Latest Nepalese Civil War Stories
By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's Maoist rebels said on Monday that a new round of peace talks with the government would be held soon, a day after the guerrilla chief met a senior minister in a remote village in the west of the country.
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's army and Maoist rebels have accused each other of violating a code of conduct agreed last week which commits both sides to cease provocations and stop intimidating people with arms.
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's new government announced on Wednesday an indefinite truce to match a ceasefire declared by Maoist insurgents and will seek the withdrawal of Interpol arrest warrants against rebel leaders.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China distanced itself from Nepal's self-styled Maoist rebels on Thursday, saying the group had no connection with any Chinese person or group.
By Simon Denyer KATHMANDU (Reuters) - The Himalayan kingdom of Nepal stepped back from the abyss this week, when its stubborn and autocratic king finally bowed to weeks of street protests and handed power back to political parties.
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.
By Simon Denyer and Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Thousands of protesters defied a daytime curfew in the Nepali capital on Sunday, chanting slogans against the king on the 18th consecutive day of protests.
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Authorities clamped a further curfew in the capital Kathmandu on Sunday to prevent a planned march by anti-monarchy protesters to the palace of King Gyanendra.
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.
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.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).