Latest Nepalese Civil War Stories
RANCHI, India (Reuters) - Hundreds of Maoist rebels on Monday seized a passenger train in eastern India with around 200 people on board, police said.
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Hundreds of Maoist rebels raided a town in eastern Nepal, bombing government buildings and freeing dozens of prisoners from a local jail, officials said on Monday.
By Sujeet Kumar RAIPUR, India (Reuters) - Maoist rebels set off a land mine under a truck on Tuesday in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh, killing 55 people and wounding at least 20 who belonged to a government-backed anti-Maoist group, police said.
RAIPUR, India (Reuters) - Maoists rebels set off a land mine under a truck on Tuesday in central India, killing 50 people who belonged to a government-sponsored anti-Maoist group, police said. The incident comes on the eve of a visit by U.S. President George W. Bush.
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Dozens of Maoist rebels ambushed an army patrol in eastern Nepal on Monday and shot dead at least three soldiers, an army officer said.
By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's King Gyanendra made his first formal approach to the country's estranged political parties on Sunday, urging them to join talks and try to put democracy back on track.
By Terry Friel TILA, Nepal (Reuters) - The boy dancers in their green sashes and clanking bells twirl in the dust in a frenzied performance in the Himalayan foothills of Nepal.
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's Maoist rebels called on Saturday for an indefinite nationwide general strike from April 3 in an intensified campaign against King Gyanendra who sacked the government and seized absolute power last year.
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal arrested more journalists than any other country since 2004, many during pro-democracy protests, an international media watchdog said while urging the royalist government to free seven still in detention.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Nepal's King Gyanendra will ultimately be exiled or executed because he has closed the door to any political compromise since seizing absolute power a year ago, the reclusive leader of the country's Maoist rebels said.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.