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Will Britain’s Nepali Gurkha Veterans Get Justice?
August 30, 2021

Will Britain’s Nepali Gurkha Veterans Get Justice?

By Arun Budhathoki
With the British government agreeing to discuss their demands, the military veterans ended their 13-day hunger strike recently.

Nepal Looks to Foreign Powers to Evacuate its Citizens from Afghanistan
August 23, 2021

Nepal Looks to Foreign Powers to Evacuate its Citizens from Afghanistan

By Arun Budhathoki
The nation's inability to rescue its own nationals underscores its limited capacity abroad.
Nepal’s Once-and-Future Prime Minister: What to Expect From Deuba’s Foreign Policy
August 07, 2021

Nepal’s Once-and-Future Prime Minister: What to Expect From Deuba’s Foreign Policy

By Kamal Dev Bhattarai
Managing relations with great powers will remain a key foreign policy challenge for Nepal’s new prime minister.

Nepal’s Democracy Enters Another Challenging Phase
July 15, 2021

Nepal’s Democracy Enters Another Challenging Phase

By Arun Budhathoki
The recent Supreme Court order reinstating parliament has put the constitution back on track.

Nepal’s Mountain Tourism Industry Is Struggling for Breath
June 28, 2021

Nepal’s Mountain Tourism Industry Is Struggling for Breath

By Arun Budhathoki
As COVID-19 cases sweep through Nepal’s mountain villages and base camps, expeditions have been called off, hitting the mountaineering and trekking industry hard.

Is Nepal Now Courting India and Ignoring China?
June 15, 2021

Is Nepal Now Courting India and Ignoring China?

By Bindesh Dahal and Arun Budhathoki
As Oli steers his party to the right to woo India's ruling BJP, China is courting Nepal's left wing.

Nepal’s Leaders Must Put Aside Differences Amid COVID-19 Crisis
June 12, 2021

Nepal’s Leaders Must Put Aside Differences Amid COVID-19 Crisis

By Nirajan Thapaliya
For now, instead of endless politicking, Nepal’s leaders must put their differences aside and work together
Facing a COVID Crisis, Nepal Cries Out for Help
May 14, 2021

Facing a COVID Crisis, Nepal Cries Out for Help

By Peter Gill
“People are dying every few minutes because of a lack oxygen, we don’t know when this will end... It’s chaos.”

Is the Term ‘South Asia’ Correct?
March 31, 2021

Is the Term ‘South Asia’ Correct?

By Krzysztof Iwanek
When should we use the word “India,” and when should we use “South Asia”?

Politics Are Keeping the UN From Protecting Children
March 26, 2021

Politics Are Keeping the UN From Protecting Children

By Karin Landgren
International pressure was critical to ending the use of child soldiers in Nepal. The United Nations can’t let politics undermine its mission to do so elsewhere.

Facing Pandemic Economic Woes, Nepal Reopens to Adventurers
November 05, 2020

Facing Pandemic Economic Woes, Nepal Reopens to Adventurers

By Associated Press
The reopening is mostly limited to those seeking to to climb or trek Nepal’s famous peaks.
Why the Nepal Communist Party Must Not Split
August 05, 2020

Why the Nepal Communist Party Must Not Split

By Pradip Adhikari
A split in the NCP would be bad for the factions involved as well as the country writ large.

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