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2006-04-22 03:40:24

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of anti-monarchy protesters defied a curfew and were marching toward the center of Nepal's capital on Saturday as a seven-party alliance rejected overtures by the king to form a government.

2006-04-22 03:38:24

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of anti-monarchy protesters were marching toward the center of Nepal's capital on Saturday, witnesses said, as a seven-party alliance rejected overtures by the king to form a government.

2006-04-22 03:23:46

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's seven-party alliance on Saturday rejected overtures by King Gyanendra to form a government and said anti-monarchy protests would continue.

2006-04-22 01:31:34

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Thousands of anti-monarchy activists burned tires and chanted slogans in Nepal's capital on Saturday as protests persisted despite King Gyanendra's promise to restore multi-party democracy.

2006-04-21 23:18:03

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of people held anti-monarchy protests across Nepal on Saturday despite the king's promise to restore multi-party democracy, saying they wanted his powers limited by a new constitution.

2006-04-21 13:54:39

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's King Gyanendra said on Friday after weeks of violent anti-monarchy protests he would restore political power to the people but the largest party said he had not gone far enough and vowed more demonstrations.

2006-04-21 11:23:25

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's King Gyanendra, facing sweeping anti-monarchy protests, said on Friday he was restoring political power to the people, but the country's largest party said that was not enough.

2006-04-21 09:23:28

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's King Gyanendra, facing sweeping anti-monarchy protests, said on Friday he was handing over political power to the people and asked a seven-party alliance to choose a new prime minister.

2006-04-21 08:36:04

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's King Gyanendra said on Friday he was handing over power to political parties and asked them to recommend a new prime minister.

2006-04-19 23:29:23

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Anti-monarchy protesters gathered outside the city limits of the Nepali capital Kathmandu on Thursday where a strict curfew has been imposed to block a pro-democracy rally. Security forces have orders to shoot violators.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.