Thirteen years ago on November 21, Nepal’s political parties made a breakthrough in peaceful resolution of the armed insurgency launched by Nepal Communist Party (Maoist). The parliamentary forces, in the face of repression by the direct rule of the King, stood together to extend hands with warring Maoists.
MADRID – Above all, Europe is freedom, peace, and progress. We must move forward with these values and make Europe the leading model of integration and social justice that protects its citizens. The Europe we aspire to, the Europe we need, the Europe we are building is based on democratic stability within member states and cannot accept the unilateral breach of its integrity. The Europe we admire has been built on the principle of overlapping identities and equality for all citizens, and on the rejection of nationalist ideologies and extremism.
PARIS – As in 1848, 1968, 1989, and 2010-2012, a wave of popular protests has taken the world by surprise. Ongoing mass revolts-in Beirut, Santiago, Hong Kong, Algiers, Baghdad, and other cities—are gaining strength and wrong footing governments. But although the temptation to seek historical comparisons is understandable, the 2019 uprisings also have a distinct flavor of their own.
I fly and gaze with a sigh
As someone stops peace scheme the world has to try
Because it gets heated when I wish it wouldn’t
Because men do what they often shouldn’t
Because agreements fail, and pursuits go wrong
Conspiracies and Cold War all year along.
ISLAMABAD, June 29: A fresh round of talks between the U.S. and the Taliban is to begin in Qatar Saturday, just days after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington is hoping for an Afghan peace agreement before Sept. 1.
JERUSALEM, June 23: Talk of Middle East peace is in the air again, as politicians are set to gather in Bahrain to launch the latest in a long line of initiatives to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
It seems that everything is good between pop singers Katy Perry and Taylor Swift and the hatred is buried somewhere. Katy posted a picture of baked chocolate chip cookies on Instagram with "peace at last" written on the edge of the plate and tagged her former foe in the post.
KATHMANDU, April 8: Speaker of the House of Representatives, Krishna Bahadur Mahara, has commended the role of Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) in laying out fundamentals for preserving peace and promoting positive democratic changes through political dialogue and concrete action.
ALGIERS, March 31: U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Sunday that he welcomed efforts towards a peaceful and democratic transition in Algeria, where weeks of protests have pushed for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to end his 20-year rule.
KATHMANDU, March 27: Former Prime Minister Jhalanath Khanal has said that peace must be addressed as a multidimensional precept including the personal or mental peace that encompasses an inner state of tranquility. Social peace is reflected in the form of social justice and development.
(ROLPA, SURKHET, DANG) MARCH 17: Rolpa locals are uneasy these days about the activities of the Biplav outfit. They do not feel the presence of peace . They have not forgotten the harrowing times of the Maoist armed insurgency.
Nepal, in the past 15 years has seen political and social changes once people only imagined of. From unitary to federalism, from monarchy to republic, from a Hindu state to secular, from armed conflict to temporary peace, Nepal has progressed at the speed of rocket. Liking the change or not is a subject to one’s perception and can be debated. But Nepal’s fast paced political progression has included and attracted minorities into politics, including the youth.
YEMEN, Dec 14: Yemen's warring parties on Thursday agreed to a ceasefire on a vital port in a series of breakthroughs in UN-brokered peace talks that could mark a major turning point after four years of devastating conflict.
KATHMANDU, Dec 6: The government has decided to set up the 'Prime Minister National Talent Award Fund'. The Cabinet meeting held recently decided to set up the fund to encourage the youths who make remarkable contribution to peace, good governance, innovation, scientific research, investigation and development sectors.
STOCKHOLM, Dec 6: Yemen’s warring parties convene in Sweden on Thursday for U.N.-led peace talks for the first time since 2016 in a small victory for special envoy Martin Griffiths as he attempts to re-launch negotiations to end nearly four years of war.
KATHMANDU, Oct 23: When the chairman of the erstwhile CPN-UML, KP Oli, got elected as prime minister in February, many were hoping that he would steer Nepal into an era of peace, prosperity and equality.
KATHMANDU, Oct 2: "Education that cultivates culture of peace and tolerance while inspiring innovation and invention is the answer to the dilemmas that the world faces today," Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said in his address at the UN University for Peace in San Jose, Costa Rica.
Nepali Baba, Tej Nath Sharma is a spiritual guru and the founder of Vindhyavashini Adhyatmik Sangh. He established his organization in Magh of 2040 in Kathmandu, at the Shobha Bhagbati temple premise. It was later officially registered a year later.
KATHMANDU, July 9: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, has said Nepal's peace process is highly successful on the contemporary global scene and Nepal has realized the need of its internationalization.
GENEVA, June 29: U.N. Yemen envoy Martin Griffiths expects to get the warring parties in Yemen back to the negotiating table for the first time in years, and both sides have confirmed their willingness to talk, he said in a U.N. radio interview late on Thursday.
WASHINGTON DC, June 28: Joel Davis, who helped found Youth to End Sexual Violence and was chairman of the International Campaign to Stop Rape and Gender Violence in Conflict, was arrested Tuesday in Manhattan on charges of enticement of a minor to engage in sexual activity, attempted sexual exploitation of a minor, and possession, receipt and distribution of child pornography.
KATHMANDU, June 12: The United States President Donald Trump argued that a peaceful Korean peninsula would “save tremendous amount of money” and bring American soldiers home. In 2017, the United States spent $818 billion in its military, up from $761 billion in 2016.
DALLAS, June 10: A site acquired by Henry Ford in 1914 for his automobile assembly plant and converted into a Bomb producing factory with the turn of World War II was the venue for Nepathya’s maiden show in Dallas of Texas, USA.
Thupten Faten has been a monk for over 40 years now, at Samdeling Gumba, which is one of the oldest monasteries in Boudha. At eight years old Faten was instructed by his parents to become a monk and so he became one.
KATHMANDU, May 11: Top politicians, diplomats and social activists have lauded the recent historic peace deal signed between the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and the Republic of Korea as part of efforts made to end the decades-long war between the two countries.
LUMBINI, April 30: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli this morning took part in a Peace Rally held by the Lumbini Development Trust to mark the occasion of the 2562nd Buddha Jayanti, the birth anniversary of Lord Buddha.
Seven years back, Lakeside, the biggest tourist hub in Pokhara, was declared a ‘no-vehicle zone’ on Friday afternoons. The ban on vehicles was implemented from Hallan Chowk to Fishtail Gate which is about a 3-km stretch of Lakeside. However, the campaign was dropped after seven months as the locals refused to comply.