Nepalese peacekeeper wounded in South Sudan

A Nepalese peacekeeper has been wounded in an attack by a government soldier in South Sudan, according to UN officials.The peacekeeper, who was shot and wounded while traveling in a convoy in the town of Yei on Saturday was airlifted to capital Juba for medical treatment, Stephane Dujarric, the spokesperson for Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Monday.

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Chinese company bids for monorail in Kathmandu

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