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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

Nepal officials scour countryside in search of goats for ritual sacrifice

Tuesday, September 15th 2009, 12:55

The authorities in Nepal try to make more goats available for slaughter ahead of the country's biggest religious festival of the year.
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Huge Nepal Maoist rally is held

Friday, September 11th 2009, 16:19
related places: Kathmandu

Thousands of supporters of Nepal's former Maoist rebels rally in Kathmandu against the president.
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Pop star launches Nepal campaign

Thursday, September 10th 2009, 10:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British pop star Geri Halliwell launches a campaign to stop violence against women in Nepal.
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Nepal 'regrets' attack on priests

Saturday, September 5th 2009, 22:32
related countries: India India

Nepal expresses regret over an attack on two Indian priests by protesters at one of Nepal's holiest Hindu sites.
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Parched hills

Sunday, August 30th 2009, 23:13

The struggle for survival in Nepal's dry foothills
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Oxfam warning over Nepal climate

Friday, August 28th 2009, 6:48

International aid agency Oxfam warns that millions of rural poor in Nepal could face hunger as a result of climate change.
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Ex-Nepal PM urges anti-US unity

Tuesday, August 11th 2009, 22:49
related countries: United States United States

Ex-Nepalese Prime Minister Prachanda says Asian countries should co-operate to combat US influence in South Asia.
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Nepal Maoists issue new warning

Wednesday, August 5th 2009, 17:41

The Maoist party in Nepal issues a deadline of Thursday for the crisis that led to its resignation from power to be resolved.
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Gurkha gold

Tuesday, August 4th 2009, 8:06

Nepal town fears financial impact of Gurkha exodus
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Nepal's PM pays tribute to Lumley

Monday, July 27th 2009, 12:34
related places: Kathmandu

Joanna Lumley prepares to meet Nepal's president after being mobbed by well-wishers and Gurkha veterans in Kathmandu.
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Lumley meeting Gurkhas in Nepal

Sunday, July 26th 2009, 12:43

Joanna Lumley arrives in Nepal, where she is expected to be welcomed as a heroine by Gurkhas and their families.
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Lumley setting off on Nepal trip

Saturday, July 25th 2009, 20:20

Actress Joanna Lumley is flying to Nepal, where she is expected to be welcomed as a heroine by thousands of Gurkhas.
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Nepal probes elephant 'attacks'

Friday, July 24th 2009, 8:54
related countries: India India

Nepalese officials go to the far east of the country to investigate attacks by elephants migrating from neighbouring India.
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Nepal to save royal massacre home

Thursday, July 23rd 2009, 10:02

The Nepalese government will restore the house in which King Birendra and his family were gunned down eight years ago, PM Madhav Kumar Nepal says.
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Nepal child soldiers being freed

Friday, July 17th 2009, 16:40

Nepal starts the process of freeing thousands of child soldiers from camps holding former Maoist rebel fighters.
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Gurkha fears over veteran's debt

Thursday, July 9th 2009, 18:42

Campaigners say they are disturbed by reports a decorated ex-Gurkha soldier could lose his Nepalese home.
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Nepal general denies coup claims

Thursday, July 9th 2009, 0:00

The Nepalese general named acting army chief by Maoist ex-PM Prachanda denies allegations that he was planning a coup.
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Nepal bans airline staff pockets to fight bribes

Tuesday, June 30th 2009, 10:58

Nepal's authorities are to issue pocketless trousers to airport staff in an attempt to wipe out bribe-taking.
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Nepal army sacking 'was mistaken'

Wednesday, May 27th 2009, 16:51

Nepal's new Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal tells the BBC his predecessor's move to sack the army chief was a mistake.
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New Nepal prime minister sworn in

Monday, May 25th 2009, 7:20

Veteran Nepalese communist leader Madhav Kumar Nepal is sworn in as the country's new prime minister.
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Communist leader elected Nepal PM

Saturday, May 23rd 2009, 14:05

Nepal's parliament elects veteran communist leader Madhav Kumar Nepal as the country's new prime minister.
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Church in Nepal hit by explosion

Saturday, May 23rd 2009, 11:21
related places: Kathmandu

Two people are killed and at least 12 injured in an explosion at a Roman Catholic church south of Nepal's capital Kathmandu.
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Nepal groups 'to form government'

Sunday, May 17th 2009, 11:55

An alliance of 22 parties in Nepal says it has enough support to form a coalition government.
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Peace in doubt

Saturday, May 16th 2009, 0:44

UN stuck in Nepal amid row over role of Maoists
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Facebook campaign finds 'distraught' Nepal skier

Tuesday, May 12th 2009, 6:35
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

A Nepali ski racer, apparently distraught after the loss of funding, is found safe in Paris after a Facebook campaign.
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Nepal deal on new government

Tuesday, May 5th 2009, 11:38

A group of Nepalese political parties agrees to form a "national government" after the resignation of the Maoist PM.
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Nepal PM quits in army chief row

Monday, May 4th 2009, 11:32

The Maoist PM of Nepal resigns after failing to get the president to approve his decision to sack the head of the army.
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Nepal head tells general to stay

Monday, May 4th 2009, 8:45

The president of Nepal says the army chief should remain in his post, despite being sacked by the prime minister.
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