In the past decade, 12,000 Nepalis have died in an increasingly brutal civil war that pits a backward-looking monarchy and an abusive military against fanatical Maoist rebels. To help solve the crisis, the rest of the world must convince both sides that there is a third way.
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Maoists are set to form a new government in Nepal, with signals from Washington of a policy shift on engaging blacklisted groups elected to power.
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A new deal may end monarchy in the Himalayan kingdom but political stability in Nepal remains a distant prospect.
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Asia expert Robert Templer says Nepal faces numerous challenges as it sets out to abolish monarchy.
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