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Flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall have killed at least 50 people in Nepal in the past few days, according to officials, with more deaths reported across the Himalayan border in India.

More deaths in monsoon-hit Nepal due to flooding, landslides

Flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall have killed at least 50 people in Nepal in the past few days, according to officials, with more deaths reported across the Himalayan border in India.
Peter Dalglish (C) had made his name advocating for street children, child labourers and those affected by war. Janak Raj Sapkota-AP

Nepal court jails ex-UN official for child abuse

Peter John Dalglish, 62, from Canada, was detained near Kathmandu in 2018 and convicted last month.
Seamus Lawless

British climber becomes latest to die on Everest

A British climber has become the latest to die on Mount Everest - where 10 people are said to have died in the last few weeks.
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Earthquake hits Nepal on eve of anniversary of disastrous quake

Nepal was struck by a magnitude -5.2 earthquake on Wednesday, the country’s seismological centre said, on the eve of the fourth anniversary of the major quake that killed about 9,000 people.
A small plane veered off the runway and hit two helicopters while taking off near Mount Everest on Sunday, killing three people and injuring three, officials said. 4

Three killed in aircraft runway accident near Everest

A small plane veered off the runway and hit two helicopters while taking off near Mount Everest on Sunday, killing three people and injuring three, officials said.
Ram Bahadur Bomjon

Spiritual leader under investigation over disappearance of devotees

A Nepali spiritual leader believed by his followers to be a reincarnation of Buddha is under investigation over the disappearance of several devotees, police in Kathmandu said Monday.

20 die as truck carrying mourners crashes

At least 20 people died when a truck carrying mourners returning from a funeral ritual plunged around 400 metres (1,300 feet) onto a river bank in central Nepal, police said Saturday.
Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi. AFP PHOTO - POOL - DAN HIMBRECHTS

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi calls for peace in speech which avoids Rohingya crisis

Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who is facing international criticism over her country's crackdown on Rohingya Muslims, called Saturday for "a culture of peace" to end conflict between communities.

Three foreign trekkers die near Mount Everest base camp

Three trekkers from Japan, Malaysia and France died in Nepal’s Everest Region after a one-week trek, the local Nepal police said on Wednesday.
Mount Gurja, in Nepal's Dhaulagiri range

Nine mountain climbers missing in Nepal after storm hits camp

At least nine climbers have been reported missing after a storm swept through their camp on a Himalayan mountain.
Mi-8 Helicopter

Chopper with seven people aboard crashes in Nepal

A helicopter with seven people on board crashed into a hillside in central Nepal on Saturday with the condition of the passengers unknown, officials said.
Protest such as this are a regular occurrence in the Himalayan nation. This time dozens of people have taken to the streets to demand police action after a young girl was raped and killed in July. – EPA file pic, August 25, 2018

One dead in rally demanding action over teen’s rape, murder

One teenage boy has been killed and dozens were injured in west Nepal when police opened fire on protesters demanding action over the rape and murder of a 13-year-old girl, according to officials.
Nepal Police

Police arrest five involved in kidney-smuggling

Police in Nepal have arrested five men in connection with a kidney-smuggling racket allegedly luring poor people to hospitals in India to have their kidneys removed and sold, a police official said Monday.
Flydubai Boeing 737-800 landing in Prague. Jacob Pfleger

Dubai-bound flight delayed after pilot fails alcohol test

A Dubai-bound flight from Nepal was delayed by nearly 10 hours after the pilot was found to be under the influence of alcohol, officials said Monday.
Nepali policemen and activists of the Tarun Dal, the youth wing of Nepali Congress Party, clash during a demonstration against the government in Kathmandu on July 21, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - PRAKASH MATHEMA

Dozens injured in police clashes at Nepal healthcare protest

Dozens of protesters in Nepal have been injured in clashes with police at a demonstration in support of a hunger-striking doctor seeking better healthcare in the impoverished Himalayan country.

Two Nigerians arrested for forgery in India

Indian security officials have arrested two Nigerians in the India-Nepal border town of Raxaul, Bihar for allegedly forging the documents used in entering the country.

Japanese climber dies on Mount Everest

A 36-year-old Japanese climber was found dead on Monday on Mount Everest, the third fatality of the spring climbing season on the world’s highest peak.

Nepal bans vehicles older than 20 years

Nepal on Thursday banned from the roads vehicles older than 20 years across the country in a bid to control worsening air quality and to ease traffic congestion, officials said.

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