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Then the second-largest party in the new Assembly, the UML, demanded a new election to the presidency. The interim constitution doesn't have provision for a second assembly election because he first assembly was supposed to have written a new const
The wild promises of the country's would-be leaders will go unimplemented, to the surprise of no one in the increasingly cynical and frustrated electorate.
A group of the Nepal Revolutionary Students Union demonstrated in sympathy with the anti-imperialist state of Syria but knew little about the country or chemical weapons
While judgment about Karki's ultimate effectiveness (and a court decision) await, concerns over his appointment have been ameliorated by relief at having the anti-corruption agency back in action.
Nepal celebrates the diamond anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Everest. Many summiteers and record holders will attend, but not the first men to reach the top, Tenzing Norgay died in 1986 and Edmund Hillary died in 2008.
The government will want this story to go away quickly, lest it be seen as persecuting a mountaineer who was raising money for charity...
Nepal's flourishing tourism industry receives a black eye from an ugly incident between Sherpas and foreign climbers.
Less welcome though has been the interim government's appointments to long-vacant civil service posts including the Public Service Commission, the Auditor General, and especially the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority.