Latest Nepalese Civil War Stories
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.
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.
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A woman who was hit on the face by a tear gas shell has become the sixth person to die in Nepal's two-week long protest campaign against King Gyanendra, officials said on Wednesday.
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.
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Thousands of people staged a pro-democracy protest in Kathmandu on Saturday, the largest turnout in Nepal's capital since the latest campaign against King Gyanendra was launched.
By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A top leader of Nepal's pro-democracy campaign vowed on Saturday to step up peaceful protests against the absolute rule of King Gyanendra, despite the monarch's pledge to hold elections.
By Gopal Sharma and Y.P. Rajesh KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Fresh pro-democracy protests broke out in Nepal on Friday despite King Gyanendra's pledge to hold elections in the Himalayan kingdom, as activists said he offered nothing new or substantive.
By Y.P. Rajesh KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's embattled king returned to the capital after a nearly two-month vacation and there are hopes he might make the first move to defuse a violent campaign against him, officials said on Thursday.
By Gopal Sharma and Y.P. Rajesh KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepali troops shot dead an activist on Wednesday as violent pro-democracy protests flared for the seventh day across the troubled Himalayan nation.
By Gopal Sharma and Y.P. Rajesh KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's government said on Wednesday it was relaxing a daytime curfew in the capital for the first time in five days as violent pro-democracy protests flare across the country.
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.