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2006-01-05 08:21:19

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nine people including four civilians were wounded as Nepal's anti-monarchy Maoist rebels launched a string of attacks on Thursday, days after they ended a four-month truce, officials and witnesses said.

2006-01-03 09:14:07

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Two fresh bomb blasts hit the tourist town of Pokhara in Nepal on Tuesday, following a series of overnight explosions in the Himalayan kingdom, which came just hours after Maoist rebels called off a four-month truce.

2006-01-03 06:46:13

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A series of overnight blasts rocked Nepal with one erupting in the popular tourist town of Pokhara, just hours after Maoist rebels called off a four-month truce, raising fears of a resurgence of violence.

2006-01-03 01:30:09

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A series of explosions rocked Nepal on Tuesday with one blast erupting in the popular tourist town of Pokhara, just hours after Maoist rebels called off a four-month truce, raising fears of a resurgence of violence.

2005-12-15 23:54:27

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Shops, schools and public transport came to a standstill in Kathmandu on Friday as the Nepali capital heeded a strike call by political parties over the killing of 12 civilians by a soldier.

2005-12-15 05:33:41

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Hundreds of people took to the streets and burned tires in noisy protests on Thursday after a Nepali soldier killed 11 people and wounded 19 after an argument, the army and witnesses said.

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.


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friseur
  • A hairdresser.
The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").
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