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  1. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Seventeen dead and nearly 150 missing as avalanche hits Annapurna trekking circuit in Nepal

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 04:26pm by AFP

    ... triggered by the tail end of Cyclone Hudhud, which battered neighbouring India's east coast, hit the groups of trekkers on the Annapurna circuit in central Nepal on Tuesday. At least nine ...

  2. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Nepal blames 'cheap tourists' for falling victim to deadly snowstorm

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 06:27am by GUARDIAN, KYODO

    ... Agencies in Kathmandu 'Cheap tourists' blamed for falling victim to snowstorm Officials in Nepal have blamed the high death toll from last week's snowstorm in the Himalayas on "cheap" tourists who failed to hire guides to cross a ...

  3. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Surviving trekkers speak of heart-pounding escape from Nepal avalanche that killed 29

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 01:26pm by AP, Reuters

    ... Associated Press and Reuters in Kathmandu Search widened for over 80 missing trekkers as under-fire Nepalese government vows to form high-level committee to coordinate rescue As the death toll rose to 29, rescuers widened their search on Friday for trekke ...

  4. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Last king of Nepal struck by heart attack

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 05:09am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kathmandu Last king of Nepal struck by heart attack Nepal's last king, Gyanendra Shah, was in a stable condition in a Kathmandu hospital yesterday after suffering a heart attack, his doctor said. Gyanendra, 67, was rushed to K ...

  5. 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. ...

  6. News - Asia - NEPAL

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

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

    ... for bulldozers and heavy equipment to move the debris that crushed dozens of houses in the village of Mankha, about 120km east of Kathmandu. Gopal Parajuli, the chief administrator in the area, said ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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