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Stories with place: Nepal
  • Image of Asia: Crossing the river after monsoon flooding 
    Updated: Jul-31-15 9:31 am

    In this photo by Niranjan Shrestha, rescuers help residents cross a river after a foot bridge was destroyed by floods in Thulakhet, Nepal, about 200 kilometers (125 miles) west of Kathmandu. Rescuers on Friday also were searching for more victims of landslides in mountain villages hit by heavy monsoon rains. Authorities counted at least 30 dead as of Thursday, and the searchers were looking for at least 11 others in one hard-hit village, Lumle. The seasonal monsoon brings heavy rains each year that cause flooding in Nepal's southern plains and landslides in the mountains.

  • Landslides bury Nepal villages, killing at least 30 people 
    Updated: Jul-30-15 11:13 am

    KATHMANDU, Nepal - Landslides caused by heavy rains buried several mountain villages in Nepal on Thursday, killing at least 30 people, and bad weather was hampering the search for others, authorities said.

  • India hangs only man sentenced to die for 1993 Mumbai blasts story has photos
    Updated: Jul-30-15 11:11 am

    NEW DELHI - Ignoring pleas and petitions by civil society groups, India on Thursday hanged an accountant convicted of supporting the 1993 Mumbai bombings that killed 257 people in the country's worst terrorist attack.

  • Nepal trekking agencies doubt Annapurna safety report 
    Updated: Jul-24-15 2:50 pm

    KATHMANDU, Nepal - An association of trekking agencies in Nepal on Friday criticized an assessment report that found trails around Mount Annapurna safe for hikers following April's devastating earthquake.

  • Nepal trekking agencies doubt Annapurna safety report story has photos
    Updated: Jul-24-15 2:30 am

    KATHMANDU, Nepal - An association of trekking agencies in Nepal on Friday criticized an assessment report that found trails around Mount Annapurna safe for hikers following April's devastating earthquake.

  • Family: Victim of fatal shooting was refugee from Nepal 
    Updated: Jul-22-15 7:21 am

    ROCHESTER, New York - Relatives and co-workers of a man fatally shot in Rochester last weekend say he was a refugee from Nepal and the father of seven children.

  • Protests over Nepal constitution injure dozens, police say story has photos
    Updated: Jul-20-15 10:16 am

    KATHMANDU, Nepal - Protesters clashed with police in southern Nepal on Monday as the government tried to collect the public's suggestions on the draft of the country's long-overdue constitution.

  • Nepal hospital, CNN differ on reported surgery after quake story has photos
    Updated: Jul-10-15 5:38 pm

    KATHMANDU, Nepal - A Nepal hospital said Friday that CNN medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta incorrectly reported that he operated on an 8-year-old girl after the country's devastating earthquake in April. A CNN spokeswoman said Gupta did perform surgery, and the news channel was trying to verify the patient's identity.

  • CNN's Sanjay Gupta questioned on Nepalese surgery 
    Updated: Jul-09-15 9:46 pm

    NEW YORK - CNN said Thursday that it is working to verify the identity of the Nepalese patient operated on this spring by its medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta, following a published report that said Gupta mistakenly told viewers that he had treated someone else.