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Doctors close down health service in Nepali capital KATHMANDU, July 9 (Xinhua) -- Doctors closed down all health services except emergency in governmental, non-governmental and private health institutions within Nepali capital Kathmandu on Wednesday, demanding security for their profession.
Excerpt from report by Nepalese eKantipur.com website on 9 July Kathmandu, [Wednesday] 9 July: Doctors closed down all health services except emergency in governmental, non-governmental and private health institutions within the capital on Wednesday demanding security for their profession.
By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's Maoists said on Monday that peace talks with the government were close to breaking down over the contentious questions of the rebels surrendering their arms and the future of the monarchy.
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's Maoist rebels extended their ceasefire by three months on Friday in a bid to support peace talks aimed at ending their decade-old insurgency that has killed thousands.
By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A meeting between Nepal's top Maoist leaders and seven political parties set for Friday has been postponed, delaying a slow-moving peace dialogue aimed at ending a bloody, decade-old revolt, officials said.
By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's Maoist rebels are likely to extend a ceasefire due to expire in a few days to support peace talks aimed at ending an insurgency which has killed thousands, a top guerrilla leader said on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's ailing prime minister, Girija Prasad Koirala, left hospital on Wednesday after treatment for pneumonia but his health remains a concern, doctors and analysts said.
By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters)- Nepal has invited the United Nations to monitor weapons held by Maoists rebels and government troops ahead of elections for an assembly that aims to map the nation's political future, an aide to the prime minister said on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - An parliamentary address by Nepali Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala on Tuesday outlining his government's policies and vision for the next year has been delayed because he is ill.
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's ailing Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala has been hospitalized and would not attend parliament on Tuesday to present the government's annual policy statement, officials and doctors said.
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