Nepal's new Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli, left, shakes hand with the chairman of Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) Pushpa Kamal Dahal after taking the oath of office. Photo: AP

‘Rare union’: Nepal’s ruling Communist Party merges with Maoists for super bloc

The new alliance commands a large majority in both houses of parliament, and comes just days after Communist leader K.P. Sharma Oli was sworn in as prime minister

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Nepal's new Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli, left, shakes hand with the chairman of Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) Pushpa Kamal Dahal after taking the oath of office. Photo: AP
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