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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

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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Alcohol ban for Nepal elections

Friday, April 4th 2008, 8:10

The sale and production of alcohol will be banned in Nepal in the run-up to the upcoming elections.
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China urges Nepal to act on Tibet

Thursday, April 3rd 2008, 12:33
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

China tells Nepal that it should take stronger measures to prevent protests over Beijing's policies in Tibet.
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Nepal police halt Tibet protest

Sunday, March 30th 2008, 16:33
related countries: China China

Nepalese police arrest more than 100 Tibetan exiles and Buddhist monks near the Chinese embassy.
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Two die in Nepal mosque bombing

Sunday, March 30th 2008, 5:12
related places: Biratnagar

Two people are killed after a mosque is bombed in Nepal's second biggest city of Biratnagar.
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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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