Deemed the worst earthquake to hit the nation in 80 years, the death toll has risen to more than 7,500.
Nepal elected Maoist Baburam Bhattarai Prime Minister following the brief administration Jhalanath Khanal, who resigned after failing to advance a peace process and new constitution.
The new prime minister of Nepal, Jhalanath Khanal, a Communist, is expected to revive Nepal's stalled peace process.
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Nepal: World's highest cabinet meeting sends message on global warming.