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Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu

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    Researchers find microplastics at Everest

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 12:33am on November 22, 2020

    Traces of microplastics have been found close to the top of Mount Everest, a study showed Friday, likely originating from equipment used by the hundreds...

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    HRW finds Nepal stalling prosecutions on war crimes

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 06:34pm on November 20, 2020

    Nepal’s authorities are preventing police and prosecutors from pursuing wartime crimes from the conflict between Maoist rebels and the state which ended in 2006, contributing...

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    Bahrain royal team in season’s first Nepal Himalayan summit

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 09:27pm on October 04, 2020

    A team of climbers including a Bahrain prince has completed the first summit of a Nepal Himalayan peak this season after being given permission despite...

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    Nepal strengthens laws against acid attacks

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 12:33am on September 29, 2020

    Nepal brought in much heavier punishments for acid attackers on Monday, and restricted production and use of the corrosive liquids after a long campaign by...

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    Nepal police clash with devotees defying virus ban for festival

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 02:01am on September 04, 2020

    Nepali police on Thursday fired tear gas and water cannon to halt a chariot festival that drew hundreds of Hindus and Buddhists onto the streets...

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    Nepal lifts coronavirus ban for expedition

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 12:44am on September 02, 2020

    Nepal is making a royal exception to its coronavirus ban on foreign arrivals, with a mountaineering team including a Bahrain prince set to tackle two...

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    Nepal landslide toll rises to 19 as hope fades for missing

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 11:15pm on August 16, 2020

    The death toll from a landslide in Nepal has risen to 19 after eight more bodies were pulled out from a mud-covered village in north-central...

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    Nepal cable operators ban Indian news

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 12:31am on July 11, 2020

    Nepal’s cable television operators have suspended Indian news channels for ‘objectionable’ reporting on the country’s prime minister as tensions between the neighbours rise over a...

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    COVID-19 pushing millions of children into poverty: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 01:20am on June 24, 2020

    More than 100 million children in South Asia could slip into poverty as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, a UN report said Tuesday of...

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    Nepal to deport five foreigners arrested at coronavirus protest

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 12:57am on June 18, 2020

    Five foreigners from Australia, China and the US will be deported from Nepal and barred from returning for two years after protesting against the government’s...

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