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2006-04-28 03:55:43

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Thousands of Nepalis surrounded the gates of the country's revived parliament on Friday, waving party flags and chanting slogans to keep up pressure for a new constitution after weeks of street protests.

2006-04-27 23:59:50

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's 84-year-old Prime Minister-designate Girija Prasad Koirala was unable to attend his own swearing-in ceremony on Friday morning because of bronchitis, relatives and officials said.

2006-04-27 07:57:22

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's Maoist rebels declared a three-month ceasefire from Thursday and political parties forming a new government promised to work with them, raising hopes of an end to the decade-old conflict.

2006-04-26 22:42:51

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's Maoist rebels declared a three-month unilateral ceasefire from Thursday, easing tensions in the impoverished kingdom, but again underlined their demand for a new constitution.

2006-04-26 20:52:31

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's Maoist rebels declared a three-month unilateral ceasefire from Thursday, easing tensions in the impoverished kingdom, but again underlined their demand for a new constitution.

2006-04-26 09:28:09

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's Maoist rebels suspended a blockade of the capital on Wednesday after the country's incoming prime minister assured them elections would be held for an assembly to frame a new constitution.

2006-04-26 05:57:30

By Raju Gopalakrishnan KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Kathmandu was back to its usual bustling self on Wednesday after weeks of crippling protests and curfews, but an underlying sense of unease persisted in the Nepali capital over Maoist threats of a blockade.

2006-04-26 02:17:03

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's incoming government is likely to offer Maoist rebels a ceasefire, political leaders said on Wednesday and urged the insurgents to end a fresh blockade of the capital.

2006-04-25 10:36:28

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of people flooded the streets of Nepal's capital on Tuesday after King Gyanendra announced a deal to end weeks of unrest, but the rally was part victory celebration and part continued protest.

2006-04-25 00:12:14

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's seven-party alliance called off crippling pro-democracy protests on Tuesday after King Gyanendra announced he was reinstating the dissolved parliament.


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