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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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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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