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Spanish climber dies on Annapurna

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 11:02
related countries: Spain Spain

A Spanish climber who suffered from a severe form of altitude sickness dies on Annapurna in Nepal, his team members say.
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Maoists converge on Nepal capital

Wednesday, April 28th 2010, 11:22

Thousands of Maoists converge on the Nepalese capital ahead of planned protests aimed at toppling the government.
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Kung fu nuns

Wednesday, April 14th 2010, 14:58

Nepal's holy women embrace girl power and self-discipline
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Sherpas cancel Hillary ashes plan

Friday, April 9th 2010, 16:36

Nepalese Sherpas decide not to scatter Sir Edmund Hillary's ashes on Mt Everest after objections from Buddhist lamas.
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China and Nepal finally settle height of Everest

Thursday, April 8th 2010, 9:44
related countries: China China

China and Nepal agree on an official height for Mount Everest - ending a long-running disagreement over the issue.
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Nepalese mountaineer to take Edmund Hillary's ashes up Everest

Thursday, April 1st 2010, 15:17
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

A Nepalese mountaineer announces he will take the ashes of New Zealand explorer Sir Edmund Hillary to the summit of Everest.
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Nepal's ex-king eyes royal return

Thursday, March 25th 2010, 9:35

Nepal's deposed king, Gyanendra, says he hopes the country's centuries-old Hindu monarchy may one day be restored.
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Thousands mourn Nepal's Koirala

Sunday, March 21st 2010, 15:30
related places: Kathmandu

Thousands of mourners in Kathmandu pay respect to Nepal's former Prime Minister Giri Prasad Koirala, who died on Saturday aged 86.
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Nepalese statesman Koirala dies

Saturday, March 20th 2010, 10:49
related places: Kathmandu

Nepal's four-time Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala has died in Kathmandu, his aides and state TV say.
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Nepal's young still going hungry

Thursday, March 4th 2010, 17:48

Nearly half of Nepal's children under five are suffering from malnutrition, a report by the Nepalese government says.
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Corruption row hits Nepal schools

Wednesday, February 24th 2010, 17:12

Nepal's education minister is removed from his post after foreign donors suspend millions of dollars in aid over corruption allegations.
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Media chief shot in Nepal capital

Sunday, February 7th 2010, 16:44
related places: Kathmandu

The chairman of a Nepalese television station and cable network is shot dead in the capital, Kathmandu.
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Nepal 'should suspend' adoptions

Thursday, February 4th 2010, 9:53

The adoption of children from Nepal should be suspended, the global body that governs inter-country adoption recommends.
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In from the cold

Wednesday, January 27th 2010, 0:41

New road will link Tibet and Nepal to rest of world
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Nepal general: 'Don't blame me'

Friday, January 22nd 2010, 16:39

Nepal's retired army chief says he is not responsible for instability following his refusal to integrate Maoists into the army.
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Nepal former child soldiers freed

Thursday, January 7th 2010, 15:36

Thousands of former Maoist child soldiers in Nepal begin leaving camps where they have been held since a 2006 peace deal.
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Civil war murder arrest in Nepal

Sunday, December 13th 2009, 14:40

Military police in Nepal arrest an army major for the murder of a girl during the civil war in what may be a landmark case.
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Nepal's cabinet meets on Everest

Friday, December 4th 2009, 11:26

Nepalese ministers hold a cabinet meeting on Mount Everest to raise awareness of the effects of climate change.
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Nepal cabinet to meet on Everest to highlight global warming threats

Sunday, November 29th 2009, 14:30

Nepal will hold a cabinet meeting on Mount Everest to highlight the threat global warming poses to Himalayan glaciers.
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Bloody festival

Tuesday, November 24th 2009, 5:34

Protests as Nepal stages huge animal sacrifice event
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Bardot appeal over Nepal festival

Friday, November 20th 2009, 6:12

Former film star Brigitte Bardot urges Nepal's president to stop a ritual slaughter of animals in an upcoming religious festival.
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Nepal minister defiant over slaps

Tuesday, November 17th 2009, 16:02

A Nepalese official assaulted by a minister last week is still waiting for an apology, as the minister defends her actions.
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Famed climber dies on Nepal peak

Saturday, November 14th 2009, 16:01
related countries: Slovenia Slovenia

Renowned Slovenian mountaineer Tomaz Humar is found dead in the Himalayas after being stranded on a peak with a broken leg.
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Mass Maoist protest in Kathmandu

Thursday, November 12th 2009, 9:50
related places: Kathmandu

Thousands take to the streets of Nepal's capital to protest against the governing coalition.
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Protest at Nepal minister's slaps

Wednesday, November 11th 2009, 14:23

Local government offices in a southern district of Nepal shut in protest after a visiting minister slaps the top local official.
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Maoists block roads to Kathmandu

Tuesday, November 10th 2009, 8:20
related places: Kathmandu

Nepal's former Maoist rebels block all roads leading into the capital, Kathmandu, to protest against the governing coalition.
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UN warning on Bhutan refugee aid

Friday, October 16th 2009, 7:03
related countries: Bhutan Bhutan

The UN says it has been forced to cut food aid to Bhutanese refugees living in camps in Nepal because of a funding shortage.
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Fading out

Monday, October 12th 2009, 11:12
related places: Kathmandu

Kathmandu's popular tuk-tuks face extinction
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Landslides hit Himalayan states

Thursday, October 8th 2009, 11:56

Torrential rains cause massive landslides and floods in the Himalayan states of Nepal and Bhutan.
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