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More significant was his statement that he would not make any agreement against Nepal's national interest, implying that India would ask for such agreements. In India, his tirade against India ... China in the past had used Nepali communists to provide arms to the Indian insurgents. Not long ago the Pak ...
2008: Prachanda, the former leader of Nepal's decade-long Maoist insurgency, wins a seat in the country's constitution-writing assembly. Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama concedes that comments he'd made privately during a fund-raiser about bitter working class voters who “cling to guns ...

In New Delhi too, there has been a growing realisation that time had come to make a new beginning with Nepal. ... resumption of the SAARC summit process which remains stalled since 2016 after Jaish-e-Mohammed militants attacked the Army base in Uri, and the need for an inclusive political process, ...
Quite obviously, Beijing's recent signal to Kathmandu that in all propriety, the first foreign trip by Nepalese Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli ought to be to ... Thus, China has splendidly succeeded in plugging the infiltration routes from across the Nepal border for militants from third countries undertaking ...
Some of the most compelling photographs from RFE/RL's coverage area and beyond for the 15th week of 2018. For more photo galleries, see our Picture This archive. A worker rests on used tires in front of an automobile repair shop in Kolkata,. 1 A worker rests on used tires in front of an automobile repair ...
Nepal's political transition began nearly three decades ago when it adopted a new constitution in 1990 which ushered in multiparty democracy. ... resumption of the SAARC summit process which remains stalled since 2016 after Jaish-e-Mohammed militants attacked the Army base in Uri, and the need for ...

The Communist leader returned to power in February after his party, together with a bloc of Maoist former rebels, won a thumping two-thirds parliamentary majority in elections late last year. Oli has since signalled he will take a less antagonistic approach towards India, which is Nepal's largest trading ...
Oli blamed the blockade on interference by Delhi and tilted Nepal's diplomatic relations towards China, stoking nationalistic sentiment. The Communist leader returned to power in February after his party, together with a bloc of Maoist former rebels, won a thumping two-thirds parliamentary majority in ...
While a graduate student in anthropology at Stanford, Elizabeth Enslin meets fellow student Promod Parajuli from Nepal and falls in love. Enslin had wanted to study African culture, and had romanticised about working there but romance takes her to Nepal instead. She follows Parajuli to India researching ...
Life as a celebrity farmer is more hands-on than you might imagine. Jimmy Doherty has only just finished digging his Land Rover out of a snowdrift when we chat. The Suffolk-based farmer-cum-television presenter had been shuttling water down to his cattle when he got stuck. In the end, his three children ...
KIDAL, Mali — Mali's prime minister has traveled to the northern rebel stronghold of Kidal, marking the first such trip since a now stalled peace deal was signed in 2015. Prime Minister Soumeylou ... KATHMANDU, Nepal — A passenger plane caught fire, then crashed while landing at Nepal's Kathmandu airport Monday.
Kurdish rebels withdraw from Iraq's Sinjar. Skiers were forced to jump for their lives and others were flung off a ski lift. VIDEO: Skiers forced to jump off ski lift after malfunction. At Least 38 Killed In Plane Crash In Nepal. Kathmandu plane crash: At least 50 dead, several injured, officials say. A protester stands to oppose the ...
... gunbattle has killed five Indian government forces and five suspected militants in disputed Kashmir, officials said Wednesday. The fighting erupted after government forces cordoned off a remote forested village in the mountains of northwestern Kupwara region on Tuesday following a tip that insurgents were hiding there, ...
In 2006, a local pollster in Nepal was kidnapped by Maoist rebels while conducting opinion surveys on behalf of the American political strategist Stan Greenberg. The Maoists, who had been waging a long-running insurgency against the government, did not issue their typical ransom demands—money or ...
Nepalese lawmakers voted on Tuesday to elect the country's new president, three months after the parliamentary elections were held in which a communist alliance won the largest number of ... Nepal held elections for its national parliament and provincial assemblies in November and December last year.
The documentary on the life of activist Perween Rahman, The Rebel Optimist, won an award at the 6th Nepal Human Rights International Film Festival. Photo: Perween Rahman: The Rebel Optimist. KATHMANDU: The documentary on the life of activist Perween Rahman, The Rebel Optimist, won an award ...
Leaders of the two Nepalese communist parties that formed an electoral alliance and won the largest number of seats in parliamentary polls last year have ... The ruling Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist) or the UML and a party of former Maoist rebels, late on Monday signed the deal ...

