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Nepal's prime minister loses a confidence vote forcing him to step down

Jul. 12, 2024 11:40 AM EDT

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal’s prime minister lost a vote of confidence in parliament on Friday after the largest party in his governing coalition withdrew its support, forcing him to step down from office after 19 months in power. Pushpa Kamal Dahal failed to get the support...

Key partner withdraws support from Nepal's government to join new coalition

Jul. 04, 2024 21:13 PM EDT

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's second largest party withdrew from the government Thursday to join its longtime rival in a new coalition, as pressure builds on the prime minister to resign. The Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist Leninist), which is the second largest party,...

A record-holding Sherpa guide concerned about garbage on higher camps on Mount Everest

May. 29, 2024 04:32 AM EDT

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — One of the greatest Mount Everest guides on Wednesday expressed concerns about the peak's growing piles of garbage, as he was honored by his government to mark Everest Day. Sherpa guide Kami Rita, who has scaled Mount Everest a record 30 times, was honored...

Nepal's prime minister wins confidence vote in parliament, his fourth since taking office

May. 20, 2024 04:56 AM EDT

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal’s prime minister will continue leading his shaky governing coalition after winning his fourth vote of confidence in two years on Monday. Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal called the vote in Nepal's lower house of parliament after a minor party in his...

Nepal hosts an investment summit in hopes of attracting foreign money for hydropower projects

Apr. 28, 2024 05:55 AM EDT

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal hosted an investment summit Sunday in hopes of attracting much-needed foreign investment, especially in developing hydropower projects to produce more electricity that it can sell to neighboring countries. Several foreign investors were attending the...

Qatari emir in Nepal, expected to tackle migrant conditions and Nepali student held hostage by Hamas

Apr. 23, 2024 09:56 AM EDT

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The emir of Qatar landed in Nepal Tuesday on his first-ever visit to the South Asian country, after visiting Bangladesh and the Philippines, where improving migrant workers' conditions in the Gulf state and a Nepali student still held hostage by Hamas are expected to be on...