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Nepal issues a new map claiming contested territories with India as its own

Nepal has issued a new national map incorporating areas also claimed by neighboring India, prompting fierce criticism from New Delhi.

As Himalayas Warm, Nepal’s Climate Migrants Struggle to Survive

Pushed out of their village by a drought and lack of food, a group of Nepalis are fighting to amplify the voices of those forced to relocate by the planet’s warming.

Stranded Abroad, Americans Ask: Why Weren’t We Warned Sooner?

As the coronavirus spreads, American tourists say the State Department was slow to inform citizens of the challenges in returning home.

Nepal establece clases obligatorias de yoga en las escuelas

El gobierno anunció que el curso semanal servirá para promover un estilo de vida saludable y activo. Pero algunos musulmanes temen que promueva algo más: el hinduismo.

Nepal Makes Yoga Mandatory for Schoolchildren

The government says the weekly course will promote a healthy, active lifestyle. Some Muslims fear it will promote Hinduism instead.

Mount Everest: Nepal's government shuts off mountain amid virus outbreak

The highest mountain in the world will be closed to climbers until at least 30 April.

After Deadly Jam on Everest, Nepal Delays New Safety Rules

The country said it would toughen regulations after several climbers died last year. But the rules will not go into effect this spring, and climbers want to know why.

As New Cases Surge, Businesses Face Grim Fallout

With four fatalities in Iran and a spike in infections in South Korea, concerns about the virus’s effect on the global economy intensified.

Coronavirus Live Updates: South Korea Cases Surge to 204 Infections

The number of confirmed cases in the country, many connected to a single church, doubled in just a day.

Coronavirus Live Updates: Fears of Global Spread as Cases Accelerate in Iran and South Korea

Iran acknowledged 18 cases in three cities, with four fatalities, and a surge in cases in South Korea was linked to a secretive church.