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Rescuers retrieve bodies of nine climbers on Nepal's Mount Gurja
Rescuers retrieve bodies of nine climbers on Nepal's Mount Gurja
The bodies of nine climbers killed on Nepal's Mount Gurja were retrieved from the mountainside on Sunday as rescuers tried to piece together what...
Nepal set to double tiger population under WWF global plan
Nepal set to double tiger population under WWF global plan
Nepal's wild tiger population has nearly doubled over the last nine years, officials said Monday, in a victory for the impoverished country's drive...
Slice of Life: ‘I fought to get out that tiny door’
Slice of Life: ‘I fought to get out that tiny door’
I was in a tiny café. Everything in Nepal is tiny. So it was a tiny café with lots of people inside, maybe 40 or 50 people. And there was one...
Nepal newspaper due in court for case slammed as press freedom attack
Nepal newspaper due in court for case slammed as press freedom attack
Nepal's largest newspaper is due in court Friday summoned by the country's chief justice for articles critical of him, in a case widely condemned...
Now she's a runner not a fighter
Now she's a runner not a fighter
Mira Rai is a low-profile type of national hero. When she walked through Nepal’s crowded international airport recently, no one made much of a...
[Video]Careful what you #AskMmusi, you just might get it
[Video]Careful what you #AskMmusi, you just might get it
This week we take a look at Mmusi Maimane’s DA victory and Nepal’s tragedy. We also bring you an exclusive interview with a hand. Yes, a hand!
[Slideshow]Picking up the pieces after deadly quake strikes Nepal
[Slideshow]Picking up the pieces after deadly quake strikes Nepal
An 7.9 earthquake hit Nepal on Saturday, killing close to 5 000 people. Rescue teams have joined the Nepalese response teams to deal with the aftermath.
Nepalis flee capital as aftershocks spread fear
Nepalis flee capital as aftershocks spread fear
The death toll from a devastating earthquake in Nepal has risen to 4 310, the home ministry said on Tuesday.
Nepalese dig for quake survivors
Nepalese dig for quake survivors
Rescuers dug with their bare hands and bodies piled up in Nepal on Sunday after an earthquake devastated the heavily crowded Kathmandu Valley,...
Nepal gives in to some Sherpa demands to avoid Everest boycott
Nepal gives in to some Sherpa demands to avoid Everest boycott
Nepal agreed on Tuesday to set up a relief fund for Sherpas who are killed or injured in climbing accidents, one of several key concessions to the...
Everest guides, climbers cancel expeditions after avalanche tragedy
Everest guides, climbers cancel expeditions after avalanche tragedy
Distraught Nepalese guides and climbers cancelled expeditions on Mount Everest on Monday after at least 13 colleagues died in an avalanche, as...
Death toll from Mount Everest avalanche increases
Death toll from Mount Everest avalanche increases
Rescuers recovered the body of one mountain guide on Saturday after an ice avalanche swept the lower slopes of Mount Everest, bringing the death...

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