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Facing pandemic economic woes, Nepal reopens to adventurers
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Facing pandemic economic woes, Nepal reopens to adventurers

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Adventurers looking to scale Nepal’s Himalayan peaks and trek its mountain trails can finally do so…
Trash to treasure: Everest garbage given new lease of life
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Trash to treasure: Everest garbage given new lease of life

A group of tourists sip water at a five-star hotel in Kathmandu, unaware that the green glasses in their hands…
Nepal marks 1st Everest ascent amid debate over permits
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Nepal marks 1st Everest ascent amid debate over permits

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal commemorated the anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Everest on Wednesday amid a climbing…
Malaysian climber rescued from Mount Annapurna in Nepal
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Malaysian climber rescued from Mount Annapurna in Nepal

KATHMANDU (Reuters) – A rescue helicopter plucked a Malaysian climber from Mount Annapurna in west Nepal on Friday, where he…
Thaw of Himalayas set to disrupt Asia’s rivers, crops: study
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Thaw of Himalayas set to disrupt Asia’s rivers, crops: study

KATHMANDU (Reuters) – At least a third of the ice in the Himalayas and the Hindu Kush will thaw this…
Nepal plane crash survivors say it’s a miracle they’re alive
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Nepal plane crash survivors say it’s a miracle they’re alive

Survivors of this week’s plane crash at Nepal’s main airport said Wednesday that it was a miracle they survived an…
UPDATE4: Desperate Nepalis flee capital as aftershocks spread fear
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UPDATE4: Desperate Nepalis flee capital as aftershocks spread fear

Thousands of Nepalis began fleeing the capital Kathmandu on Monday, terror-stricken by two days of powerful aftershocks and fearing shortages…
UPDATE3: Nepalese dig with bare hands for quake survivors as toll exceeds 1,900
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UPDATE3: Nepalese dig with bare hands for quake survivors as toll exceeds 1,900

Rescuers dug with their bare hands and bodies piled up in Nepal on Sunday after an earthquake devastated the heavily…
UPDATE: Powerful Nepal quake kills at least 108, toll expected to rise
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UPDATE: Powerful Nepal quake kills at least 108, toll expected to rise

A shallow earthquake measuring 7.9 magnitude struck west of the ancient Nepali capital of Kathmandu on Saturday, killing more than…
Witnesses: Buildings collapse in Nepal capital after 7.7 quake
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Witnesses: Buildings collapse in Nepal capital after 7.7 quake

A massive earthquake measuring 7.7 magnitude struck 80 km (50 miles) east of Pokhara in Nepal on Saturday, causing some…
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