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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

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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Nepal communists quit in protest

Sunday, May 3rd 2009, 14:20

A key ally of Nepal's Maoist-led government withdraws from the governing coalition in protest at the dismissal of the army chief.
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Nepalese army general fired by PM

Sunday, May 3rd 2009, 8:16

Nepal's army chief is fired by the Maoist prime minister in a row which could undermine the peace process.
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UK increases Nepal poverty cash

Thursday, April 2nd 2009, 17:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain says that its increasing its aid programme to fight poverty in Nepal by nearly 50 percent over the next three financial years.
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Nepal prince 'angry at arms deal'

Monday, March 30th 2009, 13:38

Nepal's former crown prince speaks out on the 2001 royal massacre in which his cousin is said to have killed nine family members before killing himself.
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Rival strategies

Sunday, March 8th 2009, 0:43
related countries: China China, India India

India and China compete for influence in Nepal
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Out of sight

Wednesday, March 4th 2009, 23:59

Nepal's 'confined women' yearning for change
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Nepal Maoists 'recruit thousands'

Wednesday, March 4th 2009, 12:43

The Maoist ex-rebel group in Nepal, the People's Liberation Army says it is recruiting thousands to match an army drive.
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Justice deficit

Sunday, March 1st 2009, 18:48

Fears that Nepal's civil war-era crimes will go unpunished
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Nepal royal palace reopens as a museum

Thursday, February 26th 2009, 20:30

The palace from where Nepal's monarchs ruled for generations is reopened as a museum by Maoist Prime Minister Prachanda.
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Gunmen shoot aide to Nepal's PM

Tuesday, February 10th 2009, 9:39

The personal secretary of Nepal PM Prachanda is being treated in hospital after being shot in the leg by gunmen.
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Bid to defuse Nepal military row

Wednesday, February 4th 2009, 4:16

The leader of the Maoist former rebel army in Nepal says the government has no plans to sack the head of the national army.
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Hospital strike test for Nepal Maoists

Tuesday, February 3rd 2009, 9:14

Unions strike at a central Nepal hospital amid calls by the Maoist PM for an end to "endemic" industrial action.
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Nepalese Maoists warn army leader

Wednesday, January 28th 2009, 7:42

The Maoist-led government of Nepal steps up the rhetoric in an ongoing war of words with the country's army.
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Deadly Nepal flood river diverted

Tuesday, January 27th 2009, 6:16
related countries: India India

The river responsible for deadly floods that displaced millions in India and Nepal last year is diverted to its original course.
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Nepal bird flu sparks mass cull

Tuesday, January 20th 2009, 10:37

Nepal slaughters thousands of birds in the south-east to try to contain an outbreak of the deadly bird flu strain.
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Thousands mourn Nepal journalist

Tuesday, January 13th 2009, 15:41
related places: Janakpur

Thousands attend the funeral of Uma Singh, the Nepali journalist murdered in the southern city of Janakpur.
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Nepal hit by 16-hour power cuts

Sunday, January 11th 2009, 6:59

Nepal increases the length of daily power cuts to 16 hours starting on Sunday because of an electricity shortage.
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Ferry capsizes in eastern Nepal

Sunday, January 4th 2009, 6:42

At least 35 people - mostly women and children - are missing after a ferry capsizes on a river in eastern Nepal, officials say.
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Riot police for Nepal temple row

Friday, January 2nd 2009, 15:05
related countries: India India

Riot police are deployed at Nepal's holiest Hindu temple to tackle protesters angry at an attempt to remove Indian priests.
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Farewell to India temple priests

Tuesday, December 30th 2008, 18:40
related countries: India India

One of the most famous sites in Hinduism, the Pashupatinath Temple in Nepal, experiences a significant break with tradition.
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Nepal imposes severe power cuts

Friday, December 26th 2008, 7:53

Nepal increases the length of daily power cuts to between 12 and 14 hours because of an electricity shortage.
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Nepal media protest over attack

Tuesday, December 23rd 2008, 7:02

Many newspapers in Nepal appear with a blank space instead of an editorial to protest against attacks by Maoists.
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Nepal PM denies media attack role

Monday, December 22nd 2008, 14:55

Nepal's Maoist Prime Minister Prachanda blames a weekend attack on journalists on party 'infiltrators'.
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