Why a deadly shadow hangs over Everest summit

2019-05-30 06:21

As the return of cloud and frozen hurricane-force winds seal off Mount Everest for another year, questions are being asked about how to police the world's highest peak after the deadliest climbing season in years.

First black African woman to summit Mount Everest heads home

2019-05-27 08:10

The first black woman from Africa to summit Mount Everest returns to South African soil.

First Everest death of 2019, Irishman missing

2019-05-18 07:35

Mount Everest claimed its first fatality of the main spring climbing season, an Indian man, while an Irish mountaineer was also missing, expedition organisers in Nepal said.

5 things to know about Saray Khumalo, the first black SA woman to reach top of Mount Everest

2019-05-16 14:29

South African Saray Khumalo has made history, reaching the highest point on the planet at 05:15 SA time, becoming the first black African woman to scale Mount Everest.

Nepal climber scales Mount Everest for record 23rd time

2019-05-15 18:10

A Nepalese Sherpa climber Kami Rita has scaled Mount Everest for a 23rd time, breaking his own record for the most successful ascents of the world's highest peak.

3 killed, 4 injured in Nepal plane crash near Mount Everest

2019-04-15 10:34

At least 3 people have been killed and 4 injured after a small plane crashed into a parked helicopter during takeoff at the only airport in Nepal's Everest region.

WATCH: Thunderstorm wreaks havoc in Nepal

2019-04-02 17:07

Over two dozen people were killed and hundreds more were injured in a severe thunderstorm that swept through parts of southern Nepal.

US scientists to climb Everest, collect data on climate

2019-03-28 14:13

A team of American scientists is heading to the Mount Everest region to study how pollution has impacted the Himalayas and glaciers that are melting due to global warming.

Disoriented pilot, bad runway approach cited in Nepal crash

2019-01-28 14:02

An investigation report says the pilot of a Bangladeshi airliner was disoriented and tried to land in 'sheer desperation' before the crash in Nepal that killed 51 people.

WATCH: Facing climate change in the shadow of Mount Everest

2018-12-12 07:23

Formed in the shadow of Mount Everest, Napal's breathtaking Imja glacial lake is a portent of catastrophic floods, putting the impoverished nation at the mercy of a warming planet.


Everest 'traffic jam' survivor calls for tougher rules

2019-05-27 17:31

Ameesha Chauhan, a survivor of the Everest "traffic jam" who is in hospital recovering from frostbite, says climbers without basic skills should be barred to prevent a recurrence of this year's deadly season on the world's highest peak.

Three dead, six injured in Nepal blasts

2019-05-26 18:54

Three men have died and six were injured in two separate explosions in Kathmandu, Nepali police said.

Tragedy strikes as Saray Khumalo's fellow climber goes missing after slipping during Everest decent

2019-05-17 11:46

Tragedy has struck as an Irish professor - who was part of the party that summited Mount Everest with South African Saray Khumalo - slipped on the way down and is now missing, while two Indian climbers reportedly died.

Saray Khumalo becomes first black SA woman to conquer Mount Everest

2019-05-16 07:47

South African Saray Khumalo has reached the highest point on the planet becoming the first black African woman to scale Mount Everest.

Malaysian climber dies after Nepal mountain rescue

2019-05-04 09:10

A Malaysian climber rescued in Nepal after two nights in the open on one of the world's most treacherous mountains has died in a Singapore hospital, reports have said.

SEE: Horses race in Nepal capital to keep devils away

2019-04-08 14:12

AP PHOTOS: Horses race in Nepal capital to keep devils away

Rescuers struggle to reach storm-hit area in Nepal; 28 dead

2019-04-01 16:46

Rescuers are struggling to reach villages in southern Nepal that were cut off by a rainstorm that killed at least 28 people and injured hundreds more.

Helicopter crash in Nepal kills tourism chief, 6 others

2019-02-27 20:28

A helicopter flying in bad weather has crashed in Nepal's mountainous region, killing all seven people on board including the country's tourism minister.

Woman, 2 sons die in Nepal town in suspected menstrual exile

2019-01-11 08:19

A woman and her two sons have died in a remote village in Nepal because of a tradition in which women are exiled from their homes and forced to live in huts during menstruation.

WATCH: Nepal mountain scaled for 1st time by David Lama

2018-11-27 19:19

After his fourth attempt David Lama became the first climber to conquer Lunag Ri, one of the highest unclimbed peaks in Nepal.

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