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Nepalis Start Voting on Constituent Assembly

Voters among Nepal's 27 million people are going to the polls Tuesday to elect a new 601-member constituent assembly, which will be tasked with drawing up a constitution to end years of political uncertainty. The vote is only the second since the conclusion of Nepal's civil war in 2006. The 2008 election resulted in a series of short-lived governments that failed to establish stability in the ethnically diverse nation. Tuesday's voting has so far been marred by at least one...

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