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Amid Nepal's chaos, royalists spy chance for a comeback

Amid Nepal's chaos, royalists spy chance for a comeback

Just a few years ago, Nepal’s royal family looked consigned to the history books. A palace massacre by an unhinged crown prince in 2001, in which the king and eight…

Nepal's Maoists demand election investigation, but soften rhetoric

Nepal's Maoists demand election investigation, but soften rhetoric

Nepal’s Maoist former rebels, trailing in last week’s election, have called for an independent investigation into complaints of vote fraud, but they also signalled willingness to compromise to end political…

Nisha Desai Sworn-in as Assistant Secretary of State for S. Asia

Nisha Desai Sworn-in as Assistant Secretary of State for S. Asia

  Washington’s rebalance to Asia recognizes the vital link South Asia has in the security and prosperity of the United States, said the top official sworn in as Assistant Secretary…

Nepal Maoists Trail in Election, Demand Vote Count Suspension

Nepal Maoists Trail in Election, Demand Vote Count Suspension

Nepal’s powerful Maoists, trailing in this week’s election, called for an end to vote counting on Thursday, risking further political instability in the small Himalayan nation. The ballot will elect…

As Fractious Nepal Drifts, India and China Step In

As Fractious Nepal Drifts, India and China Step In

In August, Indian security officials tracked down one of their most-wanted militants in a mountain town in Nepal where he had told neighbours he was a traditional healer. That same…