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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

Tibetan children in Nepal protest

Friday, March 28th 2008, 9:51
related countries: China China
related places: Kathmandu

Tibetan exile schoolchildren protest against China in the main UN compound in Nepal's capital, Kathmandu.
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Nepal royals 'stole charity cash'

Thursday, March 27th 2008, 22:01

An investigation by Maoist former rebels in Nepal says the royal family misused nature conservation funds.
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Nepal action on Tibet 'excessive'

Thursday, March 20th 2008, 6:21
related countries: United States United States

An US-based rights group condemns Nepal's government for using 'excessive force' against Tibetan protesters.
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Nepal agrees to China Everest ban

Friday, March 14th 2008, 17:59
related countries: China China

Nepal agrees to China's request to block access to Mt Everest, amid fears of a protest by Tibetan activists.
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Bhutanese refugees start new life

Sunday, March 9th 2008, 12:41
related countries: Bhutan Bhutan

The first of tens of thousands of refugees from Bhutan begin leaving camps in Nepal for a new life in the West.
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Bodies found at Nepal crash site

Tuesday, March 4th 2008, 6:33

Officials in Nepal say they have recovered 12 bodies from a UN helicopter that crashed on Monday.
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Fatal UN Nepal helicopter crash

Monday, March 3rd 2008, 20:41

A United Nations helicopter crashes in bad weather in Nepal, killing all 10 people on board, reports say.
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Fire hits Nepal refugee camp

Monday, March 3rd 2008, 9:42
related countries: Bhutan Bhutan

The UN says a fire which wrecked a camp in Nepal housing refugees from Bhutan is 'a disaster'.
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Nepalese ethnic group ends strike

Thursday, February 28th 2008, 17:51

The Nepalese government reaches agreement with a southern ethnic group that ends a general strike.
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Nepal ethnic group talks collapse

Wednesday, February 27th 2008, 5:00

A leader of an ethnically based political movement in Nepal says talks with the government have collapsed.
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Nepal protests 'threaten peace'

Friday, February 22nd 2008, 13:55

Violent protests in southern Nepal could undo progress made towards peace, the EU warns.
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Nepal strives to get fuel supply

Thursday, February 21st 2008, 18:47
related countries: India India

The authorities in Nepal impose a daytime curfew for a second day to allow them to bring in fuel from India.
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Maoists demand Nepal presidency

Wednesday, February 20th 2008, 4:17

Maoist leader Prachanda says he expects to be Nepal's first president after its monarchy is abolished.
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Kathmandu is 'almost out of fuel'

Monday, February 18th 2008, 11:03

Fuel supplies to the Nepalese capital almost run out because of road blockade in the south, officials say.
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Everest trip to highlight melting

Tuesday, February 12th 2008, 6:30

A Nepalese climber announces an expedition to Everest to draw attention to risks posed by climate change.
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'Kidney scam' doctor deported

Saturday, February 9th 2008, 16:19
related countries: India India

A doctor suspected of running a kidney-trading racket in India is deported from Nepal, police say.
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Doctor held in Indian organ scam

Friday, February 8th 2008, 17:00
related countries: India India

A doctor suspected of running a kidney-trading racket in India is arrested in Nepal, police say.
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Nepal king criticises parliament

Thursday, February 7th 2008, 14:09

King Gyanendra of Nepal criticises a recent decision by parliament to abolish the monarchy in a rare interview.
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Nepal sets new date for elections

Friday, January 11th 2008, 11:51

Nepal's government sets 10 April as the date for delayed elections to decide the country's future.
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Nepal Maoist ministers sworn in

Monday, December 31st 2007, 11:38

Four former Nepalese Maoist rebels are sworn in as cabinet members, completing their return to the government.
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Vote to abolish Nepal's monarchy

Friday, December 28th 2007, 14:50

Parliament in Nepal endorses an agreement to abolish the monarchy, allowing Maoists to re-join the government.
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Hunt for scores missing in Nepal

Wednesday, December 26th 2007, 4:58

Rescuers search for over 100 people missing after a bridge collapsed in Nepal, killing at least 15 people.
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Scores missing from Nepal bridge

Tuesday, December 25th 2007, 17:40

A suspension bridge collapses in western Nepal, killing at least 15 people and leaving scores more missing.
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Nepalese monarchy to be abolished

Monday, December 24th 2007, 3:36

Nepal's government agrees to abolish the monarchy in a bid to persuade Maoist ex-rebels to rejoin the administration.
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Nepal court rules on gay rights

Friday, December 21st 2007, 18:03

Nepal's Supreme Court orders the government to scrap laws that discriminate against homosexuals.
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