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Nepal Unveils New Constitution Amid Celebrations, Protests

Nepal has a new constitution -- the nation's first since the abolition of the long-ruling Hindu monarchy in 2008. Political squabbling in the Himalayan country had prevented the adoption of a new constitution until now. While setting off celebrations in the capital, Kathmandu, the moment was marred by deadly clashes that killed one person and raised fears of ethnic conflict in the country. Firecrackers went off in Kathmandu as President Ram Baran Yadav signed the new charter, which...

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