BEIRUT, July 28: A Syrian government airstrike hit a busy open-air market in the country’s northwest on Saturday, killing at least 11 people, most of them children, according to activists. The town of Ariha has been particularly targeted over the last week as the government escalates its offensive against the country’s last rebel stronghold.
GORKHA, April 4: Yogendra Kumal, in charge of Biplav led rebel party, the Communist Party of Nepal, at Gorkha, was arrested on charges of setting fire in Ncell tower and excavator, DSP Besh Raj Rijal, chief at the district police office said.
DANG, Dec 3: After the district leadership of the CPN (Maoist Center) fielded rebel candidates against the left alliance candidates, the alliance is facing a tough challenge in the communist stronghold Salyan in the upcoming election.
KATHMANDU, Nov 21: It was an unusual wait at the Prime Minister’s Office, Baluwatar on June 16, 2006. The then prime minister Girija Prasad Koirala was anticipating two rebel leaders. Following the second people’s revolution, a peace accord was in the offing. The then CPN-Maoist leaders, Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Dr. Baburam Bhattarai were on their way to Kathmandu to discuss the peace accord. Twenty five years after living underground, it was Dahal’s first time at Baluwatar. For Bhattarai, it was his second.
KATHMANDU, Nov 10: CPN (Maoist Center) has taken action against leaders and cadres who filed their candidacies in the elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies and their supporters against party policy.
LUMBINI, Nov 8: The Nepali Congress (NC), Rupandehi has said that it has invalidated the party membership of those filing their candidacies for the upcoming elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies against the official candidates.
KATHMANDU, Nov 3: Over a dozen central level leaders across the major parties have fallen in trouble as rebel candidates challenged their candidacies in the nomination for the upcoming federal parliament and provincial assembly polls on Thursday.
RAMECHHAP, Oct 26: Rebel candidates of leftist alliance in Ramechhap district chartered a helicopter from Kathmandu to Ramechhap's district headquarters Manthali on Wednesday to withdraw their candidacies after reaching agreement with their party.
NEPALGUNJ, Oct 24: The formation of electoral alliances has resulted in many political leaders being dissatisfied with their own party. Such dissatisfaction has led to registration of rebel candidacies, creating problems for the alliances.
KATHMANDU, Oct 23: Even as the top leaders of the left alliance have agreed to field common candidates for the upcoming federal and provincial assembly polls at the center, the leaders of the constituent parties of this alliances have fielded candidates of their respective parties in various districts. This has not only created serious disputes within the alliance but also raised questions about the prospect of their alliance and eventual unity in the long run.
KATHMANDU, August 23: Nepali Congress has formed a disciplinary committee led by a central committee member Ramesh Rijal. Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba approved to form the five-member committee prior to his departure to India on Wednesday.
ROLPA, July 18: On February 13, 1996, a group led by the current Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun attacked a police station in Holeri, marking the beginning of the decade-long armed Maoist conflict. Gunendra Gharti, who was a member of that group has now been elected as the chief of Subarnabati Rural municipality of Rolpa.
SRINAGAR, (India), Indian government forces killed the top rebel commander in their part of the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, officials said, describing it as a major success against separatists.