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UAE bans citizens from travelling to India, Pakistan and some other countries, – WAM
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UAE bans citizens from travelling to India, Pakistan and some other countries, – WAM

CAIRO, July 1 (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates announced on Thursday a travel ban on citizens to India, Bangladesh,…
Climbing guide says at least 100 virus cases on Everest
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Climbing guide says at least 100 virus cases on Everest

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An expert climbing guide said Saturday that a coronavirus outbreak on Mount Everest has infected at…
Two mountaineers die on Everest as climbing reopens despite pandemic
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Two mountaineers die on Everest as climbing reopens despite pandemic

Sherpa guides said a Swiss and an American have died climbing Mount Everest, becoming the first fatalities since Nepal reopened the…
China to draw ‘separation line’ on peak of Mount Everest
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China to draw ‘separation line’ on peak of Mount Everest

BEIJING (AP) — China will draw a “separation line” atop Mount Everest to prevent the coronavirus from being spread by…
China opens Everest’s north side to 38 virus-tested climbers
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China opens Everest’s north side to 38 virus-tested climbers

BEIJING (AP) — China has opened Mount Everest’s northern slope to a few dozen mountaineers who will be tested for…
Hundreds protest against Nepali PM’s sudden dissolution of parliament
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Hundreds protest against Nepali PM’s sudden dissolution of parliament

KATHMANDU (Reuters) – Nepal’s Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli faced a fresh political challenge on Friday as hundreds of opponents…
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…
UAE’s migrant workers fret over future in coronavirus economy
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UAE’s migrant workers fret over future in coronavirus economy

DUBAI (Reuters) — When Kapil left his Nepali village for an airport job packing cargo in the United Arab Emirates,…
Monsoon floods, landslides kill at least 221 in South Asia
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Monsoon floods, landslides kill at least 221 in South Asia

NEW DELHI (AP) — Floods and landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains have killed at least 221 people across South…
Nepal families face hunger, skip meals as pandemic hits remittances
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Nepal families face hunger, skip meals as pandemic hits remittances

KATHMANDU (Reuters) – Nepali housewife Shiba Kala Limbu grimaced as she recalled how she went hungry in order to feed…
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