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Nepal's hospitals swamped as quake toll passes 2,400

Overwhelmed doctors moved hundreds of patients onto the streets of Nepal's capital when aftershocks rattled hospitals and buildings already damaged by an earthquake that killed more than 2,400 people.   Sick and wounded p

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Nepal steps up rescue efforts as quake toll tops 1,800

Nepal ramped up efforts on Sunday to rescue people trapped in the rubble of collapsed buildings after an earthquake devastated the heavily crowded Kathmandu valley, killing at least 1,800, and triggered a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest.

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Over 1,000 dead, many injured in massive Nepal quake

A powerful earthquake struck Nepal and sent tremors through northern India on Saturday, killing more than 1,000 people, toppling a 19th-century tower in the capital Kathmandu and touching off a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest. There w

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Massive earthquake hits Nepal, tremors felt in India

A shallow earthquake measuring 7.9 magnitude struck west of the ancient Nepali capital of Kathmandu on Saturday, killing more than 400 people, injuring hundreds and leaving a pall over the valley, doctors and witnesses said. The m

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Massive earthquake rocks Nepal, tremors felt in India

A massive earthquake measuring 7.7 magnitude struck 80 km east of Pokhara in Nepal on Saturday, causing some buildings in the capital Kathmandu to collapse, witnesses said. There was no immediate word on casualties.

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Bahrain vice ring suspects arrested in Nepal

A human trafficking ring operating in Nepal reportedly forced women to work as dancers in nightclubs in Bahrain, it has emerged. The women from villages in Nepal were ‘recruited’ by middle-men who promised them jobs wi

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Air Arabia flies to Kathmandu from RAK hub

Air Arabia, a Sharjah-based carrier, has added Kathmandu as its latest destination to be served from the recently launched Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) hub in the UAE. The low-cost carrier will fly twice weekly to the Nepalese capital, the 10th

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Indian firm to build Nepal power plant

Nepal's government has signed an agreement with Indian company GMR to build the Himalayan nation's largest hydroelectric plant in a small step toward easing chronic power shortages and attracting new investment. The $1.15

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Nepal envoy recalled after Qatar 'labour' remarks

Nepal has recalled its ambassador in Qatar after she called the Gulf state an "open jail" for Nepalis who suffer labour abuses, and amid outrage about labour conditions and deaths as the emirate prepares to host the 2022 World Cup.

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Turkish Airlines adds Kathmandu route

Turkish Airlines has added flights to Kathmandu, the capital and largest city of Nepal, as the 29th destination served in the Far East, growing the world’s largest country network for an airline to 104 countries. Roundtrip f

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