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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 Rights Watch said yesterday. The allegations, detailed in a report based on the testimony of Tibetan refugees, monks, activists ...

  2. News - China - NEPAL

    Tibetan monk in Kathmandu becomes 100th to set himself alight

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kathmandu Exiled man's protest against China's 'oppression' shocks tourists at a restaurant in Kathmandu Tibetan monk becomes 100th to set himself alight A Tibetan monk doused himself in petrol and set himself on fire in a Kathmandu tourist area yesterday- the 100th self-immolation attempt in a wave of protests against Chinese rule ...

  3. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Police arrest 14 rhino poachers in Nepal, smashing smuggling ring

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

    ... would supply the rhino horns to Kathmandu-based smugglers who would supply them to Tibetans," he said. Police have accused the 55-year-old smuggler of killing 12 rhinos over the past six ...

  4. News - China - NEPAL

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

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

    ... a day in winter. Meanwhile China recently completed a 22-kilometre stretch of road in central Nepal connecting the country's southern plains with the Tibetan county of Kyirong, to form ...

  5. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Riders fight for honour in Nepal in the world's highest horse race

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... met every 12 years since in the Tibetan Year of the Dragon for a festival in modern-day Nepal centred around the world's highest horse race, although these days they ride for honour ... by a clear distance, is a 23-year-old farmer named Tenzin Gurung from the neighbouring former kingdom of Mustang, whose mount is a chestnut brown Tibetan mare called Tika. Gurung's prize ...

  6. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Nepal's Maoists say they will never return to guerrilla war

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hetauda, Nepal Party leaders say they will relinquish leadership to an independent and elected prime minister Maoists in big show of strength Nepal's Maoists vowed yesterday never to return to guerrilla warfare and offered to give up leadership to an independent prime minister to take the Himalayan nation towards democracy. Party leaders said ...

  7. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Mega-quakes could return to the Himalayas, new study says

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... movement in one place was caused by a huge quake that coincided with the great event of July 7, 1255. More than six centuries later, there was another surface-breaking event, correlating ...

  8. News - Asia - NEPAL

    12 years after becoming a star, Himalaya actor Thinle Lundup Lama scrapes a living

    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... "It's like the way I lived before the film and now is the same. Nothing has changed," 71-year-old Thinle Lundup Lama said at a religious festival in the mystical, culturally Tibetan land ...

  9. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Nepali chef’s assault on Maoist leader reflects grassroots anger

    Posted Nov 23rd 2012, 12:17pm

    ... in an attack his family attributed to a sense of betrayal by the communist movement. “My brother’s actions were the result of deep frustration against the Maoist party and the painful situation under ... of grassroots supporters like the Kunwars when they became a mainstream political movement and were swept to power in nationwide elections in 2008. But distrust among grassroots activists has been ...

  10. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Brothers sharing a wife aids survival in Nepalese villages

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

    ... in charge," said Sangmo, who uses a dialect of Tibetan and was speaking through an interpreter. "Two brothers bring in the money and it's me who decides what to do with it." When Sangmo ...



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