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2006-04-18 04:52:03

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Anti-monarchy protests persisted in the Nepali capital Kathmandu on Tuesday despite bad weather as diplomats said the movement against King Gyanendra appeared to be reaching a climax.

2006-04-17 23:43:13

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Anti-monarchy protests persisted in the Nepali capital Kathmandu on Tuesday despite a steady drizzle as diplomats said the movement against King Gyanendra appeared to be reaching a climax.

2006-04-17 08:20:10

By Raju Gopalakrishnan KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepali troops opened fire on anti-monarchy protesters in an eastern town on Monday and killed one man, witnesses said, as international pressure increased on King Gyanendra to restore multi-party democracy.

2006-04-17 07:41:05

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepali troops opened fire on anti-monarchy protesters in an eastern town on Monday and killed one man, witnesses said, as international pressure increased on King Gyanendra to restore multi-party democracy.

2006-04-17 04:59:22

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepali police burst tear gas shells and charged at youths with canes on Monday to break up a protest in the tourist heartland of Kathmandu, which has been largely immune to the anti-monarchy campaign sweeping the nation.

2006-04-16 02:23:00

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's anti-monarchy protests spread to the usually off-limits tourist district in Kathmandu on Sunday, with hundreds of people chanting slogans against King Gyanendra and burning tyres on the street.

2006-04-15 06:00:49

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Thousands of people staged a pro-democracy protest in Kathmandu on Saturday, the largest turnout in Nepal's capital since the latest campaign against King Gyanendra was launched.

2006-04-14 07:41:27

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Fresh pro-democracy protests broke out in Nepal on Friday despite King Gyanendra's pledge to hold elections in the Himalayan kingdom, as activists said he offered nothing new or substantive.

2006-04-12 23:14:11

By Y.P. Rajesh KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's embattled king returned to the capital after a nearly two-month vacation and there are hopes he might make the first move to defuse a violent campaign against him, officials said on Thursday.

2006-04-12 10:56:33

By Gopal Sharma and Y.P. Rajesh KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepali troops shot dead an activist on Wednesday as violent pro-democracy protests flared for the seventh day across the troubled Himalayan nation.


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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.