Nepal to integrate 6,500 Maoist ex-rebels into army

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November 03, 2011|Rajneesh Bhandari and Mark Magnier, Los Angeles Times Reporting from Katmandu, Nepal, and New Delhi — Nepal took a step closer toward a comprehensive peace deal with an agreement to integrate about 6,500 former Maoist fighters into the nation’s armed forces and offer compensation packages to other ex-rebels. In a seven-point interim deal […]