Communications Sporadic After Nepal Shakeup Telephone and Internet connections are only intermittently available in the wake of King Gyanendra's move to sack his government and assume power himself. The king is attempting to stifle public opposition to what some of his critics are calling a royal coup.
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Communications Sporadic After Nepal Shakeup

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Communications Sporadic After Nepal Shakeup

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Communications Sporadic After Nepal Shakeup

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Telephone and Internet connections are only intermittently available in the wake of King Gyanendra's move to sack his government and assume power himself. The king is attempting to stifle public opposition to what some of his critics are calling a royal coup.

A woman walks past Nepalese soldiers at a street near the presidential palace in Kathmandu, Feb. 3. Reuters hide caption

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