KATHMANDU — A car carrying seven people slipped off a mountain highway and plunged into Trishuli River at Ghoptebheer area of Chitwan District on Sunday evening in which three were killed and three others missing including a former Nepali minister, police said.
Former Minister for Home Affairs Madhav Prasad Ghimire, his family members and relatives were en route to Capital City Kathmandu from Mustan District when the accident happened, officials said. (Nepal-Road Accident)
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UNITED NATIONS — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for the timely and full implementation of a peace agreement in Mali in order to bring peace and stability to the West African country, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters here Sunday.
The secretary-general made the appeal in his meeting here with Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita at UN Headquarters in New York late Saturday, Dujarric said. The meeting took place on the sidelines of the annual high-level debate of the UN General Assembly. (UN-Syria)
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BUDAPEST — Hungarian national police chief Karoly Papp believes the two police officers hurt by Saturday night’s powerful explosion in downtown Budapest were actually the targets of the blast.
Papp told a Sunday news conference in Budapest he thought the officers, who were in the midst of a regular patrol of the area, had been targeted for “execution” by the perpetrator. (Hungary-Explosion-Police)
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LAGOS — At least 22 Boko Haram insurgents were killed during an attack in northeast Nigeria’s state of Borno, the Nigerian Army said Sunday.
Four soldiers also died in the repelled terrorists attack, while two others sustained injuries, the army spokesman, Col. Sani Usman, said in a statement made available to Xinhua. (Nigeria-Boko Haram) Enditem
Source: Xinhua/News Ghana