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Latest Nepalese Civil War Stories

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 21:43:35

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.

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.

2006-04-15 06:00:49

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.

2006-04-15 05:27:49

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.

2006-04-14 02:11:17

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.

2006-04-12 23:14:11

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.

2006-04-12 10:56:33

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.

2006-04-12 04:28:58

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.


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  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
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