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Nepal rebels to rejoin peace talks

Maoist rebels in Nepal have agreed to resume stalled peace talks, a peace facilitator told the BBC. Top rebel leader Prachanda has said that he has directed rebel negotiators to sit down for a third round of talks. In a letter to be delivered to the government, Prachanda welcomed concessions made this week by the Nepalese Government as “positive developments”. Peace talks broke down in May and the Maoists had set Thursday as a deadline for the government to respond to their outstanding demands. The rebel ultimatum had heightened concerns that violence might resume. Full Story

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