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Latest Nepalese Civil War Stories

2006-04-06 22:25:39

By Gopal Sharma and Y.P. Rajesh KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Opponents of Nepal King Gyanendra vowed to come out in vast numbers on Friday to pressure him to give up absolute power as riot police gathered to thwart them on the second day of a four-day nationwide general strike.

2006-04-06 15:19:41

By Y.P. Rajesh and Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Police fired tear gas to break up stone-throwing anti-monarchy protesters in Nepal on Thursday after a fierce overnight attack on a town by Maoist rebels left 22 people dead, witnesses and authorities said.

2006-04-06 09:46:54

By Y.P. Rajesh and Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Police fired tear gas to break up stone-throwing anti-monarchy protesters in Nepal on Thursday after a fierce overnight attack on a town by Maoist rebels left 22 people dead, witnesses and authorities said.

2006-04-06 08:23:11

By Gopal Sharma and Y.P. Rajesh KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A fierce attack on a town by Maoist guerrillas left 22 people dead in Nepal, hours before a general strike against the king's grip on power shut down the Himalayan nation on Thursday, authorities said.

2006-04-06 05:59:31

By Gopal Sharma and Y.P. Rajesh KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A fierce attack on a town by Maoist guerillas left 22 people dead in Nepal, hours before a general strike against the king's grip on power shut down the Himalayan nation on Thursday, authorities said.

2006-04-06 04:20:40

By Gopal Sharma and Y.P. Rajesh KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A fierce attack on a town by Maoist guerillas left 15 people dead in Nepal, hours before a general strike over the king's grip on power shut down the Himalayan nation on Thursday, authorities said.

2006-04-05 22:22:16

By Gopal Sharma and Y.P. Rajesh KATHMANDU (Reuters) - At least 10 people were killed in Nepal when Maoist guerrillas attacked a district town hours before a strike against the monarchy shut down the troubled nation on Thursday, witnesses and authorities said.

2006-04-05 03:33:05

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's royalist government detained dozens of activists and politicians in Kathmandu on Wednesday in a crackdown ahead of a general strike and protests planned against King Gyanendra's seizure of power last year.

2006-04-05 01:09:49

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Maoist rebels killed six soldiers and policemen in an ambush in east Nepal on Wednesday, an official said, a day ahead of a planned nationwide strike by political parties against King Gyanendra.

2006-04-03 01:51:50

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepali police fired tear gas shells to break up protests by students in the capital on Monday, days ahead of a planned general strike against King Gyanendra who seized power last year.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.