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Nepal's crackdown on dissent continued yesterday as police moved swiftly to smother protests in the capital and blocked the US ambassador from visiting senior political leaders under house arrest.
The protesters gathered in central Kathmandu, shouting pro-democracy slogans, only to be thrown by riot police into waiting vans.
At least a dozen people were arrested and quickly driven away, said witnesses and the Human Rights and Peace Society, which organised the protest.
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'Salvador Option' mooted for Iraq
By Tom Gibb
BBC, South America
With no end to the Iraq conflict in sight, some US military strategists have been considering tactics used during the civil war in El Salvador, a brutal and bloody campaign that lasted for years.