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Nepal’s Political Crisis Paralyzes Economyi
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July 01, 2013 4:21 PM
Five years after Nepal abolished the monarchy and become a democratic republic, the Himalayan country remains at the center of a political crisis, with elections now postponed to November. VOA correspondent Aru Pande reports from Kathmandu on how the political instability has affected Nepal's economy and people's faith in the country's future.

Nepal’s Political Crisis Paralyzes Economy

Published July 01, 2013

Five years after Nepal abolished the monarchy and become a democratic republic, the Himalayan country remains at the center of a political crisis, with elections now postponed to November. VOA correspondent Aru Pande reports from Kathmandu on how the political instability has affected Nepal's economy and people's faith in the country's future.


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