Long maligned as the footwear of choice for Nepal's Maoist guerillas, Goldstar sneakers are undergoing a revival in the Himalayan nation - fast becoming a must-have hipster accessory. The humble $8 trainers were worn by insurgents during Nepal's decade-long civil war, when just being seen wearing a ...
The humble $8 trainers were worn by insurgents during Nepal's decade-long civil war, when just being seen wearing a pair was enough to wind up in ... The army eventually changed tactics, opting to starve the rebels out by imposing a blockade that deprived Maoist strongholds of both food and footwear.
KATMANDU: Long maligned as the footwear of choice for Nepal's Maoist guerillas, Goldstar sneakers are undergoing a revival in the Himalayan nation ... The humble $8 trainers were worn by insurgents during Nepal's decade-long civil war, when just being seen wearing a pair was enough to wind up in ...
But they have been widely criticised as "toothless" and there have been only two convictions, one for the brutal killing of a teenage girl by Nepal Army personnel and another for the killing of a journalist by Maoist rebels. The government recently extended the mandates of the commissions for another year, ...
KATHMANDU: Rights groups have criticised Nepal for failing to prosecute wartime rights abuses, saying the government appeared more interested in ... 1,300 disappeared and thousands displaced during the civil war, which ended in 2006 with a peace deal between Maoist insurgents and government ...
Nepalese prime minister KP Sharma Oli's recent India visit is being hailed as a new leaf in India-Nepalese relations; it was more about rebuilding trust. China's Xinhua quoted Oli as saying after his visit, "Nepal and India are two sovereign countries and good friends. We want to develop goodwill and mutual ...
KATHMANDU: It was shortly before lunch on a January afternoon when rebels stormed a village school in the mountains of central Nepal, dragged ... “Reconciliation rather than prosecution is the spirit of the peace agreement,” said Maoist leader Dinanath Sharma, who was a rebel negotiator during the ...
KATHMANDU (AFP) - Nepal's new Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli left for India on Friday (April 6) on the first foreign visit of his latest term, a trip which analysts say ... The Communist leader returned to power in February after his party, together with a bloc of Maoist former rebels, won a thumping two-thirds ...
KATHMANDU: It was shortly before lunch on a January afternoon when rebels stormed a village school in the mountains of central Nepal, dragged headmaster Muktinath Adhikari from the classroom, tied him to a tree trunk, and shot him in the head. Sixteen years on, the chilling photograph of the ...
Khadga Prasad Oli has regained his position as prime minister of Nepal after a parliamentary election on February 15, 2017. K.P. Oli, as he is often called, began his political career as a Marxist insurgent and was eventually elected in October of 2015, serving in the role for a little less than a year. Tourism is ...
KATHMANDU: It was shortly before lunch on a January afternoon when rebels stormed a village school in the mountains of central Nepal, dragged headmaster Muktinath Adhikari from the classroom, tied him to a tree trunk, and shot him in the head. Sixteen years on, the chilling photograph of the ...
KATHMANDU: It was shortly before lunch on a January afternoon when rebels stormed a village school in the mountains of central Nepal, dragged ... “Reconciliation rather than prosecution is the spirit of the peace agreement,” said Maoist leader Dinanath Sharma, who was a rebel negotiator during the ...
It was soon before lunch on a January afternoon when rebels stormed a village school in the mountains of central Nepal, dragged headmaster Muktinath Adhikari from the classroom, tied him to a tree trunk, and shot him in the head. Sixteen years on, the chilling photograph of the 45-year-old science ...
In a historic development for the communist movement in Nepal and across the globe, two major communist parties in Nepal have decided to merge forging a united party. Adopting the 'Marxist-Leninist' ideology, the ruling Communist Party of Nepal – United Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML) and Communist ...
KATMANDU: Long maligned as the footwear of choice for Nepal's Maoist guerillas, Goldstar sneakers are undergoing a revival in the Himalayan nation ... The humble $8 trainers were worn by insurgents during Nepal's decade-long civil war, when just being seen wearing a pair was enough to wind up in ...
KATHMANDU: Rights groups have criticised Nepal for failing to prosecute wartime rights abuses, saying the government appeared more interested in ... Disappeared Persons in 2015 - nine years after the end of the conflict - to investigate abuses by both sides in the conflict between Maoist rebels and the ...
