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  1. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Beijing pressure puts squeeze on Tibetan exiles in Nepal

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 10:33pm by AFP

    ... Tibetans in Nepal face heightened risks of being detained, beaten and even forcibly returned to China, as Kathmandu bows to growing diplomatic pressure from Beijing, Human Rights Watch said. ...

  2. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Avalanche deaths might be victims of China-Tibet tensions

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 11:37am by Associated Press in Katmandu, Nepal

    ... victims – four French, one each from Germany, Italy and Spain and a Nepali guide. Tibet is a sensitive area for Beijing, which sometimes limits access for foreign tourists. It has also in the past ... Relations between Tibet and the Chinese government have been volatile this year, as many Tibetans set themselves on fire to bring attention to what they say is their suffering under China’s ...

  3. News - China - NEPAL

    Nepal police arrest Tibetans on anniversary of uprising in China

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 06:25pm by AFP

    ... Beijing’s rule in Tibet. “Some of the people we arrested were Tibetan but we have not interrogated all of them yet,” police spokesman Uttam Subedi said. Nepal, home to about 20,000 Tibetans, ... in Tibetan-inhabited areas of China, are seen as a sign of desperation in the community over perceived religious persecution in Chinese-ruled Tibet. In the lead-up to Sunday’s 54th anniversary of the Tibet ...

  4. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Eight killed as landslide hits northeast Nepal, sparking flood fears

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 08:41pm by Agence France-Presse in Kathmandu

    ... with Tibet, had been closed. Meanwhile, officials partially opened the Koshi barrage near the India-Nepal border, to allow water to flow downstream and reduce flood risks. Scores of people die every ...

  5. News - China - NEPAL

    Tibetan monk’s protest marks 100th self-immolation bid

    Posted Feb 13th 2013, 12:46pm by AFP

    ... in Tibetan-inhabited areas of China, are seen as a sign of desperation in the community over perceived religious persecution in Chinese-ruled Tibet. Speaking ahead of the milestone of 100 cases, the prime ... and points to huge investment it says has brought modernisation and a better standard of living to Tibet. The Dalai Lama fled Tibet in 1959 after a failed uprising and has since based himself ...

  6. News - Asia - NEPAL

    'No hope' of survivors after massive Nepal landslide, says official

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 01:48pm by AP

    ... treatment, including a Belgian man. The Arniko highway, between Nepal and Tibet, remained closed yesterday. In neighbouring India's Bihar state, authorities evacuated thousands of villagers ...

  7. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Twelve Nepali guides killed by avalanche in worst-ever Everest accident

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 01:24pm by Reuters

    ... of Tibet and can be climbed from both sides. Nepal’s Tourism Ministry has issued permits to 334 foreign climbers to scale Mount Everest this season, up from 328 the whole of last year. Nepal plans ...

  8. News - China - NEPAL

    China invests in Nepal as gateway to India's huge markets

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... China's ambassador to Kathmandu was recently pictured in a traditional Nepali cap and silk scarf, digging with a spade to symbolise the laying of the foundations of a new dry port near the Tibet ... with their rail networks in Tibet." Nepal has always been in the shadow of its southern neighbour India. Since the end of a bloody decade-long civil war in 2006 and the emergence of the Maoist rebels ...

  9. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Police arrest 14 rhino poachers in Nepal, smashing smuggling ring

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... the alleged kingpin of a network extending from Nepal to Tibet, last month. His arrest in the popular tourist city of Pokhara helped authorities uncover a network of poachers, said Paudel. "He ...

  10. News - China - NEPAL

    Tibetan monk in Kathmandu becomes 100th to set himself alight

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... protesting against China's rule in Tibet when he set himself alight. The Tibetan government in exile, based in the Indian town of Dharamshala in the foothills of the Himalayas, previously put ... spiritual leader, for encouraging the immolations and points to huge investment it says has brought modernisation and a better standard of living to Tibet. The Dalai Lama's office in New Delhi ...




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