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2006-02-10 03:59:31

By Gopal Sharma and Terry Friel KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A Nepali activist killed by the army was cremated on Friday, members of his family weeping and beating their chests, as protesters prepared for another demonstration to demand the ouster of King Gyanendra.

2006-02-09 08:24:27

By Gopal Sharma and Terry Friel KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Elections called by Nepal's King Gyanendra to convince his people he is moving toward democracy have backfired, with a low turnout signaling a rejection of his power grab and the polls triggering fresh protests on Thursday.

2006-02-09 01:57:02

By Gopal Sharma and Terry Friel KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepali police clashed with protesters demanding King Gyanendra's ouster on Thursday, a day after a remarkably low turnout at local polls signaled a massive rejection of the monarch's seizure of power last year.

2006-02-09 00:52:19

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepali police fired tear gas on Thursday at protesters demonstrating against controversial municipal elections described by critics as a sham, witnesses said.

2006-02-08 07:24:48

By Gopal Sharma and Terry Friel KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A Nepali protester was killed on Wednesday when troops opened fire to break up a demonstration against controversial local polls called by King Gyanendra who seized power a year ago, the army said.

2006-02-08 06:55:45

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepali troops shot dead a protester on Wednesday when they opened fire while trying to break up a demonstration against controversial local elections, the army said.

2006-02-08 05:44:32

By Gopal Sharma and Terry Friel KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepalis trickled into schools, temples and courtyards on Wednesday to vote in local elections seen by many as the first real test of King Gyanendra's rule since he seized power a year ago.

2006-02-08 02:25:06

By Gopal Sharma and Terry Friel KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepalis voted on Wednesday in their first elections since King Gyanendra seized power a year ago, but many followed a call by the main political parties and Maoist rebels to boycott municipal polls they have dubbed a sham.

2006-02-07 23:45:05

By Gopal Sharma and Terry Friel KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepalis were voting in their first elections in seven years on Wednesday in municipal polls dubbed a sham and boycotted by the main political parties and Maoist rebels.

2006-02-07 22:27:31

By Gopal Sharma and Terry Friel KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepalis began voting in their first elections in seven years on Wednesday in municipal polls dubbed a sham and boycotted by the main political parties and Maoist rebels.


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