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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

    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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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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