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2005-12-03 11:25:43

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's King Gyanendra, facing a Maoist revolt and politically isolated after snatching power, has called for peace but ignored a rebel truce many hope could lead to end years of war.

2005-12-03 03:26:00

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's King Gyanendra, facing a Maoist revolt and politically isolated after snatching power, has called for peace but ignored a rebel truce many hope could lead to end years of war.

2005-08-05 08:04:03

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Songs and poems for democracy rang out under pouring rain in Nepal's capital on Friday at a rally of about 1,000 people protesting against King Gyanendra's seizure of direct power six months ago.

2005-07-18 07:31:58

By Terry Friel KATHMANDU (Reuters) - It's an hour before midnight and Kathmandu's Go Go Bar, a portrait of the Dalai Lama by the entrance, is packed with the boisterous sons of Nepal's new middle class stuffing cash into the dancers' panties.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.