Former rebel leader Prachanda – or 'the fierce one' – now leads the assembly rewriting the Constitution.
Failed talks and the killing of yet another aid worker highlight the growing humanitarian crisis in the Horn of Africa.
About $1 billion is needed over three years, according to a new assessment. But the junta's lack of reform is raising doubts about long-term assistance.
As the violence escalates, observers warn of famine and the worst humanitarian crisis on the African continent.
Aid workers must now choose who's the most malnourished, and experts say the crisis could become as bad as the infamous 1984 famine.
Increased strikes are causing friction between the US and Pakistani government, which prefers to negotiate with the militants
The United Nations World Food Program meets Tuesday in Rome to discuss the global food crisis.