Alert for Nepal
Protests against Maoist Prime Minister - 24 January 2013:
At least 25 people have been wounded during protests against the prime minister in Dailekh. Activists from seven opposition parties gathered outside a Maoist conference and demanded the resignation of Baburam Bhattarai. The protesters have accused Mr Bhattarai of obstructing an investigation into the murder of a Journalist in 2004.
Judge shot dead in Kathmandu - 31 May 2012:
A Supreme Court judge has been shot dead in the Nepalese capital Kathmandu. Unknown gunmen travelling on motorcycles opened fire on Rana Bahadur Bam as he was being driven to work. Bam was accused of taking bribes from criminals and was under investigation by the Judiciary Council.
Four killed in Janakpur bombing - 01 May 2012:
At least four people have been killed after a bomb exploded close to a political rally in the south-eastern city of Janakpur. The Democratic Terai Liberation Front claimed responsibility for the attack, calling on political parties to fight for the rights of people in southern Nepal.
Kathmandu bomb blast kills three - 27 February 2012:
At least three people have been killed after a bomb exploded in the Nepalese capital Kathmandu. The Unified National Liberation Front claim that they carried out the attack.
Death of youth leader sparks national strike - 19 December 2011:
The death of a local youth leader while in prison has sparked a national strike in Nepal, bringing the country to a standstill. Large numbers of riot police have been patrolling the streets of the capital, Kathmandu, and a number of small protests have broken out in the city.
Riot police clash with Youth Association Nepal activists - 04 December 2011:
Riot police have clashed with members of the Youth Association Nepal at the Tribhuvan International Airport.
Series of bus bombings kills one and injures dozens - 28 March 2011:
A series of low-intensity bombs have exploded on public transport in Nepal, killing one person and leaving another 46 injured. Although no group have taken responsibilty for the attacks the Janatantrik Terai Mukti Morcha (JTMM) rebel group are suspected.