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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.

2006-04-24 07:37:22

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - At least five Maoist rebels and a Nepali soldier were killed when hundreds of rebels stormed an eastern town overnight, the army said on Monday, as a fresh curfew was clamped on the capital to thwart anti-king protests.

2006-04-24 02:24:21

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - At least five Maoist rebels and a Nepali soldier were killed when hundreds of rebels stormed an eastern town overnight, the army said on Monday, as a fresh curfew was clamped on the capital to thwart anti-king protests.

2006-04-23 12:07:31

By Simon Denyer and Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Thousands of protesters defied a daytime curfew in the Nepali capital on Sunday to chant slogans against the king, but the demonstrations seemed less intense and more peaceful than in recent days.

2006-04-23 00:36:50

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepali soldiers and police enforced a daytime curfew in the capital Kathmandu on Sunday, with orders to shoot to kill to prevent a planned march by anti-monarchy protesters to the palace of King Gyanendra.

2006-04-22 14:10:02

By Raju Gopalakrishnan KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepali police opened fire and used teargas on Saturday to confront more than 100,000 anti-monarchy protesters who defied a curfew and marched toward King Gyanendra's palace in the center of the capital.

2006-04-22 03:40:24

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of anti-monarchy protesters defied a curfew and were marching toward the center of Nepal's capital on Saturday as a seven-party alliance rejected overtures by the king to form a government.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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