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Now in Sight: Success Against an Infection That Blinds

Following a 20-year campaign, trachoma has been eliminated as a public health menace in at least seven poor countries.

Remnants of the Disappearing Red Revolution

Jan Banning sought out the local meeting places and day-to-day operations of the dwindling communist parties around the world.

Where a Taboo Is Leading to the Deaths of Young Girls

In western Nepal, women are banished from their homes every month when they get their periods. They are considered polluted, and many die as a result.

Terrorists Killed 12 Nepalese Men. Was an American Military Contractor to Blame?

In “The Girl From Kathmandu,” Cam Simpson investigates the deaths of a dozen laborers en route to an American military base where they had never intended to go.

Nepal woos tourists, opens Chinese language website

The Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has developed its website to inform Chinese tourists about major tourist destinations in the country. 

India-Nepal ties scaled 'new heights' after PM Modi's visit, says Nepal's premier

KP Sharma Oli on Sunday said PM Modi's visit to the Himalayan nation had elevated the existing relationship between the two countries.

Noted Humanitarian Charged With Child Rape in Nepal, Stunning a Village

Peter Dalglish, a lauded aid worker, was arrested on suspicion of having raped at least two boys in a sleepy village. His jailing has added urgency to an effort by charities around the world to investigate themselves.

PM Modi to embark on 2-day Nepal visit, will inaugurate hydro-electric project

Ahead of PM Modi's visit, Chief Minister of Nepal's Province 2 Mohammad Lalbabu Raut expressed optimism saying "We are looking forward to his visit."

100 Women: 'Record number' of Nepalese women climbing Everest this season

A record number of Nepalese women are climbing Mount Everest this spring season, officials tell the BBC.

Mount Everest: Sherpa to attempt record 22nd climb

Nepali Kami Rita Sherpa, 48, is hoping to break the record for most successful climbs of Everest.