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The global spread of the coronavirus: Where is it?

A virus similar to the SARS pathogen has claimed 81 lives since emerging in a market in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, and...

‘Kung Fu’ nuns cycling for the environment

After facing the consequences of climate change first-hand in their own villages, the nuns decided to start marching with two strong messages

Everest ‘traffic jam’ survivor calls for tougher rules

Mountaineering has become big business since Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay made the first ascent of Everest in 1953

Sherpa climbs Everest twice in a week for record 24th

Nepali mountain guide Kami Rita Sherpa has set a new world record by climbing Mount Everest for a 24th time

Rescuers retrieve bodies of nine climbers on Nepal’s Mount Gurja

The accident is believed to have happened either late Thursday or Friday, but there are no surviving witnesses

Nepal set to double tiger population under WWF global plan

Nepal's efforts to increase its tigers are part of a 13-country plan to double the number of tigers worldwide

Slice of Life: ‘I fought to get out that tiny door’

'It was almost like a stampede; people were falling on the floor.'

Nepal newspaper due in court for case slammed as press freedom attack

The newspaper was subpoenaed on contempt of court charges for articles which implied that the chief justice wanted to hold office for longer

Now she’s a runner not a fighter

Former child soldier Mira Rai has become a star athlete who is blazing a trail for women in Nepal.

Nepalis flee capital as aftershocks spread fear

Nepalis were fleeing Kathmandu as aftershocks rocked the area following an earthquake. The death toll in Nepal has risen to 4 310.

Nepalese dig for quake survivors

The death toll continued to rise in Nepal on Sunday after an earthquake devastated the heavily populated Kathmandu Valley.

Nepal gives in to some Sherpa demands to avoid Everest boycott

Nepal has agreed to set up a relief fund for Sherpas who are killed or injured in climbing accidents after Mount Everest's deadliest disaster to date.

Everest guides, climbers cancel expeditions after avalanche tragedy

After 13 colleagues died in an avalanche, Nepalese guides and climbers have cancelled Everest expeditions, with anger growing over sherpas' poor pay.

Death toll from Mount Everest avalanche increases

At least 13 people have been killed in the deadliest accident on the world's highest mountain.

Tiger population on the rise in Nepal

Tigers are more numerous in Nepal than at any time since the 1970s, a census has shown, giving conservationists hope that the big cats can be saved.

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