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'Boulders size of vans' hit Nepal trekking village after quake

Langtang, near the border with Tibet, was one of the areas worst hit by the April 25 quake that struck at the height of the spring trekking season, trapping hundreds of tourists and Nepalis in remote areas accessible only on foot or by helicopter.<p>BBC footage from Langtang broadcast Tuesday showed …

60 bodies recovered in Nepal valley hit by quake, mudslide

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Emergency workers have recovered the bodies of 60 people — including nine foreigners — who were killed when Nepal's …

Nepal quake survivors face threat from human traffickers supplying sex trade

Nepal earthquake 2015,Human trafficking,Sex trade,Natural disasters and extreme weather,Nepal,South and Central Asia,World news,Law,Society,Slavery,India,Global development<p>Criminal networks using cover of rescue effort to target poor rural communities in country from which an estimated 15,000 girls …

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Nepal relief effort intensifies as toll rises to 7,557

The government said that more than 131,500 Nepalese military and police personnel were now taking part in the massive aid operation in the vast Himalayan nation, aided by more than 100 teams of foreign relief workers.<p>While the government has acknowledged being overwhelmed by the April 25 disaster …

Nepal earthquake may have shrunk Mount Everest say scientists

The severe earthquake which hit central Nepal on 25 April may have reduced or increased the height of Mount Everest, according to scientists from the US Geological Survey. Large earthquakes frequently cause permanent changes to height of terrain, and data from the GPS base station close to the …

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