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I won’t keep ‘a single cent’ of prize money says Nobel laureate Dmitry Muratov

17 Oct 2021 Foreign Affairs News Correspondent

Dmitry Muratov, editor-in-chief of Russia's Novaya Gazeta newspaper, has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 2021 recently sharing jointly with another campaigning journalist from the Philippines Ms. Maria Ressa. Both the veteran journalists received the award for their efforts to defend freedom of expression in their respective countries, Read More
UN Secretary General calls on world leaders to ‘Wake up, change course, unite’

20 Sep 2021 Foreign Affairs News Desk

The United Nations’ Secretary-General António Guterres has called on world leaders to ‘wake up,’ make an immediate course correction at home and abroad, and unite.  “The institutions we have, have no teeth. And sometimes, even when they have teeth, like in the case of the Security Council, they Read More
New UN General Assembly president hopes amid disease and destruction

14 Sep 2021 Foreign Affairs News Correspondent

The incoming President of the General Assembly says that hope is desperately needed for those billions around the world struggling with the COVID-19 pandemic, devastation, and strife.  In his first major interview, he told UN News that the General Assembly, as the UN’s most representative body, is ideally placed to give shape to that hope.   “The General Assembly is the only body Read More
US Secretary Antony J. Blinken with Martha Raddatz of ABC

30 Aug 2021 Foreign Affairs News Correspondent

Q:  Secretary Blinken, the President is saying that the threat of a further attack at the Kabul airport remains highly likely in the next 24 to 36 hours.  What more can you tell us about that?  And are you satisfied Read More
Blinken gives pictures on Afghanistan, briefs on US efforts

26 Aug 2021 Foreign Affairs News Correspondent

US Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken held a press meeting on Wednesday at Washington and updated information on Afghanistan. Here are the excerpts: SECRETARY BLINKEN:  Good afternoon.  I’d like to give you all an update on the situation in Afghanistan Read More
Qatar: True friend in need indeed

6 Jul 2021 Arun Ranjit

Qatar Ambassador to Nepal Yousef bin Mohammed Al-Hail is one of the very good friends of Nepal. Since the latter half of 2016 taking the helm of the State of Qatar's ambassadorial post in Nepal he is carrying a big Read More
Israel-Nepal ties & Nepal at UN

24 Jun 2021 Arun Ranjit

‘Without good foreign policy state tends to lose’ After the heart to heart touch between David Gurion and B. P. Koirala, Nepal recognized Israel as a fully sovereign independent nation in1960. The then PMs of Israel David Gurion (left) and Read More
‘Criticism on 2022 World Cup in Qatar baseless & mislead’

11 Apr 2021 Foreign Affairs News Desk

GCO official lauds Doha's firm on reform process joining hands with concern bodies with French newspaper Le Figaro Deputy Director for Media Affairs of the Government Communications Office Sheikh Thamer bin Hamad Al Thani has confirmed that calls to boycott Read More
‘There’ll be good transition for White House, whoever be in office’

11 Nov 2020 Foreign Affairs News Desk

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo talks with Bret Baier of Fox News QUESTION:  So what do you say to world leaders who are reaching out to Joe Biden, now the president-elect, leaders from all kinds of countries – Belgium, Read More
‘Kuwaiti efforts to resolve the Gulf crisis continues’

10 Jun 2020 Foreign Affairs News Desk

Qatari Assistant Foreign Minister and Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ms. Lolwah R M Al-Khater affirmed the continuation of Kuwaiti efforts to resolve the Gulf crisis, reiterating Qatar's position, which is always welcome to bridge the rift, as long Read More