Turmoil in Nepal

Tuesday, May 05, 2009

The government in one of the world's youngest democracies collapsed yesterday when the Prime Minister of Nepal resigned. This ends government rule by former Maoist guerrillas, who took power in elections after fighting a ten-year civil war against the King. Protests from all sides have exploded in Kathmandu in recent days. Somini Sengupta joins The Takeaway with more of the story. She's the South Asia Bureau chief for our partner The New York Times.

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