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Text of report by Nepalese Kantipur FM on 21 July Dr Ram Baran Yadav has been elected first president of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal. An official announcement to this effect will be made in a meeting of the constituent assembly after 4 pm today.
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's Maoist rebels extended their ceasefire by three months on Friday in a bid to support peace talks aimed at ending their decade-old insurgency that has killed thousands.
KATHMANDU (Reuters)- Nepal's Maoists are unhappy with the government's invitation to the United Nations to monitor weapons held by the guerrillas and the army ahead of elections, a rebel leader said on Thursday.
By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters)- Nepal has invited the United Nations to monitor weapons held by Maoists rebels and government troops ahead of elections for an assembly that aims to map the nation's political future, an aide to the prime minister said on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - An parliamentary address by Nepali Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala on Tuesday outlining his government's policies and vision for the next year has been delayed because he is ill.
By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's Maoist rebel leader held ground-breaking talks on Friday with the government, which agreed to dissolve parliament and set up an interim administration to include the rebels.
By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's Maoist rebel chief Prachanda began talks with Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala on Friday in a bid to iron out differences before holding landmark elections and drafting a new constitution.
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.
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.
By Gopal Sharma and Terry Friel KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepalis trickled into schools, temples and ancient courtyards on Wednesday for local elections seen by many as the first real test of King Gyanendra's rule since he seized power a year ago.
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