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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.

World news related to Nepal – overview

Nepal: news

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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Nepal Maoists claim poll victory

Saturday, April 19th 2008, 16:44

The Maoist party of former rebels in Nepal claims victory in the country's elections, held nine days ago.
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Maoists 'will meet Nepali king'

Saturday, April 19th 2008, 5:29

The head of Nepal's ex-Maoist rebels says he wants to meet King Gyanendra in person to persuade him to step down.
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Nepal pro-king politician killed

Friday, April 18th 2008, 12:35

A pro-monarchy politician has been shot dead in southern Nepal, police say.
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Nepal arrests Tibetan protesters

Thursday, April 17th 2008, 16:43
related countries: China China

More than 500 pro-Tibet protesters are detained in Nepal after demonstrating outside the Chinese embassy.
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Nepal king told: 'Go gracefully'

Wednesday, April 16th 2008, 8:50

A senior Maoist leader in Nepal urges the country's beleaguered King Gyanendra to step down "gracefully".
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Nepal's Maoists extend poll lead

Monday, April 14th 2008, 17:13

Nepal's Maoist party does far better than expected as results for a new constituent assembly are declared.
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Nepal's Maoists lead poll count

Saturday, April 12th 2008, 13:53

Nepal's Maoist party takes the lead, as election results for a new constituent assembly are declared.
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Nepal votes in historic election

Thursday, April 10th 2008, 11:54

People in Nepal complete voting in mostly peaceful elections that will decide the future of the country.
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Seven dead in Nepal poll violence

Wednesday, April 9th 2008, 11:29

At least six Maoists and another protester are killed by Nepal police ahead of Thursday's elections.
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Nepal border sealed ahead of poll

Tuesday, April 8th 2008, 11:32
related countries: India India

Nepal's border with India is sealed for security ahead of Thursday's elections, officials say.
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Old climber alters Everest plan

Tuesday, April 8th 2008, 9:11

The man bidding to regain his title as the oldest man to climb Everest, now plans to approach from Nepal.
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UN criticises Nepal Maoist party

Monday, April 7th 2008, 5:47

The UN calls on the Maoist party in Nepal to stop intimidating other parties ahead of the elections.
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