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Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu

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    COVID-19 pushing millions of children into poverty: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 01:20am on June 24, 2020

    More than 100 million children in South Asia could slip into poverty as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, a UN report said Tuesday of...

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    Nepal to deport five foreigners arrested at coronavirus protest

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 12:57am on June 18, 2020

    Five foreigners from Australia, China and the US will be deported from Nepal and barred from returning for two years after protesting against the government’s...

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    Nepal parliament vote steps up border friction with India

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 12:42am on June 14, 2020

    Nepal’s lower house of parliament on Saturday approved a new national emblem with a controversial political map that includes strategic territories disputed with its giant...

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    7 foreigners held at anti-govt protests in Nepal

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 08:37pm on June 13, 2020

    Nepali police arrested 10 protesters including foreign nationals from Australia, the United States and China on Saturday as hundreds staged a demonstration in Kathmandu against...

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    Nepali police clash with lockdown protesters

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 01:02am on June 10, 2020

    Police fired water cannon at about 500 people who staged a demonstration in Kathmandu on Tuesday against the Nepali government’s handling of the coronavirus crisis....

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    Nepal police fire live rounds as Indian farmers try to cross border

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 11:32pm on May 17, 2020

    Nepal’s police fired live rounds into the air to deter Indian farmers trying to cross the border to harvest their corn amid the coronavirus lockdown,...

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    Nepal logs first virus death

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 09:52am on May 17, 2020

    Nepal reported its first coronavirus death late Saturday —a 29-year-old woman who recently gave birth —as the total number of people infected in the country...

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    Nepal summons India envoy as road protests rage

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 12:42am on May 12, 2020

    Nepal’s foreign minister summoned India’s ambassador on Monday over a new road being built through disputed territory as police arrested protesters who burnt effigies of...

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    Nepal detains 45 stranded Chinese nationals

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 10:29pm on May 08, 2020

    Nepal police on Friday arrested 45 Chinese nationals stranded in the country because of coronavirus restrictions after a protest turned violent, authorities said.

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    Nepal marks quake anniversary under lockdown

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 10:18pm on April 25, 2020

    Nepal on Saturday marked the fifth anniversary of a devastating earthquake under a nationwide lockdown with the prime minister blaming the coronavirus pandemic for delays...

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