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After Everest record Anshu Jamsenpa sets sights on unclimbed peaks

KATHMANDU A 38-year-old Indian climber who made the fastest double ascent of Mount Everest and became the first woman to reach the highest point on earth twice in five days, says she will now turn her attention to smaller unclimbed peaks.

25 May 2017

Nepal says bodies of four Everest climbers not from this year's climbing season

KATHMANDU Nepal said on Thursday that four bodies found in tents at the highest camp on Mount Everest were not of mountaineers from this year's climbing season.

24 May 2017

Four climbers found dead in tents on Everest, identities unknown

KATHMANDU Nepali sherpas have found four climbers dead in their tents on Mount Everest, officials said on Wednesday, taking the death toll on the world's highest mountain to 10 in the past month.

24 May 2017

Nepal PM Prachanda resigns ahead of final round of local elections

KATHMANDU Maoist Nepali Prime Minister Prachanda resigned on Wednesday, barely nine months after coming to power, creating a leadership vacuum weeks before the second round of local elections, the first to be held in more than two decades.

24 May 2017

Sherpas find four climbers dead in Everest camp

KATHMANDU, May 24 Nepali sherpas found four climbers dead in a camp on Mount Everest, officials said on Wednesday, taking the death toll on the world's highest mountain to 10 in the past month.

22 May 2017

Two more deaths take Everest toll to six in past month

KATHMANDU Two more climbers have died on Mount Everest, taking to six the death toll on the world's highest mountain in the past month, fuelling safety concerns among mountaineers, officials said on Monday.

22 May 2017

Two more deaths take Everest toll to at least five in past month

KATHMANDU, May 22 Two more climbers have died on Mount Everest, taking the death toll on the world's highest mountain in the past month to at least five amid mountaineers' safety concerns, officials said on Monday.

21 May 2017

American climber dies on Everest, Indian missing

KATHMANDU An American climber on Mount Everest died on Sunday, officials said, the third death on the world's highest mountain in the past month and raising safety concerns for climbers.

15 May 2017

Vote counting slow in Nepal's first local elections in 20 years

KATHMANDU Counting of votes in Nepal's first local elections in two decades began on Monday but officials said it could take several days for all the results to be known.

12 May 2017

Nepal to vote in local polls for first time in two decades

KATHMANDU Nepal votes in local elections on Sunday for the first time in 20 years, a major step in the young republic's difficult transition to democracy more than a decade after the end of its civil war.

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