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Cuban workers caring for Nepal quake victims

A new chapter in the story of Cuba's outreach to people began with the arrival in Katmandu, Nepal of 49 Cuban health care workers.


Fair trade community rallies around Nepal

The people of Nepal seem to be disappointed in the government, like the government is holding them back from taking care of each other.


Natural and man-made disasters collide in Nepal

Deemed the worst earthquake to hit the nation in 80 years, the death toll has risen to more than 7,500.


New Nepal PM faces daunting peace task

Nepal elected Maoist Baburam Bhattarai Prime Minister following the brief administration Jhalanath Khanal, who resigned after failing to advance a peace process and new constitution.


Nepal elects new prime minister

The new prime minister of Nepal, Jhalanath Khanal, a Communist, is expected to revive Nepal's stalled peace process.


World Notes: Europe, Iraq, Nepal, Costa Rica, Nigeria, Cuba

Joblessness up in Europe, displaced in Iraq, politics in Nepal, union-busting in Costa Rica, women appeal re Cuban 5.


World Notes: Russia, Nepal, Israel, Uganda, Venezuela, Cuba

Nepal: World's highest cabinet meeting sends message on global warming.