Nepal


Nepalese peacekeepers accused of child rape in South Sudan

2018-04-24 08:30

The United Nations peacekeepers from Nepal are facing allegations of child rape in South Sudan, the UN spokesperson says, describing the case as "especially heinous".

Nepal government to ban vehicles older than 20 years

2018-04-20 17:18

This is part of an effort to control air pollution in the country.

Australian paraplegic 'humbled' by Everest base camp trek

2018-03-28 12:15

A wheelchair-bound Australian who reached Everest base camp under his own power says he is "humbled" to be the first paraplegic to make the gruelling journey mostly unaided.

49 dead in Nepal's worst plane crash in decades

2018-03-12 23:01

Forty-nine people have been killed when a Bangladeshi plane crashed and burst into flames near Kathmandu airport, in the worst aviation disaster to hit Nepal in nearly three decades.

Nepal prime minister resigns, paving way for new government

2018-02-15 15:34

Nepal's prime minister has resigned after his party lost parliamentary elections, paving the way for a new government to take power

Nepal bans solo climbers from Everest

2017-12-30 17:31

Nepal has banned solo climbers from scaling its mountains, including Mount Everest, in a bid to reduce accidents, an official says.

Battle for hearts, minds and ears in Nepal election

2017-11-22 21:14

With days to go before elections in Nepal the battle for votes is being fought over the air waves as radio stations beam campaign messages to the nation.

Nepal names 3-year-old as new 'living goddess'

2017-09-27 16:07

A 3-year-old girl has been named the new Kumari of Nepal's capital Kathmandu, after her predecessor retired when she reached puberty, continuing an ancient tradition that sees young girls worshipped as "living goddesses".

Death toll from South Asia flooding tops 1 000

2017-08-24 10:31

The death toll from floods sweeping South Asia has climbed above 1 000, officials have said as rescue teams try to reach millions stranded by the region's worst monsoon disaster in recent years.

Massive monsoon disasters across Nepal, India

2017-08-13 15:31

Monsoon floods and landslides have killed at least 66 people across Nepal and India but officials fear that figure could almost double as rescuers search for dozens believed lost under mud and in submerged villages.

 

WATCH: You'll think twice about taking on this perilous flooded mountain pass

2018-04-23 10:00

A passenger captures the moment a bus makes its way through a dangerous, flooded mountain pass in Nepal.

Nepal honours 1st conquest of Everest without bottled oxygen

2018-04-19 15:36

Nepal's government has honoured two climbers who were the first to scale Mount Everest without supplementary oxygen 40 years ago.

Nepal plane crash came after confused pilot-airport chatter

2018-03-13 17:39

Police say a plane crash at Nepal's main airport killed 50 of the 71 people on board, as an investigation was ordered into the cause of an accident that occurred after apparent confusion over landing instructions

At least 40 dead, 23 injured in Kathmandu plane crash

2018-03-12 14:10

At least 40 people were killed and 23 injured when a Bangladeshi passenger plane crashed near Kathmandu airport, an official says.

World Bank signs $300m loan for Nepal quake reconstruction

2018-01-22 08:04

The World Bank has approved a $300 million loan for Nepal as the impoverished nation struggles to raise money to rebuild almost three years after an earthquake killed thousands and flattened homes.

Astrologers hold sway over Nepal's political leaders

2017-12-05 15:47

Nepal's prime minister is confident his party will win a general election being held this month - because his astrologer told him.

Bus veers off highway in Nepal, killing 31 people

2017-10-28 14:16

A passenger bus heading toward Nepal's capital has veered off a key highway, killing at least 31 people and injuring 15.

Floods kill over 1 200 in India, Nepal and Bangladesh

2017-08-27 21:11

Rescue workers scramble to provide aid to millions of people stranded by the worst monsoon floods in South Asia for years.

Floods kill almost 1 000 in India, Nepal and Bangladesh

2017-08-23 19:52

At least 800 people have been killed in two weeks and more than 20 million have been affected by severe flooding, as aid agencies struggle to cope.

Floods, landslides triggered by heavy rain kill 47 in Nepal

2017-08-13 13:09

Police say landslides and flooding triggered by heavy rain have killed at least 47 people in southern Nepal and left thousands homeless.

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