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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.

2006-04-20 05:21:08

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepali police fired rubber bullets and tear gas on Thursday to prevent thousands of people marching into the capital Kathmandu where a strict curfew was in force to block a pro-democracy rally, witnesses said.

2006-04-19 23:29:23

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Anti-monarchy protesters gathered outside the city limits of the Nepali capital Kathmandu on Thursday where a strict curfew has been imposed to block a pro-democracy rally. Security forces have orders to shoot violators.

2006-04-19 21:25:02

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepali police and troops patrolled deserted streets of the capital Kathmandu on Thursday as a curfew imposed to block a massive anti-monarchy protest went into effect. All roads of the city of 1.5 million were empty of traffic, residents said.

2006-04-19 16:02:10

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's royalist government imposed a strict curfew in Kathmandu and neighbouring areas on Thursday but activists vowed to go ahead with their plan to bring hundreds of thousands of people onto the streets.

2006-04-19 04:43:46

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - India stepped up pressure on Nepal's King Gyanendra on Wednesday to restore democracy, sending a special envoy and its top diplomat to hold talks with the monarch to try to defuse a fortnight of crippling protests.

2006-04-18 07:56:58

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Anti-monarchy protesters kept up the pressure in the Nepali capital on Tuesday despite bad weather as diplomats said the movement against King Gyanendra appeared to be reaching a climax.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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