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2006-02-01 03:13:14

By Y.P. Rajesh and Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A year after he seized power, Nepal's King Gyanendra vowed on Wednesday to hold national elections by 2007, as Maoist rebels attacked a western town and killed at least 19 soldiers and police.

2006-02-01 01:06:38

By Y.P. Rajesh and Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A year after he seized power, Nepal's king vowed on Wednesday to hold national elections by 2007, as Maoist rebels raided a western town killing three soldiers and leaving dozens missing.

2006-01-31 21:48:24

By Y.P. Rajesh and Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's Maoist rebels launched an attack on army barracks ahead of anti-king protests on Wednesday called by political parties to mark the first anniversary of the monarch's assumption of absolute power.

2006-01-31 08:10:50

By Y.P. Rajesh and Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - When Nepal's King Gyanendra sacked the government and took absolute power last February, he vowed to quell a bloody Maoist revolt, bring peace and good governance, and then restore democracy within three years.

2006-01-26 04:27:14

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepali police shot and wounded a protester on Thursday during a nationwide strike against municipal elections and King Gyanendra's refusal to restore multi-party democracy, doctors and witnesses said.

2006-01-22 09:39:46

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Seventeen Maoist guerrillas and six security personnel were killed in the deadliest gun battle in restive Nepal since the rebels ended a four-month-old truce three weeks ago, an army officer said on Sunday.

2006-01-22 01:15:17

By Simon Denyer KATHMANDU (Reuters) - As thousands of pro-democracy protesters fought running battles with police on the streets of the capital this weekend, Nepal's king sat regally unmoved hundreds of miles away in the east of the country.

2006-01-20 09:59:36

By Simon Denyer and Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Soldiers and armed police enforced a curfew in the Nepali capital on Friday and placed leading politicians under house arrest, thwarting a planned protest against the king, who seized absolute power last year.

2006-01-20 00:29:37

By Simon Denyer and Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Soldiers and armed police imposed a strict curfew in Kathmandu on Friday and put leading politicians under house arrest to thwart a planned protest against the king, who seized power last year.

2006-01-16 10:18:47

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's royalist government on Monday imposed a night curfew in Kathmandu, saying it was stepping up security after Maoist rebels killed 12 policemen in weekend raids near the city.


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