Maoist rebels keep guard during the inauguration of the Martyrs road in Rolpa, Nepal.
Maoists rebels keep guard during the inauguration of the Martyrs road, which they constructed in Rolpa, 500 km (312 miles) west of Kathmandu July 2, 2005. The Maoist has lost to an independent candidate while other political parties did not take part. The Maoist have said that they are ready for talks with the United Nations to establish peace and democracy, the militants' leader said on July 11, 2005. Picture taken July 2, 2005. REUTERS/Bhoj Raj Bhat GC/CN