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Nepal’s PM and rebel chief hold talks

Nepal’s Maoist rebel chief Prachanda held talks with Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala on Friday in the first top-level negotiations between the two sides. The reclusive rebel leader, who flew to the capital in a private helicopter from western Nepal, was making his first known visit to Kathmandu since launching an insurgency in 1996. The talks are aimed at ironing out differences between the two sides before landmark elections are held for a special assembly meant to draft a new constitution and review the role of the king. Full Story

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