National Sports

Cristiano Ronaldo’s bicycle kick against Juventus nominated for UEFA Goal of the Year

Former Real Madrid star forward Cristiano Ronaldo’s stunning bicycle kick against Juventus in the Champions League quarterfinals was included in the nominations for the UEFA Goal of the Year. Apart from Ronaldo, England international Lucy Bronze and Elliot Embleton’s strike was also included in the shortlist of 11 goals announced by UEFA on Tuesday. The […]

International Politics

Sanders ‘can’t guarantee’ Trump hasn’t used the n-word, but hasn’t heard him do it

As President Donald Trump faced allegations of racism and cruelty on Tuesday, his press secretary stepped to the White House podium to deny only one of those charges. Briefing reporters for the first time in weeks, Sarah Sanders insisted Trump was not using racially coded language when he disparaged a disgruntled former aide, who is […]

International Politics

Why the U.S. and Others Are Casting a Wary Eye on Foreign Investment From China

While the U.S.-China trade war has been getting the headlines, investors from China are running into resistance in countries around the world, including the United States. Typically, governments welcome foreign investment, especially local governments, as a mechanism to create—or save—jobs, reinvigorate their economies and gain access to new technologies. Growing investment outflows from China, however, […]

National Politics

Dahal cancels North Korea visit

Former prime minister and Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Co-chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal has cancelled his planned visit to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. Dahal was set to visit North Korea on the occasion of the country’s National Day on September 9, the day DPRK was proclaimed with Kim II-Sung as premier, at the invitation […]