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# nepal - Friday 23 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Climber falls down 70ft crevasse, rescued after asking for help on Facebook STrength

Climber falls down 70ft crevasse, rescued after asking for help on Facebook

The climber was stranded for 19 hours before help arrived.

# nepal - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Sherpas fear for their livelihoods as Everest ‘shuts down’

The deadly avalanche of 18 April led to labour dispute and a closure of the mountain route.

# nepal - Friday 17 May, 2013

80-year-old wants to be the oldest man to climb Mount Everest

He already broke the world record in 2007 but it was beaten four years later.

# nepal - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

From The Score Climbers abandon Everest attempt following attack by ‘out-of-control mob’ Brawl

Climbers abandon Everest attempt following attack by ‘out-of-control mob’

Nothing like a bit of fisticuffs at 6,500m above sea level.

# nepal - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Nepalese man burns pregnant wife alive by stuffing her in a hay bale

The woman who was four-months pregnant suffered burns on more than 50 per cent of her body

# nepal - Monday 7 January, 2013

Nepal: Former Maoist rebel confesses to burying journalist alive

Police say that one of five arrested men has confessed to carrying out the burial during the country’s brutal civil war which ended seven years ago.

# nepal - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Man arrested in Sussex over Nepal Civil War torture claims

The landmark case is being watched closely by human rights activists in Nepal.

# nepal - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Nepal woman aged 105 finally granted citizenship

A Nepalese pensioner has been granted citizenship more than a century after she was born in a remote village of the Himalayan nation.

# nepal - Friday 28 September, 2012

19 die as plane hits bird and crashes in Nepal

The plane was carrying trekkers to the Mount Everest region when the crash occurred just minutes after takeoff.

The 9 at 9: Friday

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# nepal - Sunday 23 September, 2012

Avalanche kills nine climbers in Nepal

The avalanche occurred on the world’s eighth highest mountain.

# nepal - Thursday 13 September, 2012

Facial Protest Pic of the Day

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# nepal - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

From The Score One heck of a ride: Irish adventurers trekking 16,000 km from Istanbul to Shanghai Sand2Snow This post contains videos

One heck of a ride: Irish adventurers trekking 16,000 km from Istanbul to Shanghai

Five countries, three deserts and one mountain range will be crossed by the fundraising duo by the time they reach the east coast of China.

# nepal - Monday 21 May, 2012

Three climbers die on Mount Everest, two still missing

The three climbers were descending the mountain when a wind storm hit the mountain.

# nepal - Monday 14 May, 2012

Plane crash kills 15 in Nepal mountains, 6 survive

A plane carrying Nepalese, Indian and Western passengers crashed into a mountain in the Himalayas today, killing 15 people and critically injuring six.

# nepal - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

Rebel demobilisation deal sees Nepal parties push ahead with peace process

Nepal’s main parties have agreed to resume talks for a peace deal, but will face a significant challenge in creating a new constitution.

# nepal - Sunday 25 September, 2011

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things to know this morning: More clemency letters from Norris revealed, bikers to take to the roads in protest over new regulations… and we know who owns Twitter, but who owns ‘tweet’?

19 killed in Nepal plane crash

The plane hit the roof of a house and disintegrated into several pieces just south of the capital. Kathmandu.

# nepal - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

50 killed in quake in India, Nepal and Tibet

Officials fear that the death toll will rise as landslides and communications difficulties prevent rescue workers from reaching potential survivors.

# nepal - Sunday 18 September, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In tonight’s Fix: Martin McGuinness discusses his IRA past; who will Fianna Fáil be backing for the Áras; and what it’s like to fly over the world.

Earthquake kills 12 in northeastern India and Nepal

The quake was felt as far as the Indian capital, with New Delhi residents rushing out of shaking buildings.

# nepal - Saturday 30 July, 2011

The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

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# nepal - Friday 8 July, 2011

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# nepal - Friday 1 July, 2011

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# nepal - Thursday 30 June, 2011

UN peacekeeping force ‘brought cholera to Haiti’

The disease has killed more than 5,500 people and sickened more than 363,000 others since it was discovered in October.

# nepal - Thursday 28 April, 2011

Nepalese choir vanishes from Heathrow Airport

Folk singers who flew in for a festival stepped off the plane and then disappeared. Immigration officials are investigating.

# nepal - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

From The Daily Edge Nepal holy men warned against selling cannabis at festival Cannabis

Nepal holy men warned against selling cannabis at festival

Sadhus arrested by undercover cops for selling drug in temple.

# nepal - Tuesday 16 November, 2010

Haitian protests blame UN peacekeepers for cholera

Demonstrations against Nepalese peacekeepers turn violent, as UN soldiers open fire and complain of political bias.

# nepal - Friday 29 October, 2010

I’m on top of the world, Ma!: Everest gets mobile coverage

Climbers will be able to text home and check their email thanks to Nepalese telecommunications company.

# nepal - Thursday 14 October, 2010

From The Daily Edge Meet Khagendra Thapa Magar: the world’s newest smallest man World Record

Meet Khagendra Thapa Magar: the world’s newest smallest man

A 2-foot-2 Nepalese teenager is officially recognised by the Guinness World Records as the world’s smallest man.

# nepal - Tuesday 24 August, 2010

A SMALL PLANE carrying 14 people has crashed in Nepal, about 50km from capital Kathmandu. The plane crashed en route to Lukla, considered the entry point to Mount Everest. Six foreign tourists are believed to have been on board, but no further information has been released yet. A rescue operation is underway, but is being hampered by the bad weather blamed for the crash.