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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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kathmandu Beijing pressure puts squeeze on Tibetan exiles 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 R ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. News - China - NEPAL

    Tibetan monk in Kathmandu becomes 100th to set himself alight

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

    ... but couldn't," Adhikari said. The officer said it was not yet clear if the man had been shouting slogans protesting against China's rule in Tibet when he set himself alight. The Tibetan government ... modernisation and a better standard of living to Tibet. The Dalai Lama's office in New Delhi confirmed the 100th immolation attempt involved a monk, with representative Tempa Tsering calling ...

  5. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Brothers sharing a wife aids survival in Nepalese villages

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Nepal and Tibet, the people of Upper Dolpa still follow the trade, leading yaks that bring salt from Tibet and rice from the southern Terai plains. In the thin air high above the tree line, ...



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