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December 1, 1994 | DHRUBA H. ADHIKARY and JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
One of the oddest couples ever seen in politics took command of this lofty and poor Himalayan kingdom Wednesday when Nepal's monarch, revered by millions as a living god, swore in a government of Communists. This overwhelmingly Hindu land has quite improbably become the world's first convert to the tenets of Karl Marx since the Berlin Wall crumbled five years ago and the Soviet Bloc began its meltdown.
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December 1, 1994 | DHRUBA H. ADHIKARY and JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
One of the oddest couples ever seen in politics took command of this lofty and poor Himalayan kingdom Wednesday when Nepal's monarch, revered by millions as a living god, swore in a government of Communists. This overwhelmingly Hindu land has quite improbably become the world's first convert to the tenets of Karl Marx since the Berlin Wall crumbled five years ago and the Soviet Bloc began its meltdown.
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February 6, 2006
ONCE UPON A TIME THERE WAS a king who acted like a dictator. That did not go well, so the king called an election. But the people doubted him. Rebels boycotted, assassinating two candidates and threatening to kill more. So the king offered life insurance to anyone who would stay on the ballot. The situation in Nepal might seem like a comic fairy tale if it were not actually a dire reality.
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