Charges Against Nepal Journalists an ‘attack on press freedom’

Journalists from Nepal’s largest newspaper have been charged with contempt of court after publishing critical stories about the country’s chief justice. To read further and watch video, please click on the link below:

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Nepal Communist Alliance To Form Next Government

Kathmandu (AFP) – Nepal’s Communist parties will form the next government, the election commission confirmed Friday after releasing long-delayed election results months after polls billed as a turning point for the Himalayan nation roiled by decades of political instability. To read further, please click on the link below:

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Frustration Simmers as Nepalis Await New Government

Students in Nepal have been taking to the streets to demand the outgoing government swiftly hand over power to a leftist alliance that swept to victory in national elections last month. The landmark post-war poll had raised hopes that it would bring much-needed stability to the impoverished country. Yet, several weeks after the

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Nepal Has Banned Solo Climbers From Scaling its Mountains

Nepal has banned solo climbers from scaling its mountains, including Mount Everest, in a bid to reduce accidents. To read further, please click on the link below: http://Nepal bans solo climbers from Mount Everest Read more at

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Communists Win Nepal’s 1st Election Under the New Constitution

After centuries of absolute monarchy followed by decades of chaos, Nepal is taking to democracy in a big way. Since May its people have voted into office 753 newly created local councils, seven new provincial assemblies and a 275-member national parliament. To read this Economist article, please click on the

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