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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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2006-04-20 23:46:53

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 Thursday ahead of a curfew imposed to prevent a march on King Gyanendra's palace.

2006-04-20 21:27:39

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's government re-imposed a curfew in the capital Kathmandu on Friday after political parties announced they would hold fresh anti-monarchy protests and try to march on King Gyanendra's palace.

2006-04-20 08:35:25

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepali police opened fire to block tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters marching into Kathmandu on Thursday to confront King Gyanendra, killing at least three people and wounding up to 100.

2006-04-20 03:22:29

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of anti-monarchy protesters gathered outside the city limits of the Nepali capital Kathmandu on Thursday preparing to defy a strict curfew imposed to block a pro-democracy rally, witnesses said.


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