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This March 28, 2012 satellite image provided by DigitalGlobe shows the rocket engine test stand, right, and instrumentation site, left, at North Korea’s Tongchang-ri Launch Facility on the nation’s northwest coast. An analysis of the March 28 images provided to The Associated Press by the U.S.-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies showed Pyongyang "has undertaken more extensive preparations for its planned April rocket launch than previously understood." (AP Photo/DigitalGlobe)
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Kathmandu, April 1: UCPN (Maoist) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has instructed the Young Communist League (YCL) to focus its

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UCPN Maoist Vice Chairman Mohan Baidya 'Kiran' (File Photo)
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