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Nepal president asks warring parties to form government by Friday


January 16th, 2011 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 16 (IANS) With Nepal entering a new stage in its critical peace process Sunday after the exit of the UN, President Ram Baran Yadav has asked the warring ... Read more...

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UN mired in exit row in Nepal


January 8th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 8 (IANS) With just a week left for its exit from Nepal's flailing peace process, the UN has become mired in an ugly row with the government, army ... Read more...

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Risks growing in Nepal, warns top UN envoy


January 6th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 6 (IANS) With less than 10 days left before the UN ends its peace mission in Nepal, there is little progress on the critical issues of forming a ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists want UN to stay on till peace process ends


December 20th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 20 (IANS) With only 26 days left for the UN's direct role in Nepal's ailing peace process to end, the opposition Maoist party Monday said they would call ... Read more...

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Peace process in Nepal moving toward critical period: UN official


December 5th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Dec 5 (ANI): United Nations Under Secretary General for Political Affairs B Lynn Pascoe has said that Nepal's peace process was moving toward critical period and urged the political leaders to ... Read more...

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UN mission to leave Nepal on January 15


November 12th, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Nov.12 (ANI): Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal has said the United Nations Mission in Nepal (UNMIN) will leave Nepal on January 15 as per the agreement.According to a RSS report, Prime ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists’ China trip row escalates


October 26th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Oct 26 (IANS) The row between Nepal's caretaker government and the opposition Maoist party over the latter's guerrilla army fighters' clandestine visit to China escalated with the government ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists backtrack on peace pact


October 13th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Oct 13 (IANS) With just seven months left for the new constitution deadline to expire, Nepal's opposition Maoist party Wednesday backtracked on its pledge, refusing to let go of ... Read more...

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UN asks Nepal to speed up peace deal


September 22nd, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 22 (IANS) The UN agency assisting Nepal's protracted peace process Wednesday asked the major parties in the Himalayan country to speed up the deal, underlining that it will ... Read more...

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Indian envoy meets Nepal PM amid India bashing


September 5th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudehsna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 5 (IANS) Amid growing India bashing by Nepal's opposition Maoist party and a section of the Nepali media, India's Ambassador to Nepal Rakesh Sood Sunday met caretaker Prime ... Read more...

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Army chief wants exit of UN mission in Nepal


August 21st, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Aug.21 (ANI): The Nepal Army has told the government not to extend the term of the UN Mission in Nepal (UNMIN).Chief of Army Staff, General Chatraman Singh Gurung, is reported to ... Read more...

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Nepal Army crosses swords with Maoists on UN monitors


August 21st, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 21 (IANS) Hemmed in with severe restrictions for four years, Nepal's army has begun to get restive, asking the government for the first time not to extend the ... Read more...

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UN restive at Nepal impasse


July 27th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 27 (IANS) The failure of Nepal's major political parties to form a new government more than a month after the prime minister quit has made the UN restive, ... Read more...

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After Sri Lanka, UN under fire in Nepal


July 10th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 10 (IANS) After Sri Lanka, where a minister is leading protests against alleged UN interference, the world body is now under fire in Nepal, where the prime minister ... Read more...

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UN mission in Nepal offers 60-week time plan for integration of UCPN-M combatants


July 9th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 9 (ANI): The United Nations Mission in Nepal (UNMIN) has prepared a "non-paper" proposing a 60-week time plan for the integration and rehabilitation of Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) ... Read more...

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UNMIN’s term extended by four months


May 13th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 13 (ANI): The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has extended the mandate of the United Nations Mission in Nepal (UNMIN) by four more months.With the latest extension, the UNMIN will ... Read more...

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UN Security Council meets to discuss peace process in Nepal


May 6th, 2010 - 3:26 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – The United Nations (UN) Security Council met on Wednesday to discuss the mandate of the UN mission to assist with the peace process in Nepal, where the ... Read more...

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Maoist red sea paralyses Kathmandu, PM to address nation


May 1st, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 1 (IANS) Tens of thousands of people in red T-shirts and red caps and waving the red flag of Nepal's opposition Maoist party swamped Kathmandu on May ... Read more...

