While visiting home during a holiday in 2002, Rajendra Tharu awoke in his parent’s house to find himself surrounded by childhood classmates. But they had not come to welcome him back.
The certificate was only one of several that emerged from the prestigious Salon du Chocolat in Paris, the annual summit of the world’s master chocolatiers. But it may be enough to start a revolution in Peru
Mahad Abdullahi Hassan had never heard of Nepal before the day he landed in it.
Villagers march more than 300 kilometers from northwest Cambodia to ask the prime minister to save their homes from developers. Some 400 families in the country’s south learn their farmland had been given to developers only when bulldozers arrive
An unopposed former Communist leader was elected Nepal’s new prime minister Saturday, ending nearly three weeks of political uncertainty. Madhav Kumar Nepal of the Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist) was the only person to serve as a candidate for the post after he received backing from more than 20 of the 25 parties in parliament. Nepal, 56, is a former general secretary of the Communist Party, but had resigned after the party made a poor showing last year against another Communist movement.
Suspected Maoist rebels in eastern India "stopped" a train Wednesday, but the number of passengers aboard was not immediately clear.