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News: Nepal

We have started to collect the most important news related to Nepal in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Nepal: news

Nepalese cavalry to be relocated

Sunday, June 8th 2008, 8:01

Nepal's Supreme Court orders the relocation of the cavalry, in a fresh blow to the abolished monarchy and pro-royal army.
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Nepal's 'living goddess' in limbo

Friday, June 6th 2008, 15:37

The appointment of Nepal's new "living goddess" is being held up the recent abolition of the monarchy.
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Nepal Maoists give up presidency

Thursday, June 5th 2008, 11:24

Former Maoist rebels in Nepal agree to give up their claim to the ceremonial post of president.
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Nepal's ex-king given new palace

Wednesday, June 4th 2008, 15:33
related places: Kathmandu

Nepal's cabinet allows the deposed king, Gyanendra, to move to a palace in a forest just outside Kathmandu.
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Nepal ex-king 'to go gracefully'

Monday, June 2nd 2008, 12:36

The deposed king of Nepal has agreed to vacate his palace within a fortnight, the home minister says.
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Nepal's quiet revolution unfolds

Saturday, May 31st 2008, 11:23

Charles Haviland watches Nepal change from a monarchy to the world's newest republic.
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Eviction notice for Nepalese king

Friday, May 30th 2008, 17:35
related places: Kathmandu

Nepal's government formally tells the deposed monarch to vacate the royal palace within the next two weeks.
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Royal flag of Nepal removed

Thursday, May 29th 2008, 11:13

The royal standard of the monarchy in Nepal is removed from the former royal palace, eye witnesses say.
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Nepal votes to abolish monarchy

Wednesday, May 28th 2008, 23:36

Nepalis celebrate in Kathmandu as their country becomes a republic after 240 years of royal rule.
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Nepal prepares to become republic

Wednesday, May 28th 2008, 17:00
related places: Kathmandu

Nepal is set to become a republic and end 240 years of royal rule as its new assembly meets in Kathmandu.
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Nepal ready to abolish monarchy

Wednesday, May 28th 2008, 1:48

Nepal swears in its newly-elected assembly, which will formally abolish the monarchy of King Gyanendra.
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Nepal bans rallies in Kathmandu

Monday, May 26th 2008, 4:29
related places: Kathmandu

Authorities in Nepal's capital, Kathmandu, ban rallies in strategic areas ahead of the constituent assembly meeting.
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Strike over Nepal Maoist killing

Wednesday, May 21st 2008, 12:00

Life in Nepal's capital is brought to a halt by a shutdown in protest at a killing by Maoist former rebels.
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Climbers scale Everest after ban

Wednesday, May 21st 2008, 10:23

Climbers scale Mount Everest for the first time since Nepal's ban on the summit during the Olympic torch relay.
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Deadline looms for Nepal's king

Monday, May 12th 2008, 16:15

Nepal's constituent assembly is to meet on 28 May and its first task is the abolition of the monarchy.
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Nepal arrests 560 Tibetan women

Sunday, May 11th 2008, 11:55
related countries: China China

Police in Nepal arrest 560 Tibetan women demonstrating against the Chinese crackdown in Tibet.
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Nepal lifts ban on Everest summit

Thursday, May 8th 2008, 11:44
related countries: China China

Nepal reopens Mount Everest to climbers on its side after a Chinese team carries the Olympic flame to the summit.
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Nepal 'boosts global communism'

Sunday, May 4th 2008, 11:23

Nepal's Maoist leader says the party's big election victory is a signal for a global resurgence in communism.
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US in landmark contact with Nepal Maoists

Friday, May 2nd 2008, 9:49
related countries: United States United States

The United States holds its first official diplomatic contact with the leader of Nepal's former rebel Maoists.
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Everest doctor warns of disaster

Wednesday, April 30th 2008, 8:11

An Everest doctor in Nepal warns of "catastrophe" when the peak reopens after the Olympic torch relay.
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Nepal bans Everest reporting

Monday, April 28th 2008, 13:20
related countries: China China

Nepal bans the BBC from Mount Everest base camp, as the Chinese prepare to take the Olympic torch up the mountain.
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Final results declared in Nepal

Friday, April 25th 2008, 10:36

Nepal's former rebel Maoist party wins a third of the seats in the country's new assembly, say election authorities.
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Nepal torch security 'too harsh'

Friday, April 25th 2008, 6:31

A religious leader in Nepal criticises security measures ahead of the Olympic torch's arrival on top of Everest.
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Maoists win Nepal assembly poll

Thursday, April 24th 2008, 12:19

Officials in Nepal say the Maoist party made up of former rebels has won the assembly elections.
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Nepal's king denies exile reports

Monday, April 21st 2008, 9:51

King Gyanendra of Nepal dismisses reports that he will go into exile after the Maoists' election success.
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Nepal warns Olympic protesters

Sunday, April 20th 2008, 8:19

Nepal says it is prepared to use force, including gunfire, against protesters as the torch ascends Everest.
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