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Jul 03, 2014

Peru's interior minister Daniel Urresti accused of journalist's 1988 murder

My hands are not 'stained with blood' says politician after allegations surrounding death of Hugo Bustios Peru's new interior minister, Daniel Urresti, has been forced to admit that he is being investigated for the murder of a journalist in 1988 when...

Jul 20, 2014

Nepal's journey from war to peace

Nepal's transformation from a monarchy to a democracy and a secular state came after a decade-long civil war between Maoist fighters and government forces. The coming together of Maoists and seven main political parties in 2006 against the monarchy w... #Nepal #King Gyanendra #New Republic

Jul 14, 2014

Nepal's film industry looks beyond Bollywood

Nischal Basnet is excited about his upcoming film, Talak Jung vs Tulke , set during the decade-long Maoist insurgency. The film is due to be released next month. The young Nepali is part of the new crop of filmmakers who have been trying to chart a n... #Nepal #Kathmandu #Bollywood