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2006-04-22 03:38:24

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

2006-04-22 01:31:34

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Thousands of anti-monarchy activists burned tires and chanted slogans in Nepal's capital on Saturday as protests persisted despite King Gyanendra's promise to restore multi-party democracy.

2006-04-21 23:18:03

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of people held anti-monarchy protests across Nepal on Saturday despite the king's promise to restore multi-party democracy, saying they wanted his powers limited by a new constitution.

2006-04-21 13:54:39

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's King Gyanendra said on Friday after weeks of violent anti-monarchy protests he would restore political power to the people but the largest party said he had not gone far enough and vowed more demonstrations.

2006-04-21 11:23:25

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's King Gyanendra, facing sweeping anti-monarchy protests, said on Friday he was restoring political power to the people, but the country's largest party said that was not enough.

2006-04-21 09:23:28

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's King Gyanendra, facing sweeping anti-monarchy protests, said on Friday he was handing over political power to the people and asked a seven-party alliance to choose a new prime minister.

2006-04-21 08:36:04

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's King Gyanendra said on Friday he was handing over power to political parties and asked them to recommend a new prime minister.

2006-04-21 07:06:30

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's King Gyanendra will address the nation at 7 p.m. (9:15 a.m. EDT) on Friday, state television said, amid widespread speculation that he would hand over political power to an all-party government.

2006-04-21 04:05:47

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Anti-monarchy protesters in Nepal burned Tires and threw logs and barbed wire across the streets of the capital Kathmandu on Friday as a curfew imposed to prevent a march on King Gyanendra's palace came into force.

2006-04-21 03:18:38

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