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Thousands mourn Nepal's Koirala

Sunday, March 21st 2010, 15:30
related places: Kathmandu

Thousands of mourners in Kathmandu pay respect to Nepal's former Prime Minister Giri Prasad Koirala, who died on Saturday aged 86.
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Nepalese statesman Koirala dies

Saturday, March 20th 2010, 10:49
related places: Kathmandu

Nepal's four-time Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala has died in Kathmandu, his aides and state TV say.
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Nepal's young still going hungry

Thursday, March 4th 2010, 17:48

Nearly half of Nepal's children under five are suffering from malnutrition, a report by the Nepalese government says.
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Corruption row hits Nepal schools

Wednesday, February 24th 2010, 17:12

Nepal's education minister is removed from his post after foreign donors suspend millions of dollars in aid over corruption allegations.
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Media chief shot in Nepal capital

Sunday, February 7th 2010, 16:44
related places: Kathmandu

The chairman of a Nepalese television station and cable network is shot dead in the capital, Kathmandu.
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Nepal 'should suspend' adoptions

Thursday, February 4th 2010, 9:53

The adoption of children from Nepal should be suspended, the global body that governs inter-country adoption recommends.
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In from the cold

Wednesday, January 27th 2010, 0:41

New road will link Tibet and Nepal to rest of world
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Nepal general: 'Don't blame me'

Friday, January 22nd 2010, 16:39

Nepal's retired army chief says he is not responsible for instability following his refusal to integrate Maoists into the army.
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Nepal former child soldiers freed

Thursday, January 7th 2010, 15:36

Thousands of former Maoist child soldiers in Nepal begin leaving camps where they have been held since a 2006 peace deal.
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Civil war murder arrest in Nepal

Sunday, December 13th 2009, 14:40

Military police in Nepal arrest an army major for the murder of a girl during the civil war in what may be a landmark case.
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Nepal's cabinet meets on Everest

Friday, December 4th 2009, 11:26

Nepalese ministers hold a cabinet meeting on Mount Everest to raise awareness of the effects of climate change.
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Nepal cabinet to meet on Everest to highlight global warming threats

Sunday, November 29th 2009, 14:30

Nepal will hold a cabinet meeting on Mount Everest to highlight the threat global warming poses to Himalayan glaciers.
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Bloody festival

Tuesday, November 24th 2009, 5:34

Protests as Nepal stages huge animal sacrifice event
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Bardot appeal over Nepal festival

Friday, November 20th 2009, 6:12

Former film star Brigitte Bardot urges Nepal's president to stop a ritual slaughter of animals in an upcoming religious festival.
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Nepal minister defiant over slaps

Tuesday, November 17th 2009, 16:02

A Nepalese official assaulted by a minister last week is still waiting for an apology, as the minister defends her actions.
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Famed climber dies on Nepal peak

Saturday, November 14th 2009, 16:01
related countries: Slovenia Slovenia

Renowned Slovenian mountaineer Tomaz Humar is found dead in the Himalayas after being stranded on a peak with a broken leg.
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Mass Maoist protest in Kathmandu

Thursday, November 12th 2009, 9:50
related places: Kathmandu

Thousands take to the streets of Nepal's capital to protest against the governing coalition.
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Protest at Nepal minister's slaps

Wednesday, November 11th 2009, 14:23

Local government offices in a southern district of Nepal shut in protest after a visiting minister slaps the top local official.
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Maoists block roads to Kathmandu

Tuesday, November 10th 2009, 8:20
related places: Kathmandu

Nepal's former Maoist rebels block all roads leading into the capital, Kathmandu, to protest against the governing coalition.
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UN warning on Bhutan refugee aid

Friday, October 16th 2009, 7:03
related countries: Bhutan Bhutan

The UN says it has been forced to cut food aid to Bhutanese refugees living in camps in Nepal because of a funding shortage.
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Fading out

Monday, October 12th 2009, 11:12
related places: Kathmandu

Kathmandu's popular tuk-tuks face extinction
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Landslides hit Himalayan states

Thursday, October 8th 2009, 11:56

Torrential rains cause massive landslides and floods in the Himalayan states of Nepal and Bhutan.
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Scores killed in Nepal landslides

Wednesday, October 7th 2009, 7:57

Floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains kill at least 34 people, including many children, in western Nepal, officials say.
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Nepal church collapse kills many

Wednesday, September 30th 2009, 4:19

At least 23 people are killed at a Christian conference when a makeshift church building collapses in eastern Nepal.
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Nepal acts on currency shortage

Thursday, September 24th 2009, 7:18

Nepal's government says it is taking action to alleviate a severe currency shortage which threatens to disrupt the country's biggest religious festival.
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Intrepid Nepalese cyclist announces Everest ambitions

Thursday, September 17th 2009, 15:11

A Nepalese cyclist who has pedalled around 150 countries since 1998 to promote world peace announces the next stage of his odyssey.
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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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