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Sherpa killed, climber hurt in quake triggered avalanche in Nepal

A Nepalese climbing guide was killed and a British climber injured on Monday when an avalanche triggered by an earthquake hit a Himalayan peak, expedition organizers said.

Chinese President Xi "ready to visit Nepal"

Nepal’s Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal met Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday on the sidelines of BRICS Summit in Goa, India, following criticism at home of ignoring relations with China...

18 killed, 13 injured in Nepal bus crash

A passenger bus carrying people from a small town in northern Nepal crashed on a narrow mountain road on Tuesday, killing 18 people and injuring 13 others, local authorities said.

Nepal failing to stop child marriage, says Human Rights Watch

Nepal’s poverty, traditional practices, patriarchy and gender discrimination have led to the country having one of the highest rates of child marriages in Asia, a leading rights group said...

Nepal bans Indian couple for fake photo of Mount Everest climb

Nepal on Tuesday banned an Indian couple from mountaineering in the country for ten years, after they doctored a photo to acquire a highly sought-after summit certificate despite failing to scale...

Nepal jeep crash kills nine

A passenger jeep veered off a dirt track in south-western Nepal on Sunday, killing at least nine people and injuring six, local police said.

At least 30 killed in Nepal bus crash

At least 30 people were killed when a passenger bus crashed on a mountain road in central Nepal on Monday, police said.

Seven killed in helicopter crash in Nepal

A helicopter crashed in central Nepal on Monday, killing all seven people on board, authorities said.

Maoist leader Pushpa Kamal Dahal elected Nepal's new prime minister

Former guerrilla leader and Maoist party chief Pushpa Kamal Dahal was elected the new prime minister of Nepal on Wednesday by a majority vote in the parliament.

Nepal parliament prepares to elect new prime minister

Nepal's parliament announced Monday that it would elect a new prime minister later this week, after the resignation of Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli following criticism of his administration and a...

Death toll from Nepal monsoon disaster reaches 80

At least 80 people have died in monsoon-related disasters in Nepal in the past week, the Home Ministry said Sunday.

Death toll climbs to 49 following heavy rains in Nepal

The death toll from landslides and flooding brought on by heavy rainfall in Nepal climbed to 49 on Wednesday.

Nepal's prime minister resigns before no-confidence vote

Nepal's prime minister resigned on Sunday minutes before a no-confidence vote in parliament that he was expected to lose after a key party withdrew support from the coalition government.

Helicopter rescuer saves hundreds of lives in mountainous Nepal

Climbers stranded in mountainous areas of Nepal often have only one hope for reaching safety: helicopter rescue.

One dead, two missing during Everest ascent

An Indian climber was reported dead on Mount Everest on Monday, making it the third death on the mountain this season, authorities confirmed.