British MPs are set to give the green light Wednesday to a key Brexit bill whose turbulent passage through parliament has dealt damaging defeats to Prime Minister Theresa May, but it faces further opposition from the upper house. The House of Commons is expected to vote to approve the EU (Withdrawal) ...
And this year, the agency will decide whether to extend TPS for five other nations: Syria, Nepal, Honduras, Yemen and Somalia. ... Sudan has been beset by conflicts, most notably the Darfur conflict, which began around 2003 when several rebel groups took up arms against the government in Khartoum.
Students in Nepal have been taking to the streets to demand the outgoing government swiftly hand over power to a leftist alliance that swept to victory in ... The alliance of the two leftist parties - the communist UML and former Maoist rebels, led respectively by former prime ministers, K. P. Sharma Oli and ...
A BJP MP from Uttar Pradesh was forced to tender an apology on Tuesday after he triggered a controversy with his opinion that it was normal for soldiers to die during combat. Nepal Singh, MP from Rampur, made the remark while responding to local journalists' request to comment on the Pulwama CRPF ...
The elections to National Parliament and Federal Assemblies are expected to end a decade of political instability after the negotiated peace agreement with the insurgent Maoists in 2006 in Nepal as well as launch a successful transition to democratic polity. The election results show that that two left parties ...
Nepal has been through turmoil in recent years. A decade-long insurgency led by Maoist rebels left more than 17,000 people dead before a 2006 peace deal ushered in democracy. In April 2015, a series of earthquakes dealt another devastating blow, killing nearly 9,000 people and destroying hundreds of ...
It is to the former 'religious state' and monarchy, Nepal, that the world now needs to turn, to take a lesson on how to manage militant violence against the state ... In the latter, President Rodrigo Duterte is preferring to 'take the fight back' to the Southern Philippines-based militants, apparently linked to the IS.
An alliance of two major communist parties is leading parliamentary election results in Nepal and could be forming the next government in the Himalayan nation. ... The former rebels of the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Center) fought government troops between 1996 and 2006, when they entered a ...
The humble $8 trainers were worn by insurgents during Nepal's decade-long civil war, when just being seen wearing a pair was enough to wind up in ... The army eventually changed tactics, opting to starve the rebels out by imposing a blockade that deprived Maoist strongholds of both food and footwear.
Leaders of the two Nepalese communist parties that formed an electoral alliance and won the largest number of seats in parliamentary polls last year have ... The ruling Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist) or the UML and a party of former Maoist rebels, late on Monday signed the deal ...
Long maligned as the footwear of choice for Nepal's Maoist guerillas, Goldstar sneakers are undergoing a revival in the Himalayan nation - fast becoming a must-have hipster accessory. The humble $8 trainers were worn by insurgents during Nepal's decade-long civil war, when just being seen wearing a ...
Soon after the civil war in Nepal, India lost its plot since it was unable to unify the pro-India Nepali Congress and the Madhesis. ... The only transformation in which India was outmanoeuvred by the Nepalese political class was in drafting the new constitution and provincial mapmaking, reflecting India's ...
Nepal's designation also stems from an earthquake, a 7.8-magnitude tremor which struck near the country's capital, Kathmandu, in early 2015, killing more ... intervened heavily in the war since its earliest days, providing funding for anti-government rebels and groups fighting ISIS and other Islamist militant ...
These are the same Chinese, who during the reign of King Gyanendra used to ridicule the Maoists regularly, calling them miscreants, anti-state rebels and ... The truth is Nepal fears China more than it fears India, especially after the Chinese unilaterally acted to destroy the anti-China Khampa rebel ...
KATHMANDU, Nepal — Nepal has banned solo climbers on its mountains, including Mount Everest, in an attempt to promote safety and reduce ... focused on how police “successfully” prevented the Islamic State group militant from breaking into the church and detonating an explosive device said to have ...
Bhattarai was the second-in-command of the CPN (Maoist Center) until he deserted the former rebel party to form Naya Shakti Nepal. Though ...
The Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist) and the Nepal Communist Party (United), the party of Nepal's Maoist former rebels, ...


 

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