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Nepal at political crossroads
Leaders in talks over a peace accord, interim parliament and new constitution.
Last Modified: 27 May 2010 03:06 GMT

Nepal's government could collapse if an agreement is not reached to extend a Friday deadline on a new constitution.

Efforts to rescue the country's peace plan are already under way, but if the parties fail to reach a consensus, the interim parliament as well as all laws and the functions of state, will simply cease to exist.

Al Jazeera's Hamish Macdonald reports from Kathmandu.

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