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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.
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.
By Terry Friel and Gopal Sharma RAJHENA REFUGEE CAMP, Nepal (Reuters) - Maheshwari Sanjali lies alone on the clean, hard-packed mud floor, countless flies crawling over her gaping mouth and half-closed eyes, her parents too busy working for her food to be able to tend to her.
By Gopal Sharma and Terry Friel KATHMANDU (Reuters) - She's 88, so short most people have to bend down to talk to her, but she walks tall and she walks strong.
By Gopal Sharma and Terry Friel KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Elections called by Nepal's King Gyanendra to convince his people he is moving toward democracy have backfired, with a low turnout signaling a rejection of his power grab and the polls triggering fresh protests on Thursday.
By Gopal Sharma and Terry Friel KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepali police clashed with protesters demanding King Gyanendra's ouster on Thursday, a day after a remarkably low turnout at local polls signaled a massive rejection of the monarch's seizure of power last year.
By Gopal Sharma and Terry Friel KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A Nepali protester was killed on Wednesday when troops opened fire to break up a demonstration against controversial local polls called by King Gyanendra who seized power a year ago, the army said.
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepali troops shot dead a protester on Wednesday when they opened fire while trying to break up a demonstration against controversial local elections, the army said.
By Gopal Sharma and Terry Friel KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepalis trickled into schools, temples and courtyards on Wednesday to vote in local elections seen by many as the first real test of King Gyanendra's rule since he seized power a year ago.
By Gopal Sharma and Terry Friel KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Maoist rebels in Nepal launched a series of attacks, killing nine people including a taxi driver, as tension mounted on the eve of the kingdom's controversial first election in seven years, officials said on Tuesday.