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I was persecuted, Sobhraj tells Nepal judges
Kathmandu, Nov 1 (IANS) As Nepal's apex court delivers the final verdict on Charles Sobhraj, one of yesteryear's most talked about criminals now languishing in a Kathmandu prison for the alleged murder of an American backpacker, the French national has joined his lawyers to argue his case.

Thursday, November 01, 2007 11:47:15 AM

Nepal stops 5,000 Tibetans from getting US asylum
Kathmandu, Nov 1 (IANS) Under pressure from China, Nepal's Girija Prasad Koirala government, which came to power last year pledging to protect democracy and human rights, has stopped 5,000 Tibetan refugees from getting asylum in the US.

Thursday, November 01, 2007 9:20:41 AM

Indian envoy mediates between Nepal prime minister and Maoists (Lead)
Kathmandu, Oct 31 (IANS) With Nepal's embattled Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala failing to strike a compromise with the Maoist guerrillas even after parleys for nearly two months, Indian ambassador Shiv Shankar Mukherjee Wednesday met the premier as well as the top militant leadership to effect an understanding between the two.

Wednesday, October 31, 2007 7:06:44 PM

Koirala meets Indian envoy as battle rages in parliament
Kathmandu, Oct 31 (IANS) Nepal's embattled Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala Wednesday held consultations on the political crisis with Indian ambassador to Nepal Shiv Shankar Mukherjee, as his government faced a showdown with the Maoists in parliament.

Wednesday, October 31, 2007 6:04:26 PM

Over 200 killed as diarrhoea stalks Nepal
Kathmandu, Oct 31 (IANS) At least 207 people have died of diarrhoea in the past six months in Nepal after floods ravaged the country. The lack of access to simple healthcare like saline water has been creating havoc.

Wednesday, October 31, 2007 1:50:45 PM

China continues firing on fleeing Tibetans: report
Kathmandu, Oct 31 (IANS) Ignoring the international furore created when Chinese troops shot at unarmed fugitive Tibetans, resulting in the killing of a Buddhist nun last year, Beijing continues the firings as part of its 'normal border management', says a rights group.

Wednesday, October 31, 2007 11:45:06 AM

Nepal's 'Daniel Pearl' feared killed by Maoists
Kathmandu, Oct 30 (IANS) Nearly four weeks after he was marched off at gunpoint by masked abductors and went missing despite a manhunt by security forces, there are growing fears that Nepal's TV journalist Birendra Shah has been killed by Maoists.

Tuesday, October 30, 2007 1:22:40 PM

Sobhraj's story to hit the screens after court battle
Kathmandu, Oct 30 (IANS) When Nepal's Supreme Court Sunday gives its verdict on a decades-old murder case that has kept Charles Sobhraj in prison since 2003, he will not just get justice but something more - new stardom.

Tuesday, October 30, 2007 11:27:53 AM

Nepal's envoy to Delhi yet to get appointment (Lead)
Kathmandu, Oct 29 (IANS) More than two months after Nepal Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala named his niece as India's ambassador despite opposition from his allies and the Maoists, Shailaja Acharya is yet to get her appointment.

Monday, October 29, 2007 4:11:35 PM

China gets Nepal envoy, India still lags behind
Kathmandu, Oct 29 (IANS) More than two months after Nepal Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala pushed his niece's name as India's ambassador despite opposition by his allies and the Maoists, Shailaja Acharya is yet to get her appointment.

Monday, October 29, 2007 1:02:24 PM

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