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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Sherpa guides count avalanche dead and prepare for next Everest climb

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 11:37pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Kathmandu Guides killed in Everest avalanche are reminder of the risks this Nepalese community faces Sherpas count dead, and prepare for next climb The rescuers moved quickly, just minutes after the first block of ice tore loose from M ...

  8. News - Asia - NEPAL

    13th body pulled from snow following deadly avalanche on Mount Everest

    Posted Apr 19th 2014, 03:16pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Kathmandu The search for victims continues following the worst tragedy in the history of mountaineering on the world's highest peak Nepal’s authorities temporarily halted climbing on Mount Everest while search teams dug through sn ...

  9. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Twelve Nepali guides killed by avalanche in worst-ever Everest accident

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 01:24pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Kathmandu First major avalanche on Mount Everest this climbing season and deadliest avalanche in eight years hits the most popular climbing route to the mountain’s peak An avalanche swept down a slope of Mount Everest on Friday killing 12 Nepal ...

  10. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Beijing pressure puts squeeze on Tibetan exiles in Nepal

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 10:33pm by AFP

    ... the border and imposing restrictions on Tibetans in violation of its legal obligations," said Brad Adams, Asia director at Human Rights Watch. Tibetans face a de facto ban on protests, increased ...




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