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Top UN official to visit India, Nepal


March 6th, 2010 - 9:39 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 6 (IANS) A top UN official will visit India and Nepal next week to discuss regional and international issues with officials and political parties in both the countries. UN Under-Secretary-General ... Read more...

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UN refuses to provide Nepal ‘confidential’ Maoist data


February 26th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 26 (IANS) The UN agency entrusted with supervising the Maoist party's guerrilla army in Nepal and their arms has angered the government by refusing to divulge the "confidential information" sought ... Read more...

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UN mission in Nepal extended by nearly four months (Lead, Changing dateline)


January 22nd, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 22 (DPA) The United Missions Security Council extended the mandate of its mission in Nepal (UNMIN) by nearly four months to supervise the completion of the peace process in the ... Read more...

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Alarmed UN sends envoy to free Nepal’s child soldiers


December 12th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 12 (IANS) With Nepal's new coalition government failing to meet its November deadline to free almost 3,000 child soldiers languishing in Maoist barracks since the signing of a peace agreement ... Read more...

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UN says Nepal parties should fix president’s powers


November 7th, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 7 (IANS) Ignoring a rebuff by Nepal's ruling parties, who have asked the UN not to intervene in the republic's internal matters, a top UN official is suggesting ... Read more...

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Mounting concern in UN Security Council over Nepal stalemate


October 23rd, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 23 (IANS) For the first time since 2006, when Nepal's Maoist guerrillas signed a peace pact and confined their "People's Liberation Army" (PLA) to makeshift barracks, the UN Security Council ... Read more...

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Prachanda warns of decisive revolt again in Nepal


September 19th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Sep 19 (ANI): Maoist chairman Prachanda has threatened to launch a decisive revolt in Nepal if the Maoist-floated resolution motion on civilian supremacy were not debated in the Parliament.Addressing a mass ... Read more...

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UN extends Nepal mission


July 24th, 2009 - 2:40 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, July 24 (Xinhua) The UN Security Council Thursday decided to extend its mission in Nepal by six months until January next year. The decision was taken through a vote by the ... Read more...

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European diplomats urge extension of UN monitoring in Nepal


June 18th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 18 (DPA) European diplomats have urged Nepal to extend the terms of the UN Mission in Nepal (UNMIN) and the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), ... Read more...

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Indian envoy, UNMIN chief meet M K Nepal


May 25th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 25 (ANI): Indian Ambassador to Nepal Rakesh Sood and United Nations Mission in Nepal (UNMIN) chief Karen Ladgren have separately met newly elected Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal at the ... Read more...

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UN Nepal mission rejects criticism over Maoist verification


May 20th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 20 (DPA) The United Nations Mission in Nepal (UNMIN) defended itself late Tuesday against criticism from Nepalese political parties over its role in the verification process of Maoist combatants. The verification ... Read more...

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Maoist protesters, police clash outside Nepal presidential palace


May 11th, 2009 - 7:26 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 11 (ANI): Maoist protesters and riot police clashed in front of Nepal's presidential palace on Monday.The demonstrators were seeking information on the country's missing people and why President Ram Baran ... Read more...

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Nepal opposition steps up campaign against UN


May 11th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 11 (IANS) The turmoil in Nepal triggered by the fall of the Maoist government last week deepened Monday with the main opposition party, the Nepali Congress, stepping up its campaign ... Read more...

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CPN-UML central committee meeting begins


May 8th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 8 (ANI): The central committee meeting of the CPN-UML began here today to name the leader of proposed ruling coalition.The meeting has been called at a time when the Nepali ... Read more...

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Nepal opposition calls for fresh count of Maoist troops


May 8th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 8 (IANS) Nepal's biggest opposition party Nepali Congress Friday stepped up its call for a fresh headcount of Maoist guerrilla fighters after a videotape showed Maoist chief and ... Read more...

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Nepal prime minister offers olive branch to India


May 8th, 2009 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 8 (IANS) After blaming India for the failure to sack the army chief and accusing it of interfering in his country's internal matters, Nepal's caretaker Prime Minister Pushpa ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists say they recruited 23,000 rebels after truce


May 6th, 2009 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 5 (DPA) Private television stations across Nepal Tuesday broadcast video footage of Maoist leader Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' telling his guerrilla commanders his party had successfully recruited over 23,000 soldiers ... Read more...

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