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Maoist becomes Nepal's new PM

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Maoist becomes Nepal's new PM

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Maoist leader Baburam Bhattarai has been elected by Nepal’s parliament as prime minister after failing to form a unity government.

Bhattarai was once part of an insurgency against the now toppled monarchy. As premier he faces having to integrate 19,000 former guerrillas and the preparation of a new constitution.