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  1. News - Asia - NEPAL

    'Kathmandu' book by Thomas Bell accuses Britain of aiding torture

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 04:23am by AFP

    ... Nepal's civil war from 2002 to 2007, freelancing for the South China Morning Post before moving to Bangkok for a two-year stint as The Daily Telegraph's Southeast Asia correspondent. ...

  2. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Narendra Modi pledges US$1 billion in Indian aid to Nepal during visit

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 03:01pm by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies in Kathmandu Prime Minister Narendra Modi makes pledge during a rare visit to Kathmandu, as part of bid to check China's growing influence in region India to give US$1b in aid to Nepal Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced US$1 billi ...

  3. News - Asia - NEPAL

    'No hope' of survivors after massive Nepal landslide, says official

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 01:48pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Kathmandu Official says only eight bodies recovered after village was obliterated 'No chance' for 150 lost in landslide Officials say there is no chance of finding any of the more than 150 people who were believed to have bee ...

  4. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Eight killed as landslide hits northeast Nepal, sparking flood fears

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 08:41pm by Agence France-Presse in Kathmandu

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kathmandu Monsoon rains trigger huge landslide in remote northeast Nepal with at least 8 dead and 'dozens more missing' A massive landslide on Saturday in Nepal’s northeast left at least eight people dead and dozens missi ...

  5. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Myanmar's Suu Kyi seeks global support for charter change

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:15am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kathmandu Suu Kyi seeks global support for charter change Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has called on the international community to support her campaign to change a military-drafted constitution that bars her f ...

  6. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Nepal passes controversial bill offering amnesty for war crimes

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 06:48am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kathmandu Nepal passes controversial amnesty bill Former Maoist rebels and security forces who committed torture, killings and other crimes during Nepal's decade-long civil war could be granted amnesty under a new legislation ...

  7. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Climbing season in disarray as more Sherpas leave Mount Everest base camp

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 07:58pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Kathmandu Major expedition companies cancel climbs as more Sherpas quit the mountain after an avalanche killed 16 of their fellow guides last week Nepal’s attempts to salvage the Mount Everest climbing season took another hit on Friday ...

  8. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Nepalese sherpas abandon climbing season amid Everest tensions

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 04:43pm by Agence France-Presse in Kathmandu

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kathmandu Mountaineers hoping to climb the summit of Everest are at loggerheads with Sherpa guides mourning colleagues killed in an avalanche on the world's highest peak Nepalese guides on Everest said on Tuesday they were pac ...

  9. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Sherpas leave Mount Everest’s base camp as expeditions cancel climbs

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 06:09pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Kathmandu Dozens of Sherpa guides packed up their tents and left Mount Everest’s base camp on Wednesday, after the avalanche deaths of 16 of their colleagues exposed an undercurrent of resentment by Sherpas over their pay, treatment an ...

  10. News - Asia - NEPAL

    After Everest avalanche, Sherpas threaten climbing ban unless insurance boosted

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 02:34pm by Associated Press and agencies in Kathmandu

    ... Associated Press and agencies in Kathmandu Their demands, as Nepal paid tribute to 13 Sherpas killed in Friday's tragedy, call for the government to a set up a relief fund and double life insurance to US$20,000 within a week Expedition leaders and gu ...




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