29 JULY ’20 | PRAY FOR NEPAL

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Dear prayer partners, Over the past 40 days, Nepal has experienced excessive rainfall – which has resulted in 445 incidents of landslides, flash floods, and other flooding throughout the country – with hundreds being displaced. At least 132 people have lost their lives, while 128 have been injured and 53 are still missing. Search and…

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DEADLY CLASH BETWEEN NUCLEAR-ARMED NEIGHBOURS

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By Donnelly McCleland and Gustav Krōs India and China, two nuclear-armed Asian neighbours, are in a tense diplomatic and military standoff following their first deadly border clash in more than 40 years. The 15 June incident in the disputed Galwan Valley, an arid Himalayan area along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), the de facto…

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NEPAL TO VOTE IN LOCAL POLLS FOR FIRST TIME IN TWO DECADES

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Nepal votes in local elections on Sunday (14 May) for the first time in 20 years, a major step in the young republic’s difficult transition to democracy more than a decade after the end of its civil war. The government hopes the elections, staggered over two phases, will lead to a general election later in…

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