally named Cuba's new president today, succeeding Raul Castro, state media said -- a historic handover ending six decades of rule by the Castro brothers.

The 57-year-old Diaz-Canel, who was the only candidate for the presidency, was elected to a five-year term with 603 out of 604 possible votes in the National Assembly, the official Cubadebate website said.-AFP

India, Nepal Foreign Ministers hold talks

New York : Nepal's Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, held a meeting with Minister of External Affairs of India, Sushma Swaraj, at t...

US will win trade war with China: Pompeo

Washington : United States Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo has said that the US would emerge victorious in the ongoing trade war against China."T...

Turkish President slams US for continued support to Kurdish forces in Syria

Moscow : Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday said that Washington continues to support the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) and th...

Tiger population doubles in Nepal

Kathmandu : While the number of tigers in many countries is witnessing a decline, a recent survey led by the Government of Nepal has shown that the po...