First climber to attempt Everest ascent since Nepal quake

2015-08-23 16:59

A Japanese climber will be the first to attempt to scale Mount Everest since a massive earthquake in April triggered avalanches that killed 18 climbers.

Safety worries as quake-hit Nepal reopens heritage sites

2015-06-15 14:11

Nepal has reopened its temple-filled Durbar Squares to the public despite warnings over safety, seeking to woo back tourists after a deadly earthquake that left much of the country’s cultural heritage in ruins.

UN: Building laws need to be enforced in Nepal

2015-05-20 11:22

Nepal must take lessons from earthquake-hit countries such as Mexico and strictly enforce existing building laws as it prepares to rebuild from two major quakes, the UN says.


UN agency under scrutiny for bad quality food aid in Nepal

2015-06-22 11:12

A UN agency is under scrutiny after the food aid it distributed to earthquake survivors in Nepal was found to be substandard, authorities say.

US military starts withdrawing quake assistance from Nepal

2015-05-21 09:13

The US military has begun to withdraw its rescue and relief team from quake-hit Nepal, officials say, after more than 900 personnel were deployed in the wake of a 7.9 magnitude quake on April 25.

Stores reopen in Nepali capital after second quake

2015-05-15 08:58

Stores have reopened and traffic is returning to Nepal’s capital three days after the Himalayan nation was shaken by a second major earthquake.

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