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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
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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