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Nepal man arrested over death of woman in 'menstruation hut'

It is believed to be the first-ever arrest for the centuries-old practice, which was outlawed in 2005.

Nepal’s Animal-Sacrifice Festival Slays On. But Activists Are Having an Effect.

With officials cracking down, the number of animals slaughtered during the Gadhimai festival has dropped sharply over the years.

Gadhimai: Nepal's animal sacrifice festival goes ahead despite 'ban'

Gadhimai - dubbed the world's bloodiest festival - attracts thousands of devotees every five years.

How Much Do You Know About Nepal?

Can you find Nepal on a map? What else do you know about this Asian nation with about 29 million people?

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 seven 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 six 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.