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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.

2006-04-25 01:48:40

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's Maoist rebels on Tuesday rejected the king's decision to reinstate parliament and said his speech was a sham that failed to address the demands of mass street protests.

2006-04-25 01:58:13

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.

2006-04-24 14:01:46

By Simon Denyer and Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - King Gyanendra on Monday announced he would reinstate Nepal's dissolved parliament, prompting political parties to say they might call off the mass protests that have paralyzed the country.

2006-04-24 12:57:59

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's King Gyanendra announced the reinstatement of the kingdom's dissolved parliament on Monday, meeting a key demand of anti-monarchy protesters who have brought the nation to a standstill.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.