Nepal's hopes of being lifted from the dismal circumstances it has been mired in for more than a decade hinge on today's elections.Thursday, 10 April, 2008, 12:00am
'It was totally inevitable for a cause like the Maoists to arise in Nepal,' observes Ian Baker, a scholar, explorer and author of many books on the Himalayas and Buddhism.
'It is largely a rural-based revolution of people marginalised from Nepal's development and evolution.'29 Mar 2007 - 12:00am
Rebel leader outlines his vision of a country taking the best of Maoist philosophy to bring prosperity to everyone
Guerilla guards stand anxiously on the balcony and stairway of the nondescript safe house somewhere in the slums of Kathmandu.26 Mar 2007 - 12:00am
Nepal's brutal civil war is exacting a high price on the country's future as Maoist rebels systematically indoctrinate children and recruit them into their bloody struggle to overthrow the royal family.3 Jun 2005 - 12:00am