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Heavy-Handed Politics

"€œGod willing, with the force of God behind it, we shall soon experience a world
without the United States and Zionism."€ -- Iran President Ahmadi-Nejad

Friday, September 16, 2005


Options narrow for an isolated monarch

Kathmandu - Pressure is mounting on Nepal's King Gyanendra to restore democracy after he seized power earlier this year, but there is no sign yet of the monarch relenting despite his increasing isolation, analysts say. The king's traditional supporters are beginning to abandon him, while the country's main political parties are stepping up public protests and talking openly about establishing a republic.


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