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Nepal Parties Agree on Deal for Former Rebels

Posted November 2nd, 2011 at 3:35 pm (UTC-5)
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United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed an agreement by Nepal’s rival political factions on resolving the issue of integrating thousands of former Maoist fighters into the national army. In a statement through his spokesperson, Mr. Ban urged the country’s political leaders to sustain the spirit of cooperation and quickly carry out their commitments. […]

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Nepal Parties Agree on Deal for Former Rebels

Posted November 2nd, 2011 at 10:45 am (UTC-5)
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Nepal’s main political parties have agreed to a deal that integrates thousands of former Maoist fighters into the country’s army. The move is expected to booster the country’s peace process some five years after the end of the civil war. Under the agreement some 6,500 of the 19,000 former Maoist rebels, who have been living […]

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Nepal Parties Agree to Resume Peace Process

Posted November 1st, 2011 at 8:20 pm (UTC-5)
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The leaders of Nepal’s main political parties have agreed to finish a five-year peace process that ended a decade-long Maoist insurgency. The officials met at Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai’s residence in Kathmandu. Under the agreement, 6,500 of the 19,000 former Maoist rebels who have been living in camps since the end of the conflict in […]

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