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Aid pours in amid aftershocks after Nepal quake kills 1,865

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Tens of thousands of Nepalese who spent...from far-flung areas, with 1,805 in Nepal alone, said Home Ministry official Laxmi...There has also been significant damage to Nepal's irreplaceable cultural heritage...
What others say: Need for aid to Nepal will continue

...Since a magnitude 7.8 earthquake hit Nepal on April 25, Americans have already donated...provide regular updates to their donors.In Nepal, a major challenge is weak infrastructure...exacerbated by the earthquake's devastation.Nepal's needs will not fade as quickly as the...

KATMANDU, Nepal - The rescuers moved quickly, minutes...had been flown to hospitals in Katmandu, Nepal's capital, where they were in stable...the poorest and most isolated people of Nepal, also now have schools, cellphones and...
Octogenarians summit Everest

KATMANDU, Nepal - An 80-year-old Japanese man who began...person to do so.The previous oldest was Nepal's Min Bahadur Sherchan, the 81-year-old...Sherchan got good news Thursday when Nepal's government approved financial aid for...
KPC professor travels to Bhutan

...sightseeing. The Buddhist country is tucked in the remote foothills of the Himalaya Mountains, north of India and east of Nepal. One of the poorest countries in the world - about 12 percent of the population lived below the international poverty line...
Getting a grip: Soldotna couple share love of climbing

...two have completely immersed themselves in the culture. They even study climbing routes worldwide. "We've never been to Nepal, but we could tell you about routes and where to go there," said Nic Larson. "We've really immersed ourselves in the...

...television."Litterbugs no longer welcome on Everest as Nepal aims to clean up world's tallest mountainKATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - Litterbugs are no longer welcome on the roof of the world.As Nepal welcomes this year's trekking season on Mount Everest...
Empowering women, one ice pick at a time

...natural gorge, the umbrella company Chicks Climbing now offers rock climbing tutorials around the country and even treks in Nepal."I call myself the accidental entrepreneur," said Chicks founder Kim Reynolds. "I'm just creative. I take on more...
Foreign aid to North Korea drops, food security drops

...places donors have to choose from. Stunting, for example, is more of a problem in Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar and Nepal. By WFP's own estimation, the most pressing "hunger hotspot" emergencies in the world today are the Central African Republic...
Russian film crew explores Alaska

...Russian heritage in places as far apart as France, Alaska and Nepal."The crew also included Elena Golubeva, marketing manager...with my snowboard."The crew traveled to France in March. Nepal, where they travel to later this month, took the place of...


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