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UN to send 15 monitors to Nepal soon: report
Kathmandu, Dec 21 (DPA) The United Nations is to send 15 arms monitors by next week to supervise the management of the arms and armies as part of Nepal's fragile peace process, a report said Thursday.

Thursday, December 21, 2006 11:46:44 PM

Uneasy hush in Nepal as Maoists' strike call countdown begins (LEAD)
Kathmandu, Dec 21 (IANS) An uneasy hush prevailed in Nepal Thursday as the countdown to a two-day strike call given by the Maoist guerrillas from the year-end began with the government of Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala refusing to blink first.

Thursday, December 21, 2006 11:36:42 PM

Nepal Maoists to continue protest against new appointments
Kathmandu, Dec 21 (DPA) Nepal Maoist rebels said Thursday they would continue their peaceful protests against the government if appointments of 14 ambassadors and that of the chairman of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) were not withdrawn within 10 days.

Thursday, December 21, 2006 8:33:28 PM

Nepal Army still protecting killers: UN
Kathmandu, Dec 21 (IANS) The United Nations' human rights office in Kathmandu Thursday said Nepal's army was still protecting soldiers and officers guilty of gross abuse and torture, leading to death of detainees, covering up such incidents and refusing to share details with it or police.

Thursday, December 21, 2006 8:27:27 PM

After ultimatum, Nepal Maoists begin show of might
Kathmandu, Dec 20 (IANS) Panic spread in eastern Nepal Wednesday as thousands of Maoist guerrillas started leaving their camps and began a display of arms in public, following an ultimatum to the government to revoke all unilateral appointments or face a 48-hour shutdown.

Wednesday, December 20, 2006 12:41:35 PM

Two top US climbers missing in Tibet
Kathmandu, Dec 20 (IANS) Two veteran American mountaineers, one of whom is the CEO of a globally known company organising climbing expeditions, have been reported missing in eastern Tibet.

Wednesday, December 20, 2006 12:37:21 PM

Maoists give 10-day ultimatum to form new government (NIGHT LEAD)
Kathmandu, Dec 19 (IANS) Simmering over a sudden unilateral decision by the seven-party government to nominate envoys abroad including to India, Nepal's Maoist guerrillas Tuesday gave a 10-day ultimatum to form a new government and enforced a wildcat shutdown that paralysed Kathmandu Valley.

Tuesday, December 19, 2006 9:48:38 PM

Maoists paralyse Nepal over envoy dispute (LEAD)
Kathmandu, Dec 19 (IANS) In a throwback to the chaos that ruled Nepal during King Gyanendra's rule, Maoist guerrillas Tuesday paralysed the nation by enforcing a wildcat shutdown to express their anger over the new government's 'scheming' decision to appoint envoys to 14 countries.

Tuesday, December 19, 2006 4:20:09 PM

Manisha Koirala's aunt is new Nepal ambassador to India
Kathmandu, Dec 19 (IANS) Shailaja Acharya, aunt of Bollywood actress Manisha Koirala and niece of Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala, has been named the new Nepali ambassador to India.

Tuesday, December 19, 2006 3:50:34 PM

Fresh feud in Nepal over envoy appointments
Kathmandu, Dec 19 (IANS) Fresh feud erupted in Nepal Tuesday with Maoist students calling a shutdown in Kathmandu valley to protest what they called the government's 'arbitrary' decision to appoint envoys to 14 countries.

Tuesday, December 19, 2006 11:52:26 AM

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