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Thousands march against new Nepal constitution vote Police fire teargas and water cannon as about 35,000 protesters throng Kathmandu calling for constitution by consensus.
Al Jazeera | 7 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Tens of thousands of opposition supporters protest in Nepal KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) Tens of thousands of opposition supporters gathered in Nepal's capital on Saturday to protest the government's plan to push through a new constitution with a vote in parliament, with some clashing with police.
Yahoo! News | 11 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Exclusive: Nepal officials urge FIFA for full probe of own chief (Reuters) - All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) vice presidents are calling for world soccer's governing body to launch a fully- fledged probe into their own president Ganesh Thapa before his self-imposed four-month suspension runs out next week.
Reuters | Feb 27, 2015 12:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nepal Supreme Court rejects amnesty for war crimes By Ross Adkin KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's Supreme Court has rejected the possibility of amnesty for perpetrators of serious human rights abuses during a decade-long civil war, in a victory for human rights activists and victims' groups. For years, Nepal
Yahoo! News | Feb 27, 2015 05:56 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nepal Close to Extending Permits for Canceled Everest Climbs Nepal close to extending permits for climbers whose Everest attempts were canceled last year
ABC News | Feb 26, 2015 10:04 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mountainfilm and dZi Foundation announce partnership It's a match made in the soaring peaks of the Himalaya: Mountainfilm announced a new partnership late last week with the dZi Foundation, a Ridgway-based non-profit organization that helps build vital infrastructure and education projects in Nepal.
Telluride Daily Planet | Feb 25, 2015 12:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Telluride, Colorado
Nepal's women of the Terai Arc become forest conservationists in pictures In the long, narrow Terai Arc landscape, which spans nearly 20,000 square miles of southern Nepal and northern India, communities depend on the forests for food, water and shelter, as well as firewood and income. This is especially true for women in Nepal
The Guardian | Feb 25, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
VIDEO: 'I carried a car 45 kilometres' Dhan Bahadur Gole, 92, carried cars in Nepal when the landlocked nation was cut off from the rest of the world.
BBC News | Feb 24, 2015 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nepal army officer to be tried for torture in London LONDON/KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A Nepali army colonel is to go on trial at London's Old Bailey on Tuesday on charges of torture during a 10-year civil war, in a case the government of the Himalayan state has sought in vain to keep out of the courts.
Reuters | Feb 24, 2015 08:52 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nepal reassures Everest climbers on safety a year after deadly avalanche KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal will arrange regular weather forecasts and tighten safety measures on Mount Everest to reassure climbers, an official said on Monday, after an avalanche killed 16 sherpas last year in the worst disaster in the history of the wo
Reuters | Feb 23, 2015 10:32 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend