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Eight killed as landslide hits northeast Nepal, sparking flood fears

A massive landslide on Saturday in Nepal’s northeast left at least eight people dead and dozens missing as officials worked to clear debris blocking a major river and avert the possibility of flash floods.

A massive landslide on Saturday in Nepal’s northeast left at least eight people dead and dozens missing as officials worked to clear debris blocking a major river and avert the possibility of flash floods.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM
Nepalese sherpas abandon climbing season amid Everest tensions

Nepalese guides on Everest said on Tuesday they were packing up and leaving the mountain after a meeting at which they decided to abandon this year’s climbing season to honour their dead colleagues.

Nepalese guides on Everest said on Tuesday they were packing up and leaving the mountain after a meeting at which they decided to abandon this year’s climbing season to honour their dead colleagues.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM
Millions of Nepalis defy threats and vote for assembly to write constitution

Millions of Nepalis defied low expectations and threats of violence to vote yesterday in elections seen as crucial in stabilising the country and breaking its political deadlock seven years after a civil war ended.

Millions of Nepalis defied low expectations and threats of violence to vote yesterday in elections seen as crucial in stabilising the country and breaking its political deadlock seven years after a civil war ended.

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Nepal's Maoist leader Prachanda casts doubt over poll results after big losses

Nepal’s former rebel leader alleged on Thursday national elections were rigged after he reportedly lost his seat, sparking fears of renewed political instability in the Himalayan nation struggling to recover from a decade-long civil war.

Nepal’s former rebel leader alleged on Thursday national elections were rigged after he reportedly lost his seat, sparking fears of renewed political instability in the Himalayan nation struggling to recover from a decade-long civil war.

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