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Meet the Kung Fu Nuns of Nepal

They cartwheel. They punch. And they are overturning centuries of tradition.

Nirmal Purja: Ex-soldier climbs 14 highest mountains in six months

Nepal's Nirmal Purja, who served in the British Army, completed the challenge in only six months.

Nirmal Purja: Ex-soldier climbs 14 highest mountains in seven months

Nepal's Nirmal Purja, who served in the British Army, completed the challenge in only six months.

Xi Jinping Comes to Nepal Bearing Investments, and India Is Watching

The Chinese leader’s visit is a further display of his ambitious aims — both economic and strategic — on India’s doorstep.

Nepal rape allegation: Ex-house speaker Mahara arrested

Krishna Bahadur Mahara is accused of drunkenly assaulting a female member of staff last week.

India Isn’t Letting a Single Onion Leave the Country

India’s government bans the export of onions in order to lower rising domestic prices, causing great pain to neighboring countries.

Parliament Speaker in Nepal Resigns After Rape Accusation

After a parliamentary employee accused Krishna Bahadur Mahara of raping her, the governing Communist Party forced him to step down. He denies the accusations.

As Deadly Floods Engulf Nepal Border, Anger Turns to India

Nepal said embankments built by India along a shared border made flooding worse in their country during the summer monsoon season, killing dozens.

The Everest Climber Whose Traffic Jam Photo Went Viral

Nirmal Purja snapped the photograph of an overcrowded Mount Everest summit while on a quest to climb the 14 tallest mountains in the world in record time.

Baby Chimpanzees’ Case Reveals Nepal as a Trafficking Hot Spot

Five men were convicted of smuggling two baby chimpanzees through Nepal, which has become a hot-spot for traffickers.